Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh organized three day spiritual
retreat at the bank of
H.H. Sri Lalji Maharaj, a learned saint of Malsar, invited
Rev. Swamiji Maharaj to inaugurate “Sri Sunder Kand Parayan Yajna” and to
felicitate two Kathakars, who had done one hundred and
eight (108) Srimad Bhagwat Katha and Sri Ram Charitmanas Katha.
At the Ashram,
large numbers of devotees participated in Maruti Yajna and recitation of Sunder
Kand from Sri Ramcharit Manas on Hanuman Jayanti day. Renovation of
of H.H. Sri Swami Shankaranandaji Maharaj (
A special satsang was arranged at the ashram to celebrate
89th birthday of H. H. Sri Swami Shankaranandaji Maharaj (Dada
Swamiji), a senior monk of Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad. A large gathering of
devotees greeted Sri Swamiji Maharaj and received his divine blessings. Program
of devotional music was arranged and it was followed by dinner.
H. H. Swami Shankaranandaji Maharaj
Visit to Sabarkantha
Pujya Swamiji made a hectic tour to Himmatnagar, Bhajpura
and Choriwad in Sabarkantha district of North Gujarat for Saint Sammelan ( Saint
Meetings). Pujya Swamiji presided over and spoke on the subject of Advaita
Vedanta (Non-Dualism) Philosophy. He stressed the need of regular Sadhana to
cultivate higher values for Spiritual growth.
Swamiji emphasized that the real nature of the Atman is beyond description, though for the purpose of our guidance, sages have described as Satchidanand Swaroop (Existence absolute, knowledge absolute, Bliss absolute), Shantam- Shivam-Advaitam ( peace, auspicious, one without second, the transcendental one that remains when all names and forms have been negated)- these are some guiding hints.Your inner most Self which is awake while you are asleep, which is beyond mind, body and senses – that is Atman.
This meeting was attended by about ten thousands devotees
of the Lord. Mid-day meal was served to devotees who came from far.
A congregation was organized by Vishwa Hindu Parisad in
which leading saints of
Kumbha Mela -
Simhastha -2004 at
Eight days long residential camp for children commenced on
A systemic schedule had planned out for the Children to
follow during the camp. The goal of the camp is to encourage the children to
live disciplined life of virtues. Spiritual teachings were imparted through fun
and games by qualified and experienced teachers. Activities like yogasana,
meditation, japa, chanting, karate, music, painting, drama, folk dance are also
incorporated in these eight days curriculum. Children had a talent show at the
end of the camp. It was indeed an enjoyable and unique experience for all the
children who attended the camp.
Pujya Swamiji with few devotees visited and had satsang at Himavan Paldi center of Divya Jivan Sangh. He felicitated Sri Narendrabhai Varatiyaji for his kind Service for many years at this center, on this occasion. Sri Varatyaji's is retiring because of his delicate health and Sri Arvindbhai Mehta is taking charge of all activities at the center.
Pujya Swamiji honoring Sri Varatiyaji at Himavan Paldi center, Ahmedabad
· On April 4, Sri Swamiji went to Mumbai for a special event. He presided over a mono play ‘Vivekananda’, by a versatile singer, composer, writer and an actor - Sri Shekhar Sen. Swami Adhyatmanandaji released audio cassette and CD of his play. In the past Sri Swamiji Maharaj released his two memorable albums of Sri Tulsidas and Sri Kabir.
During his short visit to
Mumbai, Rev Swamiji visited houses of devotees and inaugurated
dental clinic of
Dr. Chandrahas and Dr. Tarak Vachharajani.
On April15, 2004 Rev. Swamiji was invited by Femina Club, at very
famous Orient Club premises in Ahmedabad. He addressed to the members of the
club on the subject of “Stress Management in day to day life”.
Pujya Swamiji inaugurated health promoting
exhibition‘KAYAKALPA-2004’, which was attended by Ms. Dipti Naval, an art
film actress of Indian Films.
Sri Swamiji Maharaj attended the farewell satsang of H.H Sri
Pramukh Swamiji Maharaj of BAPS Swami Narayan Samsthan. Pujya Swamiji prayed for
Sri Pramukh Swamiji Maharaj’s good health and
blissful journey to
This month's home satsang was
held at Smt. Raginiben’s home. All the saints with the devotees of
ashram joined the satsang at her home..
· Weekly Mrutyunjaya mantra chanting, monthly grain distribution to the needy and poor, feeding to Daridranarayana on 3rd of each month is being done by devotees of ashram regularly.
Daily yoga classes are the biggest attraction of the town and yoga
· Ashram management has widened the existing lawn and planted new trees in “Sivnanda Udyan” recently.
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