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Yoga Clinic - In the month of October, through Ashram's Yoga clinic sixteen patients with different medical problems namely, Osteoarthritis, High Blood Pressure, Degenerative joint disease of spine, High Cholesterol, Menorrhegia, Chronic Acidity, Backache, Psychosis, OCD, Angioplasty, Bulging disc disease Diabetes Mellitus, Constipation, Bronchial Asthma were treated and comforted with holistic approach. Reiky session for healing by Reiky Master Rupa Majmundar is available also as needed.
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (Oct 2, 2007): Nation celebrated Pujya Bapuji, Mahatma Gandhiji's birth anniversary day on Oct 2, 2007. At well known Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad all religion prayer meeting was held which was led by Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji and presided over by H. E. Governor of Gujarat Shri Naval Kishore Sharmaji,
Gita Jana Yajana (Oct 1, 2007 - Oct 10, 2007) Gita Jana Yajna was organized in the evening from Oct 1, 2007 - Oct 10, 2007). Dr. Kishore Dave, former Principal of D.K.Y College, a Vice Chancellor of Gita university and a founder of Gita Vidyalaya Sadhana Mandir, Jamnagar gave discourses every day and enlightened the people with his deep knowledge on the subject and chanting the verses in his melodious voice.
"Navaratri"-Worship of God as a Mother (Oct 12, 2007 - Oct 21, 2007): Navaratri is traditionally time for Devi worship, a period of introspection and purification. It was an intense Sadhana time at the ashram during nine days of Navaratri. Each day commenced with early morning prayers & worship services at Sri Sri Sri Ashtalaxmi Bhavan, followed by recitation of Bhagavad Gita by devotees, led by Rev. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj. In the afternoon, group recitation of "Sri. Durga Saptashati" was truly enriching for all. Durga Saptashati is Devi Mmahatmaya of seven hundred Mantras, considered very potent. It forms a part of the Markandeya Purana, one of the 18 important puranas of Hinduism.
On eighth day of Navaratri, Kanya Pujan was performed to one hundred & ninety Kanya and they were presented gifts, cloths food etc. In the evening, under privileged children of slum area were treated with gifts of clothes, sweet meals, fruits and dakshina of Rs. 101.
Nights were rejoiced with worship of Mother Durga in the form of traditional garba and dandia-ras. Smt. Rupa Majmudar, Sri Manish Majmudar and Sri Jitubhai Patel were the source and force behind this festivity. On Sharad Purnima day, Oct 26th once again the festivity of Garba repeated and few other groups sponsored the events namely Gujarat Times, Senior Citizens of NRI families.
Tours and programs of H. H. Sri Swami
during the month of October 2007
As Always, Revered Swami Adhyatmanandaji's itinerary was completely filled with spiritual programs, satsangs & tours in the month October 2007. He believes in service to known and unknown. "Manav Seva is Madhava Seva"- Swamiji preaches by putting it into practice in his own life. He cares least about his physical comforts & need. He is approachable to one and all. People from all walks of life get inspired in his holy presence. He is a true Karma Yogi.
On Oct 2, 2007 Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji was invited to a function organized by Red Cross Society at Tagore Hall. It was arranged to honor the services of individual blood donors and the institutions organizing the remarkable blood drives. As you know, Swamiji, himself is a centurion blood donor and promotes blood donation drives every chance he gets during His Jana Yajna. In his celebration of diamond jubilee, having all the love for poor, sick and down-trodden under His guidance and inspiration 230 blood donation drives were organized, 69,542 blood donors donated blood and 2,08,62,600ml of blood was collected. Famous Gazal Singer Sri Pankaj Udhas was a guest of honor at this function and he distributed the awards.
Municipal Corporation, A'bad together with Rotary Club, A'bad organized elocution competition for Primary school of Municipal Corporation. Thousands of children participated in the competition and final round of thirty two finalists was organized on Oct 4, 2007 at Tagore Hall, A'bad. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji was guest of honor. Thirty two finalist were given awards. In addition to regular awards, they received a precious gift from Rev. Swamiji – a treasure of life “Yoga Lessons (set of 26 volumes) for Children" by Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. It is like "Encyclopedia " of Hindu religion. In it contains a "Key to Blessedness".
On Oct 4, 2007 annual function of 'AMRUTAM' organized a Bharat Natyam Dance recital based and composed on famous Vedic chants “Purush Suktam" & “Sri Suktam". It was choreographed by Dr. Uma Anantani and lyrics by Dr. Monika Shah. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj was invited to preside over the function and Sri Bhagavad Rishi, Acharya from Bhagavad Vidyapith was the Chief Guest.
Visit to "Marutidham": On Oct 7, 2007 Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj visited "Marutidham"- an institution of Mahamandeshwar Sri Swami Satyamitranandaji Maharaj, on the holy celebration of the first anniversary of the institute. Spiritual programs and worship services were performed.
On Oct 14, 2007, a seminar on "Fit for Life" was organized by Rotary Club, A'bad at Laa Gajjar Hall. It is for the benefits of the people at large and to educate them about healthy living habits. Prevention is better than cure. Prominent speakers namely, Dr. Parag Shah , M.D. (Endocrinologist), Dr. Alap Shah, MPT (Ortho), Dr. Kiran Kothari, M.S.(Oncologist), Dr. Mukesh Bavishi, M.D.(Gynecologist), Dr. Rajan Dalal (fitness specialist,USA), Dr. Kalpana Shukla (Calories and Nutrients expert) and Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji (Mental hygienist) were invited to speak on the subject of their expertise. Topics covered related to Health & Physical fitness, Role of exercise in prevention of diabetes and obesity, Hypertension and Heart disease, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Cancer, Reproductive system diseases etc. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji was the chief Guest of the Seminar on Health and Fitness.
Back to the Ashram: On Oct 29, 2007 Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji was invited to share his words of wisdom to the orientation program for professors of different universities at the Academic Staff College of Gujarat University.
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