Spreading the message of Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj and to live by it, is the constant preoccupation of Pujya Sri. Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj. His Life and each breath have been dedicated to spreading the ancient wisdom of Yoga and Vedanta through simple and practical teachings of Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj and Gurumaharaj Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj. Wherever he went, he talked about the simple message of Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj- “Serve, Love, Meditate & Realize” and guidelines of daily Sadhana through Gurudev’s “Twenty Spiritual Instructions”. Devotees welcomed him here in the WEST for his simplicity, sincerity, and down to earth simple living, a Yoga way of Living, in the true sense. Pujya Swamiji carries a spark of love, light & joy. He kindles and inspires people, whoever comes in contact with HIM.
It was always a joy for the devotees here in the West (USA, Canada & UK) to receive Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj's Satsang and blessings all these years. In fact, their love brought Sri Swamiji amongst their midst Year after Year for the past 25 years. The Organizing Committee of Adhyatma Tour worked together in the spirit of Karma Yoga and coordinated Swamiji's Satsang programs at various centers for the benefit of many, and that is how Adhyatma Tours unfolded beautifully, as per the WILL of God Gurudev..............They felt blessed to get the opportunity to be a tiny part (not even) in the whole of Swamiji's Mission of service to Mankind.
Sri Swamiji's satsangs got organized all across the USA (East to West & North to South), Canada & UK. Over the period of time, Swamiji visited so many places that it is impossible to keep account of it...to name a few big centers Chicago, Detroit (Michigan), Toledo (Ohio), Bloomington (Indiana), New York, New Jersey & vicinity area, Virginia, Anoopam Mission (Pennsylvania), Washington DC, Charlotte (NC), Atlanta (GA), Tampa (Florida), Houston (Texas), Las Cruces (New Mexico), Corps Christi (Texas), Los Angeles (California), San Jose (California), Tuscan-Phoenix (Arizona), Milwaukee, Madison (WI), Fairfield (Iowa), Calgary (Canada), Winnipeg (Canada), Toronto (Canada), London ( UK), Bristol (UK), Surry (UK).
HIS Divine Satsang and Yoga teaching has brought joy, peace & bliss to countless spiritual aspirants and yoga enthusiasts in the West, India & over the Globe. Pujya Swamiji's day typically started early with morning yoga sessions, home satsangs, home visits, bhiksha to honor devotees' wishes, evening satsangs, special requests, press interviews, visit to sick ones, prayer for the depressed, and more till late at night most of the days. His Mission is service to humanity, service to known and unknown. Countless devotees of the Lord took benefits of His holy Presence at various centers. Pujya Swamiji's wisdom teaching has inspired sincere spiritual seekers to seek within, study the scripture, do Japa regularly, and concentrate on their personal Sadhana in their upward, forward, and Godward journey in the path of GOD realization. His prayers healed the sick ones and brought solace. Swamiji's simple analogy...........of a bucket full of dirty water, get automatically cleanse if, you start pouring in the clean water. In the same manner, by pouring in the pure thoughts, Godly thoughts, virtuous & ethical living will automatically achieve the Antahkarana Suddhi and that would lead to INWARD & UPWARD Journey to merge with the ever effulgent SELF. How potent & useful to practice in daily Living!
People asked Pujya Swamiji the secret of His ever Vibrant, Radiant & Joyful nature? "Abide In The SELF", He says………." In all conditions, I am Bliss, Bliss, Bliss Absolute"……Adopt, Adjust & Accommodate" ……And each breath of His is in the remembrance of GOD and in the service of His Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj & Guru Bhagavan Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj. Their ever-flowing Grace is the force behind everything.....Guru Smarna is unbroken in Swamiji's being. Yes, that is what we observed being with HIM in proximity during HIS Adhyatma Tours.
We conclude with Highlights of a few Memorable Adhyatma Tours.......
The Highlights of Amrut Mahotsav Tour (Adhyatma Tour 2019 are Amrut Mahotsav Celebrations of Pujya Swamiji Maharaj at Chicago in a small, simple, special and memorable, Pujya Swamiji attended a grand celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Pujya Bapuji, Mahatma Gandhi Ji at Atlanta Great coverage in "India Tribune" by Ravi Ponangi, Pujya Swamiji's august presence at Hindu Mandir Executives' Conference at New Jersey, Spiritual Retreat at Kula Kamala Yoga School, Yoga Retreat at Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago (HTGC), Spiritual Retreat at Happiness Yoga Center and more……The Tour took (Sept 10, 2019 – Oct 22, 2019 ) Him to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Kul-Kamala Foundation & Yoga center, New Jersey & vicinity area centers, Toronto-Windsor (Canada), Detroit, Toledo, Tampa (FL), Atlanta (GA), Lorton(Virginia), Charlotte( NC), Houston, Chicago and to the UK.
Chidananda Birth Centernary Celebration Tour 2016 of H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji has concluded on Aug 1, 2016. Devotees here in the West expressed their love, joy & gratitude in their own ways to be a part of this memorable event.The highlights of the tour are, Centenary Celebrations of Brother Monks Gurumaharaj Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj and H. H. Sri Swami Swami Chinmayanandaji Maharaj at Chicago, Chinmaya Mission at Atlanta and Chinmaya Mission at Houston, Mandir Mahotsav at Bharatiya Temple, Troy (MI), Pranpratishta Mahotsav at Sri Jalaram Mandir (Chicago), Yoga Teachers Training at Kula-Kamala Ashram, a story of a devotee's offering of a Thepla (Indian roti) Thal and more..... Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji released a booklet “Divinity - Chidananda Thy Name” commemorating the birth centenary of Pujya Swami Chidanandaji at Atlanta. Chidananda Sevashram brought out this booklet which displays the life and teachings of Swamiji in pictures and words. An impressive documentary was shown on the saintly personality of Pujya Swami Chidanandaji.
The Highlights of Adhyatma Tour 2014 are Pujya Swamiji's happy 70 years celebration and Gurupurnima celebrations at Chicago, Pranprtishta Mahotsav of Lord Sri Satya Narayan Deity (at Madison Mandir), a story of healing blessings to Nartan's (San Jose organizer) Dad at Nursing home, Keynote address at Rotarian Meeting, Srimad Bhagawat Katha at Sanatan Mandir, Meeting Health Minister of Government of India - Sri Harsha Vardan (at Atlanta), a story of a 10-year-old boy, Deepak Laugani (at Detroit), Devi Bhagwata Saptah at Toronto, Spiritual retreat & Morning Yoga Camp at Sanatan Mandir (Parsippany NJ), Srimad Bagawat Saptah & Morning Yoga Camp at Bharat Sevashram, Spiritual Retreat at Bromley (London) and more .......
From Devotees Group in the WEST ...........
Here we bring you just the glimpses of the core feelings of love & gratitude
expressed by devotees, organizers, hosts, yoga attendees, the press reporters,
sick and ailing and more... in so many different words. It is overwhelming and
what could be the better time than now to share them with all while we are
celebrating Pujya Swamiji's Amrut Mahotsav!
"With the Grace of Divine, we got the opportunity to host Pujya Swamiji on His first visit to the USA and thereafter for the past twenty-five years we are fortunate to receive HIS Satsang and Blessings in abundance. The peculiar joy that we experience in HIS presence is inexplicable and difficult to describe. The mere presence of His lifts us to a different plane of spirituality and enlightenment that lingers on. We feel being bathed in love and purity. We are touched by His radiating divinity and the multifaceted magnetic personality. How could you describe Infinite with finite Words! We feel that Unmanifest has found an able instrument in Him to manifest His Grace & Divinity."..........."Being with Him in close proximity during coordinating the Adhyatma Tours all these years, you observe how immeasurable devotion Pujya Swamiji has for His Gurudev! At every moment, whether He is thinking, talking, delivering discourses, eating, you observe that Guru Smarana is unbroken. HE is breathing and living for Gurudev...........Then, you start seeing GURU's presence in your life at each step of the way and HE assumes different forms for you then little i melts away and sevak Bhav emerges out from within. It is such a wonderful experience ! It is all Guru's Grace. Jai Sivananda! Jai Chidananda! Jai Adhyatmananda!" - Minal & Bharat Naik
"We have been and continued to be blessed by His presence in our life and His teachings. Wherever Swami-Ji goes, Love is there. Peace is there. Joy is there. God is there. We are better people as a result of His sharing of the Light."- Sharon (Sudha) Alitt (Founder & Director of Kula Kamal Yoga Asharam, PA )
"Detroit, Michigan Community Benefited from Swami Ji’s Guidance on Yoga, Scriptures, and “Art of Saatvik Living”. We all feel very blessed with Swami Ji’s presences & guidance, and look forward to many more such opportunities." -Anil Lal, (President of DJSS, USA)
"We are fortunate and grateful to have Swamiji in our midst to "recharge" our mind/body/spirit and look forward to his next visit." - Sri Rajesh Laugani, Toledo (OH)
"Pujya Swamiji is the embodiment of the teachings of Holy Master Sri Swami
Sivanandaji Maharaj. He is a tireless karma yogi who utilizes every second of
his day in rendering the highest service to Mankind." - Hari Ragwacharlu
Swamiji Maharaj shared his thoughts on the subject of Guru Mahima. He poured his
heart content praising Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj and Guru Maharaj Swami
Chidanandaji Maharaj. He added, to receive Guru's grace is to live by the ideals
taught by GURU and not to worship the form of GURU.- Sri Kamalesh Dave (Toronto
"Sri Swamiji's ecstatic kirtan at the Bhajan satsang was indeed a blessed experience for all. It was the best time for devotees of Indian Hindu Welfare organization (IHWO) of Northampton (UK ). Everyone is very happy and keen to invite him to his earliest with much longer stay" - Sri Guarang Patel (UK)
"To a question on spiritualization of professional life, Swamiji said anything you do, think of God. Anything you do eating, drinking or walking, you do whatever you are doing. at the same time keep your mind in Him only, 100% awareness of His existence. Your profession turns into spiritual."- Ravi Ponanagi (PR, India Tribune, Atlanta)
"At Sanatan Shiv Shakti Mandir (Houston) H. H. Swamiji addressed the devotees on the subject of the sixteenth chapter of Srimad Bhagwad Gita - "Divine & Demonic Natures". It was a nectar outpouring by Pujya Swamiji. It was indeed a blessed experience for all" - Sri Dhaval Trivedi,(Houston)
"It was indeed a joy to be a part of the most memorable event of Jalaram Mandir Pranpratishta Mahotsav. That day, Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj ignited a special spark and created a big momentum with HIS holy presence & Kirtan. It reminded of the ecstatic site (that is read in the book) of Kirtan by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu !" - sevak
Sivananda Yoga (Yoga DVD)
Diwali Prasad booklet - "Kanakdhara Stotram" ( Sanskrit/ Gujarati/ English)
Vishnusahsranama - with meaning
Yoga, A Way of Life - Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
"Yoga and Health" - a complete book with Question & Answer section by Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
"Amrut Putra" (Gujarati)
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