Divya Jivan Newsletter
Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad
OM Namo Bhagawate Sivanandaya!
OM Namo Bhagawate Chidanandaya!
OM Namo Narayanaya!
"Worship of Lord Shiva" on the occasion of auspicious Shivaratri (March 4, 2019)
"The formal worship consists of bathing the Lord. Lord Shiva is considered to be the Form of Light (which the Shiva Lingam represents). He is burning with the fire of austerity. He is therefore best propitiated with cool bathing. While bathing the Lingam the devotee prays: “O Lord! I will bathe Thee with water, milk, etc. Do Thou kindly bathe me with the milk of wisdom. Do Thou kindly wash me of all my sins, so that the fire of worldliness which is scorching me may be put out once for all, so that I may be one with Thee—the One alone without a second.”
Offer this inner worship to Lord Shiva daily: “I worship the jewel of my Self, the Shiva residing in the Lotus of my heart. I bathe Him with the water of my pure mind brought from the river of faith and devotion. I worship Him with the fragrant flowers of Samadhi—all this so that I may not be born again in this world.”
Here is another formula for the supreme worship of the Lord: “O Shiva! you are my Self. My mind is Parvati. My Pranas are your servants. My body is your house. My actions in this world are your worship. My sleep is Samadhi. My walk is circumambulation of you. My speech is your prayer. Thus do I offer all that I am to you."- Swami Sivananda << Read More>>
Project Manav Seva is an extensive
program that focuses on holistically helping the needy and indigent
population. Project Manav Seva has been carried out by the Bhagwan Shri
Vishwanath Mahadev Seva Kendra, Sivanand Ashram, Ahmedabad for the last
thirty years and continues to grow by leaps and bounds in the
advancement of current programs which address the alleviation of human
suffering. The ultimate goal of this program is to further spiritual
growth for both those served and those providing service while
simultaneously making a difference in people’s lives.
"Project READ" (Rural Educational Aid Distribution): Sivananda Ashram, Ahemdabad has taken up the Project READ for underprivileged & needy children of Rural area of Gujarat. It is an extensive program running for the past many years that focuses on providing educational aid to the under served Children in the form of distributing Slates, Black boards, chalk, Chalk Eraser pads to junior grade students (of 1st through 4th grade) and notebooks of 150 & 200 pages to higher grade students (of 5th through 12th grade). This year about 1, 25, 000 notebooks have been planned to be distributed free through various centers of Divya Jivan Sanskrutik Sang of Gujarat. Many thanks to the selfless workers at various centers who goes to schools and make it possible to reach to the needy children.
The continuation of such comprehensive programs has been possible only because of the unstinted devotion and generous donation provided by selfless devotees of the Lord like yourselves.
Amrut Mahotsav Year of H. H Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj: This year Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj has entered into his 75 th year. During HIS Amrut Mahotsav year Satsang programs, Spiritual Retreat, Pilgrimage to holy places, Srimad Bhagawat Saptah, Daridranarayan Seva, Anand Utsav at the Ashram, Satsang Tours, Seva Projects, Yoga Retreat and more.... are getting organized by the Ashram. Pease contact the Ashram if you wish to invite Pujya Swamiji and arrange satsang programs at your center, temple, yoga group, Yoga studio etc. Be a part of Pujya Swamiji's Amrut Mahotsv and be benefitted!
Pilgrimage to Vaishanvo Devi (March 23, 2019 to March 28, 2019), Srimad Bhagawat Katha (Oct 31, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019) by Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj on Vyasapeeth in Rishikesh on the Bank of holy Ganges at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram. If, you wish to join with Ashram's devotees group for these events, please contact the Ashram office by e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by Telephone # 079-26861234 Fax # 079-26862345
Very fine indeed! You wish to limit the illimitable all-pervading God
in your test-tube, blowpipe and chemicals. God is the source for your
chemicals. He is the substratum for your atoms,
Sivananda Yoga (Yoga DVD)
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