"WILL Power Wins ALL Powers"- Swami Adhyatmananda. How powerful and
inspiring these words are at the present time of Gobal COVID -19 Crisis!
All the worship services at all the Ashram Shrines are performed by the Ashram priest daily and on special occasions. Ashram Parivar (inmates) are engaged in regular Ashram activities, night Satsang, Covid-19 relief efforts, providing food to Doctors & health care workers, who have come from out of town and serving the sick on daily bases under the guidance of Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj.
Chaitra Navaratri (April 1, 2020): April 1 st
was Ashtami, the eighth day of holy Navaratri of Chaitra Shukla Paksha, special
worship was offered to Sri Sri Sri Ashta Lakshmi Bhavan of Sivananda Ashram,
Ahmedabad. Sri Durgasaptasati Parayan is regular worship at the Temple.
Sri Ramnavami Worship (April 2, 2020): Sri Ramcharit Manas’s Nawahna Parayan was concluded early morning. In the forenoon of Sri Ram Navami (Happy Incarnation day of Sri Lord Ram) was celebrated with special worship and holy Yajana (Homam), fire worship at Sri Ram Temple of the Ashram. Temple priest with Sri Swami Narayananandaji Maharaj of Sivananda order and inmate of Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, lead the Homam. After special Poojan, Archana & Arati, Prasad was distributed to Ashram Parivar during the lunch hours. with all precautions of social distance/isolation maintained at the ashram.
On April 8, 2020 Sri Hanuman Jayanti was celebrated at Sri Ram Hanuman temple of the Ashram. Special worship and Archana offered, which followed Sri Maruti Yajana and prasad was distributed during lunch.
On April 13, 2020, happened to be 75 th Birth anniversary day of H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj, as per Hindu calendar, the sixth day of half-dark of Chaitra (Chaitra Krushna Shasti). Pujya Swamiji offered special worship at Sri Vishwanath Temple in the morning from 5 am to 6.30 am and at Sri Sri Sri Ashta Lakshmi Bhawan from 7 am to 8.30 am, which followed Aayushya Homam up to 10.45 am by Pujya Swamiji and Ashram Priest only. No other ashram inmates could join because of COVID -19 restriction. Pujya Sri Swamiji Maharaj very generously gave charity to Swamijis, Sevaks of the ashram and Leprosy Colony in Banars Kantha district, where about 1300 inmates are staying, including mentally retarded children. A special mid-day meal was served to Ashram’s Parivar.
On April 25, 2020, happened to be 98 th Birth anniversary of Brahmleen H. H. Sri Swami Krishnanandaji Maharaj. He served as an Acharya & General Secretary of the H. Q. of the Divine Life Society. Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj spoke about his reminiscence with His Holiness Swami Krishnanandaji Maharaj during the night Satsang with Ashram Parivar.
On April 26, 2020, a special worship was organized being Akshya Trutiya sacred day as per Hindu calendar in the month of Vaishakh.
On April 29, 2020, Sri Brahmotsav of Sri Sri Ashta Lakshmi Adishakti Peeth was celebrated with all traditional rituals and Navchandi Homam. Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj performed Maha Aarti and Poojas of Sri Yantra at the holy altar of lotus Sri Yantra seat. Because of lockdown and curfew, devotees could not join at the ashram and Bhandara was not organized, also.
On April 30, 2020, Holy Ganga Saptami believed to be descending
of river Ganges on the earth planet, was ceremoniously celebrated at
Ashram’s holy Sri Vishwanath Temple.
Upcoming Satsang Programs.
If God permits, we will have.........
Chariot Festival (Rath Yatra Utsav) will be on June 23, 2020
Guru Purnima Satsang will be on July 5, 2020, and on July 14, 2020, 57 th holy Aaradhana day Satsang of H.H. Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.
Sivananda Yoga (Yoga DVD)
Diwali Prasad booklet - "Kanakdhara Stotram" ( Sanskrit/ Gujarati/ English)
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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