Month of May was full of religious, spiritual and philanthropic activities at the Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad.
Third Anniversary of Sri Ashtalaxmi
At dawn of
Shashti Purti Mahotasav
(60th Birthday Celebration) of Pujya
SwamiAdhyatmanandaji Maharaj (May 1-
Devotees from all over India
and abroad including
Rev. Sri. Jashbhai Patel of Anupam
Mission, Mogri with Swamiji in Jovial mood
Sri Surendrabhai Patel, Chairman of Ahmedabad Urban
Developmnet Board wishes on
The Morning of
Feeding to Daridranarayana (Poor and Needy) on 3rd of each month is being done by devotees of ashram for last one year. Weekly chanting of Mrutyunjaya Mantra is part of the regular activities at the ashram.
Celebration Continuation (
Reluctant at first about the Diamond Jubilee Celebration, respecting the overwhelming feeling of devotees, Pujya Swamiji has agreed later on. During the Diamond Jubilee year many activities such as Srimad Bhagawat Katha, Yoga Camps, Spiritual Retreats, Tree plantation, Likhit Japa Yajana, Philanthropic activities, Spiritual Tours, Publication of Spiritual books and many more have been planned during the year 2004- 2005.
1. Two books were released on this occasion.
- Gujarati translation of Granth (Book) “Sadhana” by Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (pages 28 + 580) was released by Governor Sri Mishraji. Eventhough the printing cost of the book is Rs. 250 per copy, it will be available for Rs. 60 per copy during Diamond Jubilee year of Rev. Swamiji.
-“Yoga and Swasthya” (Gujarati) by Swami Adhyatmanandaji printed by Gurjar Granth Ratna Karyalaya was also released by Mahamandleshwar Sri Swami Vishwadevanandaji Maharaj.
2. H. E. Governor Mishraji, being a president of All
Gujarat Red Cross Society, presented a special honor to Rev. Sri Swami
Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj for his generous services to the mankind by donating
blood more than 100 times. He is being declared Centurion .
3. Divya Jivan Sanskrutik Sangh and Sivananda Ashram
awarded well known Indian classical music expert Sri Krishanakantbhai Parikh for
his outstanding services to the mankind in the field of music (teaching) for the
past forty years. Governor Sri. Mishraji awarded him with
“Sangeet Kala Ratna”.
4. In the same manner, well known choreographer Prof.
Chandan Thakore, Director Nrutya Bharati also were awarded “Nrutya Kala
Prachar Ratna” by Governor Mishraji on behest of Sivananda Ashram, A’bad.
He is serving his mission of spreading Indian classical dance for the
past twenty years with zeal and keenness.
Governor of Gujarat Sri. Mishraji released "Sadhana"by Swami Sivanandaji ( Gujarati translation)
"Yoga & Swashthya " by Swami Adhyatmanandaji released by Sri Swami Vishwadevanandaji Maharaj
Artists of Nritya Bharti presents "Surya Rath" Nrityakruti
Sri Krushnakantbhai Parikh is being felicitated with "Sangeet Kala Ratna" award by Sri Mishraji
Governor of Gujarat on behalf of Gujarat Red Cross Society felicitated Swamiji Maharaj by giving him the Red Cross Centurion Donor Club Pin
Sri Chandan Thakore is being felicitated with "Nrutyakala Prachar Ratna" award by Sri Mishraji
The evening was concluded by excellent Bharat Natyam
dance performance by artists of Sargam Group and Dandia Ras by devotees
from Surendranagar. Sumptuous Dinner was served to all the devotees.
Teacher’s Training Course
Fourth yoga teacher training camp commenced on
Other than Rev Shri Swami Adhyatmanandaji, Dr. Ina Patel (M.D), Dr.
Kinnari Mehta (M.D), Dr. Snehal Amin (M.B.B.S), Dr. C. C. Rawal (M.B.B.S), Dr.
Sejal Modi (B.A.M.S), Smt Rupa Majmudar (Reiki Master), and Mr. Suresh Patel (management
expert) shared their knowledge in their own fields with the students of YTTC.
Valedictory function was organized in the forenoon of
Opening of ICCU ward at
With the kind and generous help of Kandala Port Trust, an
Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU) was opened at
Swamiji at opening of ICCU at Sivananda Hospital, Adipur
Ninth Anniversary of
On the occasion of 9th anniversary of
Development Residential Children’s Camp (May 23 -
Hundred and twenty children age seven to fifteen attended
a week- long residential camp. At
the Ashram They were given the training of early
waking up, Prayers, Meditation, Yogasana, Pranayama and helping themselves.
There was forenoon session of Judo, Karate, painting, sports and music, which
used to conclude with half an hour Mrityunjaya Mantra chanting and mid-day
lunch, afternoon session of teaching them value based living through discussion
& exchanging thoughts with learned and scholarly personalities. Evening
activities included outdoor games and fun. After evening meditation and supper
kids were amused by cultural programs. At conclusion ceremony on
Children at Camp
International Labor Day was celebrated at Mahatma Gandhi
Labour Law Institute of Government of
Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh organized a grand event at “Medical Association Hall”, Surendranagar. Rev. Swamiji presided over this function. Discourse on the subject of “Stress Management “ by Swamiji was received very well.
Metro Rotary, Ahmedabad organized personality development
program for youth at Nirma Institute of Technology. Swamiji gave very inspiring
message at their valedictory function on
Swamiji addressed to first Sikh Aliesh, Army Cadets, Gandhinagar on "Yoga and Stress"
Jubilee Year itinerary of Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji
( June - November, 2004)
Spiritual Retreat at Tithal ( Valsad) Residential Camp
616 Yoga Camp – Morning
H.Q. Udhampur Northern Command of Indian Army (Yoga
camp at Nagrota, Udhampur,
Sri Mansarovar and Sri Kailash Yatra and Discourses on “Shiv Mahima Stotra”
“Jnan Yajna” discourses on Gita–Upanishad at Rishikesh
Sept –Oct – Nov, 2004
Spiritual Tour to USA, Canada &
Activities and Services at the Holy Sivananda Ashram
Regular Activities and Services at the Holy Sivananda Ashram
Sivananda Yoga (Yoga DVD)
Yoga, A Way of Life - Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
"Yoga and Health" - a complete book with Question & Answer section by Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
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