News and Activity Report (May  2009)
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May 1, 2008 was celebrated as the "World Labor Day" and the "Gujarat Day" with prayers, meditation, and service to the poor & needy. Utsav Triveni at the Ashram concluded with Birthday celebration of Pujya Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj on May 3rd. Daridra Narayan Seva, Bhandara and  under privileged children was treated (with gift of note books) on this occasion.

Children Camp (May 5, 2009 – May 9, 2009) A residential camp for children was organized on the themes of "Man Making"at the Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad from May 5, 2009 - May 9, 2009 . Each day commenced with  early morning Prayers, Meditation, Yogasans, Pranayams, & chanting of Vedic hymns. The forenoon session commenced with moral-ethical teachings by Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj, classical music lessons by Dr Monica Shah & her group, painting, craft & art lessons by Miss Ridhi Manna of the Times of India, Ahmedabad. The afternoon classes comprising storytelling & Reiki lessons conducted by the Reiki Grandmaster, Mrs Roopa Majumdar. Evening games were conducted by Ms. Anuja, Mr. Niraj Bhardwaj and Shri Nitin. As always,  Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj's presence brought a special fervor, He was present most of the days.  This was followed by the evening meditation & after dinner satsang. On the evening of May 9, 2009, a grand valedictory function was held, which was attended by the parents. All the children were bubbling up with joy. They presented a small show, classical music & demonstrated yogasans, which they had learnt during the preceding five days. Smt. Dr. Monika Shah awarded the certificates of the camp issued by Sri Divya Jivan Sanskrutik Sangh, Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad. 

May 8th  happened to be a world Thelesemia day. Rev. Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj was invited to inaugurate a new blood collection van of Prathama Blood bank. Mr.Ravi Saxena (IAS), presided over the function. Sri Swamiji gave an inspiring discourse and appeal all to support the Life giving blood donation drive.

18th (YTTC) Yoga Teachers Training Course ( May 11, 2009 - May 30, 2009)  Twenty three advanced Yoga students attended and successfully completed YTTC, which was held through "SIVA Yoga Center" at Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, under the guidance and leadership of Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji. The students from all over India, Brazil & Japan attended the course. Our team of Yoga Teachers including Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj, Dr. Varsha Dave (Gynecologist), Dr. Bharat Trivedi (Dean, VS Medical College), Dr. Amish Kshatriya (Orthopedic Surgeon), Dr. Vishal (Diabetologist), Dr. Ira Patel (Pathologist), Mrs Chiidrupini Kshatriya (Dietician), Smt Roopa Majumdar (Reiki Master), Ms. Sangeeta Thawani (Yoga teacher) conducted the classes during the course. Award presentation ceremony to the YTTC students by Smt. Anandiben Patel( Minister of Revenue, Govt.of Gujarat) on May 29, 2009.

18th YTTC was concluded on  May 30th evening. Ms. Dr. Aarati Bhupeshbhai Thakkar was the First student and Mrs. Seema Nikhil Trivedi was the outstanding student. A special gift presented to both of them.

The 726th Yogasana, Pranayama, and Meditation Camp (May 11, 2009 - May 20, 2009)  On 11th early dawn 726th Meditation, Pranayam and Yoga camp was commenced in the worthy presence of Mr. Ravi Saxena (secretary for health & family welfare,Govt. of Gujarat) and a very well-known cancer Surgeon Dr. Bharat Dave. Seven hundred candidates joined the camp.

14th Patotsav of Sri Vishvanath Mahadev (May 20, 2009) On May 20, 2009, a grand Laghu Rudra Yajana was organized from early dawn to late evening.  Sri Vishwanath Mandir's evening Arati- Bhashma Arati was performed by Swami Adhyatmanandji Maharaj. Large number of devotees received Maha Prasad Bhandara after the evening Arati,

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On May 29th, 2009 a special gathering was organized for Pujya Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj at the start of  His "Divya Tour 2009 " to the west. Devotees wished him a joyful, peaceful, meaningful tour to UK, USA & Canada, Scotland and Germany.

Count down begins now, In less than twenty four hours Pujya Swamiji to start on May 30th to be return back on Sept 18, 2009. (at the writing of this line)

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