Sharad Poornima, the full moon day of the season Sharad, was the day that the great Siddha of this era Muktananda Paramahansa chose to drop his physical body. Accordingly, 33rd Punyatithi of Muktananda Paramahansa was observed on 27th October this year. The devotees gathered in the evening to perform their duties towards the preparation. After this the video of the Muktananda Centenary Celebrations was shown. Sri Vishnu Sahasranam was chanted at 10 PM and Arati was waved at 11pm. The movie based on the life of Yogi Narayana of Kaivara was shown.
Under the sky in the open wide area of the ‘chowk’ in front of Dhyan Mandir, the preparations for making Prasad were done. Moon was visible in the boiling milk, later all the ingredients were added to the milk, including saffron. The prasad was kept in the moonlight for few hours. Param Poojya Sri Gurudev distributed Prasad to everyone present.