Nityananda Puniyathiti

Nityanananda Puniyathiti

On 8th August Sri Nityananda Puniyathiti was observed. This year Children (students of three primary schools of nearby villages) had ‘Bal Bhojan’ in front of Dhyan Mandir i.e in front of the Nityananda Temple, the weather was cloudy and it was drizzling in the morning till 9 a.m. From 9 am to 10 a.m the rain was stopped and the venue was ready. A transport was arranged for the children and they arrived on time.

At 10 a.m chanting started with ‘Avadhoot stotram’ and it was followed by Naam-dhun. The program was concluded with the waving of Arathi to Siddhas.

All the children sat for ‘Bal Bhojan’ along with their teachers. After the bojan, they received bag of stationery items from the lotus hands of Parm Poojya Sri Gurudev. After sending off the little guests the staff members had prasadam.

Guru Poornima

Guru Poornima

On 27th July Sri Guru Poornima was observed. Devotees started pouring in on 26th evening itself. Some of the devotees reached on 27th Morning and Sri Guru Gita was chanted at 6 A.M with Dyan Mandir packed to its capacity.

 

After the Guru Gita chanting, next program was the “Abhisheka” at Sri Nityananda Temple. The priest arrived and with the loud chanting of sacred ‘Mantra’, abhisheka was offered with various items like milk, curd, honey, fruits, dry fruits etc., Before Darshan, the temple was decorated with flowers and it was a very pleasant site.

Later the priest distributed “Panchammruth” and “Theerta” to all. As this full moon day an eclipse was also happening, so the “Prasadam” was arranged earlier than around 1 P.M. All present received prasadam at 11 A.M and later in the evening children from nearby villages had prasadam (bhojanam).

Sri Muktananda Jayanti

SRI MUKTANANDA JAYANTI

The 110th birthday celebration of Bhagawan Sri Muktananda Paramahansa was held at Siddhaloka on 29th April . Devotees gathered on the previous evening and chanted Sri Guru gita on Buddha Poornima day. The distribution of Prasad was arranged at Janananda Prasad Mandir immediately after the Arati.


The village children received Prasad in the evening as usual.

SIDDHALOKA FOUNDATION DAY

SIDDHALOKA FOUNDATION DAY

On 14 th January 2018 the 26th Siddhaloka Foundation Day was observed .

A Satsang started at 4 pm. Few selected songs from Chetan Gita were sung in chorus. Param Poojya Sri Gurudev led the songs and the present devotees repeated after HIM. In the small intervals HE explained the meanings of the songs. From the greatness of the Guru to the important aspects of leading the meaningful life, everything was encompassed in these songs. That is how it was a practical guidance for all present as the gathering was comprised of the new and old devotees from Bangalore and from the village, from different age group as well.

After the Arati in Dhyan Mandir the ‘til-gud’(sesame and jaggery) prasad was distributed. Outside, the traditional Pongal prasad was received by all.

Inauguration – Siddha Meditation Hall

Inauguration - Siddha Meditation Hall

The newly built DHYAN MANDIR (Meditation Hall) was inaugurated by Kumari Soumya (10 years) of Doddipalya on 19th November. At 8 a.m the conch was blown and she cut the ribbon amid claps from all present. The Dhyan Mandir was kept open for all, inside the Dhyan Mandir Kumari Moksha lit the lamps symbolical commencement of the next event the Siddha Meditation Intensive. After this, everybody had Prasad at Janananda Prasad Mandir and proceedings for the Siddha Meditation Intensive started.

SRI MUKTANANDA PUNYATITHI

SRI MUKTANANDA PUNYATITHI

The 35th Maha Samadhi Day of Paramhamsa Muktananda was observed on 5th October 2017.

The verandah of Janananda Prasad Mandir was decorated like a Pooja hall and devotees gathered in the evening.  The video show of Baba Muktananda were main attraction for the gathering.  Right at 10 pm Sri Vishnu Sahasranam and ‘Arati Lijo… ‘ were chanted. 

The milk was boiled in the open space to have darshan of Sharadchandra.  After adding beaten rice, sugar and cardamom powder in the hot milk Param Poojya Sri Gurudev added Saffron to make it complete Prasad. The  prasad was distributed to all present.    

AYUDH POOJA

AYUDH POOJA

The Pooja day of weapons, tools, instruments,  appliances and vehicles was arranged on 29th September. 

All the items were cleaned, decorated with vibhooti, haldi, kumkum and flowers.  The Arati (Camphor on the White Pumpkin) was shown to every item and the pumpkin was sacrificed at the main gate of Ashram.  Small children fought for the coins kept in the pumpkin.  One more pumpkin was sacrificed at the gate of  Training Centre.

SRI MUKTANANDA JAYANTI

 

 

SRI MUKTANANDA JAYANTI

 The 109th Birth Anniversary of  Paramahamsa  Muktananda fell on 10th May. 

Devotees gathered before 6 am at the verandah of Janananda Prasad Mandir as the construction of new Dhyan Mandir is going on,  .  Sri Gurugita was chanted by one and all who were present.  The Arati was offered at the end .

The  Prasad was distributed in the Janananda Prasad Mandir.  Small children arrived in the evening received and enjoyed the Prasad items.

THE 25TH FOUNDATION DAY – MAKAR SANKRANTI

THE 25TH FOUNDATION DAY - MAKAR SANKRANTI

A Siddha Yoga Satsang was arranged in connection with the 25th Foundation Day of Siddhaloka on 14th January 2017.

Param Poojya Sri Gurudev spoke about the Makar Sankranti to the houseful audience gathered in the Dhyan Mandir. “ Holy Makar Sankranti day brings tremendous changes in human life . The present economic situation in the Nation will bring the desirable changes in the world. None of the Siddha students should keep black money or posses ‘benami’ property, instead he should surrender everything to the Sadguru, before the government snatches away.”

The bhajans from ‘CHETAN GITA’(songs of consciousness) composed by Param Poojya Sri Gurudev HIMSELF, were sung in chorus. HE explained the meanings of the songs. Arati was shown to Siddhas with the prayer ‘Satyada jyotiyu belagisu…….. . The Prasad containg sesame seeds and jaggery(the traditional and special prasad of Makara Sankranti occasion) was distributed to all. The Pongal prasad( one more item) was served outside the Dhyan Mandir .

SRI MUKTANANDA PUNYATITHI

SRI MUKTANANDA PUNYATITHI

The 34th Punyatithi of Paramahansa Muktananda was observed on 16th October 2016. At 10 pm Sri Vishnu Sahasranaam was chanted with the ‘Arati Lijo’ .

The videos of Baba Muktananda were shown to the gathering. Right at 12 midnight Darshan of full moon in boiling milk was done by one and all.

The Prasad was prepared by adding Beaten rice, Sugar, cardamom and Saffron, and the same was distributed to all by Param Poojya Sri Gurudev.