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Dutta Jayanti celebrations

Dutta Jayanti celebrations

The birthday of Sri Dattatreya the first Siddha Avadhoota was observed on 3rd December.

The new Dhyan Mandir was decorated for the satsang held at 4pm. Devotees gathered in time and satsang started with Avadhoot Stotram sung by all . Param Poojya Sri Gurudev narrated the birth story of Sri Datta Rishi and led the chanting of Datta Naam Sankirtan. All the devotees chanted with great enthisuiasm Digambara Digambara ……. .

At the end Arati Avadhoota … and Prasad distribution was done. Children received Prasad at the Verandah of new Dhyan Mandir.

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.

After the Shaktipat

After the Shaktipat

    •    The touch of Divine, I could feel my whole being getting purified from all negativities from my body and mind. As I write this, I feel light and clear, I hope to nurture this feeling into the future for an everlasting euphoria

    •    It is hard to explain what i was feeling because sometimes i was feeling so happy and sometimes very sad but still happy. I felt very cool and calm. Overall experience was very blissful.

    •    After half an hour of meditation, feeling peace and calm within myself. I am blank completely.

    •    My anxious mind because thoughtless and peaceful for sometime

    •    I experienced shining light

These are the few experiences narrated by the participants of Siddha Mediation Intensive held on 19th November 2017.

Next Siddha Meditation Intensive will be held on 13-02-2018  Tuesday, at Siddhaloka. Registration commenced. Participation on ‘First come first serve’ basis for 16 persons.

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.

SIDDHA MEDITATION INTENSIVE

Siddha Meditation Intensive

The Siddha Meditation Intensive held on 15th August 2017 was unique because the Dhyan Mandir where the Siddha Meditation Intensive was supposed to be held was under construction. One make-shift Meditation hall was erected in front of the Sri Nityananda temple on 14th morning. All the arrangements were done perfectly in the pendal. At 3 am on 15th August few rain droplets started pouring and it slowly turned into heavy rain disturbing the arrangements. It was decided to shift the meditation hall to the verandah of the training centre. All the arrangements for the Siddha Meditation Intensive were settled well before the program. The program commenced at the scheduled time.

AFTER THE SHAKTIPAT

These are the few experiences narrated by the participants of Siddha Meditation Intensive held on 15th August 2017 :-

  • Felt Divine.
  • Before the session I had severe heart beat. After and during the Shaktipat session I had hot flashes in between the eyebrows & at top as well in Kundalini Chakra. After long time I saw God Shankar again. Thanks a lot.
  • I felt very quiet and peaceful. The mind was still and the body was stable. I saw a network of black wires which was very very thin. It was connected and had clusters of joints. I also saw a tube of very thin wires going from up to down, it was luminous.
  • When your fingers touched my forehead, my mind went blank searching for something inside me.
  •  I realised divinity of the self.

Next Siddha Meditation Intensive will be held on 19-11-2017  Sunday, at Siddhaloka. Registration commenced. Participation on ‘First come first serve’ basis for 16 persons.

SRI NITYANANDA PUNYATITHI

SRI NITYANANDA PUNYATITHI

The 55th  Punyatithi(Mahasamaadhi Day) of Bhagawaana Nityananda was observed on 20th July at Siddhaloka.  Devotees chanted Nityananda Naamadhun with Param Poojya Sri Gurudev.  Arati was shown to Siddhas when all the members sung ‘Jaya jaya Arati Nityananda…’ .

Children from three Primary Schools reached Siddhaloka  at 10 am.  ‘Bal Bhojan’ was served to all of them.  After enjoying the meals children received stationery items from Param Poojya Sri Gurudev.  The program concluded with the Prasad distribution to staff members. 

SRI GURU POORNIMA CELEBRATION

SRI GURU POORNIMA CELEBRATION

As the Dhyan Mandir is under construction, the Guru Gita chanting place was shifted to the verandah of the Janananda Prasad Mandir.  Some devotees reached on the previous day.

On 9th July morning at 6 am Sri Guru Gita was chanted in the divine presence of Param Poojya Sri Gurudev.  All were blessed by HIM after the Arati.

After the breakfast, all the devotees gathered in front of Sri Nityananda Mandir to celebrate its first anniversary.  Sri Rudrabhishekam was performed to Sri Nityananda idol.  The temple was decorated beautifully with flowers and garlands.  Devotees received the ‘Panchamrit’ prasadam of the abhishekam with reverence.  The Maha Prasadam at Janananda Prasad Mandir was distributed to all.

Upanayan

Upanayan

An ardent devotee couple of Param Poojya Sri Gurudev Smt Geetha & Sri Bala Subramanyam had extended invitation to HIM long back for HIS divine presence in the ‘Upanayan’ (thread ceremony) of their son.

On 1st July 2017 ,  Param Poojya Sri Gurudev proceeded to Chennai.  HE was offered befitting welcome and on 2nd and 3rd July HE was present at the venue to the delight of the hosts.  There once again the hosts offered traditional welcome and performed ‘charan vandana’.  On request of the parents HE blessed  their son With a new name Sri Nischal Sharma.   

HE  also visited homes of the devotees  on their humble request.  On 4th July HE came back to Siddhaloka.

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.