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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).

House Warming Ceremony

House Warming Ceremony

One of the trustees of Siddha Yoga Dham Smt.&Sri. Ravikumar Buregoni invited and prayed for the divine presence of Param Poojya Sri Gurudev on the occassion of the "House Warming Ceremony" of their newly built Villa. HE granted their wish and on 18th May HE proceeded towards the venue. On HIS arrival, traditional welcome was awarded. Priests received HIM with 'Poorna Kumbha', then the priests guided the couple to perform 'Charan Vandana' . Later HE was shown the entire house

Before leaving the place HE met the friends and relatives of the couple and blessed them all. 

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.

AFTER THE SHAKTIPAT DIKSHA

AFTER THE SHAKTIPAT DIKSHA

On 13 th February 2018, Sri Mahashivaratri day, the participants expressed their feelings in the form of experiences, questions &  requests also.

* Felt immense peace during the entire session. It gave a very soothing effect to eyes. Tears came up in eyes automatically without reason. Felt totally refreshed.

* ‘The Shaktipat dikha mantra which I received here will be with me till end of my life or it will be merged in the nature?’

* ‘It was a good experience’ .

* Please tell me the easy way to keep relaxed and peaceful mind.’

* This Shaktipat Diksha will bring changes in my life. Can I see this change on day to day basis?

* ‘The sessions were quite informative and I felt relaxed. Listening to Swamiji is always a good experience. Shaktipat is a nice experience.’ The participants were from New Delhi and Bangalore, Yadgiri and Coorg in Karnataka.

Next Siddha Meditation Intensive will be held on 15-08- 2018  Wednesday, at Siddhaloka, in which Param Poojya Sri Gurudev will impart Shaktipat Diksha. Registration commenced. Participation on ‘First come first serve’ basis for 16 persons.

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.

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.