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Shravana Soma Mahapradosham ओषधीनां पतये नमो नमः

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas,
With the sudden spell of rains after a long wait, and the equally quick response of the foliage, here is the Shravana month for us, replete with Bhakti to the Lord of Lords, Mahadeva! वृक्षाणां पतये नमो नमः , धीनां पतये नमो नमः l 
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There arrived Shravana Soma Mahapradosham, soaking all in devotional showers! Rudrabhishekam was performed to Bhagavan, followed by thrilling Deeparadhana!!
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Donning a Rajasthani headgear and decorated with pushpa-jata, the Lord identified with nature, whose very Lord He is!
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 ….even as Nandikeshvara looks on!  
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 The next Mahapradosham is also a Somapradosham, on the 12th of August, Monday.


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Gurupoornima

ll श्री गुरु-चरणारविन्दाभ्यां नमः ll 

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Dear Bhaktas,

Salutations were offered at the feet of Poojyasri Gurudeva Swami Dayananda. 

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Paduka Pooja with Rudrabhishechanam was performed.
May The Teacher of teachers dispel our ingrained crystallized ignorance!


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Mahapradosham Celebrated; Gurupoornima on the 16th.

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas,

This Uttarayana's last Mahapradosham was celebrated today with Rudrabishakam to Lord Mahadeva.

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Fragrant Alankara shone bright.
Bilva Crown added to the glory!
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The next Mahapradosham is on Monday, the 29th July, 2019.

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The day after  (16 July, Tuesday) is Gurupoornima Mahotsava, and will be celebrated as every year at the Ashrama.

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Mahapradosham today

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas,
Getting close to the 'Bucky structure' of the Football Lilly can be a delightful admiration of Nature. 
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The advent of the flowers, almost from nowhere, just overnight, is an amusing phenomenon – in the order of Ishvara. It foretells the arriving monsoon in 1-2 weeks!

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Rudrabhishekam to Bhagavan Sri Chaleshvara, drawn from five sweet components of nature, called Panchamrtam, is a sweet sight indeed, made the sweeter by nectarine abhishekam!

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Abhishekam with Curd (Dadhi) adds to the bright grace! We append the images herewith.

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The next Mahapradosham is on Sunday, the 14th of July, 2019.

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Mahapradosham Celebrated – missing images!

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas, 

By an oversight, the images were not appended. Apologies for the same. Images attached herewith again!

Mahapradosham was celebrated today with Rudrabhishekam to Bhagavan Sri Chaleshwara.

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The fragrance of Mallika garlands, the only flower available in this very warm month, filled the place with divinity!

We are glad to inform you that our annual Summer Family Retreat will be conducted in our Rishikesh Ashrama, on the banks of Mother Ganga from the 21st through the 28th June – a Divine experience not to be missed!

The next Mahapradosham is on the 30th June, 2019, Sunday.

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Mahapradosha Celebrated

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas, 

Mahapradosham was celebrated today with Rudrabhishekam to Bhagavan Sri Chaleshwara.

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The fragrance of Mallika garlands, the only flower available in this very warm month, filled the place with divinity!

We are glad to inform you that our annual Summer Family Retreat will be conducted in our Rishikesh Ashrama, on the banks of Mother Ganga from the 21st through the 28th June – a Divine experience not to be missed!

The next Mahapradosham is on the 30th June, 2019, Sunday.

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Mahapradosham celebrated

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Dear Bhaktas, 

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Amidst the sizzling heat wave sans mercy, Mahapradosham was celebrated with Rudrabhishekam to the merciful Bhagavan Sri Chaleshwara, with a special prayer for the growth, betterment, and strength of our Bharatavarsha! 

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The sweet aroma of Mallika garlands vied with the visual treat!
The next Mahapradosham is on the 14th June, Friday.

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Mahapradosham Celebrated

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Dear Bhaktas, 
Mahapradosham was celebrated with Rudrabhishekam to Bhagavan Sri Chaleshwara, with a special Sankalpa for the Nation's betterment.

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Mallika garlands' fragrance added to the spirit of devotion. A little Devotee took to wipe Nandikeshvara and perform Vyajana-upachara to the Lord! 
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The next Mahapradosham occurs on the 31st of May, 2019, Friday.

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Mahapradosham celebrated

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas, 

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Soaring mercury pitted against surging devotion! Mahapradosham was duly celebrated today with Rudrabhishekam to Bhagavan Chaleshvara.

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We bring you the 'fragrant' images of Mallika garlands adorning the Lord.
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The next Mahapradosham is on the 16th of May, Thursday.

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Mahapradosham today

ll ॐ नमः शिवाय ll 

Dear Bhaktas, 

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Surya entered Mesha marking the start of the new solar calendar year "Vikari" Samvatsara. May it bring peace to all, and may we stay 'Nirvikaaraah' by his grace!

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Mahapradosham was celebrated today, even as the weather suddenly cooled with showers and storm over 24 hours, bringing relief, and also flowers crisp and fresh.

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'Suraj' plucked milky white Plumeria flowers and strung them into beautiful and big garland, and also fashioned a crown of yellow Oleanders for Mahadeva – which drew the devoted hearts!

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The next Mahapradosham is on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.

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