Upakarma (Rakshabandhan) - Chharodi, 2003

On the eve of ‘Shravani Poonam’ Rakshabandhan was celebrated in a traditional way on Tuesday the 12th Aug, 2003. At Gurukul Chharodi, for the Brahmakumars of Darshanam Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, it was the day of significant importance for changing to new Sacred Thread (Yagnopavitam). Hence ‘Upakarma Yajna’ was performed at ‘Yajnashala’.

Gurupurnima, 2003

I was born in the darkest ignorance and my Guru, spiritual master opened my eyes with the torch of knowledge. I offer my obeisance unto him’.
 ‘Guru Purnima’ is one of the most important occasions in the spiritual life of a devotee or disciple. It is grand occasion & opportunity to glorify & worship Guru, show sense of gratitude and indebtedness.

15th Punya Tithi of Shree Shastriji Maharaj

18th February, 2003 Maha Vad Bij , was the 15 th Punyatithi of H.H. Shastriji Maharaj. Gurukul family celebrated it with great devotion. As to accomplish Bhajan and inspire other to perform Bhajan was the life message of Pujyapad Shastriji Maharaj and there by of Gurukul, in the divine memory of beloved Gurudev Saints, Students and Satsangis celebrated it with great tide of devotion. At Gurukul and all branches along with satsang centres various sorts of bhajan were performed very enthusiastically.

Satsang Shibir, Rishikesh (08 to 17 Nov-2002)

Early in the morning from 4:00 am devotees were starting the day with Ganga-snan. Afret performing pooja and Darsan from 5:15 am to 6:30 am, there was Yogasan period. Good health and agility in the body are essential for daily and spiritual activities too. Yogasan helps in keeping the body and mind healthy. Participants were practically guided with various yogasans with the explanation of its multiple benefits. Devotees acquired guidance of some good techniques to perform yogasans in this session.