GURU PURNIMA AND HOLI DAY

Posted on March 30, 2018 By info in All Blog Posts

This Thursday, March 1, 20018 is a Full Moon day.  It is considered as Guru Purnima, a special day to remember and worship the Gurus.   It is also Holi, known as the "festival of colors", a spring festival that starts at the evening of this Full Moon day and lasts for a night and a day

Mahashivaratri

Posted on March 27, 2018 By info in All Blog Posts

OM NAMA SHIVAYA!  Maha Shivaratri is one of the holiest nights of the year. It is the night dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and is celebrated on the 13 or 14th day of the dark half of the month of Magha/Phalguna (February–March). Shiva is the one who destroys that which is old and impure to make room for that which is pure and divine

Love Remembrance Gratitude

Posted on March 23, 2018 By info in All Blog Posts

This attitude of devotion set the tone for the Mahasamadhi Program that began with a special puja honoring Gurudev on December 3, 2015 commemorating the day of his conscious departure from the body field. The puja and program was lovingly conducted by Swami Atmavidyananda with the participation of Yogacharya John Thomas, Ashram residents and local kriyabans and was highlighted by the telling of stories recalling his divine example and sacred teachings