13 Jul 2015

Second day of 10YBM Celebrations – Amazing Blessings of Sri Swami Vishwananda

The official programme of the second day of the 10YBM celebrations with Sri Swami Vishwananda, started with him performing puja on some of his private murtis, including Giridhariji and Thakurji. In the end, Swamiji distributed blessed water to everybody present.

The full programme of the second day from 9:00 to 18:00 was quite intense, with different activities happening sometimes simultaneously:

- Shree Peetha Nilaya tours;

- Satsangs with Rishi Nikhilananda and with Rishi Tulsidasananda;

- lectures about Simply Meditation, Atma Kriya Yoga and Mantra Project;

- Sati Kasanova/Giridhari Mantra Concert;

- Garbha Stick Dance; Japanese Folk Dancing;

- Rocking Kirtan followed by Shree Peetha Nilaya Sankirtan Parikrama;

- OM Healing; Kriya Sadhak Group Practice.

Sri Swami Vishwananda enjoying Sati Kasanova/Giridhari Mantra Concert together with devotees
Satsangs with Rishi Nikhilananda (left) and with Rishi Tulsidasananda (right)
Japanese Folk Dance (left) and Garbha Stick Dance (right)
Shree Peetha Nilaya Sankirtan Parikrama
A total of around 250 people joined different groups performing OM Healing simultaneously

The Children were also involved in a range of different activities.

Bhakti Marga Children activities

In between activities, participants of the 10YBM Celebrations could enjoy delicious food, sweets, hot and cold drinks, fruits juices and smoothies, ice-cream, or simply browse around the open-air stalls.

Amazing pic of the improvised Bhakti Marga Bhajan Cafe, outside of Shree Peetha Nilaya Main Entrance

The programme of the Grand Night of the 10YBM Celebrations included:

* a talk about Bhakti Marga- 10 years looking forward, where the new Sri Kripeshwarnath Mandir was presented;

* a talk by Sri Swami Vishwananda about the importance of changing our attitude towards our life and God, so that we can take full advantage of the opportunity that He is giving us, to realise Him in this lifetime;

* the Main Concert with Bittu Mallick and Kirtaniyas;

* final arati.

World Peace Prayer Society Award

Sri Swami Vishwananda was awarded by the World Peace Prayer Society for his outstanding accomplishments for world peace and harmony in the world.

Swamiji received a certificate and a Peace Pole with 2,5 m length, where it is written in 8 languages "May peace prevail on Earth. This Peace Pole is going to be implanted at the Shree Peetha Nilaya grounds. 

Sri Swami Vishwananda talks to devotees (left); Bittu Mallick Concert
Kirtaniyas Concert
Final Guru Arati

During this second day of the 10YBM Celebrations, Bhakti Marga devotees had an unforgettable, awesome time at Shree Peetha Nilaya, embraced by the Love of Sri Swami Vishwananda and Divine Mother.