Janmotsav 2017

October 25, 2016

We are happy to announce that, in 2017, the Janmotsav celebrations in the honour of our blessed Gurudeva Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda, will be held simultaneously at Hyderabad and Mumbai from January 5 – 8, and at Dakshineswar from January 1 – 5. We convey our sincere gratitude to the devotees of Hyderabad and Mumbai Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendras who have expressed their eagerness to host the event.

Information about the programmes and registration guidelines are given in the following pages.  For further information please contact the respective Kendra at the address given below:

Hyderabad, January 5 – 8, 2017
Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra — Hyderabad
1, Chikotee Gardens, 1-10-63/1, Behind Nalini Silks
Begumpet, HYDERABAD 500016
Phone: (040) 27767261, 07093720623
Email: [email protected]

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Additional contact persons: Smt. Shashi Vadana Reddy: 09866548484; Sri B. Mallaiah: 09014408886; Smt. V. R. Reddy: 09246554711; Sri R. N. Raju: 09849020233
All programmes will be held at: Arya Vysya Abhyudaya Sangam, Next to Wesley College, Sindhi Colony, Near Paradise, Opp. Sunshine Hospital, Penderghast Road, Secunderabad 500 003. Phone: (040) 27849850

Mumbai, January 5 – 8, 2017
Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra — Mumbai
‘Aashirwad’ Building, Tilak Road Extension,
Near Wadala Bus Depot, Wadala (W), 
Mumbai 400031
Phone: (022) 24103163
Email: [email protected]

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Additional contact persons: Sri Abhijit Tamhane: 09833004851; Sri Shekhar Bhole: 09322079612; Smt. Rajashri Dash: 09920050443; Smt. P. Sirisha Murthy: 09969186094
All programmes will be held at: “Bharatiya Kreeda Mandir”, Wadala Sports Complex, Near Sarkar Nagar Bhavan, and behind Wadala Bus Depot. The venue is three minutes walking distance from the Mumbai Dhyana Kendra.

Dakshineswar, January 1 – 5, 2017
Yogoda Satsanga Math, Dakshineswar
21, U. N. Mukherjee Road, Dakshineswar,
Kolkata – 700 076.
Tel. (033) 25645931, 25646208.
Email: [email protected]


General Information and Registration Guidelines for Janmotsav at Hyderabad and Mumbai

  • The schedule for the Janmotsav will include twice-daily group meditations, spiritual discourses, explanation of meditation techniques, personal guidance by YSS sannyasis, and a video show on Gurudeva. Kriya Yoga diksha for eligible devotees will be conducted on January 8, 2017.  Devotees will receive details of the programme upon their arrival at the venue.
  • Review of meditation techniques is for YSS Lessons students only. Kriya Yoga diksha is for eligible YSS Lessons students only and Kriya Yoga review is for YSS Kriyabans only. However, all interested family members and friends are welcome to attend the spiritual discourses and video show programmes.
  • Limited dormitory-style accommodation will be arranged for ladies and gents separately at both the venues. Family members may please plan and pack accordingly. There will also be a Registration fee of Rs. 600 per person for the entire Janmotsav.
  • If you wish to participate in the Janmotsav, please contact Hyderabad / Mumbai Dhyana Kendra at the address given above for registration and further guidance. The enclosed Registration Form, duly filled in with your email id, should be sent to the mailing address of the concerned Kendra latest by November 25, 2016.
  • After receiving your Registration Form, a confirmation will be sent to you. Further information about the Janmotsav and directions to reach the venue will be given in the confirmation letter.
  • Volunteers: To organize these functions, many devotee-volunteers will be required. Please mention if you are in a position to volunteer your services during the function. The number of days you could spend, and previous experience, if any, may also be indicated on the Registration Form. After receiving this information, the Kendra will select volunteers for various areas of work and give further instructions.

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