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      February 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Every year our Shraddhavan friends gear themselves up for the annual Medical and Healthcare Camp which is held at Pendhakale, Kolhapur, a brainchild of Dr. Aniruddha D. Joshi – M.D., Medicine. Normally this camp is scheduled at the end of January or the start of February. The preparations for the Camp, however, start almost 6 months in advance.

        January 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Time flies and how. Year 2018 has already arrived and many of us find so many things which we had resolved to complete, still in the pipeline. Nevertheless, it is always better to be late than never. Our Shraddhavan volunteers are doing a fine job of balancing their profession alongside the devotional services (seva) offered by them

        December 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, November, the penultimate month of the year is always awaited eagerly by the Shraddhavans. And rightly so! For it marks the birthday of our beloved Sadguru, who is the inspiration and guiding force of all the activities carried out by the Organisation. This year too Aniruddha Pournima was celebrated solemnly and with great devotion. Devotees had turned

      November 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The month of October forms the period of transition from the hot rainy season to dry winter conditions. The retreat of the monsoon is marked by clear skies and a rise in temperature. Of late we find that most of the Indian cities, including Mumbai, are grappling with the problem of air pollution. A confluence of interdependent factors

        October 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The auspicious event of Ashwin Navratra was celebrated with fervour and festivity on all the nine sacred days at Shree Aniruddha Gurukshetram during the month of September. Shraddhavans turned up in large numbers to offer obeisance to Mother Durga. On the first day at the dawn, Shraddhavan volunteers of Shree Aniruddha Gurukshetram performed the sacred ritual of

Devotional Service

      September 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Disaster Management has always been an integral part of the devotional service performed by the volunteers of our Organisation. Last month, the 29th of August, Mumbai saw unprecedented rains. The impact was so severe that the deluge left Mumbai crippled and everything came to a halt. One could see people wading through knee-deep waters trying to reach their

month of Shravan

    August 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The month of Shravan has a special place in the heart of a Shraddhavan devotee. Prayers, austerities and fasts are observed in this holy month. Shree Ashwattha Maruti Pujan is performed on every Saturday of Shravan during which the idol of Lord Hanuman, sculpted by Sadguru Shree Aniruddha himself, is worshipped. Chanting of Ghorkasthodharan Stotra too is done throughout


      July 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Monsoon has made good progress so far, making timely arrival at most regions in India. It has also been picking up pace recently. Let us pray that it gets better during the remaining season. However as responsible citizens, not only should we take adequate measures to help increase the rainfall, but also we need to take appropriate steps


      June 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, With the advent of technology the entire world has virtually become a small place; in this ‘Information Age’, our organization too has made a noteworthy presence on the World Wide Web. Our beloved Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu has time and again stressed on the need to get acquainted with the new technology, mobiles, tablets, gadgets etc. Bapu has conducted


      May 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, As in the past this year too the chanting of Hanuman Chalisa was done at Shree Aniruddha Gurukshetram from Sunday, May 7th to Saturday, May 13th. The piety and peaceful atmosphere at Shree Aniruddha Gurukshetram along with the orderliness of the Shraddhavans participating in the chanting enhanced the beauty of the occasion. In an era when people are

Newsletter - April 2017

      April 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Its summer time and the heat has already begun to take its toll on the health of the people. Many people plan to move to cooler places during this period as most of the school examinations get over by April end and it is time for Summer Vacations. Vacation also means planning of various events. viz shifting of


      March 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The previous issue of our Newsletter carried the information regarding Kolhapur Medical & Health Care Camp in detail. The feedback received from my Shraddhavan friends is truly overwhelming. The meticulous planning and the effort which goes into the activity is in itself a management lesson for all those who are involved in it. Sadguru Bapu’s vision and foresight

      February – 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The month of January started off on an energetic note with Shraddhavan Volunteers gearing themselves for the Kolhapur Medical & Healthcare Camp 2017. This year the camp was held on the 22nd and 23rd January 2017. As in the past this year too the camp was quite eventful. Around 92 villages were covered for free distribution of


      January – 2017 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The New Year has just begun. This year too Bapu delivered his video address to his Shraddhavan friends through my YouTube channel in which he underlined the necessity of chanting Shree Panchmukh Hanuman Kavach. Most of us make resolutions and are determined to carry it till the end of the year. Some succeed while many of us

      December – 2016 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, How time flies!!!! Yes indeed. We are now into the last month of the year 2016. Its been a year since we first started this Newsletter and this issue in fact marks the first anniversary of our Newsletter as well. In the inaugural issue we had mentioned that the Newsletter was conceived to disseminate information about the