May 2019 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Gudi Padwa, the first day of the month of Chaitra and the traditional new year. The first day of the year is celebrated by worshiping Mother Durga as it marks the beginning of auspicious Chaitra Shubhankara Navratri Utsav, which continues until the Chaitra Pournima. This year has started with Sadguru Shree Aniruddha having already told the Shraddhavans the importance
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The month of Shraavan is synonymous with festivals and the celebrations that go with them. Devotees observe austerities, fasts and prayers in this holy month. Shree Ashwattha Maruti Poojan is performed on every Saturday during this month. The idol of Lord Hanuman, sculpted by Sadguru Shree Aniruddha himself, is worshipped on all these days. Chanting of Ghorkasthodharan stotra too is done throughout this holy month of Shraavan.
Sadguru Bapu once said that Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management is the practical form of Ghorkasthodharan Stotra. Disaster management has gained significance enormously during the last few years. Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu’s foresight and vision has given concrete shape to the idea of having an academy that would impart basic training to the citizens of the country at large. Keeping this in mind and with Disaster Management as its principal object Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management (AADM) was formed in the year 2002. This issue provides an insight into the basic Training courses conducted by AADM, absolutely free of cost.
– Samirsinh Dattopadhye
April 2019 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The peak of summer is around the corner as we bid farewell to the winters by celebrating Holi, last month. The Holi Pournima Utsav is celebrated at Sai Niwas, Bandra every year with zeal. The first ever Holi Pournima Utsav at Sai Niwas, the residence of Hemadpant, who authored ‘Shree Saisatcharit’, was celebrated in 1917. He describes the spiritual
अप्रैल २०१९ संपादक की कलम से हरि ॐ श्रद्धावान सिंह / वीरा, हमारे देश में और हमारे आस पास के मौसम में तेजी से बदलाव हो रहे हैं। गर्मी की शुरुआत हो चुकी है और वह अपनी चरम सीमा की ओर बढ़ रही है। हम सब ने पिछले महीने में ही होली मना कर सर्दी से विदाई ली सभी श्रद्धावान मित्रों ने होलीपूर्णिमा उत्सव और महाशिवरात्रि उत्सव में
March 2019 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Foundation celebrated Shree Maghi Ganeshotsav on 8th of February, which is celebrated on Shuddha (Shukla) Chaturthi in the month of Magha. ‘Shree Ganapati’ governs the ‘Mooladhar Chakra’, one of the Saptchakras (seven chakras) in the human body. The Rigveda describes Lord Ganapati as “Brahmanaspati”, also known as Ghanapraan, which is the Karyashakti (active energy) created
From the Editor’s Desk January 2019 Hari Om Friend, The months of November and December were long-awaited by all the Shraddhavans as they brought with them the festivals of ‘Shree Aniruddha Pournima’ and ‘Shree Sacchidananda Utsav’, the peaks of joy for Shraddhavans. ‘Shree Sacchidananda Utsav’ is the epitome of “Bhakti-Bhav” for Shraddhavans, which brings unparalleled and pure joy – Chaitanya, as we fondly welcome Sadguru Shree Aniruddha’s Padukas
November 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, It is the month of Diwali, that time of the year when everybody gets engrossed in the festive preparations and the celebrations continue at least about two weeks long. New clothes, savoury delicacies, cultural amalgamation – the atmosphere around is exceptionally joyous. As an organisation inclined towards performing seva, Shree Aniruddha Aadesh Pathak, in association with the Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster
September 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The month of Shravan is extremely special for all the ShraddhavansIt is considered a holy month that initiates the festivals and Utsavs full of devotion. Shraddhavans actively participate in the Mahadurgeshwar Prapatti Poojan, the month-long recitation of Ghorkashtodharan Stotra and also the Ashwattha Maruti Poojan. The month following Shravan is Bhadrapad. The much-awaited event in this month is the
‘अल्फा टू ओमेगा’ न्युजलेटर – हिन्दी संस्करण जून २०१८ संपादकीय, हरि ॐ श्रद्धावान सिंह/वीरा, मानसून की अच्छी शुरुआत हमारे जीवन में ढेर सारी खुशियाँ लाती है, जबकि मानसून देर से आने से सभी लोग चिंतित हो जाते है। आइये, हम सब मिलकर प्रार्थना करें कि हमारे देश में इस मानसून में अच्छी बारिश हो। क्योंकि एक ज़िम्मेदार नागरिक होने के कारण हमें कम वर्षा से होने वाले दुष्प्रभावों से बचने
June 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The onset of good monsoon brings joy, on the contrary, any delay brings anxious moments. Let us pray that our country gets a good monsoon this season. However, as responsible citizens, we also need to take appropriate steps to avoid the ill-effects of scanty rainfall. Sadguru Aniruddha has been inspiring and guiding us with various initiatives to find an effective
May 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, The response to the Mega Blood Donation Camp held on 22nd April 2018 was overwhelming in the true sense of the word. A total of 5838 units of blood were collected in a single day at Mumbai alone. The camp which was started in the year 1999 with vision and inspiration of Dr. Aniruddha Joshi (Sadguru Bapu) has gained in
April 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, In March 2006, Bapu (Dr. Aniruddha Dhairyadhar Joshi) began an articles series on the subject – ‘Third World War’, and in the very first issue of it, he wrote – “A study of the history of the last hundred years, i.e. of the so-called scientiﬁc era would clearly indicate the real causes underlying the various struggles for power as also
March 2018 From the Editor’s Desk Hari Om Friend, Kolhapur Medical & Healthcare Camp, the much awaited event concluded on the 5th of February 2018. A total of 93 villages including 8073 students have benefitted in the two days of the Camp conducted under the guidance of Dr. Aniruddha D. Joshi (Sadguru Bapu), MD (Medicine) by Dilasa Medical Trust & Rehabilitation Centre, Shree Aniruddha Upasana Foundation, and its
‘अल्फा टू ओमेगा’ न्युजलेटर – हिन्दी संस्करण मार्च २०१८ संपादकीय, हरि ॐ श्रद्धावान सिंह / वीरा , कोल्हापुर स्वास्थ एवं चिकित्सा शिविर दिनांक ५ फरवरी २०१८ को सम्पन हुआ जिस शिविर के लिए पूरे वर्ष इंतज़ार रहता है। डॉ अनिरुद्ध डी जोशी (सद्गुरु बापू ) के मार्गदर्शन में चलित दिलासा मेडिकल ट्रस्ट रिहॅबिलीटेशन सेंटर (Dilasa Medical Centre and Rehabilitation Centre), श्री अनिरुद्ध उपासना फाऊंडेशन (Shree Aniruddha Upasana Faoundation) और इनके
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