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
Alpha to Omega Newsletter – August 2016
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
‘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
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
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