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14th Anniversary Celebrations of
Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram, Gayatri Nagar, Tadas, Hubli,
District Haveri, Karnataka, on 11th and 12th February 2014

The Invitation Card for the 14th Anniversary Celebration of
Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram, Tadas, Hubli, Karnataka

Evening-Satsang with Saints in Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram – from left to right:
Kumari Somashekhari, General Secretary Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, Rishikesh, Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati, President Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, Rishikesh, Shri Swami Premananda Saraswati, Shivananda Ashram, Ganeshpur, Uttarkashi, Himalayas, Shri Swami Ramaswaroopananda, Himavan Caves, Ganeshpur, Uttarkashi, Himalayas, Shri Swami Balakrishnananda Saraswati, President Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram, Hubli, Karnataka and Shri Swami Gambheerananda Saraswati, Shivananda Ashram, Ujali, Uttarkashi, Himalayas.

The Celebrations in Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram started with grand cultural programmes by eminent Indian Classical Musicians and Dancers. The whole Ashram area resounded with the soulful Flute Recital of the famous Artist Pandit Praveen Godkhindi.

In the night Guru-Bhakti-Ratna Kumari Somashekhari from Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, Rishikesh, took the stage and delighted the audience with the performance of pure Bharatanatyam Temple-Dances.

Kumari Somashekhari explained the meaning of her dances and expressed her joy in a few words in Kannada, the language of Karnataka.

Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati, had been requested by the Organizers to honour Kumari Somashekhari with a flower mala for her dance-performance.

Mahatmas on the dais addressed the audience.


Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati, President, Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, inspired each and everybody with his powerful, divine speech.


Devotees of Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram are listening spellbound.


Shri Swami Balakrishnananda Saraswati, President Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram, Hubli, Karnataka, is educating the devotees about the importance of Gayatri-Worship and the repetition of the Gayatri Mantra.


Kumari Somashekhari had been spontaneously requested by the Organizers to present devotional dances on the second night of the Celebrations, too.

While dancing Kumari Somashekhari shows the Divine Mother, holding the parrot.
This holy bird is a symbol of the sacred Wisdom of the Vedas.


Kumari Somashekhari is surrounded by cute little girls, who had performed Bharatanatyam on this occasion.


After the grand Abhisheka for Gayatri Devi, all devotees watch the final Pujas and Hawanas.



Dr. Vidya-Abhinava Vidyaranya Bharati, Shankaracharya of Koodali Shringeri Maha­samsthana, addresses the devotees.



At the conclusion of the wonderful Celebrations Shri Swami Balakrishnananda Saraswati offers to Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati a shawl with a lot of love and affection.


Kumari Somashekhari at the holy Tulsi plant in the headquarters of
Gayatri Tapobhoomi Ashram, in old Hubli.

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