The silver Padukas of Gurudev Swami
Omkarananda are placed on an Asana with a soft
velvet-cloth and worshipped with Kumkum, rice corns, fresh
Bilva leaves, flowers, etc.
Abhisheka with milk, Ganges water and
other ingredients for the Silver-Padukas of Sadgurudev
H.D. Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati in the morning of
the Guru-Purnima Celebrations, by His direct Disciples,
Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati and Kumari
Somashekhari, assisted by the Omkarananda Ashram Priests.
Along with the recitation of "Shri
108 Holy Names of Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati,
fresh, fragrant rose flower petals and other fragrant
flowers were offered with deep devotion to Gurudev.
Offering of Naivedyam.
This wonderful Gurupuja was concluded
with the "Omkarananda-Arati" performed by
Kumari Somashekhari, Swami Vishveshwarananda and Swami
Kumari Somashekhari holds a plate with
fresh flowers, ready to be offered to Gurudev.
Along with chanting, Somashekhari
offers the flowers to Gurudev Swami Omkarananda.
The Priest is blessing Swami
Vishveshwarananda with the holy water.
Shri Mukesh Panditji is offering
Prasadam to everybody.
The beautifully decorated entrance of
the Shrine of Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi.
Kumari Prachi Mishra, from Lucknow, a
student of Kumari Somashekhari, welcomes everybody to a
devotional dance-performance in Honour of Gurudev
Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati, by Kumari Somashekhari,
as a part of the Guru-Purnima Celebrations.
Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati
is explaining the meaning of each Temple dance.
Guru-Bhakti-Ratna Kumari Somashekhari
performs different Bharatanatyam Temple-Dances in deepest
Gratitude and Adorations for Gurudev Swami Omkarananda.
Swami Vishveshwaranandaji explained to
the Devotees that this devotional dance-performance will
be concluded by the "Omkarananda-Arati-Dance".
by Kumari Somashekhari.
Swami Vishveshwarananda offered a
flower mala to Swami Satchidananda
for his outstanding
assistance during the Guru-Purnima Celebrations.
Shri Swami Vishveshwaranandaji offered
Thanks to Kumari Somashekhari for her beautiful and divine
dance-performance and he further on spoke about the
Greatness of Gurudev Swami Omkarananda and the importance
On behalf of all Ashramites and
Devotees Shri Swami Pragyanandaji offered his
heartfelt Thanks and Adorations to Shri Swami
Shri P.C. Malhotra, a long standing
Devotee from Delhi, expresses his admirations for Swami
Vishveshwarananda, Swami Satchidananda and Kumari
Somashekhari for their exemplary dedication to Gurudev
Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati.
This holy Celebration concluded with
Prasad distribution to all.
Professor Ram Kumar Sharma (left), Dr.
Aditya Gautam, Director OIMT (right)
and others are
thankful to Swami Vishveshwarananda for his inspiring
and heart-touching speech on Guru-Purnima.