on 25th December 2014
Omkarananda Jayanti Celebrations
started in the early morning of 25th December 2014
a traditional way, with Sundarkhand Recitations.
Anandmurti Gurumaa, special guest,
along with Swami Ram Kripalu Maharaj and
disciples, are receiving the blessings of the Chief Priest
of Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Temple, Shri Suresh Joshi.
Kumari Somashekhari with Gurumaa,
followed by Swami Ram Kripalu,
are coming out of the
Temple and proceed towards Omkarananda Vidya Bhawan
for the cultural function in honour of Paramahamsa
Gurumaa interacts with Mr. D.K.
Varshney, a prominent educationist from Rishikesh.
From left to right: Shri
Gopalacharyaji, Shri Ram Kripaluji,
a smiling Gurumaa
and a smiling Kumari Somashekhari.
Kumari Somashekhari and Gurumaa are
lighting the Deepas for the start of the holy event.
Swami Paramanandaji, the Master of
Ceremony, welcomes all the guests for the cultural
Function in honour of Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati on
His Jayanti Celebration.
Kumari Somashekhari commenced the
function with an excellent dance performance.
The students of Omkarananda Gayatri
Ved Vidyalaya were showing their skills
recitations from Rigveda, Yajurveda and Atharvaveda.
Anandmurti Gurumaa distributes gifts
to the students for their excellent performance.
Swami Satchidananda took care for a
smooth functioning of
the audio-system during this
Kumari Somashekhari in a typical
Bharatanatyam dance pose.
Kumari Somashekhari offers a
flower-mala to Gurumaa as a respect for her visit to the
Swami Vishveshwarananda offers a shawl
to Swami Ram Kripalu,
a true Yogi from the Himalayas.
Gurumaa is praising the activities of
Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas.
A happy Gurumaa, surrounded by many
people and many cameras after her visit.
Gurumaa along with Swami Ram Kripalu,
Col. Sachdeva, Prof. Ramkumar Sharma,
Shri Sukumar and
Shri P.C. Malhotra in front of Omkarananda Vidya Bhawan.
A truly divine performance given by
Kumari Somashekhari during the function.
Swami Vishveshwarananda blesses a
Sadhu, who joyously had walked
towards the stage
during the function.
A visibly happy Shri Varshney after
his historic speech.
Shri Malhotraji speaks to the audience
about his wonderful experiences
he had while staying
in the Ashram.
A never tired Shri Gopalacharyaji
gives a rousing speech.
Swami Vishveshwarananda is very
happy, about how the function is proceeding.
Swami Vishveshwarananda after
receiving a flower-mala from Gopalacharyaji.
Gopalacharyaji offers a flower-mala to
and praises her wonderful
performance during the function.
Swami Vishveshwarananda speaks about
Gurudev Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati
Shri Sudhakar Sharma, along with his
recites powerful Mantras for the peace
and happiness of all.
Swami Vishveshwarananda praises Shri
Venkatramanji, in-charge of
Bhawanam in Kancheepuram, for his untiring and
excellent works provided to the Ashram and offers him a
shawl as sign of gratitude.
Swami Vishveshwarananda highlights the
noble services rendered by the
Chief Priest of
Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Mandir, Shri Suresh Joshi.
Kumari Somashekhari offers Arati to
Swami Vishveshwarananda while offering
Arati to Gurudev.
With great joy Kumari Somashekhari is
to Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati.
All the guests could take part in an
In the evening of Omkarananda Jayanti,
on 25th December 2014, Shri Sudhakar Sharma,
famous Priest of Tamil Nadu, with his two disciples and
Shri Venkatramanji from Kancheepuram, are proceeding to
Omkarananda Gayatri Ved Vidyalaya.
On the rocks at the land in front of
Omkarananda Gayatri Ved Vidyalaya,
with the Ganga
flowing behind, are standing Swami Vishveshwarananda
along with Kumari Somashekhari, Sudhakar Sharma and his
Sudhakar Sharma is listening with
surprise to the excellent recitations of
of Omkarananda Gayatri Ved Vidyalaya. Next to him is
Principal Shri Shiva Kumar Maalviya and
behind them are standing
Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda
and Kumari Somashekhari.