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in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas,
from 20th December 2014 to 1st January 2015

Omkarananda Jayanti,
on 25th December 2014

Omkarananda Jayanti Celebrations started in the early morning of 25th December 2014
in a traditional way, with Sundarkhand Recitations.

Anandmurti Gurumaa, special guest, along with Swami Ram Kripalu Maharaj and
her 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 Omkarananda Saraswati.

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
with 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 special event.

Kumari Somashekhari in a typical Bharatanatyam dance pose.

Kumari Somashekhari offers a flower-mala to Gurumaa as a respect for her visit to the Ashram.

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 Kumari Somashekhari
and praises her wonderful performance during the function.


Swami Vishveshwarananda speaks about Gurudev Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati
and His tremendous works.


Shri Sudhakar Sharma, along with his two disciples,
recites powerful Mantras for the peace and happiness of all.


Swami Vishveshwarananda praises Shri Venkatramanji, in-charge of
Omkarananda Veda-Mata 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 Gurudev.


Swami Vishveshwarananda while offering Arati to Gurudev.


With great joy Kumari Somashekhari is offering flowers
to Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati.


All the guests could take part in an excellent Bhandara.


In the evening of Omkarananda Jayanti, on 25th December 2014, Shri Sudhakar Sharma,
the 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 two disciples.



Sudhakar Sharma is listening with surprise to the excellent recitations of
the students of Omkarananda Gayatri Ved Vidyalaya. Next to him is sitting the
Principal Shri Shiva Kumar Maalviya and behind them are standing
Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda and Kumari Somashekhari.


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