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Shriyantra Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas Swami Omkarananda



Thought for the Day:


Swami Omkarananda



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in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas,
from 31st March 2014 to 9th April 2014


A nice Pandal (Altar) with Omkarananda-Shanta-Durga Devi was made by the Priests of Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi Mandir, at the Yajnashala of the Temple.

Chief Priest Suresh Shastriji offers the Purnahuti to the Divine Mother.

After Purnahuti the Chief Priest and Kumari Somashekhari offer Ghee to the Yajna.

Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda Saraswati, President Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas,
offers the Arati to the Divine Mother.

The cute Omkarananda-Hanuman is blessing everybody.

Another special Navaratri Hawana.

The evening Yajnas for Durga continued in full swing.

Purnahuti by Kumari Somashekhari.

Panchamrit was offered to the guests, who attended the function.

Beautiful conclusion of the Yajna with Arati.

Ashramites, Devotees and Guests during Arati of Omkarananda-Kamakshi-Devi.


Dr. Prakriti Bhaskar, a known Bharatanatyam dancer from Mumbai,
offered an excellent performance.



Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda highlights the dance of Dr. Prakriti Bhaskar.


Kumari Somashekhari blesses her with a Mala.


Swami Vishveshwarananda offer a shawl to Prakriti,
while Siddhartha Krishna, the Master of Ceremony, is smiling.


Swami Vishveshwar­anandaji also had offered a Mala to Shri Bhaskarji, Prakriti's husband, and was full of praise for him, since he is always assisting Prakriti in her artistic endeavours.


Prakriti expressed her heartfelt Thanks for getting the opportunity to dance in the Temple.


Arati on Durga-Ashtami.


Siddhartha Krishna announces the dance performance of
Guru-Bhakti-Ratna Kumari Somashekhari on Durga-Ashtami.



Graceful Bharatanatyam Temple Dances by Kumari Somashekhari.



Swami Vishveshwarananda thanks Kumari Somashekhari for her lovely and divine performance.


Swamiji honours Mukesh Panditji, a hardworking Priest of Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas.


Shri Swami Vishveshwarananda is praising Shri Swami Pragyananda
for his outstanding services in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas.



Concluding Yajna and Purnahuti by Swami Vishveshwarananda on Vijaya Dashami.



Puja by Kumari Somashekhari.


Kumari Somashekhari, Swami Vishveshwarananda and Swami Satchidananda
receiving the Blessings of Omkarananda-Shanta-Durga Devi.


Kumari Somashekhari honours 9 Kanyas with flower malas.


Kumari Somashekhari makes Arati for the Kanyas, after they had been presented with nice gifts.



All the nine Kanyas and one Suvasini enjoy the holy Prasadam
in Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas.

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