Centenary Celebration, Ranchi
Swami Premeshwarananda inaugurates the Book Stall.
Devotees register at the reception booth.
Allocation of rooms, badges, and booklets are done at the accommodation booth.
Swamis Smaranananda and Ishwarananda address the local media.
Swami Pavitrananda gives a special satsanga for volunteers.
Bhajan session before the Inauguration ceremony.
Devotees join in the chanting.
Swami Nirvanananda says the opening prayer.
Swami Shraddhananda reads Sri Sri Mrinalini Maa's message.
Swami Vishwananda greets the devotees.
Swami Smaranananda delivers the opening satsanga.
YSS board member Sri K. N. Bakshi talks about his spiritual journey with Gurudeva.
Section of devotees attending the opening function.
Brahmachari Saujanyananda reviews the
and Brahmachari Adyananda in Hindi.
Newly displayed photo gallery at the main building.
Devotees participate in the group
Swami Shraddhananda speaks on
Only Love Can Take My Place.
Swami Omkarananda reviews the
Swami Vasudevananda reviews the
Swamis Premeshwarananda and Govindananda meet devotees.
Overflow area for the Hindi satsangas.
Special session is organised to hear golden memories of senior monastics.
Swami Vishwananda joined YSS as a monk, more than four and a half decades earlier, shares his memories.
Swami Nirvanananda, YSS monks for five decades, shares his meetings with Sri Daya Maa.
Swami Krishnananda joined SRF as a monk more than 4 decades ago, shares his memories of early years.
Swami Shraddhananda reminisces his past 4 decades with YSS as a monk.
Swami Suddhananda shares his stories of nearly 4 decades.
Devotees have a hearty laugh at the wonderful stories shared.
The book stall is busy throughout the event.
Devotee receives spiritual guidance from Swami Hiteshananda.
Monks and devotees gather to release balloons to mark the occasion.
Joyous devotees release around a thousand balloons.
Devotees meditate outside Guruji's room.
Sadhu bhandara is organised on the Foundation day.
Sadhus from different spiritual oraganisations are welcomed by YSS monks.
Serving of prasad along with Gita chanting.
Gifts are distributed after the prasad.
Devotees decorate grounds with colours....
Devotees meditate below the Litchi Vedi.
Hoarding on the main road of Ranchi informs about the public function.
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand Sri Raghubar Das is the Chief Guest.
He is given a small guided tour of the ashram.
Lighting the lamp at the start of the function.
Swami Vishwananda gives a floral welcome.
Swami Smaranananda gifts a shawl to honour the guest.
Swami Ishwarananda conducts a brief guided meditation.
Chief minister and...
attendees join the session.
More than 2000 devotees, friends and guests from different fields attend the function.
The walkway and back of auditorium is used to accommodate all.
Swami Suddhananda reads out Sri Sri Mrinalini Maa's message.
Swami Smaranananda addresses the gathering.
Sri Raghubar Das praises Gurudeva's work and gives good wishes for its future.
Six scholarships to students from various professional courses are handed over.
Chief guest is presented with a memento, a Krishna statue.
He then joins in aarti at Litchi vedi.
Reflection of the picturesque main building special lighting.
Fountain is lit up with lights.
Swami Govindananda from SRF gives a satsanga on
Kriya Yoga and Devotion.
Swami Krishnananda speaks parallely on the same topic in Hindi.
Swami Shraddhananda meets few devotees from Nepal.
Altar decorations on the Kriya Diksha day.
Monks serve a special lunch to initiates after the diksha ceremony.
Swami Vishwananda delivers the
centenary special satsanga
Swami Shantananda's video messages from SRF is played for the devotees.
Swami Amarananda chants during the closing function.
Devotee engrossed in devotional chanting.
Swamis Govinananda and...
Krishnananda distribute prasad and mementos to devotees.