YSS/SRF President and Spiritual Head Sri Sri Swami Chidanandaji’s India Tour — 2023

January 23, 2023

It gives us great joy to inform you that Sri Sri Swami Chidananda Giri, president and spiritual head of YSS/SRF, arrived in India and reached Noida ashram on January 22 to begin his month-long visit to India. Swamiji was given a warm welcome by the sannyasis and devotees at YSS Noida ashram. He is accompanied by Swami Kamalananda from SRF.

Swami Chidanandaji is eagerly looking forward to spending time with Guruji’s large spiritual family in India. Over the next few weeks, Swamiji will be touring the YSS ashrams in different parts of India, and will preside over a special five-day Sangam at Hyderabad from February 12 to 16.

Inspirational talks and meditations (in English), led by Swami Chidanandaji and other sannyasis during the Sangam, will be live-streamed on the YSS website and YouTube channel.

Arrival in India

We are happy to share a few photos of Swamiji’s arrival at the Delhi airport and his welcome at YSS Noida ashram.

Visit to Ranchi

Swami Chidanandaji arrived at Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Math, Ranchi on the evening of January 24, 2023. Swamiji will be participating in various events during his stay in Ranchi. We are sharing here a few photos of his arrival here.

Dedication of New Facilities At Yogoda Satsanga Educational Campus — Jagannathpur (Ranchi)

Swami Chidanandaji, revered president and spiritual head of YSS/SRF, dedicated the new facilities at Yogoda Satsanga Educational Campus in Jagannathpur, Ranchi, on January 29, in a memorable event attended by the dignitaries from Ranchi educational community, YSS monastics and devotees, faculty members and students of the YSS educational institutions. The function was attended by 1,100 people and also included a short video presentation showcasing more than a hundred years of history of the institution.

These state-of-the-art facilities were designed according to ancient Gurukul principles that Paramahansa Yoganandaji applied in his original school, such as studying in close proximity to nature. They include classrooms, laboratories, an auditorium, and an administration building. This modern school campus will be used by the students from the economically underprivileged section of society.

View below a few photos from the inaugural function.

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