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YSS/SRF Announces New President

The Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship Board of Directors is happy to share with you the news that Swami Chidananda Giri has been elected president and spiritual head of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship (YSS/SRF), succeeding Sri Sri Mrinalini Mata, who served in this position from January 2011 until her passing last month. His appointment was made by a unanimous vote by the SRF Board of Directors on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

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YSS Lessons - Enhanced and Expanded Edition

As just announced at SRF World Convocation in Los Angeles, a new edition of the Yogoda Satsanga/Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons is planned for release in 2018. This is a monumental project assigned personally by our guru, Paramahansa Yogananda, to our late beloved Sanghamata and President, Sri Sri Mrinalini Mata — a project that she had worked on for decades, and to which she had been devoting a huge amount of her available time and energy to bring to final completion during the past few years.

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In Memoriam: Sri Mrinalini Mata (May 8, 1931 - August 3, 2017)

A Special Message From the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship Board of Directors

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Message from Sri Sri Mrinalini Mata for Janmashtami 2017

Dear Ones,

As we join millions of devotees around the world in celebrating Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, our hearts are uplifted anew by the irresistible call of God’s love and joy that flows through the pure channel of his life and immortal teachings.

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Guru Purnima - 2017

Dear Ones,

On the day of Guru Purnima, we unite with devotees throughout India and around the world in the ancient and sacred tradition of paying homage to the guru—the dispeller of the darkness of maya, the guide God sends to bring us back to Him. During this special year marking the centenary of the founding of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India...

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Yogoda Satsanga News

For a YSS devotee, March 7 is associated with several sacred events that are close to his heart. Sixty-five years ago, on this very day in 1952, Paramahansa Yogananda had entered Mahasamadhi, speaking of God and his beloved India.

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India's PM Releases Stamp Commemorating YSS Centenary

The Prime Minister of India, the Honorable Sri Narendra Modi, paid tribute to the lifework of Paramahansa Yogananda during a special ceremony in New Delhi on March 7, 2017.

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Janmotsav 2017 - Noida

January 5, 2017 was celebrated in Noida Ashram not only as Gurudeva Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda’s 124th birth anniversary but also as the commencement and curtain-raiser to the Centenary Celebrations of YSS.

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YSS Centenary Celebrations - Dakshineswar

The Centenary celebrations of  Yogoda Satsanga Society and 124th Janmotsav celebrations of Gurudev Paramahansa Yogananda, at Dakshineswar ashram have started from 2nd  January 2017. These will continue for next 3 weeks and include functions at kendras and mandalis around Bengal.

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YSS Centennial Celebrations - Hyderabad

Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra, Hyderabad organised the Janmotsav and Centenary celebrations from January 5-8, 2017 at a function hall in the heart of the city. The programme on January 5, 2017 which was also Gurudeva Paramahansa Yoganandaji's birth anniversary was attended by around 850 devotees.

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YSS Centennial Celebrations - MUMBAI

The centennial celebrations of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS) began in Mumbai on Thursday, January 5, 2017, the birth anniversary of  Paramahansa Yogananda.

Swami Tejomayananda Saraswati, Worldwide Head of Chinmaya Mission, and Swami Shraddhananda Giri, Member Board of Directors, YSS, presided over the ceremony.

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