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YSS/SRF President Swami Chidananda Visits Ashrams in India

Yogoda Satsanga Society of India/Self-Realization Fellowship President Swami Chidananda Giri recently embarked on his first trip abroad as spiritual head of Paramahansa Yogananda’s society. He departed October 28 from the SRF Mother Center in Los Angeles and made a brief stop in London before reaching Paramahansaji’s homeland, where he stayed until November 18. During this time he visited YSS ashrams and presided at some of the key events during the 2017 Sharad Sangam. His visit is made even more special by the fact that YSS is celebrating its centennial this year.

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Janmotsav at Ahmedabad and Chennai

We are happy to announce that, in 2018, the 125<sup>th</sup> Janmotsav celebrations in the honour of our blessed Gurudeva Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda, will be held simultaneously at Ahmedabad and Chennai during January 4 – 7. We convey our sincere gratitude to the devotees of these two Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendras who have expressed their eagerness to host the event.

 

 

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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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YSS Celebrates 100 Years

March 22, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS—the name by which Paramahansa Yogananda’s work is known in 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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