We are happy to announce that, in 2019, the Janmotsav celebrations in the honour of our blessed Gurudeva Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda, will be held simultaneously at Indore and Puri 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.
Information about the programmes and registration guidelines are given in the following pages. For further information, please contact the respective Kendra at the address given below :
Indore, January 4 – 7, 2019
Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra
C/o Smt. Perviz Ginwala, Village: Datoda, On Khandwa Road
Adjacent to Vivekanand Engg. College
Kasturbagram, INDORE 452 020,
Additional contact persons: Sri R. B. Banke: 09425903969; Smt. Perviz Ginwala: 09981163332, Sri Rajesh Pandey: 07828983111, Sri Ajoy Baidya: 09754522123
All programmes will be held at: Nirvanaa Hotel & Resort, MR-10, Near Railway Over bridge, Super Corridor Road, Adjacent to Toll Plaza, Kumedi, Indore 453555
Puri, January 4 – 7, 2019
Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra
Near Odisha Bakery, Water Works Road,
PURI 752 002, Odisha
Phone: (06752) 233272, 09778373452, 09668544380
Additional contact persons: Sri Ramakanta Samal: 09668544380; Sri Maheswar Sahoo: 09778373452; Sri Nihar Kanti Basa: 09438320078
All programmes will be held at: Shree Purusottam Vatika, Near Youth Hostel, Chakratirtha Road, Puri 752 002
General Information and Registration Guidelines for Janmotsav at Indore and Puri
The schedule for the Janmotsav will include twice-daily group meditations, spiritual discourses, explanation of meditation techniques, personal guidance by YSS sannyasis, and a video show on Gurudeva. Kriya Yoga diksha for eligible devotees will be conducted on January 7, 2019. Devotees will receive details of the programme upon their arrival at the venue.
Review of meditation techniques is for YSS Lessons students only. Kriya Yoga diksha is for eligible YSS Lessons students only and Kriya Yoga review is for YSS Kriyabans only. However, all interested family members and friends are welcome to attend the spiritual discourses and video show programmes.
Limited dormitory-style accommodation will be arranged for ladies and gents separately at both the venues. Family members may please plan and pack accordingly. There will also be a Registration fee of Rs. 750 per person for the entire Janmotsav. The charge for meals will be separate and need to be paid on arrival.
If you wish to participate in the Janmotsav, please contact Indore / Puri Dhyana Kendra at the address given above for registration and further guidance. The enclosed Registration Form, duly filled in with your phone number, and email-id should be sent to the concerned Kendra latest by December 5, 2018. You may also register and pay online by visiting the webpages mentioned above.
After receiving your Registration Form, a confirmation will be sent to you. Further information about the Janmotsav and directions to reach the venue will be given in the confirmation letter.
Volunteers: To organize these functions, many devotee-volunteers will be required. Please mention if you are in a position to volunteer your services during the function. The number of days you could spend, and previous experience, if any, may also be indicated on the Registration Form. After receiving this information, the Kendra will select volunteers for various areas of work and give further instructions.