2018 Events (printable)

September 2018

Date (Day) Event Details
Sep 30 (Sunday) Mahasamadhi / Birthday of Lahiri baba Mahasamadhi / Birthday of Lahiri baba Shri Shyama Charan Lahiri  (30 Sept 1828 – 26 Sept 1895), best known as Lahiri Mahasaya, was a disciple of Mahavatar Babaji. He revived the yogic science of Kriya Yoga when he learned it from Mahavatar Babaji in 1861. Lahiri...

October 2018

Date (Day) Event Details
Oct 4 (Thursday) - Oct 7 (Sunday) Higher Kriya Retreat (2018)   Cultivating Perseverance Date/Time (download schedule in PDF) Thursday, Oct 4 (9 am) - Sunday, Oct 7 (1 pm) Location 3400 Earl Dr., Joliet, IL - 60431 Retreat Cost $40/day (Thursday-Saturday), $20 (Sunday) (Payments can be made at the time of...
Oct 14 (Sunday) Chandi Homa (Public Fire Ceremony) A tentative event schedule is below : 8:30 am - Arrival, Preparation 9:00 am - Homa (fire ceremony) program starts 1:00 pm - Lunch for everyone   15 Homa Kunda (fire pits) would be established for oblations Everyone participates in...
Oct 20 (Saturday) - Oct 21 (Sunday) Kriya Yoga Initiation With Yogacharya Durga Chunduri Saturday (October 20) 9 - 12 pm - Kriya Yoga Initiation 12:30 pm - Lunch 2:30 - 5 pm - Technique teaching and Guided meditation Sunday (October 21) : 9 - 10:30 am - Technique review...

November 2018

Date (Day) Event Details
Nov 11 (Sunday) Deepavali (Festival of Lights) Deepavali (Festival of Lights)                 We will perform worship of mother Laxmi (Goddess of Prosperity) and meditate on this auspicious occasion of Deepavali, also known as Festival of Lights. Below is the tentative schedule:...

December 2018

Date (Day) Event Details
Dec 2 (Sunday) Gurudev's Mahasamadhi and Holiday Celebration A special program to celebrate Gurudev’s Mahasamadhi on Sunday, Dec 2nd. We will also celebrate upcoming Holidays with cultural presentations and lunch that day. The cultural program will have soul elevating songs, musics, and dance, story telling, and many more. If...
Dec 8 (Saturday) - Dec 9 (Sunday) Kriya Yoga Initiation With Yogacharya Durga Chunduri Saturday (December 08) 9 - 12 pm - Kriya Yoga Initiation 12:30 pm - Lunch 2:30 - 5 pm - Technique teaching and Guided meditation Sunday (December 09) : 9 - 10:30 am - Technique review and...
Dec 23 (Sunday) Christmas Celebrations Christmas Celebrations (Sunday, 23rd December) 09:00 am :: Second Kriya meditation 10:30 am :: Lighting candle and reflecting on Jesus's teachings 11:15 am :: First Kriya meditation on Jesus's teachings 12:30 pm :: Lunch Jesus, the only begotten Son (excerpt from...

January 2019

Date (Day) Event Details
Jan 1 (Tuesday) 2019 : New Year meditation New Year Meditation schedule 11:00 am :: Lighting candles , welcoming the new year through light of knowledge 11:10 am :: Reading New-Year (2019) message from Shree Guruji Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji 11:15 am :: New-Year meditation  12:30 pm :: Lunch ***********************************************************************************************...

 

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