activities in Ashram
Ashram Devotees starts their daily
activities in the early morning (Brahma Muhurtham) at 4:00
A.M., chanting Pranava Nadha
4:00 A.M to 4:45 A.M
4:45 A.M to 5:00 A.M
5:00 A.M to 6:00 A.M
||Devotional songs or Bhajans
6:00 A.M to 7:00 A.M
Babuji pooja room will be open for Darshan after performing pooja.
Darshan at all temples. Devotees, if so desire can perform
Archanas (Ritual worship) at the temples between
5:00 A.M to 9:00 A.M
Theertham and Prasadam will be distributed to the Devotees after darshan.
10:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M
Bhajans or singing devotional songs
11:00 A.M to 12:00Noon
||Exposition from Hindu spiritual
classics (from Ramayana, Maha Bharatham, Bhaghavatam etc.)
2:30 P.M to 3:00 P.M
6:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M
||Rendering from Sri Babuji
discourses (from Guru vani, Sri Babuji smrutulu etc.)
7:00 P.M to 7:15 P.M
7:15 P.M to 8:00 P.M
||Ashram Devotees spend maximum
time for participating in Satsangs, Bhajans, Meditation etc.
Dhanurmasam and Sankranthi:
Dhanurmasam celebration starts on 16th December and extends to
15th January Sankranthi, during these days the daily prayer
consists of additional chanting from Tiruppavi Mukunda mala,
Narayana Kavacham and satsang starts at 9:30 A.M with commentaries
on Sundarakanda, Bhagvad Gita, Tulsi Ramayana, Biographies of
great saints and Rishis, Bhagavatam etc. Sri Sadguru Padapuja and
Radha Krishna puja are performed followed by Sri Mathaji
discourses. The program ends at 2:00 P.M with Theertham and
Prasadam. 13th Bhogi, Satsang, Sadguru pada puja at night the
traditional function of pouring Bhogi (Berry) fruits and coins on
Sadguru. 14/15th Sankranthi, Satsang discourse by Poojya Sri
Mathaji (Guru bodha) and Sri Sadguru Pada Puja.
Shiva Ratri (Two days):
Program consists of Maha Rudrabhishekam, Siva Parvathi Kalyanam
and procession of deities. Next day Sankeerthanam, Satsang, Sri
Sadguru Pada puja, Gurubodha and Maha Prasadam.
Sree Rama Navami: The program
consists of Sri Seetha Rama Kalyanam, Guru bodha and Sri Sadguru
Pada puja etc.
Shankara Jayanthi: (Also
anniversary of Brindavan Prathishta) Satsang discourses of Sri
Mathaji, Sadguru pada puja and Maha prasadam.
Sri Krishna Janmashtami
Celebration (3 days): The program consists of celebration of Lord
Sri Krishna Birth, Sri Radha Krishna pooja sankeerthanam, Satasang,
Guru bodha and Sadguru pada pooja etc.
Ashada Sudda Ekadasi: Sri
Sadguru pada puja and discourses.
Dasara celebrations (Durga/Kali Matha
puja) - 12 days.
Goddess Kali matha is decorated in different 'Avathars' and the
puja is performed, which includes Devi Bhagavatha pravachanam,
Sankeerthanam. Satsang and Gurubodha etc., from 8:00 A.M to 2:00
P.M. At 2:30 P.M Kumkum archana, Mantra pushpam followed by
theertam and Maha prasadam. On the last day night after sadguru
pada puja Raksha (Tilakam) will be put on the Forehead of Devotees
and kum kum, Akshathalu will be distributed to all - last 3 days
programs includes Ekaham, Deeksha viramana, sankeerthanam,
procession, Sri Sadguru pada puja and Maha prasadam.
Sri Sadguru Aradhana Celebrations
(7 days): After Sri Babu attained Maha Samadhi, a seven days
Aradhana function is being celebrated every year from 3rd new moon
day to 10th new moon day (Dasami) in the month of Karthika. Daily
activities includes Sankeerthanam (24 hours non-stop), meditation
(24 hours non-stop), Parayana of a different type every day (24
hours non-stop), Sri Sadguru pada puja with Laksha Namarchan and
Gurubodha from 10:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M. This is followed by
theertham and Maha prasadam on all the 7 days. Subsequently,
procession, Deeksha Viramana, is celebrated by all the devotees of
the Ashram collectively.
Special pujas are also performed on the
following occasions, and all the festival like Bheeshma Ekadasi,
Deepavali, Guru Nanak Jayanthi, Christmas, Good Friday, Ugadi,
Mahaveer Jayanthi, Buddha Purnima, Moharum, Ramzan, Vinayak
Chathurthi and four Vyas purnimas i.e., in the months of Ashada,
Karthika, Magha, Vyshaaka. The programs include Sankeerthana,
Satsang, Guru bodha and Maha prasadam, etc. Pada puja are
performed on the full moon days and the tenth new moon day of
Spiritual based cultural programs are organised on Dassera and
Aradhana celebrations like Quiz, Harikatha by devotees and Drama
programs on life stories of great Devotees like, Bhaktha
Prahaladha, Samardha Ramdas, Tukharam, Sakkubai, Kamaldas, Santh
Eknath etc, by the children of Devotees