were the three magic words uttered by Parama Pujya Parijnanashram Swamiji III when He bestowed mantra-deeksha upon a fledgling initiate who had no idea of how that Blessing would one day open joyful avenues of sadhana and seva under the loving Guidance of our present Mathadhipati Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji. Asha Awasthi’s frank and in-depth narrative is sure to inspire many sadhaka-s to discover the manifold joys and fulfillment seva gifts... (October 2019)
If you do not know Sanskrit and yet discover joyfully that you can understand many words in the text below, it is because Sanskrit is the treasure-house of all the root-words from which many regional languages have arrived at their individual vocabulary. A day-long Shivir was held recently in Mumbai to enable students to sharpen their conversational skills in Sanskrit. Presenting Sheetal Chandaver's report on the stimulating event in flawless DEVABHASHA (August 2019)
What made Bhavanishanker Kandlurmam donate a silver mantap for the utsava murti of Lord Bhavanishankar during Kanakanjali –the 50th birthday-commemoration of our Mathadhipati Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji? The story of a man who journeyed from Puttur to Zurich without leaving his roots behind Photo credits - Jaikishan Kandlur (July 2019)
Prarthana- a unique global platform for growing children, was initiated with the Blessings of our Beloved Mathadhipati Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji. It aims at strengthening the root-identity of Chitrapur Saraswat children and subtly, through a variety of attractive creative packages, promotes positivity and knowledge about our precious cultural inheritance. Prarthana has 35 centres the world over, around 260 students and 79 dedicated and loving teachers.
Nine-year-old SAYUJ KALYANPUR from the Prarthana Varg participated joyfully in a Seva Saptah at Karla recently. With a little help from mother Sangeeta, Sayuj shares his experiences in this interesting essay Photo credits - Padmini Balsekar (June 2019)
With the Grace and Guidance of the Guru when your eyes open to receive the many blessings coming your way, the journey of life turns into An Ongoing Miracle!
TANUJA NADKARNI’s sensitive account traces the many welcome happenings that have convinced her that this move from Mumbai to Chitrapur was indeed a welcome gift from destiny! (May 2019)