Bye Bye 2011 and Welcome 2012
Saturday December 31, 2011
Top news and events of the year 2011
Let’s, sneak into what major events occurred, the festivals celebrated, different Pilgrimages undertaken and Pujyashree Deepakbhai‘s international trips in the year of 2011.
JANUARY 2011 Highlights
Pilgrimage to Palitana Shetrunjaya Tirth : More than 4000 people along with Pujyashree Deepakbhai visited this place. 850 people (25 Monks) attained Self-realization through Gnan Vidhi Ceremony.
FEBRUARY 2011 Highlights
Message by Pujyashree Deepakbhai for Narmada Dam :One can rarely see such side of Pujyashree Deepakbhai where he expressed wholeheartedly for Relative things. Normally the other mahatma writes in visitors book and then he will sign. We can see his inner feelings for Relative Things.
MARCH 2011 Highlights
Aptsinchan for girls and boys : Aptsinchan for Girls was announced on Pujya Niruma's Punyatithi. A New building for Sadhak Residence, Library, Prayer Hall, Computer and Class Rooms have been constructed for Sadhak bhaiyos. This will groom the girls and the boys for the future aptputras and aptputris for gnan, sewa and jagat kalyan.
Pujyashree Deepakbhai's 41st Gnan Day was celebrated by a special bhakti in ATPL.
APRIL 2011 Highlights
Prayers for H. H. Satya Saibaba : Pujyashree Deepakbhai and all shibir mahatmas did nice prayers and vidhi for His Holiness Shree Satya Saibaba on the occasion of his sad demise.
Satsang was held in London, England and Germany. Special shibir on the book Pure Love was held in London.
MAY 2011 Highlights
Pujyashree Deepakbhai with Gurudev Rakeshbhai : Pujya Rakeshbhai came to wish Pujyashree Deepakbhai on his relative Birthday and spent 2 hours sharing details about satsang activities, organization, how not to sit down in Shubh (good deeds) but to progress for Shuddh (above good and bad) . Rakeshbhai also took lunch and invited Pujyashree Deepakbhai to visit Dharampur where an ashram has been set up.
After Hindi Shibir Pujyashree Deepakbhai and all mahatmas went to Ambaji 1 day Jatra. 4000 mahatma joined and had a great time doing bhakti, darshan and satsang.
JUNE 2011 Highlights
Pujyashree Deepakbhai was leaving for a long trip to USA : He visited L.A., Phoenix, San Jose, Houston, Dallas, Toronto, Chicago . Texas Children celebrated A Father’s Day with Pujyashree in USA.
JULY 2011 Highlights
Satsang tour : Pujyashree Deepakbhai continued his trip and travelled NY, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Auckland, Sydney. Guru Purnima and Pujya Niruma's gnan day celebration was held in Atlanta.
AUGUST 2011 Highlights
Satsang tour : Pujyashree Deepakbhai continued his trip and travelled to Perth and Singapore where he spent some informal time with mahatmas. It was the first visit to Perth by Pujyashree Deepakbhai. Pujya Niruma visited PerthÂ in 2004. Many mahatmas got an opportunity to come closer and ask many personal questions in small groups.
Thousands of Mahatmas celebrated Rakshabandhan and prayed Dada to protect them against Kashayas and Vishayas.
Janmashtami was celebrated in a grand manner. Entire sabhamandap and mandir podium was full during midnight bhakti where Pujyashree Deepakbhai played various roles for the mahatmas.
I-star Shibir for teenagers was held where teens of various countries had great time experiencing prem of gnani and mahatmas, environment of Simandhar City and fun and gnan filled sessions.
SEPTEMBER 2011 Highlights
Golden Temple, Amritsar : Pujyashree Deepakbhai went to Golden Temple for blessings and prayer to Guru and Granth Sahib, to bless all those who come for Darshan so that they get opportunity to attain Knowledge of Self.
Pujyashree Deepakbhai's satsangs were held in Chennai, Hydrabad, Delhi, Jullandhar and Dubai.
OCTOBER 2011 Highlights
Diwali and New Year celebration : Pujyashree Deepakbhai went for morning walk so that he can greet and bless all mahatmas on this auspicious day. Bhakti was held in the mandir at night.
Satsangs were held in Uganda, Mombasa and Nairobi.
NOVEMBER 2011 Highlights
Baroda Janmjayanti : Param Pujya Dadashri's 104th birth anniversary was celebrated. 2700 new people took Gnan, including among them many prominent personalities and there was a tremendous response in satsang.
Satsangs were held in Rajkot, Jamnagar.
Pujyashree visited famous temple of Dwarkadhish (Krishna Bhagwan) where most of priests, officers, trustees were watching TV satsang and they felt overwhelmed by presence of Pujyashree.
DECEMBER 2011 Highlights
Pujya Niruma's 68th Birthday : As usual lot of mahatmas attended Prabhat Feri (early morning walk in city with asim jay jay kar), vidhi and prayers at Samadhi.
Satsang programs were held in Ahmedabad, Ankleshwar, Surat.
Last but not the least, its time for a grand inauguration of Trimandir at Ghodhra from 28th Dec to 1st Jan.
Finally its time to say Bye bye 2011 … Welcome 2012 ! Happy new year to all of you.