Sri Swamiji in Chennai

Second set of Photographs and narration

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Chennai Ashrama donated 62 wheel chairs, calipers and accessories to the handicapped children as part of the social service activity

The entire group who benefited

Chennai Ashrama organized Kriya Yoga teaching to interested participants for three days

Sri Swamiji performed Abhishekam to the Karya Siddhi Hanuman idol in Madras Ashrama. This idol was the first ever Hanuman temple established by Sri Swamiji

Sri Swamiji personally decorated the Hanuman statue with Haridra (turmeric powder). Notice that the Hanuman idol has folded Hands like Bhakta Anjaneya. Later idols were ones with Abhaya Hasta (protection hand posture)

The fully decorated statue of Karya Siddhi Hanuman

Sri Swamiji stands in front of the sea of coconuts tied around the Hanuman shrine. It is Sri Swamiji's wish that all Karya Siddhi Hanuman temples started by Sri Swamiji should pursue and propagate this coconut tying system

Music for meditation and healing was held on 29th June 2004. Sri Swamiji completed the 18 Devi temple story telling a full two days early. One day was used for the Meditation and Healing concert, which Sri Swamiji said as His Samarpana to mother Goddess Raja Rajeshwari Devi. On the last evening, send off function was held. Renowned flute player, Dr. N. Ramani participated.

Sri Swamiji extensively used the crystal wands during the concert.

A new system. Sri Swamiji chose some persons to touch a specially powerful crystal.

The crystal that was touched by people was washed by Sri Swamiji. The color of the water after washing turned grayish.

Sri Swamiji released the second version of Shata Shloki Ramayana audio CD. A new track has been included called Naama Ramayana, a popular Shloka series for South Indians.

Children trained by Smt. Sulochana Pattabhiraman offered Bhajan singing Seva on 30th June 2004

On the last day, 30th June 2004, Sri Swamiji released the MP3 CDs of the Tamil speech given By Sri Swamiji during the last week's discourse on Ashtha Dasha Shakti Peethams. People were bewildered at the amazing speed in which it was produced.

Trustees of the Madras Ashrama. An Able Team.

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