REPORT OF SRI SWAMIJI’S VISIT TO MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE - June 2004

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Sri Swamiji traveled with a large entourage to Singapore on the 15th June 2004. Most of the group had arrived two days earlier. The next two days, Sri Swamiji visited many gardens.

On 18th Morning Sri Swamiji gave Darshan to some devotees in Changi airport and emplaned to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The devotees and senior members of the Gnana Bodha Sabha received Sri Swamiji. From the modern KLIA airport Sri Swamiji visited the house of Smt. Sundari and Sri Ramesh Sabhapathy and arrived at the Ashrama at 3 PM.

At 6 PM, Sri Swamiji arrived at the main entrance of the adjacent property of the Malaysia Ashrama which had been purchased and renovated as the prayer hall. With this expansion, Ashrama area has been doubled and looks impressive. The Malaysia Ashrama is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the mega metropolis which is the growling tiger of Asia.
Sri Swamiji released a few pigeons from a cage on this occasion and then untied the ribbon and entered the prayer hall. Sri Swamiji was quite pleased with the developments. Sri Swamiji performed Sri Chakra Puja. Sri Duraimaniam, President of the Gnana Bodha Sabha welcomed Sri Swamiji with a speech full lot emotion and ecstasy. Sri Duraimaniam and Sri Jeyachandran offered a souvenir book to Sri Swamiji for release. Later, Sri Swamiji sang the 33 Shlokas of the Shata Shloki Ramayana and explained the meaning of those Shlokas.

On 19th June 2004, Pada Puja was performed to Sri Swamiji by 50 families. At 11 AM, Sri Chakra Puja was performed. Sitting on the Puja Peetham (the Puja seat), Sri Swamiji announced that a KARYA SIDDHI HANUMAN temple would be built in the newly developed Ashrama prayer hall. All devotees ecstatically welcomed this announcement from Sri Swamiji. They cheered and clapped exhibiting their eagerness and happiness. Sri Swamiji then explained about the power of Karya Siddhi Hanuman and the temples in Madras, Cochin, Bangalore, Trinidad and in other places He has established. In the evening the discourse on Shata Shloki Ramayana continued.

On 20th June 2004, Sunday, Pada Puja was performed to Sri Swamiji by even more families. At 10.45 AM, Sri Chakra Puja, Maha Ganapati, Navagraha and Karya Siddhi Hanuman Homas were performed. The second version of the Shata Shloki Ramayana CD was released. In this version, the Naama Ramayana sung by Sri Swamiji is also included.
In the evening, small children performed dance and other shows for 40 minutes as Father's Day present to Sri Swamiji. It was a sight to see three year olds to eight year olds perform dance and sing for Sri Swamiji. At 7 PM Sri Swamiji sang the remaining verses of Shata Shloki Ramayana and explained the meaning in Tamil language.

Sri Swamiji’s child like Tamil was enchanting and devotees enthralled every word of Sri Swamiji's utterance, which was like always peppered with insights and lessons to lead life in the present day world. The wit, satire and epigrams in Tamil were funny yet teaching lessons.

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