Sweet November

  For many, it was a long summer. With eyes longing to behold the sight of Swamiji after the yearly hiatus, devotees made their way with great excitement to the abode of Sri Hari, Vaikuntha. This month of November would be different from the past 10 years though. There would be no birthday celebrations,...

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SuMangalam! An Ode to Mother Divine

Light rain showers before an auspicious event are considered celestial blessings. The Nav Durga Sadhana at the sacred and serene sadhana sthala, Sri Badrika Ashram, began with a light drizzle, a divine prelude to the Sharadiya Navratri celebrations. The format of the event was new – planned and executed meticulously by the ashram team....

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Devotion in Uniform

Hues of the camouflage fatigues dominated the serene environs of Badrika Ashram on Lt. Gen Ajai Kumar Singh’s arrival at the ashram. Lieutenant General Singh holds the secondhighest rank in the Indian Army. A highly decorated officer, his presence was marked by his humility and grace which matched his distinguished stature in the Indian...

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A Symphony of Hope and Triumph

“Keep your face always towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you”, said poet Walt Whitman once, and there’s one such young man who did exactly that as he rose like a shining star from a remote village in Himachal Pradesh, with unmetalled roads, meagre resources, and no promise of opportunity. Tenacious and...

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Vachanamritam – Downpour of blessings!

‘I say that love is the only way to transform an individual. You can strike fear in somebody’s heart and extract a certain behavior from them but that is likely to be temporary. In the end, you have to flush their heart and mind and consciousness with so much love that they would want...

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Samarpana – Guru Sadhana Shivir

The Guru Sadhana Shivir marked the commencement of the auspicious Guru Purnima celebrations at the ashram. The naturally tranquil ashram was abuzz with devotional zeal and enthusiasm from 1st July – 3rd July as a result.  Blissful guided meditation sessions by Sadhvi Vrinda Om for 3 consecutive mornings and evening satsangs by both Sadhvi...

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Sri Hari Turns 9 Million: Swamiji Changes Ashram History

Nine years ago, on the 4th of April, Swamiji, who traverses Earth as Embodied Divinity, brought Sri Hari to Life. Through His merits alone, mankind received the amazing grace of beholding God and worshiping His divine countenance. The tone of the celebrations this year was different from the others – from the outset, Swamiji...

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The Nine Glorious Days of Divine Mother

“A million things in the universe have to align to make a moment possible.”, Om Swami once wrote. The Navdurga Sadhana 2023 was undoubtedly one of those moments. This year the misty valley, and frequent rains during the Navratras, gave the devotees of Mother Divine a glimpse of how Swamiji’s stint of solitude in...

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Shiva: The Alpha, The Omega

Ever-loving, ever-compassionate, all-pervading – Swamiji. Embodying it all in His magnificent glory, He welcomed devotees to the most divine Shivratri event with a spectacular welcome gift. The Divine Gathering, The Beginning: The Wedding Eve The Heavens opened up for those at the Ashram on the 17th of February as to everyone’s awe, Swamiji shared...

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Zenrich: Every Child is a Promise

Zenrich has always strived to provide workshops that enable our children to excel at everything they do and help them discover their true potential.  And what better way to give them the opportunity to learn new life-enhancing skills as well as be in a joyful environment than to invite them to the ashram for...

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