For your Consideration

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  • Xenu

    "We often mock that which we cannot do"

  • Carmel

    Yeah, I know what you mean.. I can't fly at MACK 1 so I make fun of birds....

  • sf


    30th December, 2001 - 2nd January, 2002 A.D at Cuttack, Orissa, India

    His Holiness Swamji Jivanmuktanandaji Maharaj:
    [As of 10th September 2001, The Trustee Board of DLS Headquaters in Rishikesh have appointed Swami Jivanmuktanandaji as the Secretary to the Trustee Board & as the General Secretary of the DLS Headquarters in Rishikesh.

    Inspired by Gurudev's Book, the Elixir Divine, he visited Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh for the first time in 1970. And since then he was a regular visitor to Gurudev's holy Ashram until 1975. From 1975 onward, he became a permanent inmate of the Sivananda Ashram and served in the Swami Sivananda Charitable Hospital for four years. In the Year 1979, he became the Registrar of the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy and managed the 3 months course organised by the Y.V.F. Academy, a department of the Divine Life Society Headquarters, Rishikesh. In the year 1981, he was initiated into the Holy order of Sannyasa by Paramapujya Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj and was ordained this present name as Sri Swami Jivanmuktanandaji Maharaj.

    In 1983, he was deputed by Pujya Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj as the President of the Divine Life Society Branch of Malaysia having almost 20 sub-branches spreading all over the country. In Malaysia Sadgurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj served as Doctor Kuppuswamy for 9 years. During the period of his service developed intense vairagya (dispassion) and returned to Rishikesh and became Swami Sivananda, the great illustrious son of Bharatavarsha (India).

    While there in Malaysia, Swami Jivanmuktanandaji Maharaj tried his best to spread the sublime teachings of Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. During his tenure in Malaysia, the devotees of Gurudev Swami Sivananda and the people in general were immensely benefited. Swamiji Maharaj is a Master of Yoga and Vedanta, a dynamic speaker. During his stay in Malaysia, Swamiji also visited Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore etc.

    Upon his return to Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh in 1988, Swamiji again revived the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy courses. During this period Swamiji Maharaj many a times conducted Yoga and Stress Management courses at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration, Mussourie for the Indian Administrative Officers.

    In 1994 Swamiji Maharaj was assigned the task of the construction and management of the A.P. Divine Life Society, Sri Sivananda Ashram, Hyderabad. With the active help and personal guidance of Swamiji now the Ashram has developed into a very beautiful and dynamic spiritual center. At present Swamiji is the President of the APDLS.

    In 1996 Pujya Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj appointed him as the Administrator, In-charge of Swami Sivananda Centenary Charitable Hospital run by the Swami Sivananda Memorial Trust founded in 1987 to mark the Birth Centenary of Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj at holy Pattamadai, the birthplace of our Worshipful Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.

    In March 2000 Sri Swami Jivanmuktanandaji Maharaj was appointed as the Chairman of the 2nd Global International Divine Life Society Conference by Pujya Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj. With the permission and blessings of our International President of the Divine Life Society, Paramapujya Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj, Swamiji is now undertaking a World Tour to invite the devotees & disciples of Gurudev to come, join their hands together and participate in this Conference and also raise sufficient funds to make this Global Conference a grand success.]

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  • plmkrzy

    Ok fine. So the only reason you are here is because you just like our company so much. We have so much in common and so many things to reminis about. Thats nice.
    So tell us X, how did you enjoy the memorial this year? Did you partake?
    Oh and did you get your notice from the WTBTS that your subscription for the WT and Awak were expiering soon and you will have to from now on run down to the KH and get it your self?
    What did you think of the shunning practices? Or sorry maybe you can't relate to that just yet.

    Well com-on don't be so shy, share your expierences with all your bro's and sis's on the board.

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