Gurudeva Mahasamadhi 2011, Day One

Morning Homa and Gajanan Nataraj's Namakaran Samskara

Day 1 of the annual Mahasamadhi observance for Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami began with an auspicious homa and induction of Gajanan Nataraj, from St. Lucia into our Hindu faith. Gajanan has been studying the Master Course for several years. Now, he has complete his legal name change and spoke out his vows of commitment to Sanatana Dharma before the whole group.

Welcome into our Saivite Hindu family, Gajanan Nataraj! Gajanan joins his mother Toshadevi Nataraj as a new member of our faith and global family.

Photo of  Gurudeva
You have to realize It to know It; and after you realize It, you know It; and before you realize It, you want It; and after you realize It, you don't want It. You have lost something. You have lost your goal for Self Realization, because you've got it.
—Gurudeva