New Year’s Day
Celebration 2019

While viewing the photo gallery of the New Year’s Day 2019 celebration in
Shree Muktananda Ashram, you can listen to the melody of the namasankirtana, Shri Krishna Devadeva,
written and composed by Gurumayi Chidvilasananda.

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Viewing these photos from New Year’s Day 2019 evoked feelings of joy and gratitude in me. The whole year flashed back and brought up memories for all the opportunities Gurumayi has given me in various forms to practice her Message . The photo of the rangoli picture especially connected me to my experience of engaging with the workbook on Gurumayi's Message for 2019.

Thank you, Gurumayi, for your constant guidance and love!

Thane, India

I found Shri Krishna Devadeva, the namasankirtana composed by Gurumayi, to be intoxicating, mesmerizing, and exquisite! I find myself humming it throughout the day. I go to sleep with the chant embedded in my consciousness and wake with the sound of the chant melodically repeating itself.
 
Thank you, Gurumayi, for sharing your love of chanting in this perfect way.
 

a Siddha Yogi from Maine, United States

When I saw the photographs of Gurumayi holding a snake, the first word that came to mind was fearlessness. This snake might seem like a scary creature to some. But it’s clear to me that Gurumayi isn't afraid, and that she's holding her slithery friend with love.
 
In my life, there are times when I fear I won't have the energy or drive to achieve what I want. Fearlessness was just the word I needed to hear!
 

a Siddha Yogi from Ohio, United States

When I first heard the beautiful melody that accompanies this photo gallery, just listening to it brought me happiness. I felt like I was sitting in the court of a king, listening to one of the expert court musicians playing. It gave me a very royal feeling, a feeling of sweet freedom in my own soul, freedom from all the worldly thoughts—and the confidence of being on the right path in life.
 

a Siddha Yogi from Pune, India

A translucent leaf, resting on cloth dyed in the Guru’s colors—that’s how I want to be. May her colors shine through me as they do this leaf. That is my New Year’s resolution! 
 

a Siddha Yogi from Beccles, United Kingdom

My heart is soaring up and up, my mind is still, the joy of my Guru's love has renewed my commitment to sadhana and seva.

I heartily thank Gurumayi for this darshan.
 

a Siddha Yogi from Gandhinagar, India