Opening of the Sri Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram in Auckland on Saturday 16 March 2019, with puja (prayers), yagya (fire ceremony) and the planting of a World Peace Tree in the nearby Taumanu Reserve.
View the Opening of the new ashram with the Peace Tree ceremony report on www.vishwaguruji.org
Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda was warmly welcomed to New Zealand on Tuesday 5 March 2019, by many devotees who had been eagerly awaiting his arrival. Planned events include a Peace Seminar at the NZ Houses of Parliament, plus satsangs, workshops and lectures on the theme of 'Chakras and Kundalini' in Yoga in Daily Life ashrams around the country – and the grand opening of a new ashram in Auckland.
Yoga in Daily Life communities around the globe came together to commemorate victims of the Kashmir bomb attack on 14 February 2019 and to pray for peace in the whole world.
After Melbourne, Vishwaguruji continued his 2019 World Peace Tour in Australia with visits to Yoga in Daily Life ashrams on the east coast - including opening a new ashram on the Gold Coast followed by programs on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane, all in Queensland; then heading south for programs in Sydney and a weekend camping retreat near Dungog, in the beautiful Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.
His Holiness Vishwaguruji Mahamadaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, and Swami Umapuri and Hemlata from Vienna, were greeted warmly at Melbourne Airport on Thursday 28 February, commencing the Australian program for the 2019 World Peace Tour.