Samadhi of His Holiness Sri Swami Guhabhaktanandaji Maharaj
THE SAMADHI OF HIS HOLINESS SRI SWAMI GUHABHAKTANANDAJI MAHARAJ,
PRESIDENT DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY MALAYSIA BRANCH
The Divine Life Society, Malaysia branch expresses with great sorrow the Samadhi of His Holiness Sri Swami Guhabhaktanandaji Saraswathy Maharaj, President of the Divine Life Society Malaysia on 2nd May 2013 at 11.02 pm in Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre, Penang. The final rites were carried out in Sivananda Ashram Batu Caves on 3rd May 2013. His mortal frame was cremated as per Swamiji’s instruction and the ashes will be consigned in the Holy Ganges on 17th May 2013.
The society witnessed a revolutionary progress under His Holiness leadership with several of his flagship projects in education, spiritual and social service for the past 25 years. Swamiji was the pillar of strength and an iconic divine leader for its 21 sub-branches across Peninsular Malaysia and also among Hindu Fraternity.
His Holiness sudden demise has left a void in the society. Swamiji will be remembered for his unparalleled dedication to the institution’s ideals and Gurudev’s vision. He is one of the stalwarts who succeeded to the point of perfection in disseminating the message of Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji and Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj in Malaysia through Bakti, Karma and Nyana Yoga.
Special prayers are conducted every day from 7.00pm till 8.30pm at the Sivananda Ashram in Batu Caves for the parama shanti and satgathi of our revered Swami Guhabhaktanandaji Maharaj. A 16th day Sodashi Prayer will be held on Friday 17th May 2013 at DLS, Sivanandashram Batu Caves as detailed below:
5.00am - 6.30am Brahma Muhurta prayer
9.00am - 12.00noon Akhanda Bhajan
12.00 noon Paduka Puja, Arati and Lunch
6.30pm - 7.00pm Puja
7.00pm - 8.00pm Thirumurai and Bhajans
7.45pm - 8.30pm Tribute
8.30pm Arati and Prasad
In divine Service,
Hon. General Secretary