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2019

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Sri Tyagaraja and Purandara Dasa Aradhana

Date: 16th March 2019
Time: 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Venue: Urbana Middle School,3511 Pontius Court, Ijamsville (Urbana) MD-21754

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Geeta Chanting Competition(2018-2019)

Participants: Balavihar / Non-Balavihar / Adults / Reciting / Reading / Writing
Date and Time : 24th March ‘2019 @ 1.00 pm – 2.30pm

Venue: Urbana Middle School,3511 Pontius Court, Ijamsville(Urbana) MD-21754

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Life of I WorkShop

On the Sadhana Trail
Date: Sat April 20 & Sun April 21, 2019
Time: April 20th(9am-6pm), April 21st(9am-3pm)
Venue: “Chinmayam Auditorium”, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring MD, 20905.
Conducted By: Swami Ishwarananda
Hosted By: CMWRC
Life Of I workshop 2019

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Story Telling CompetitionChinmaya Somnath

Date: March 16, 2019
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.

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Maha Shivaratri Celebrations

Date & Time: March 4, 4:00 PM through March 5, 5:30 AM
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Hosted By: CMWRC
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations

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Buiding Bhakti Yearning for the divine

A vedantic retreat for ages 17 to 40
When: July 12-14, 2019
Where: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151
Led By: Vivekji and Shankarji
Who : For ages 17 to 40
Early registration $128 until May 31, 2019
Regular registration $175 until June 30th, 2019
Questions : jchyk@chinmayadc.org
Vedantic Retreat 2019

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Youth Camp 2019

The Life Examined: from Asana to Attitude – The Yoga Sutras Continued
When: July 8-12, 2019
Where: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151
Led By: Vivekji and Shankarji
Who : For Rising 9th Graders to Rising College Freshmen
Early registration ends on May 15, 2019
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Youth Camp 2019

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Summer Camp at Chinmayam

Bhagavan Veda Vyasa
Date: Jun 24 – Jul 18, 2019
Time: All Day Activities
Venue: “Kailas Niwas”, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring MD, 20905.
Conducted By: Swami Dheerananda, Spiritual Head, CMWRC
Hosted By: CMWRC
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Summer Camp at Chinmaya Somnath

Bhagavan Veda Vyasa
Date: Jul 22 – Aug 16, 2019
Time: All Day Activities
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr,
Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Swami Dheerananda,
Spiritual Head, CMWRC
Hosted By: CMWRC
CS Summercamp 2019

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2018

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Speaking engagements in DC metro area

  • January 2018: Jemicy School, Owings Mill (English Literature with a unit on Ancient Indian texts)

Bhagavad Geeta Jnana Yajna
by Swami Dheerananda

Date: December 27 -30, 2018
Time: 7 p.m. – 8.30 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Swami Dheerananda, Spiritual Head, CMWRC
Hosted By: CMWRC

Geeta Jnana Yagna 2018

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Annual Fundraiser 2018

“Serve to Deserve”
Date: November 10, 2018
Time: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Swami Sarveshananda, Chinmaya Mission Dallas, Texas
Hosted By: CMWRC

Annual Fundraiser 2018

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Lead To Succeed With Priyaji

Ages : 6th-9th graders
Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m – 3.30 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Priya ji
Hosted By: CMWRC
Lead To succeed

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Garba-Dandiya Night 2018 SOLD OUT.

“Celebration of Navaratri”
“Family Event – Open to All – Dinner Included”
Date: October 27th, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30pm (Practice Session: 5:00 pm – 5:30pm)
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Hosted By: CMWRC
Ticket Sales:“(Online Only)- Early Bird (till 10/21): $22 Regular (After $21): $27” “Kids age 5 and under Join Free.”
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GUIDANCE FROM THE GURU

Talk by Swami Mitrananda
Date: September 5th 2018
Time: 7.30 pm -9:00 pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Hosted By: CMWRC
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SATSANG WITH SWAMI RAMAKRISHNANANDA

“Krishna as CEO”
Date: August 22nd, 2018 & August 23rd, 2018
Time: 7:30pm
“Management Principles from Ramayana”
Date: August 25th, 2018 & August 26th, 2018
Time: 9-10:30am, 11-12:30pm & 6-7:30pm each day
Venue:
Chinmayam, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring 20905
Led By: Swamy Ramakrishnananda
Hosted By: CMWRC
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SAMSKRITAM WORKSHOP & TALKS

All Ages Welcome. Event is Free, Sponsorship Welcome
“Sanskrit” Workshop
Date: August 19th, 2018
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Evening Talks “Krishna as CEO”
Date: August 20th, 2018 & August 21st, 2018
Time: 8 pm – 9 pm
Venue:
Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Led By: Swamy Ramakrishnananda
Hosted By: CMWRC
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2018 Youth Camp

A Workshop for rising 9th graders to College Freshmen
Date: July 16th-20th
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Led By: Vivek Ji
Hosted By: CMWRC

JCHYK Camp

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Talk and Q/A by Dr Anoop Kumar

“How Science Emerged from Advaita Vedanta?”
Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time: 11am – 12:30 pm followed by light lunch.
Venue: Chinmayam​, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring, MD
Led By: Dr. Anoop Kumar
Hosted By: CMWRC
Suggested donation at the Venue: $10 per person (Check payable to CMWRC, Memo: Dr. Anoop’s Talk)
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SPIRITUAL PARENTING RETREAT

The Vision of Balance
All Parents, would be parents and grandparents welcome
Date: July 13th – July 15th 2018
Time: July 13, 6 p.m. – July 15, 1 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Led By: Vivek ji & Vilasini ji
Hosted By: CMWRC
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Memorial Day Camp

How To See God
Learn how to see the Lord which is pervading this entire universe
Date: Saturday May 26th 2018
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Venue: Chinmayam (Kailas Nivas), 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
ConductedBy: Retired Scientist and Professor-Dr. K. Sadananda
Hosted By: CMWRC
Registration Required by May 20th!!!
Memorial Day Camp 2018

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Bala Vihar Tilak Ceremony 2018

Date: Saturday, May 19th 2018
Time: 3 p.m
Venue: Chinmayam, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring, MD
Hosted By: Chinmayam
Balavihar Tilak Ceremony 2018

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Swami Chidatmanandha Yajna

Discourses in English & Telugu
Hosted By: CMWRC
“Cool Happiness” At Chinmayam
Date: April 16th – April 18th 2018
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
Venue: “Kailas Niwas”, 46 Norwood Road, Silver Spring MD, 20905
“Enjoy the Bliss” at Chinmaya Somnath
Date: April 19th – April 22nd 2018
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
“Discourse in Telugu on Yogi Vemana’s Breezes of Experiential Knowledge”
Date: April 21st 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath Auditorium, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Chidatmananda Yajna

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The Art of Staying Calm

A Workshop for Adults
Date: April 7th 2018
Time: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath Auditorium, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly VA 20151
Conducted By: Acharya Priya Ji
Hosted By: CMWRC
Tickets Available $50/ per person
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DHRUVA – THE GUIDING STAR

A Bharatanatyam Musical
A CMWRC Fundraiser Event
Date: March 11th 2018
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m
Venue: Ernst Cultural Center,8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
Presented By: SANSKRITI SCHOOL OF DANCE
Hosted By: CMWRC
Tickets Available $50, $35, $20

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“Succeed in College” Townhall

Interactive Town hall style meeting – For Students and Parents. For Members and Non Members.
Date: Saturday March 3rd, 2018
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: Chinmaya Mission, 46 Norwood Road, Silverspring MD
Hosted By: CMWRC
Cost: Free
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CINE RAGAS

A Benefit Concert for Chinmayam
Krishnapriya Thirumala( CHYK, Frederick Chapter,Student of Carnatic musicTV Reality Show Singer)
Date: February 10th, 2018
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m
Venue: Chinmayam, 46 Norwood Drive, Silver Spring MD 20905
Hosted By: CMWRC
Sponsorship Tickets($108) & Regular Tickets($10) available at all CMWRC Chapters

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2nd Life Management Workshop

Back by popular demand !!!
Based on Best Selling book “Storm To Perform” – By Pujiya Swami Swaroopananda (Global Head, Chinmaya Mission Worldwide)
Date:February 3rd, 2018
Time: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Acharya Priya
Hosted By: CMWRC

Life Management Workshop 2017

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2017

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Speaking engagements in DC metro area

  • November 2017: South Lakes High School, Fairfax (World 1 and IB World Religions class)
  • October 2017: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Annadale Virginia Stake (Seminary class)
  • October 2017: Heritage High School, Leesburg (World Religions class)
  • September 2017: Frederick community college (World Religions class)
  • July 2017: Frederick community college (World Religions class)
  • June 2017: Gesher Jewish day school (7th and 8th-grade Comparative Religions class)
  • March 2017: Loyola College (World Religions class)

Yoga for Well-Being

Experience Joy & Happiness through the Harmony of Body, Mind and Soul
Conducted By: Shaishav and Sunitha Shah
Date & Time: Monday, December 25th : 7:00am – 10:30am
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Hosted By: CMWRC

Yogo for Well-being

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Life Management Workshop

Based on Best Selling book “Storm To Perform” – By Pujiya Swami Swaroopananda (Global Head, Chinmaya Mission Worldwide)
Date:December 9th, 2017
Time: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Acharya Priya
Hosted By: CMWRC

Life Management Workshop 2017

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Succeed in College and Beyond

Open to all, Recommended for High School students, College Freshmen and parents
Date:December 3rd, 2017
Time: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Speakers: Dr. Kenneth Baron, Dr. Amanda Knapp


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Annual Fundraiser 2017

“How To Be Quiet Alert & Vigilant Self”
Date:November 11, 2017
Time: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151.
Conducted By: Acharya Gaurang Nanavaty
Hosted By: CMWRC

Annual Fundraiser 2017
Tickets will be available at the Registration Desk on 11-11-2017 at Chinmaya Somnath, however, AS A COURTESY PLEASE send an email to afr@chinmayadc.org WITH THE NAMES AND NUMBER OF TICKETS REQUESTED by 9:00am Saturday 11-11-2017 morning

Divya Shakti Retreat for Women

“Find Your Calling “
Date: October 6-8, 2017
Venue: 5511 Williams Road, Norcross, GA 30093.
By: Acharya Vivek ji And Acharya Vilasini ji
Hosted By: Chinmaya Mission Atlanta

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SULABHA SAMSKRITAM YAJNA

Date: August 26th – Septermber 1st 2017
Venue: Chinmayam, 46 Norwood Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20905
By: Swami Ramakrishnananda (Author of Chinmaya International Foundation’s Easy Sanskrit Course)
Register by Email:
ravi5211@yahoo.com
Contact:Ravi Ravichandran / 240-370-1205 / Ravi5211@yahoo.com
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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration and Open House

Date: August 26th, 2017
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Dr, Chantilly, VA.
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Seminar – Chinmaya University

Date: August 21st, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m
Venue: Chinmayam, 46 Noorwood Dr. Silverspring, MD.
Chinmaya University Seminar Aug 21 2017

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Pure Emotions of Devotion

Date: August 20th, 2017
Time: 5-7 p.m
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By: Hema and Ashit Desai
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Bhagavad Geeta Chapter 4

Evening Talks – Open to All, No registration required
Date & Time: July 24-27, 2017
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By:MUKHYA SWAMI SWAROOPANANDA GLOBAL HEAD, CHINMAYA MISSION WORLDWIDE

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jCHYK Camp, 2017

Date & Time: July 24-28, 2017
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By:MUKHYA Swami Swaroopananda
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CHYK Retreat, 2017

Date & Time: July 21-23, 2017
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By:MUKHYA Swami Swaroopanand and Acharya Vivek Ji
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Gayatri Mantra – Family Retreat

Date & Time: July 22-23, 2017
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By:MUKHYA SWAMI SWAROOPANANDA GLOBAL HEAD, CHINMAYA MISSION WORLDWIDE
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GRAND CARNATIC CONCERT

Date & Time: Monday May 29th, 2017 (Memorial Day), 4:00 pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
By: Kalaimamani Nagai Sri R. Muralidharan, Nagai Sri R. Sriram, accompanied on Mridangam by Sri Mannargudi Easwaran, and Sri. Vijay Ganesh

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College Bound

“A Panel Presentation”
Interactive Town hall style meeting For Students and Parents. (For Members and Non Members)
Date & Time: Sat Januay 7th, 2017 – 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
Contact: college@chinmayasomnath.org

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Swami Bodhatmananda visits MD and VA

Venue: ALL 3 CHAPTERS
By: SWAMI BODHATMANANDA
Date: March 19-22 – Chinmaya Somnath, Text: Amrita Bindu Upanishad, Details
March 23-24 – Frederick, MD, Text: Lakshmana Geeta from Tulsi Ramayana
March 25 – Chinmayam, MD, Text: Nature of Atma from Kathopanishad, Details
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Memorial Day Camp 2017

How to be Always Happy
Date & Time: Monday May 27th, 2017 (Memorial Day), 8:30am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Chinmayam, 46, Norwood Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
By: Acharya Dr.Sadananda

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2016

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Chinmaya Jyothi visits CMWRC

Date: May 30th – Jun 30th 2016
Venue: All CMWRC centers

Chinmaya Jyothi visits CMWRC
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Geet Ramayan

Date: May 21st & 22nd 2016
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath
Geet Ramayan
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Memorial Day Camp

Conducted By: Acharya Sadananda .
Date: May 28 2016
Venue: Chinmayam

Memorial Day Camp
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Joy Of Seva Workshop

Conducted By: Acharyas Priya & Rahul.
Date: June 5th 2016
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath

Joy Of Seva Workshop
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Confidence: In One’s Self, In One’s Faith

Conducted By: Acharya Vivekji of Niagara Falls, Canada & Swami Dheeranandaji of CMWRC.
Date: August 22nd, 2016 – August 26th, 2016
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath

Confidence: In One’s Self, In One’s Faith
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Carnatic Concert by the Trichur Brothers

Date: Sep 24th, 2016 4.00 PM
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151
Carnatic Concert by the Trichur Brothers

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Dandiya Raas

Date: Sat. Oct 1st 2016, 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151.
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2016 Divya Shakti Retreat

Conducted By: Swamini Vimalananda, Acharya Vilasini and Acharya Vivek.
Date: Oct 7th-9th 2016
Venue: Chinmayam
Hosted By: CMWRC
Divya Shakti Retreat

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Swami Chinmayananda – The Musical

Date: Oct 22nd 2016 at 5pm.
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath Auditorium
Hosted By: CMWRC
Musical 2016

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Annual Fund Raiser 2016

“Mindful work Mindless Meditation”

Conducted By: Swami Ishwarananda
Date: Dec 3rd, 2016
Venue: 1, Vetarans Pl, Silver Spring, MD
Hosted By: CMWRC

Mindful Work Mindless Meditation

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Yoga Workshop 2016

Date: Dec 25, 2016
Time: 7am – 1pm
Venue: Chinmaya Somnath, 4350 Blue Spring Drive Chantilly, VA 20151
Hosted By: Chinmaya Somnath Center

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2015

 

2014

 

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Swamiji Silver Jubilee 2014

 

2013

 

2012

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Tulsi Ramayan Mahotsav 2012

 

2011

 

2010