On Friday started the new calendar year according to the Indian Calendar. It was also beginning of nine day festival Vasant Navratri. Mahamandaleshwar swami Jasrajpuriji's blog post on this subject you can read here and omashram.com blog post you can read here.
At Om Ashram started barley and wheat harvesting season, about harvesters, special prashad and more read here.
Chapatis at Jadan Ashram have been made from local organic seeds. All about grinding, dough, baking, prayer, serving and more read here on omashram.com website.
These memories will stay lifelong with the bhaktas and disciples of Gurudev.They were lucky to stay with Swamiji a few day in Wellington during his visit in New Zealand.
On omashram.com starts series of articles on different aspects of ashram life. The first one is devoted to one of the key ingredients of Indian kitchen - cow ghee. You will find nicely documented process of production and much more, click here.
On the occasion of the celebration of the Commonwealth Day on 12 March 2012, Swamiji was invited to an festive observance at the Wellington Cathedral followed by a reception at the banquet hall of the Parliament building.