Prarthana- a unique global platform for growing children, was initiated with the Blessings of our Beloved Mathadhipati Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji. It aims at strengthening the root-identity of Chitrapur Saraswat children and subtly, through a variety of attractive creative packages, promotes positivity and knowledge about our precious cultural inheritance. Prarthana has 35 centres the world over, around 260 students and 79 dedicated and loving teachers.

   Nine-year-old SAYUJ KALYANPUR from the Prarthana Varg participated joyfully in a Seva Saptah at Karla recently. With a little help from mother Sangeeta, Sayuj shares his experiences in this interesting essay                                                                                                                                           Photo credits - Padmini Balsekar                                                                               (June 2019)

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An Ongoing Miracle!

With the Grace and Guidance of the Guru when your eyes open to receive the many blessings coming your way, the journey of life turns into   An Ongoing Miracle!

TANUJA NADKARNI’s sensitive account traces the many welcome happenings that have convinced her that this move from Mumbai to Chitrapur was indeed a welcome gift from destiny!               (May 2019)

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Discover Yourself!

Dear Yuva, if you have not yet joined the wonderful, multi-faceted platform called YUVADHARA created for young adults under the loving Guidance of
our Mathadhipati - Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji, do it NOW!
This lively report by Abhijeet Kabad and Dhwani Padukone on the
YUVADHARA SAMMELAN held last year at Shirali will give you a glimpse of
the glorious self-exploration that happens when you unearth the ‘gifts’ and sense of purposeful living hidden within!                                                                                                      (April 2019)

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Seva becomes Sadhana

In this introspective essay veterinarian GAURISH PADUKONE describes how the loving Guidance of the Gurushakti has helped him discover that when  work is done in the spirit of worship

Photo credit - Anushravas Archive                                                                                            March 2019   

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“Thank you Swamiji!”

The 22nd Vardhanti of the Pattabhisheka of our Beloved Mathadhipati
Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji will be commemorated on the 23rd of this month. In this humble tribute to an awesome Guru, SHAILAJA GANGULY shares  some of the timeless moments spent in Guru-sannidhi which have been invaluable lessons in the classroom called Life!                                Photo credit -  Anushravas                                                                                                     February 2019           


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