On today's date (27 July 2014), which is in Siva's auspicious Shravana month in the Vikram Samvat year of 2071 (the Vedic Lunar calendar), here in the Yoga in Daily Life Ashrams in India we are celebrating the anniversary of the mahasamadhi of our Paramgurudev Sri Devpuriji – who some 70 years ago merged with Brahman, the Absolute Reality.
H.H. Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranand, was honoured with a prestigious award Bharat Gaurav in the House of Commons,
British Parliament, London on July 23, 2014. Swamiji was given this Life Time Achievement Award for his social work during the last 45 years. Previous awardees also include Srimati Pratibha Patil, ex president of India and Srila Prabhupada.