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Opening of Om Ashram Day 4

The fourth day of our opening was splendid, filled with the melodious chanting of mantras and the captivating tales from the Shiva Mahapurana, culminating in the mesmerizing fire dance performance by the Nath Sampradaya.

Om Ashram visited many great saints, and we gave them Om Ashram Memento.


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Mahamandaleshwar Swami Chandrashekaranand Ji Maharaj

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The followers of Guru Jasnath, hailing from Rajasthan, India, graced our Grand Opening with a profound expression of their faith through the mesmerizing dance on fire, captivating the hearts of thousands of participants from India and abroad.

The dance on fire embodies a sacred ceremony of self-purification, a profound quest for spiritual liberation. With unwavering faith in their Guru and the divine, the devotee who dances amidst the flames emerges unscathed, a testament to their profound belief in the benevolence of their spiritual guides.


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The fire dance of the Nath Sampradaya is a sacred and mesmerizing ritual performed by followers of the Nath tradition, a mystical and ascetic sect within Hinduism. This tradition traces its roots back to ancient India and is associated with the teachings of the legendary Nath yogis, such as Matsyendranath and Gorakhnath.

In the fire dance, practitioners, often initiated disciples of a Nath guru, display remarkable feats of endurance and spiritual devotion by dancing barefoot on a bed of glowing embers or hot coals. The dance is typically accompanied by chanting of mantras, rhythmic drumming, and other sacred rituals.

The Nath Sampradaya views fire as a symbol of transformation and purification, and the fire dance is seen as a profound spiritual practice aimed at transcending physical limitations and attaining spiritual awakening. Through intense concentration, meditation, and devotion to their Guru and the divine, practitioners believe they can harness the energy of the fire to purify their mind, body, and soul and ultimately achieve liberation (moksha) from the cycle of birth and death (samsara).

The fire dance of the Nath Sampradaya is not merely a spectacle but a profoundly symbolic and sacred practice that reflects the enduring quest for spiritual realization and union with the divine.


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