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The January 2018 issue of Gurukula Network is now online…
Diipavalii is celebrated on the darkest night of the year with candles and other lights, symbolising the dispelling of the darkness of ignorance by the light of spiritual knowledge.
“The flame of a lamp lights up countless lamps. The touch of a great personality wakes up innumerable sleeping hearts. In the same way, the eternal glow of the boundless elan vital of Cosmic Consciousness has been illuminating the life-lamp of universal humanism since time immemorial, is illuminating it, and in the future will do so even more intensely. That is why I say the future of the human race is not dark, rather it is strikingly resplendent. So proceed on, ignoring the frowns of darkness.”
Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
8 October 1970 is the day Shrii Shrii Anandamurti introduced the Bábá Nám Kevalam kiirtan mantra. This compilation of kiirtan being sung and danced around the world is a celebration of that auspicious event.
Last year was the first year of the RAWA (Renaissance Artists and Writers Association) Songs for Social Change competition. Out of 350 entries the winner was One World Tribe with their song We Are One. A compilation CD of the best 10 songs was produced and this year the competition is on again. Get your entry in by the end of November and you could be in to win $750 and be on the cover of the next CD!
14 September is Prabhát Saḿgiita Day, the anniversary of the day in 1982 when Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (Shrii Shrii Anandamurti) wrote the first of 5,018 devotional songs called Prabhát Saḿgiita (Songs of the New Dawn).