Pujya Sri Swamiji in Berlin, Germany - 2018

  • 28 Jun 2018 - 02 Jul 2018
  • Berlin, Germany

Pujya Sri Swamiji in Berlin, Germany - 2018

 

 

Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji visited Berlin, capital of Germany from the 28 June to 2nd July 2018. 

Pujya Sri Swamiji was there on the invitation of Datta Yoga Centre, Germany who had organized “Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara” - music for meditation by Pujya Sri Swamiji. 

 

On 29 June 2018, Pujya Sri Swamiji visited “Music Instrument Museum” in Berlin at 10 AM. Pujya Sri Swamiji and devotees were taken around a guided tour explaining the various rare instruments that were developed in Germany from 13th century onwards. Of particular interest was the Worlitzer Orchestra instrument that spanned three floors and was used in accomplished drama theaters and in silent movies. The basement had the air blowers, the ground floor the player’s controls and first floor the pipes that produced astonishingly high volume sounds that needed to be heard throughout the theatre. 

 

On 30th June 2018 evening, Pujya Sri Swamiji conducted “Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara” - music for meditation in the auditorium at Berlin Culture University. Pujya Sri Swamiji played 

Pranava Svarupam in Rushyaketupriya Raga

Mahishapurashraya in Malayamarutham Raga

Dattatreya Maam Paahi in Brindavani Raga

Bhaja Bhaja Dattam in Shubhapantuvarali Raga

Dancing tune in Shankarabharana Raga

And

Raga Ragini Mangalam in Sama Raga. 

 

The elegant rectangular auditorium was full and over 1000 in the audience were swept by the healing tunes played by Pujya Sri Swamiji. 

 

Smt.Maya Rao, Indian cultural artiste from Mysore who resides in Berlin inaugurated the concert by lighting the lamp. Smt. Kamala Brattig, organizing member offered the garland to Pujya Sri Swamiji. 

Sri Agastya welcomed the audience and explained Pujya Swamiji’s music. Smt.Madana Petra Kühne  translated to German. 

 

After the concert, Sri.Brahma offered thanks garland to Pujya Swamiji. Smt.Antje Trilokavati offered a special momento to Pujya Swamiji.Smt.Dana Gita offered Vastramn to Pujya Swamiji.  Sri.Dasharatha & Smt. Rajeshi honored the accompanying artists - Sri.Jaitra Varanasi on violin, Sri.Mani on support keyboard, Sri.Shankar Ramesh on Mridangam and Sri.Mahesh on Tabala. 

 

On 1st July morning, Programs were held in Logenhaus, Berlin. 

Pujya Sri Swamiji arrived at 10 AM and was received with garland and Purnakumbha. Pujya Swamiji offered Purnahuti of Ganapathy Homa and later performed Sri Chakra Puja. Members of Satsang group from Holland and Germany sang Bhajans fduring Sri Chakra Puja. 

Sri.Dasharatha, president of Datta Yoga Centre, Germany welcomed Pujya Sri Swamiji and immensely thanked for visit and the assembled devotees from Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, France, US, Trinidad, England and Russia. 

Sri Swamiji then released audio CD “Words of Wisdom” -  a collection of English discourses of Pujya Sri Swamiji from the 80s. This was selected from the archives of Datta Peetham audio & video studio. 

Sri Swamiji was offered a raw vegan cake baked by Sri.Mitradeva Michael Hoffstiepel. 

The audience were shown a video of Pujya Swamiji’s 76th Birthday celebrations and  a short video of Pujya Sri Swamiji’s Shukavana. Smt.Kamala Brattig offered to Pujya Swamiji a large Hanuman cuddle toy modeled after the 85 feet tall Hanuman in Trinidad. Devotees thunderously applauded as Sri Swamiji played with the Hanuman cuddle toy. 

Sri.Dasharatha thanked Datta Yoga Centres of Switzerland and Benelux for supporting Datta Yoga Centre, Germany in helping organize the Berlin visit of Pujya Sri Swamiji. 

Devotees chanted enmass Hanuman Chalisa. 

Devotees of Germany, Holland and Switzerland chanted the shlokas from Bhakti Yoga - 12th chapter of Bhagavadgita. 

 

Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji in His discourse expressed His happiness in the programs organized and called on the people to learn Bhagavad Gita to answer their life’s questions and challenges. 

 

Members of Datta Yoga Centres of Germany, Switzerland and Benelux invited Pujya Swamiji to Switzerland in 2019 and requested for a Mauna program and a healing music concert. 

 

Devotees came in a queue and took Blessings from Pujya Swamiji. 

Annadanam was performed to all. 

 

With this the Berlin visit of Pujya Sri Swamiji concluded. 

Pujya Sri Swamiji in music instruments museum in Berlin on 29 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji tours the music instruments museum in Berlin on 29 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji marvels at the Worlitzer grand orchestra machine at music instruments museum in Berlin on 29 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji receives welcome garland from Kamala Brattig at Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara, Berlin - 30 June 2018
Smt.Maya Rao, arts expert from Mysore in Berlin inaugurates Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji on the stage during Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - Berlin - 30 June 2018
Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara, Berlin - 30 June 2018
A large image of Matterhorn mountain of Swiss alps in the back ground adds to the serenity of music that was created by Pujya Swamiji at Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation by Pujya Sri Swamiji in Berlin, Germany - 30 June 2018
Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation by Pujya Sri Swamiji in Berlin, Germany - 30 June 2018
Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation by Pujya Sri Swamiji in Berlin, Germany - 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji's music for meditation concert titled "Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara" was held in the auditorium of Berlin Culture university on 30 June 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji after the 90 minutes of Music for meditation concert in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Sri.Brahma offers "thanks garland" to Pujya Swamiji for blessing Berlin with Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation on 30 June 2018
Smt.Dana Gita offers Vastram to Pujya Swamiji after the Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation concert in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Accompanying musicians with Pujya Sri Swamiji after the Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara - music for meditation concert in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Pujya Swamiji during Purnahuti of Ganapathy Homa at Longhaus, Berlin on 1 July 2018
Datta Yoga Centre, Germany had showcased photos displaying the social activities of Datta Peetham at the venue of Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara concert in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Datta Yoga Centre, Germany had showcased photos displaying the social activities of Datta Peetham at the venue of Nada Dhyana Raga Sagara concert in Berlin on 30 June 2018
Sri Chakra Puja in Longhaus, Berlin on 1 July 2018
Devotees witness Sri Chakra Puja in Berlin, Germany on 1 July 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji releases "Words of Wisdom" audio CD of English discourses by Pujya Sri Swamiji from 1980s. - Berlin 2018
Art work of "Words of Wisdom" CD containing English discourses from 1980s in Berlin 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji cuts the raw vegan cake offered as part of celebrations in Berlin on 1st July 2018
Sri.Brahma offers to Pujya Swamiji a photo of the iconic Brandenburg gate in Berlin with Pujya Swamiji making music on top and Hanuman & Datta statues from Mysuru Ashrama - Berlin 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji holds the cuddle toy Hanuman gifted by Smt.Kamala Brattig - Berlin 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji holds the cuddle toy Hanuman gifted by Smt.Kamala Brattig - Berlin 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji holds the painting of Hanuman climbing the iconic Berlin Radio tower - Berlin 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji releases the commemorative T-Shirt released during the Berlin visit - 1 July 2018
Organizing committee members & volunteers who arranged the memorable visit of Pujya Sri Swamiji to Berlin - 1 July 2018
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