Swamiji blessed Ashram delegates to go to all the Sri Premananda Centres and Groups around the world who invite them, and to take the powerful pink World Tour Lingam with them on such world tours. This year, starting in October, there will again be such a world tour undertaken by two delegates from the Sri Premananda Ashram in India.
Speech by an Ashram resident at the Bhumi Shakti Conference
Namaskaram to everyone… and this means, “I worship the higher Self within each of you.”
This is a conference about Mother Earth and that means it’s also about us. If we could just understand ourselves better we would be more connected to this planet Earth and to all the other natural kingdoms that live on it.
People have given our planet names such as Earth, Gaia, Gea, Demeter, Cibels, Panchamama, Terra, Bhumi Devi, to name just a few. These names – which since the beginning of time different civilizations have given this planet – show that they recognized her as a mother goddess, an intelligent organism of giving, of nurturing, of fertility and compassion, an intelligent organism that is also connected with other planets and stars…
From March 2 to 4 a Chandi homam will be conducted in Sri Premananda Ashram. A Chandi homam is a sacred fire ritual for Goddess Chandi.
It’s considered the ultimate homam for Devi, the universal Divine Mother. This Chandi homam will be performed specifically to benefit Mother Earth. Swamiji said Mother Earth is very unbalanced now due to the selfishness of human beings who have depleted the Earth’s resources for their own personal gain. By conducting this yagam we hope to enforce within us the wisdom, love, compassion and courage necessary to take care of our precious and holy planet so that we can help restore balance and harmony…