Photos and videos taken during the Celebration on 21st May 2016 – Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh-Himalayas.

 

The President & Board of Management Members of The Divine Life Society, Shivanandanagar, Rishikesh request your gracious presence on the occasion of the release of Commemorative Postage Stamp on Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj under the aegis of Department of Posts, Govt. of India by Honourable Sri K.K. Paul H.E. The Governor of Uttarakhand on Saturday, the 21st May 2016 at Swami Sivananda Satsang Bhavan(Auditorium) The Divine Life Society, Sivananda Ashram Shivanandanagar, RIshikesh.

PROGRAMME

15:55 Guests arrive at the Auditorium and occupy their seats.
15:58 Dignitaries arrive at the Auditorium gate and are conducted to the Dais.
16:00 H.E. The Governor of Uttarakhand Arrives at the Auditorium gate and is received by the Chief Post Master General, Uttarakhand, General Secretary of The Divine Life Society and Chairman, Centenary Celebration Committee. H.E. The Governor is conducted to his seat on the Dais.
16:02 National Anthem
16:04 Lighting of the Lamp by H.E. The Governor
16:06 H.H. Sri Swami Vimalananda, President of The Divine Life Society welcomes H.E. The Governor and other dignitaries by presenting bouquet and delivers welcome address.
16:15 Introductory speech by Sri Swami Padmanabhanandaji, General Secretary of The Divine Life Society.
16:23 Sri Swami Padmanabhanandaji requests the Chief Post Master General to address the audience.
16:25 Address by the Chief Post Master General
16:30 The Chief Post Master General requests and assists H.E. The Governor to release the Commemorative Postage Stamp on Swami Chidananda and present the first copy of the Stamp Album for the release.

  • H.E. The Governor releases the Commemorative Postage Stamp and First Day Cover
  • Presentation of the first copy of the Stamp Album to H.E. The Governor by the Chief Post Master General.
16:35 Address by H.E. The Governor
16:42 Vote of thanks by Swami Advaitananda, Chairman, Swami Chidananda Birth Centenary Celebration Committee
16:50 National Anthem