Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) is a socio spiritual organization which is engaged in spreading peace and brotherhood in the world by uplifting humankind by the divine technique of Self Realization (Brahm Gyan). DJJS organizes several events making continuous efforts in this direction. Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji (Head & Founder – DJJS) has laid down the foundation of DJJS on the divine principle of Brahm Gyan and has made it reachable to masses which is again rare or may be for the first time in the history of mankind.
Recently, DJJS organized an event of Monthly Spiritual Congregation at Divya Dham Ashram, New Delhi on 2nd April, 2017 to celebrate “The Hindu New Year 2074” (Vikram Nav Varsh Samvat - traditional lunar Hindu calendars followed in India). This Hindu calendar is also known as Vikram Samvat.
The New Year starts on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (March – April). The current New Year 2074 falls on the first day after the Amavasya (No Moon Day) in the month of Chaitra and is known as “Keelak Samvatsar”. The calculation of Hindu New Year is based on the lunisolar calendar in which a month in the calendar is calculated from the day after full moon to full moon (Pratipada tithi after Purnima to Purnima).
The program commenced with chanting of Ved Mantras for auspicious arrival of the New Year. The inspiring lyrics of devotional songs got all the attention from the minds and thoughts of congregators and touched the core of their hearts who heard them with rapt attention. Prayers were offered to Lord Ganesha and the divine mentor Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji to seek blessings and strength for a successful and spiritually enlightened “Nav Varsh”.
The preachers greeted the congregators for a Happy and Prosperous New Year and enlightened the audience about the importance and significance of observing “Bharathiya Nava-Varsha -Vikram Samvat-2074” to create awareness in the present generation about the rich scientific cultural heritage of our ancient civilization. The preacher stated that “Vikram Samvat or Vikram Era was introduced in 57 BC by Maharaja Vikramaditya as a commemoration of his victory upon the Shakas. This victory took place at Ujjain, one among the four places associated with Kumbha Mela. There is much cultural significance attached to the Hindu calendar system and for its accurate calculations in ancient astrology and astronomy. The Indian calendar being lunisolar is much better organized and celebration of New Year at this time of year in a pure and serene style which is not only as per our values and culture, but also in tandem with nature and society- which starts a new ecological season(Ritu) at this times of the year.
The preachers further motivated the disciples to walk on the divine path of Bhakti with added enthusiasm and determination by quoting various instances from the life of disciples of the past. The disciples were reminded about the divine revelations of Gurudev Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji. The people listened attentively trying to understand the meaning and the principles imbibed in those divine words. The profound words, full of spirituality definitely helped to arouse the disciples and stimulated each one towards the path of Bhakti. The energizing words of Preachers surcharged the inner world of the devotees to succeed in their personal, professional, and spiritual life. The devotees vowed to accelerate their speed on the divine path of bhakti and spread the message of spirituality all around the world.
Today, DJJS under the holy guidance of the Revered Master is steadily growing up to bring a huge change in the society in times to come. The spiritual saga undertaken by Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji is greatest of the great for its strength, depth and vision. This era is fortunate to have Revered Perfect Spiritual Master Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji who is the harbinger of Brahm Gyan and has revealed it generously with His benign grace for the benefit of His disciples.
The congregation concluded with the divine prayer beseeching happy, healthy and spiritually enlightened life for all.