The festival of Diwali was celebrated with spiritual and charitable activities at Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Ashram – Noida, on October 27, 2019.
During Sunday Satsanga Swami Vasudevananda spoke about the spiritual relevance of the festival of lights. The satsanga was followed by kirtan chanting, and later, devotees were served special prasad. The same day, Swami Vasudevananda distributed Diwali gifts to the staff of the ashram and also spoke informally to children from Paramahansa Yogananda SwarnaBalVatika,a charitable school for underprivileged kids supported by YSS. The little ones were then presented with sweaters.
Devotees joined in the evening meditation which was followed by kirtan chanting in a newly inaugurated garden meditation spot on Noida Ashram lawns. Swami Vasudevananda led this special session amongst hanging lamps and decorated branches,
The same day, Diwali celebrations were also held at Gurugram Kendra. Devotees led the meditation sessions in the morning and evening. The programme included chanting, meditation, and lighting of candles.