H. H. Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans
H. H. Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans
Author of the System - Yoga in Daily Life
Founder of Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council,
Sri Swami Madhavananda Ashram Fellowship
and Sri Alakhpuriji Siddhpeeth Parampara
H. H. Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda : -
Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandpuri (Swamiji) is from Rajasthan, India. Swamiji is a spiritual successor of H. H. Dharmsamrat Paramhans Sri Swami Madhavanandaji of Om Sri Alakhpuriji Siddhapeeth Parampara, a spiritual lineage from the ancient sages of the Himalayas.
Swamiji dedicated his life to spread the ancient spiritual science of the Vedas and Sanatana Dharma through teaching the practice of yoga. He is founder of Yoga in Daily Life, a scientific system which incorporates yoga, meditation and spiritual development to improve physical, mental, social, and spiritual health. Swamiji has taught Yoga In Daily Life over the last four decades throughout Europe and around the world to promote the principles of yoga. Moreover, he has been a strong proponent of promoting respect for all living beings, tolerance of other religions and cultures and protection of human rights and the environment.
Swamiji’s selfless service, untiring care and love and lectures and satsangs are a source of inspiration for thousands of people worldwide who strive for spiritual solace and realisation. Numerous of Yoga in Daily Life ashrams (yoga centres) have been established as humanitarian, non-profit associations and registered societies through out all five continents.
Known as an “Ambassador for Peace”, Swamiji has shown nearly four decades of outstanding commitment at promoting tolerance and respect between different religions, cultures and nationalities. He has initiated worldwide, inter-religious World Peace Prayers and Conferences, as well as several annual World Peace tours among people of diverse religions and cultures. One tradition associated with his humanitarian efforts is the planting of a World Peace Tree in public park with local authorities and dignitaries as living symbols of peace and hope for a sustainable future.
Swamiji's significant charitable, humanitarian, religious and environmental work have been acknowledged by social, medical, religious and political dignitaries in different parts of the world.
In 1998, at the Maha Kumbha Mela in Haridwar (India), Swamiji was titled as Mahamandaleshwar of Maha Nirvani Akhara. In 2001, at the Maha Kumbha Mela in Prayagraj (Allahabad), Swamiji was awarded with the highest spiritual title of Vishwaguru (Master of the Universe) in the presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shankaracharya Sri Swami Narendranandaji Sarasvati by the Kashi Vidvat Samaj.
In recognition of his humanitarian merits, Swamiji has received numerous awards from governments and organisations worldwide.
• Awarded for decades of humanitarian and spiritual work with the Order of Croatian Danica by President Stjepan Mesic with the image of Katarina Zrinska, the highest decoration of Croatia for humanitarian merits.
• Awarded for outstanding merits in promoting public health and world peace with the Silver Medal of the City of Vienna by the City Councilor with the image of the "Rathausmann", the city's landmark.
• Awarded the Memorial Silver Medal by the Mayor fo the City Humenne, Slovakia.
Swamiji has exchanged his opinion on Global and Spiritual ideas with numerous statesmen and politicians (Indian and Worldwide)
The International Sri Deep Madhavananda Ashram Fellowship :
The International Sri Deep Madhavananda Ashram Fellowship and Yoga In Daily Life are both worldwide non-profit humanisation organisations with member associations in Roster Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).
Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council :
The Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council (SMWPC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian, charitable society that aims to improve the state of the world and the welfare of mankind. Each year, the SMWPC hosts a “World Peace Summit” to raise global awareness and demonstrate tolerance, respect, and understanding by acknowledging 'unity in diversity'.
Humanitarian Initiatives :
In 1990, Swamiji founded the Om Vishwa Deep Gurukul Maheshwarananda Ashram Education & Research Center in Jadan, northern India, in the Pali district of Rajasthan. Situated on 250 acres of land, the Center is dedicated to the protection of all life forms, the environment, and world peace.
The Desert Rainwater Harvesting Initiative :
Swami Madhavanand Sarovar (Swami Madhavanand Lake)
Sri Swami Madhavananda Austria Hospital :
The Sri Swami Madhavananda Austria Hospital is a registered non-profit organisation that provides acute and long-term medical aid in remote areas of India.
Shree Vishwa Deep Gurukul Senior Secondary Vidyalaya Jadan School (Rajasthan) :
Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram (ERC) is an international epicentre of learning based on the precepts of yoga and the largest Yoga in Daily Life ashram in India.
The Gyan Putra Programme : “Gyan Putra”, a programme that commenced in 1998 with the aim of providing financial support to school children. Funded children are provided with tuition, school uniforms, stationary and text books. This program helps children attain a higher standard of education and thus grants them better opportunities for future employment.
Disaster Relief : Fire Fighting - Regular Supply of water to local villages.
Drought Relief : A dual use of the fire truck is to transport water to drought-stricken remote villages.
Om Shree Deveshwar Mahadev Gaushala Samiti Animal Refugee : The desert region of Rajasthan is a harsh environment for inhabitants and droughts are particularly hard on cattle. Furthermore, cattle are often abandoned by villagers.
To assist such animals, the Ashram has established several animal refuges, called Goshalas, to care for abandoned, aged and ill animals. Goshalas provide humane veterinary care for hundreds of animals.
Reforsestation & Organic Farming : Approximately 200,000 trees have been planted in a bid to 'turn the desert green'.
Despite the fact that this can be difficult land to cultivate, especially when the monsoon fails year after year, the Ashram has been able to successfully produce organic vegetables, wheat, corn, barley, and various seeds and spices.
Selected Publications by Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda :
Yoga in Daily Life - The System, The Hidden Power in Humans, Lila Amrit - The Divine Life of Sri Mahaprabhuji, Meetings with a Yogi, From the Darkness to the Light – Satsan Stories, Yoga against Backache, Yoga for Joints, Diabetes – Help through Yoga in Daily Life, High Blood Pressure – Help through Yoga in Daily Life, Healthy Heart through Yoga in Daily Life, Yoga with Children.
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