Gurukula represented at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the Philippines

The Founder of Gurukula, Shrii P. R. Sarkar visited the Philippines in 1968 for the first time. The golden jubilee celebration took place in March 2018 to honor his visit, during which he laid the foundations of a movement for social transformation and spiritual development. Kulapati of Ananda Marga Gurukula, Dada Shambhushivananda, was the chief guest at the celebrations. Celebrations included youth programs, public talks, nagar kiirtan (kiirtan through the streets), cultural programs and a youth leadership training seminar (see separate article).

Besides this youth training seminar, about twenty-five youths also learned meditation and over fifty youths presented an inspiring and educative cultural evening. Fifty youths were awarded “Pillars of the World” Medals by the guests of honour. With thanks to the sponsors, the youth also planted fifty Calamansi plants.

Simultaneously, another program was held at another location in the Philippines which also attracted over three hundred persons. Didi Anandrama represented Gurukula there.

The President of the Philippines sent an encouraging message to the Golden Jubilee Celebrations Committee on March 29, 2018.