NEW YORK (TIP): Over five hundred followers of Shiv Yog gathered at the “Yes We Can Community Center” Westbury Long Island on June 18 to participate in a five-day intense spiritual discourse by Acharya Ishan Shivanand, younger son and disciple of Avdhoot Baba Shivanand on the occasion of Baba Sivananda Day in North Hempstead.
Acharya Ishan Shivanand Ji demonstrated with clarity transition from humor to profound philosophical expressions and the opening session indicated a promising spiritual and joyful ride of five days for participants in this intense prati prasav,
Baba Shivanand revolutionized healing and presented the science of healing to the world combining modern medicine and ancient Vedic wisdom demonstrating that cure is possible.
Anna Kaplan, Council woman from North Hempstead presented the proclamation to Acharya Ishanji with the declaration of ’18th June’ 2016 in the name of ‘Avdhoot Baba Shivanandji’. She said Baba Shivananda is known to have revolutionized the healing process by combining modern medicine with ancient wisdom.
In his brief remarks after presenting a proclamation from Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos appreciated the contribution of Acharya Ishan Shivanand in empowering youth with leadership qualities. Deputy Comptroller James Garner conveyed his appreciation for the positive teaching of Shiv Yog.
Dilip Chauhan, Prominent South Asian Community Leader/ Director of Southeast/ Asian Affairs, who addressed the gathering in Hindi said the uplifting presence of Acharya Ishan Ji which could draw over 500 people in New York for such an intense spiritual five-day event is commendable.
He said he was elated as an Indian American and lover of Indian culture for the official recognition extended to Baba Shivanand. Shiv Yog Foundation has undertaken many projects to serve the humanity such as feeding the hungry, helping farmers, providing education for the poor, distributing free school uniforms, serving the disowned animals and providing free ration to the needy villagers, Chauhan added.
In his remarks, Acharya Ishan Ji expressed his happiness and praised the Shiv Yogis for their hard work in making the event a grand success. Declaration of 18th June as Avdhoot Shivanand Day in North Hempstead Town of New York demonstrated not just the guru but disciples who disseminate wisdom, goodwill and cosmic power to the universe he said