Shree Shree Yogiraj Amarjyoti ji visited Universal Peace Centre in Lachipur on January 18th and 19th, 2021. His holy hand blessed Mahaavatar Babaji wooden statue, inaugurated on that occasion in Lachipur ashram.
The celebrations started on January 18th, when Yogiraj Amarjyoti ji was greeted by crowds of pilgrims, throwing orange and yellow flower petals while walking in front of his car, and singing “Om Mangalam, Omkar Mangalam, Guru Mangalam, Gurupad Mangalam”. Barefooted Yogiraj Sunyogi Umasankar ji led the colourful greeting procession.
The ceremony was open to public and was organized to celebrate the newly built ashram, puja room and Mavaavatar Babaji statue. On that occasion, not only the official consecration of the Mahaavatar Babaji statue was planned, but also a number of changes were made in the ashram; a solar system was installed on the ceiling above the statue, and the facade of the ashram was renewed to a light raspberry color. At the top of the facade, three images were hang with Sun, Mahaavatar Babaji and UPC logo. The event was honored with artistic musical performances and singing. For the occasion, a stage for performance and a tent for audience was built in front of the ashram entrance. During the blessing of Mahaavatar Babaji sculpture, Yogiraj Amarjyoti ji sang a song “Prabhu Mere Jeevan Ko Kundan Bana Do”. The holy statue was donated by Diamond Yong from Malaysia, and created by his artist friend from Indonesia.
Universal Peace Centre celebrated also the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary, the great Indian freedom fighter and spiritual leader, who supported India’s struggle for independence from British occupation and raised a liberation army in East Asia in the 1940s.