Birchwood Manor, Whippany, NJ - On Sunday, Sept 29th, 2013 New Jersey a glorious moment in the annals of Hindu events history when nearly 2000 people representing over 30 organizations joined hands in celebrating “Dharma and Yoga Fest”, a unique “once in a lifetime” event spreading the message of “Universal Peace Through Dharma and Yoga”. Spearheaded by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), Dharma and Yoga fest was held as the culmination of the year long festivities, in commemoration of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth year.
Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA (HSS) wishes you, your family and friends a happy, healthy and prosperous Varsha Pratipada, beginning of Hindu New Year. Varsha Pratipada is also popularly known as Yugadi and corresponds to the Shalivahana Shaka in some part of Bharat and in the rest, it corresponds to the Vikrama Samvat, corresponding to the era beginning 78 A.D. and 57 B.C. respectively. This day recalls the inspiring occasion when the invading Sakas from Central Asia were vanquished by the great emperors Shalivahana and Vikramaditya in the 1st Century A.D.
March 12, 2017
For Immediate Press Release
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भारतीय नववर्ष 2072, युगाब्द 5117
Dear Swayamsevak Bandhu and Swayamsevika Bhaginee,
I wish you, your family and friends a happy, healthy and prosperous Varsha Pratipada, beginning of Hindu New Year.
I hope this email finds you in the best of health and good spirits. With this email, I would like to bring to your attention nationwide events on the occasion of International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015.
During the Month of May 2014, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA (HSS) honored teachers across the US, during month long events of Guru Vandana. Each year, US celebrates first week of May as “teachers appreciation week” and Tuesday of the same week as “National Teachers Day”. Hindu philosophy and culture considers Guru as “Supreme Being” who invokes and sustains light of knowledge while eliminating the darkness of ignorance.
Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA, Inc. (HSS) concluded its eighth annual “Surya Namaskar Yajna” (SNY) also known as “Health for Humanity Yogathon”. HSS organizes this event annually during Hindu festival of Makar Samkranti that marks the Sun’s northward movement. Despite extreme weather conditions in many places, thousands of participants across the United States participated in daily repetitions of the yoga routine known as the Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar. Several places also conducted a Yogathon where many participants completed several repetitions Suryanamaskar Yoga.