Sunday, Jul 9, 2017
06:00 h to 22:00 h
Shree Peetha Nilaya – Bhakti Marga Centre and Ashram
Paramahamsa Vishwananda
The date for Gurupurnima has changed and will be celebrated on JULY 9TH
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Gurupurnima, the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Gurupurnima, a day sacred to the memory of the great sage Vyasa. All are indebted to this ancient saint who edited all the Vedic texts into the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata and the Shreemad Bhagavatam.

Gurupurnima is the day when Gurus worldwide are honoured and paid homage. The Guru is everything for the seeker of God because the Guru is the one who introduces us to God. The Guru makes God accessible to the people. On Gurupurnima, we venerate the form of the Guru and express our gratitude for his infinite grace and guidance. On this day we venerate our Guru, Paramahamsa Vishwananda, by starting with Guru Paduka Puja followed by a bhajan stotra (108 songs dedicated to Guruji) sung by the various country groups who have been transformed by Guru Kripa ̶ the grace of the Guru.  

Date and Time:

Here is the timetable for the day of Gurupurnima: 

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Registration link:

Events are uploaded on the registration site three months prior. 

When coming for the event, please ensure that you are dressed accordingly. Women should wear saris or leg length dresses. Men are asked to dress smartly or wear a kurta. If the weather is cold make sure your clothing is warm! 


Shree Peetha Nilaya – Bhakti Marga Centre and Ashram
Am Geisberg 1-6
65321 Heidenrod Springen, Germany

It is in Germany that Bhakti Marga has its headquarters. In the beautiful countryside of the Taunus region lies Shree Peetha Nilaya (“abode of the Divine Mother”). Residents and guests come together daily to participate in prayers, meditation, singing, Seva, and to share their love of the Divine with one another.

Due to this very special event, accommodation at Shree Peetha Nilaya is not open for room reservation at this time. 

However, it is possible that a limited number of rooms may become available a few months before the event date. If you would like to be put on the waiting list for a room please email events [at] If space is available we will let you know via email. 




If you have any questions relating to the event please send an e-mail to events [at] ( )or call +49 (0)6124 605 9000 from Tuesday to Saturday, 14:00 - 17:00 Hrs.