On January 28th, as per the local custom, special puja and annadanam was conducted by villagers for the departure of Chaitanya Baba. Below are a few pictures and a video from the puja.
A mahatma named Chaitanya Baba who lived in the forests of Odisha entered maha samadhi recently just after Makara Sankranti. This short video shows the placing of his body in the ground and burial. For many years he had been staying in the forests of Ratna Giri mountain.
Last year we mentioned our desire to build rooms for elderly sadhus who had been staying for decades in the forests around the Bhola Giri mountain range in Odisha. We would like to give you an update on this project. With your assistance we have been able to help elderly sadhus staying at three ashrams in the jungles around this sacred mountain.
A visit to the ashram of Nityananda Baba in Odisha. A very interesting sadhu with much mystic insight. He is accomplished in many forms of esoteric inner yogic sadhana and spends most of his time (20 hours a day) in meditation. In the future I will try to write some of my experiences with him, including a few mystical experiences which helped me to understand his position.
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