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First European Sannyas Diksha held at Mahaprabhu Dip Ashram in Strilky, Czechia

On the auspicious constellation of Gurupurnima on Friday 23 July 2021, two long time disciples of Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji, received from him the highest initiation, sannyas diksha (initiation into the order of swamis), in Mahaprabhu Dip Ashram in Strilky. It was the first such initiation ever held in Europe.

The two newest sannyasis of Sri Alakhpuri Siddha Peeth Parampara are Swami Gyaneshwar Puri from Strilky, Czechia and Swami Jayadevi Mata from Warsaw, Poland. The initiation was held in the beautiful yagya shala (traditional Vedic yagya place, place for fire ceremonies) in Strilky Ashram.

The divine atmosphere of the deepest Guru-shishya relationship initiation overwhelmed all present who participated in the event. It was a great joy and gift for all; and for new swamis, now begins a beautiful new life of complete renunciation and serving the whole world. 

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