Chinmaya Pradeep inauguration Report
Chinmaya Pradeep, The First-Of-Its-Kind Outdoor Vedantic Vision Park reflecting the knowledge of the Bhagavad Geeta, Upanishads & Hindu Culture through the life & work of Swami Chinmayananda was inaugurated at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai on 12th June 2016 at 4pm by Poojya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji and Poojya Swami Brahmanandaji in presence of many other Acharyas & Devotees of Chinmaya Mission. Chinmaya Pradeep is a tribute to Poojya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda in HIS Centenary Year by Chinmaya Mission Mumbai. Shri Pratapbhai Patel & Family unveiled the Chinmaya Pratima - A Hyper-Realistic Mannequin of Poojya Gurudev, made in Silicon. Smt. Rajashree Birla offered Ganga-Jal from Gomukh into the symbolic River that flows in Chinmaya Pradeep. Shri Rajbir & Smt.Nikki singh opened the Student-days-Kutia of Swami Chinmayananda. Smt. Divya Mafatlal inaugurated the Mahavakya Mandir. Smt.Elina Meswani, Sri Niraj Ambani & Shri L.V.Merchant inaugurated the BMI Chart circular exhibit as well as the Om Meditation Room. Shri Kirti Bhima hoisted the Hinduism Flat at Sandeepany Section. Swami Swatmananda inaugurated One Day In the Life of Swami Chinmayananda. Paduka Pooja was done in the Kutia of Swami Chinmayananda to conclude the inauguration. Design Habit from Delhi executed the project. Various teams from Chinmaya Mission, Design Habit as well as major donors were felicitated in a ceremony after the Pooja.
Chinmaya Pradeep is the story of Balan’s(a sceptic) transformation to a seeker & a spiritual master - Swami Chinmayananda, along with the story of the decline and revival of Vedic Saraswati Culture. It is our story through Swami Chinmayananda’s life & Vision.
Based on 11 verses of Kritagnataa – Gratitude, composed by Swami Tejomayananda, Chinmaya Pradeep is spread over 20,000 sq.ft around the Kutia of Swami Chinmayananda. Swami Swatmananda, Sri Mukul Patel, Smt. Nikki Singh along with Shri Amardeep Behl & Smt.Sharada Mushti of Design Habit are the core team that has conceptualised and executed Chinmaya Pradeep.?
Highlights of Chinmaya Pradeep
1. Installations depicting Swami Chinmayananda in 5 facets - Visionary, Sannyasi, Teacher, Master & Swami Chinmayananda.
2. Chinmaya Pratima(Realistic)
3. Decline of Hindu Culture & its revival
4. Saraswati Culture – Our Roots
5. Ganga/Saraswati river installation & Lotus Ponds
6. Freedom Fighter & Journalist Panels
7. Swami Sivananda & Sannyas of Sw.Chinmayananda
8. Learning at the feet of Swami Tapovanam
9. 4 Mahavakyas Temples
10. Tree of Hinduism
11. In Hindu Culture, Why do We?
12. Chinmaya Mission Lamp Fountain
13. Circular BMI Chart & OM Meditation Room
14. Glory of the Gnana yagnas
15. Sandeepany Sadhanalaya exhibits
16. Grassroot activities exhibits
17. A day in the life of Swami Chinmayananda
18. Man of Perfection – Sthitaprajna Lakshana Exhibits
19. Form & Formless Abidance
Chinmaya Mission Mumbai welcomes the Global Chinmaya Family to visit Chinmaya Pradeep.