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Happy Anniversary, Parama Dham! September/October 2022 Satsang | Volume 50 #4 | New Era 79

September 22, 2022 marked the 49th anniversary of the Parama Dham Fire Temple in Madison, Virginia. Inaugurated by Shree Vasant in 1973, Parama Dham was the first Fire Temple in the world established under Parama Sadguru Shree Gajanan Maharaj’s dispensation of resuscitation of the ancient science of atmospheric purification for the New Age. The name Parama Dham, which means House of Almighty Father, was chosen by Maharaj Shree.

In a Fire Temple, there is no priest and nothing is worshipped. Agnihotra atmospheric purification technique is performed there twice daily at sunrise and sunset. A fixed set of mantras is chanted after Agnihotra. With the exception of the mantras, silence is observed in the Fire Temple at all times. The atmosphere becomes supercharged with healing energies.

Homa Gardening June 2022 Satsang | Volume 50 #2 | New Era 79

While Homa farming has been found to yield excellent and sometimes amazing results, not everyone can have a Homa farm; a number of disciplines must be observed, and at least several people will be needed to meet the requirements. However, home gardeners have experienced wonderful results when Agnihotra and other Homa fires have been done in  or near their gardens.

Centre of Light-Safe Haven and Place of Refuge March/April 2022 Satsang | Volume 49 #7 | New Era 79

We in Poland are witnessing the effects of war in neighboring Ukraine. Refugees are fleeing, the borders are full. Poland has opened its arms and hearts to gather Ukrainians and welcome them to their homeland. Other countries also are taking in refugees. We see the sorrow and anxiety the refugees carry, often having been separated from family members, having fled their homes, jobs, culture. Lives in turmoil.
Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya is less than four hours from the Ukrainian border. We are in a unique position to be able to help during these troubling, uncertain times. We are honored to have this opportunity.

Homa Farms Around the World, Part 2 November/December 2021 Satsang | Volume 49 #5| New Era 78

Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya, in southern Poland, is located on 5 hectares of beautiful countryside surrounded by forests with a stunning view of the Tatra Mountains. It is not, however, considered a farming area.
Even so, a vegetable garden was started here using Homa organic techniques in the mid 90’s, and that first year there was great success growing different vegetables, even tomatoes.