Mahasamadhi Celebration 2020

The Universal Shaiva Fellowship is happy to announce the Mahasamadhi Celebration of our beloved Gurudev Swami Lakshmanjoo. This grand occasion will take place on Saturday the 5th, of September 2020at 10:30 am. (Add all USF events to your Google Cal, or other calendars (ics).

Swamiji left his physical frame twenty-eight years ago in India, on September 27, 1991. Since that time, each year we joyously celebrate his Divine life and remember him by performing a traditional “Havan” or “Fire Ceremony” along with worship and the recitation of sacred hymns.

Mahasamadhi Celebration Swami LakshmanjooHAVAN (Fire Ceremony): 

Swamiji’s Mahasamadhi Havan will begin at 10:30 am at our  Culver City Center (10925 Stever St, Culver City, CA 90230) and will last approximately 6 hours. The prashad (food spiritually blessed by the Master), consisting of very tasty vegetarian Kashmiri preparations and sweets will be served afterward.

If you would like to join us via live webcam during the event please register here.

There is no charge for attending the Mahasamadhi celebration, but donations to help cover the ceremonial expenses are greatly appreciated.

There is always much preparation to be done for this auspicious event. If you would like to help in any way please call Denise Hughes at (310) 837-0402 (Toll-free 1 877-594-2516).

Fellowship Group photoRETREAT: 

On the four days following the Havan, the Fellowship will hold its bi-annual fall retreat at the Culver City Center.  

Read more about the retreat here…

Location of the Mahasamadhi Celebration: Universal Shaiva Fellowship Center10925 Stever Street, Culver City, CA 90230 (310) 837-0402.

Lodging: is available in the local area. Please contact us for more information. Our Center is within 15 minutes of LAX (Los Angeles International Airport).

It is a blessing for us to share this wonderful and holy day so please try to come. Swamiji’s Havan celebration and retreat are always an uplifting and memorable experience.

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at [email protected] with “Mahasamadhi + Retreat” in the subject line.

You can also call on (310) 837-0402 (Toll-free 1 877-594-2516).

Jai Guru Dev

John Hughes

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5 Replies to “Mahasamadhi Celebration 2020”

  1. This is a great opportunity to be with the people with whom our Gurudev spent
    a lot of time in teaching the concepts of KASHMIR SHAIVISM.
    I alongwith my wife will be joining the Mahasamadhi celebration and the Retreat
    with all of you at Culver City..

  2. The Lakshmanjoo Academy has been formed to educate the public and academic community through the editing and releasing of great classic yogic texts, interpreted through the lens of Kashmir Shaivism, by the venerable Master Swami Lakshmanjoo .

  3. God bless you to celebrate Sawmi Laxman Joo day Mahasamadi at Los Anjles and happy to see it . My all love respects on this occasion to all of you. I remember you dear Denise Hugh’s your conversatioin with Swami Jee whenever you were in doubt.
    I am at present having PR at Melbourne Australia.

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