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Swamiji's activities - 2017

  • Attending the meeting of the Indian Yoga Association (IYA) in New Delhi, organised by the Ministry of AYUSH in association with the IYA, in preparation of the International Day of Yoga 2017, with Swami Chidananda Saraswati, Dr. HR Nagendra and Yog Rishi Swami Ramdev, Delhi, 8 March, 2017
  • Meeting with H.E. Yogeshwar Sangwan, Ambassador of India to Armenia and Georgia, at the YIDL OM Yoga Cave, in Tbilisi, Georgia, 3 April 2017
  • Meeting with the Ambassador of India to Ukraine, H.E. Manoj Kumar Bharti in Kiev, 5 April, 2017
  • Planting of a Peace Tree in the Botanical Garden of Kiev, with the Vice-director of the Botanical Garden, 5 April, 2017
  • First visit to Cuba, 18-27 April, 2017; by official invitation of the Cultural Ministry of Cuba, the cultural center in Holguin (Casa de Iberoamerica), and the University of Holguin, to provide education in the science of Yoga in Daily Life.
  • Receiving an award by the officials of the University of Holguin, recognizing the worldwide impact of YIDL's humanitarian, environmental, and world peace activities and, awarded with a golden plaque with the symbol of the city Holguin, In recognition of his decades of promoting yoga and humanitarian activities and his personal visit to Cuba by the Casa de Iberoamerica of the city of Holguin, 22 April, 2017
  • Planting of two Peace Trees in Playa Guardalavaca, and in the Holguin Botanical Gardens, with city officials, in honor of YIDL's distinguished lineage, 22 April, 2017
  • "Panel Discussion on the topics Shanti - Peace, Prem - Love, Satat kaam - hard work and Ahimsa - non-violence, with Vishwaguruji, the Mayor of Kapiti Coast, His Worship Mr K Gurunathan, Acting High Commissioner of India, Mr Sandeep Sood, Wellington, 5 May, 2017"
  • Earthquake Disaster Protection Prayer, in front of the Parliament, with political and religious leaders, Wellington, 9 May, 2017
  • Invited as special guest and meeting the Honourable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, HE Srimati Vasundhara Raje, at a program with 15.000 participants in Bali, Dist. Pali, Rajasthan, 22 May, 2017
  • Invited as guest of honor by Swami Chidananda Sarasvati to the High Level Summit of Leaders "We are the solution", organised by Global Interfaith Wash Alliance, at the banks of river Ganga, Rishikesh, 3-4 June 2017
  • World Peace Tree planting in Debrecen, Hungary, Botanic Garden, with Prof. Amita Wele, guest professor of Ayurveda at Debrecen University,10 June, 2017
  • Meeting with Prof. Dr. Peter Földesi, Rector of Sechenyi Istvan University, Györ, Hungary, 12 June, 2017
  • Celebration of the International Day of Yoga at the park of Voderady Castle, in presence of H. E. Sri Param Jit Mann, Ambassador of India to Slovakia, and also the Mayor of Voderady, 17 June, 2017
  • World Peace Tree planting in Voderady Castle Park on the occasion of 3rd IDY, 17 June, 2017
  • World Peace Tree planting on the occasion of anniversary of Mataji's Mahasamadhi, Jadan, 25 June, 2017
  • Foundation of the international society AYUSH-EU, based in Slovenia July 2017
  • September 2017 Vishwaguru Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji's pilgrimage to the source of the holy Alaknanda River and Sri Alakhpuriji's gufa (cave) with a group of 200 disciples
  • Vishwaguruji planted a Peace Tree in Walther von der Vogelweide Park in Villach, Austria, together with city councillor Mag. Irene Hofstätter Lackner, the director of the city gardens DI. Hannelore Hudezeck and the Vice Mayor of Villach, Dr. Petra Oberrauner.
  • Vishwaguruji was the keynote speaker and member of the valedictory committee & session at the International Conference on ‘YOGA FOR WELLNESS’ which took place on 10-11 October 2017 in New Delhi, organized by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
  • On 13 October 2017, Vishwaguruji attended the 62nd celebration of the All India Philosophical Council in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The conference was inaugurated by Vishwaguruji. The Closing Program took place in Om Vishwa Deep Gurukul Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram Education & Research Centre, at Jadan Ashram.  325 Professors from all over India visited Jadan College, which is a part of the University of Jodhpur.
  • Honorable guests at the Jadan Ashram for the occasion of closing program were Their Highnesses the Maharaja and Maharani of Jodhpur. Vishwaguruji also blessed their home, the famous Umaid Bhawan Palace.
  • 17 November 2017 - Vishwaguruji opened two new Yoga in Daily Life centers in Slovenia, Murska Sobota and Ptuj, in the presence of the Indian Ambassador to Slovenia, H.E. Paramjit Mann. Deputy Mayor of the area, Mr Boštjan Berlak also joined the opening ceremony in Murska Sobota; and local Mayor Mr Miran Senčar in Ptuj.
  • In the Dharmasthala, Karnataka in South India, Vishwaguruji was invited to participate in International Yoga Festival and 2nd Federation Yoga Sports Cup Championship. In the inauguration session, Vishwaguruji met Dr D. Veerendra Heggade, head of the Dharmasthala and Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of AYUSH, Government of India.
  • On 27 December 2017, the respected wife of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yashoda Ji Bahin, paid a visit to Vishwaguruji at the Om Ashram.