Jamshedpur, May 10: The 97th birth anniversary of Shri Shri Anandamurti also known as Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar the founder of Ananda Marga was celebrated all around the world along with Kolhan.
The Sonari, Sakchi, Bistupur, Adityapur, Mango, Patamda, Chakulia, Baharagora, Chandil, Kandra units on Wednesday.
On the occasion a three-hour ‘Babanaam Kevalam’ akhand kirtan was organised in Gadra Ashram where food and sherbet was distributed among the poor. A quiz contest was held based on Ananda Marga and Ananamurti where students participated. A film on Anandamurti was also screened for the students.
Acharya Sampurnand Avdhut, secretary, Ananda Marga, said, the birth annivesray was celebrated with fervor were people along with the school children were informed about the life and times of Anandamurti.
Present on the occasion were Anand Anurukit Acharya, Bhukti Pradhan Yogesh, Lal Bihari Anand, Chandrabhusan, Sunil Anand, Dr. Mukesh, Gangadhar Dutta, Devvrat Dutta, Dr. Ashu, Indu Devi, Pushpa Devi, Asha Devi, Dharmdev SIngh, BN Kumar, Kamlesh Kumar and others.
Shri Shri Anandamurti was a modern writer, philosopher, scientist, social theorist, and spiritual leader.
His books have been translated into all the world’s major languages, and his unique blend of historical perspective and social commentary has been the inspiration for social activists seeking progressive alternatives to capitalism and communism.