Bharat Sevashram Sangha of North America

A spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers, devoted to the service of humanity.​ Founder: Acharya Srimat Swami Pranavananda Ji Maharaj (1896-1941)
Chicago Ashram
Rama Temple at Chicago Ashram

Mahashivratri on Friday March 8th

Puja starts at 6pm. Bhajan and Shiv Stotra, Shiva Linga Avishek, Shiva Arati and Guru Arati followed by prasad distribution.
This is a free event.

The Sangha Vani

The Goal: Self-Realization, Universal Emancipation

The Religion: Self-sacrifice, Self-discipline, Adherence to truth and continence

Real Death: Forgetfulness of the “Self”

Real Life: Self Realization, Self-remembrance and Self-consciousness

Real Virtues: Heroism, Virility, Manliness and Aspiration for emancipation

Real Sins: Weakness, Fear (Defeatism), Cowardice, Meanness and Selfishness

Real Power: Patience, Fortitude and Endurance

Real Assets: Self-confidence, Self-reliance and Self-respect

Real Enemies: Indolence, Slumber, Procrastination, Inertia, Lustful senses and passions.

Real Friends: Energy, Enthusiasm and Perseverance

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BHARAT SEVASHRAM SANGHA OF NORTH AMERICA, A Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organization under section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax Exemption Organization ID: # 36-3867090