Sunday, December 12, 1965 to
Tuesday, January 04, 1966
The 1st Anniversary Celebrations of the Prashanti Vidwan Maha Sabha (Madras) were held at the Venkatagiri palace between the 12th and the 14th of December 1965. Justice P. Ramakrishna Iyer, Sri T. M. P. Mahadevan, and Justice K. S. Venkataraman presided over the gathering on all three days. Dr. P. K. Sundaram, Sri Dharmapuri Aadheenam, Sri S. M. Somasundaram Tambiran and Juctice K. S. Ramamurthy addressed the gathering. Swami blessed the devotees with His Divine Discourses every day.
|Swami Chinmayananda with Sri Sathya Sai|
Swami Chinmayanandaji called upon Swami and had discussions with Him. Swami visited Chinmaya Mission and gave a Discourse to the workers. He also blessed the workers of the Ramanasram and Ramakrishna Mission at Madras. Swami graced the homes of Ministers Sri R. Venkataraman, Sri Jothi Venkatachalam, and Sri Mannadia. Enroute to Brindavan, Swami stayed with the Raja of Venkatagiri for a couple of days. He reached Brindavan on 30th December.
Swami gave Darshan to the devotees at Brindavan on New Year’s day. Sri B.D. Jatti, Sri R. M. Patil, Justices Gopivallabha Iyengar, Sadasivaiah and Air Vice Marshal S.N. Gopal had personal interviews with Swami at Brindavan on the 3rd. Swami graced the residences of Maharana, the former Prime Minister of Nepal, and Elayaraja of Travancore. He returned to Prashanti Nilayam on 4th.