Saraswati Publications, LLC
India Pilgrimage Tour
with Thomas Ashley-Farrand (Namadeva Acharya)
May 2009
India Pilgrimage Tour - May 2009 
The Ancient Power of Sanskrit Mantra and Ceremony
Namadeva at entrance to Temple for Sri Girijamata Vinayaka form of Ganesh.

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Travel Manager Information
Name:  Kirit Pandya
Address:  12383 Bedford Dr., Southgate, MI 48195
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Note re flights:  Those from West Coast are booked for a flight from San Francisco and will be transported by Jet Airways via United Airlines at no extra charge to JFK and back.

Departure Flight
Date: May 1, 2009
Airline: Jet Airways
Flight#: #9W225 
Departure Time:  6:10 pm
Departing From: New York (JFK)
Departure Gate:
Arriving At:  Chennai (Madras-MAA)
Arrival Time:  11:10 pm, May 2nd
Flight Time:
Seat #: TBA
Return Flight
Date:  May 24, 2009
Airline:  Jet Airways
Flight#:  9W230
Departing From: Chennai (Madras-MAA)
Departure Time: 2:50 am
Arriving At: Brussels
Arrival Time: 7:50 am
Flight#:  9W226
Departing From:  Brussels
Departure Time:  10:05 am
Arriving At:  New York (JFK)
Arrival Time:  12:10 pm
Flight Time:
Seat #:  TBA
Please do not hesitate to email Kirit Pandya or me,
We are happy to help!
Margalo Ashley-Farrand
Saraswati Publications, LLC
Hotels are Western style at 3-4***
Hotels in Himalayas are upscale Indian style. 
Vijaya Vittala at Vishwa Shanti AshramWe will visit Vishwa Shanti Ashram near Bangalore and do a puja to Vijaya Vittala (Panduranga.)  We will climb the ladder behind the 20-foot tall murthi and pour the abisheka of milk and water over this statue.  Then we will return to the small temple below to finish the puja.
Later, we will visit the other temples at the ashram and have lunch in Guru Rama Mata's home. 
Sightseeing: 2007 India Pilgrimage Tour - same itinerary as 2009
Description: Photos by Richard Holmes
Vishwa Rupa Vishnu at Vishwa Shanti
Vishnu in Universal Form in Bhagavad Gita Temple, Vishwa Shanti Ashram 
Sri Sri Shankara Jayendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal
Sri Sri Shankara Jayendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal
Sri Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal
 Sri Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal
# Book 4 months prior to departure (1/1/09)- Receive an additional 1% DISCOUNT on your land price of $2700.
*discounts apply to check payments only

Offer Expires: January 1, 2009