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Shivabalayogi:  One Year Tapas
Bannerghatta Road Ashram 1968-1969

 

Video taken on August 7, 1969, when Shivabalayogi emerged from one-year tapas for world peace.

Part A (6 minutes).  The first of three parts shows the crowd gathering (the City of Bangalore organized special busses to handle the crowds), mass feeding, bhajans and bhava samadhi, the doors to Shivabalayogi's room being unlocked, and shots of the yogi inside his room where he had meditated in samadhi for a year.

Bannerghatta Road ashram, Bangalore, August 7, 1968.

 

 

Video taken on August 7, 1969, when Shivabalayogi emerged from one-year tapas for world peace.

Part B (9 minutes).  The second of three parts shows Shivabalayogi emerging to give darshan to the vast crowd that had gathered from around Bangalore and India.  The pressure of the crowd was so great that a portion of the ashram walls had to be torn down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video taken on August 7, 1969, when Shivabalayogi emerged from one-year tapas for world peace.

Part C (C minutes).  The third of three parts shows Shivabalayogi giving public darshan into the night, then returning to his room inside the ashram where he is honored with arthi, burning camphor