Swami Amar Jyoti was born upon May 6, 1928 in a small town in northwestern India, not far from the banks of the Indus River. His youth interests were lots of: science, mathematics, music, writing, cycling, drama and sports, and He brilliantly mastered all of these. His college education was temporarily disrupted by the partition of India in 1947, however He quickly moved to a college in Mumbai (Bombay). Much cherished by household and teachers, He surprised everyone with thedecision to leave home a couple of months prior to graduation, stating, "I want to read an open book of the world for my education."<br></br>

At the age of nineteen, without loan or any specific location, He took the very first train to Calcutta. It was 1948. Refugees were pouring over the border of East Bengal (now Bangladesh) into West Bengal by the thousands each day. Surviving on a railway platform near the border of India and Bangladesh, He soon headed the entire volunteer corps there, working relentlessly 20 hours or more each day. After about 10 months, the flood of refugees diminished and He returned to Calcutta.<br></br>

Swami Amar Jyoti survived on the borders of the city in a peaceful ashram and pursued symphonic music, sitar, religious studies and prayer. He started to meditate and do yoga and participated in puja (conventional praise) at a nearby temple of a popular saint. In a short while He "knew" His life work. Very soon He retired to Himalaya where He lived in silence and meditation for about 10 years, one-pointed onthe Objective of Liberation. Lots of places of trip were gone to throughout those years, strolling on foot lots of miles every day. However a small cave at Gangotri, the temple village near the source of the Ganga River, was the place of His biggest spiritual disciplines, awakenings and, lastly, Lighting.<br></b3>
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In 1958, taking initiation of Vidyut Sannyas (lit: "lightning"-- a kind of monasticism that is Self-initiated) at the holy site of Badrinath of Himalaya, and taking the name Swami Amar Jyoti (Swami-- Knower of the Self; Amar Jyoti-- Immortal Light), He descended into the plains of India for His God-given objective to the world. The very first Ashram Gurudeva founded was Jyoti Ashram, under Ananda Niketan Trust, situated in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Throughout the years after leaving house, His mother had actually never ceased looking for Him and awaiting His return. In answer to her prayers, He settled in Pune where she could be near Him.<br></br>

In 1961, Swami Amar Jyoti accepted a deal by a devotee to check out the United States. Once again, He traveled unidentified, though He soon brought in numerous who had actually never seen such a holy man. Eventually He was persuaded to develop an Ashram, and Sacred Mountain Ashram was founded in 1974 followed in 1975 by Desert Ashram under Reality Awareness, a not-for-profit organization that serves as a lorry for Gurudeva's operate in the United States.<br></br>

The spiritual awakening in the world that Gurudeva reveals is the marvelous destiny of humanity, when devoid of our minimal identity of self. Adoringly and constantly, He continues to boost and purify each people for this awakening, for His method is the ancient relationship of the Guru to the disciple, the candle light lit directly from the burning flame of Truth. Prabhushri continuously advises us that we are at a development into a new age, where religions will be changed into direct awakening and communion with our Greatest Source. Like a mom whose love knows no bounds for her kid, the Expert guides and nurtures the disciple on his or her own path to excellence, revealing in Himself the obtainable Reality of God Awareness.<br></br>

After four years spent in continually traveling, giving Satsang and Retreats, developing Ashrams and guiding countless souls to higher awareness, Gurudeva took Mahasamadhi-- conscious release of the mortal body-- on June 13, 2001 in Louisville, Colorado. According to His wishes, His Asti Kalash (urn containing Sacred Remains) was reminded Jyoti Ashram by disciples from India. Within a year, a Samadhi Sthal in the form of a pure white marble pyramid was created for permanent consecration. It has thus end up being a beacon Light, a location of trip and meditation for all who are blessed to go into there.<br></br>

The commitment of the Samadhi Sthal was carried out during 5 days of intricate Vedic pujas and fire ceremonies attended by numerous fans, from June 9-13, 2002. At the end of the commitment, the Brahmin priest who led the pujas enunciated the following: "As long as the sun and the moon and the stars and water (symbolic of life) exist, may this Samadhi Sthal be the Illuminator of countless souls, and might You continue to guide and bless us." Never-ceasing Light-- The Blissful Life and Wisdom of Swami Amar Jyoti: A Bio in His Own Words is offered from TruthConsciousness.org.