Sambhar Lake



Film & video of Shivabalayogi at the Sambhar Lake ashram, Rajastan


There are about twenty minutes of 8mm color films taken of Shivabalayogi between 1965 and the early 1970’s.  They show programs and mass feedings in 1965 at Madras, Shri Swamiji giving darshan at the Bannerghatta Road ashram in Bangalore, the Adivarapupeta ashram, and Shri Swamiji at the ashram in Sambhar Lake in Rajastan, North India.



Sambhar Lake in Rajastan, India

Early film of Shivabalayogi at Sambhar Lake in Rajastan, India. The Shivabalayogi ashram in Sambhar Lake was inaugurated on August 7, 1966. It is a place where Shri Swamiji often praised devotees for the devotion with which they sing bhajans (spiritual song).

The scenes include taking the small gauge motor train that runs by the salt lake where water is sun-dried in pools and the salt collected.

The bhajan on this soundtrack was recorded at the Sambhar Lake ashram in 1996.




Sambhar Lake, 1986

Video of Shivabalayogi at the Sambhar Lake ashram, Rajastan, India, taken in April of 1986.