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OUR HISTORICAL JOURNEY IN PICTURES - PART 2

2 February 2013 - Dhruv Bhai completes writing the longest commentary of the Bhagavad Gita and Hanuman Chalisa in history (the commentary of his Sadhguru His Holiness Pujyashree Bhupendrabhai Pandya). In total the length of the commentary is 3,321 pages, over 1.6 million words and over 9.6 million characters. 

28 February 2013 - Biography of Dhruv Bhai written and published in the Asian Voice magazine by award-winning BBC and Asian Voice journalist Rani Singh
 
 
4 March 2013 - International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna publishes "A day in the life of Dhruv Bhai" on their website showing how Dhruv Bhai balances the life of an international mergers & acquisitions lawyer in the City with writing 19 books and giving Dharmic talks.
 


5 March 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 8 talks after 70 weeks



14 March 2013 - Dhruv Bhai speaks to students at Kings College London, the University of London at an event on role models in the City.
  
   
30 March 2013 - To mark the festival of Hanuman Jayanti, Dhruv Bhai wrote this article in the Asian Voice magazine on "Lessons in career management from the Hanuman Chalisa".
 
 
1 April 2013 – The first birthday of SHYAM, which was founded on Ram Navami and became a remarkable international success story that spread the message of the Bhagavad Gita around all six continents of the world.



22 April 2013 - Senior Bhagavad Gita class teacher Chandi Ben broke the record for the longest ever commentary for one verse in the entire Bhagavad Gita class series: she spoke for 1 hour 25 minutes on chapter 9 verse 18.
 
 
30 April 2013 - We celebrated 100 talks by our speakers in the City in less than two years.





21 May 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 9 talks after 81 weeks.



22 May 2013 - We held our annual Hindu Women's Empowerment workshop featuring speeches by outstanding pioneers in the fields of spiritual, humanitarian and career women's empowerment: Dhruv Bhai, Ritu Sethi, Santosh Bhanot, Hema Ben and Sangita Vara.
  



4 July 2013 - Dhruv Bhai speaking to a packed audience at the PricewaterhouseCoopers London headquarters on the secrets of success in career management we can learn from the Hanuman Chalisa.
 

4 July 2013 - Dhruv Bhai teaching Yoga in a powerful atmosphere of the entire audience facing him and chanting Aum inside the main seminar suites at PwC. An impressive mixture of backgrounds and diversity of the audience.
 

9 July 2013 - Dhruv Bhai giving a talk at law firm CMS Cameron McKenna on the seven leadership qualities we can learn from Lord Ganesh.
 



30 July 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 10 talks after 90 weeks.



13 August 2013 - The most important week in SHYAM's calendar began with Pujyashree Guruji's talk at the BT Headquarters on Stress Management with an Eastern Methodology. 
 

13 August 2013 - Guruji's talk received amazing feedback from an audience with people from many different backgrounds. Everywhere Guruji went in London, people came in huge numbers. We have really set the bar for next year!
 
 
14 August 2013 - Pujyashree Guruji gives the eagerly awaited first meditation session at CMS. Miracles were witnessed in the room by people from countries as diverse as India, Argentina, Canada, Italy, Australia, Czech Republic, Mauritius, Brazil and Sweden. 
 

14 August 2013 - Pujyashree Guruji was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by BT director Hema Ben and Chris Watson.
 

15 August 2013 - We celebrated Indian Independence Day with the final meditation session with Pujyashree Guruji at CMS. There was not a single space left even on the floor, such was the popularity of Guruji amongst the young crowd. 
 

15 August 2013 - The CMS Managing Partner came to pay his respect to Guruji.
 

15 August 2013 - Hindu priest Madhava Turumella performed a wonderful ancient Vedic ceremony of respect to Guruji.
 



21 September - On stage with Baba Ramdev on Aastha TV for Swami Vivekananda's 150th birthday celebrations.

26 September 2013 - The CMS Hindu Network led by Dhruv Bhai was shortlisted for Outstanding Employee Network Group of the Year at the European Diversity Awards for the second year running at these spectacular awards held at the Natural History Museum.



4 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai wrote this article in the Eastern Eye magazine about why we celebrate the festival of Navratri.
 

13 October 2013 - Senior Bhagavad Gita teacher Mayank Bhai made international banking and finance partner at prestigious US law firm Mayer Brown. Messages of congratulations pour in from community leaders for this unprecedented achievement at such a young age.
 

14 October 2013 - Our first event at the House of Commons in Parliament hosted by the Energy, Business and Enterprise Minister Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, Michael Ellis MP and Keith Vaz MP about a £12 million Hindu centre project by the inspirational Neelam Aggarwal-Singh.
 

24 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai at a historic dinner with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of London at Mansion House
 

24 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai with Her Royal Highness Princess Badiya El-hassan of Jordan where they speak about the positive impact of the Bhagavad Gita talks.
 

27 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai speaks live on BBC London radio 94.9 FM on the famous Sunny and Shai show, about what Hinduism says about the effect of alcohol on the human body, mind and intellect
 

29 October 2013 - Seven of our speakers very eloquently spoke on the story of the Ramayan at the spectacular BT 2013 Diwali celebrations
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5 November 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 11 talks after 104 weeks.




8 November 2013 - We celebrated two years of our Bhagavad Gita talks in the City.  Our videos are now watched in 151 countries around the world.

9 November 2013 - SHYAM is given a part in the Lord Mayor's Show and our team is led by our outstanding professional photographer Sachin Somani.  
The Lord Mayor's Show was screened live on BBC1 to three million people and was watched by 500,000 people who attended.
  



14 November 2013 - Senior Bhagavad Gita class teachers Meera Ben, Mayank Bhai and Chandni Ben host the phenomenal Diwali at CMS 2013 celebrations attended by over 250 people where Madhava Turumella, Hema Ben, Dhruv Bhai, Dr Rohan Nagar, Harin Thaker, Jay Bhai and Vishal Bhai gave very inspirational speeches.
 


21 November 2013 - We celebrated the 50th birthday of His Holiness Pujyashree Bhupendrabhai Pandya, a priceless jewel in the Indian Saint tradition, with the chanting of 5,100 Hanuman Chalisa in India.
  

3 December 2013 - Dhruv Bhai invokes the blessings of Shree Hanumanji at the commencement of the historical 100th Bhagavad Gita talk in the City.
 
 


3 December 2013 - Dhruv Bhai gives a talk on the Bhagavad Gita chapter 12 about the ideal qualities of a devotee at our 100th Bhagavad Gita talk in the City.
 
 
3 December 2013 - We celebrate the 100th Bhagavad Gita talk in the City after 108 weeks of continuous talks, and our divine journey makes history.
 

 

10 December 2013 - Dhruv Bhai receives two awards for his Dharmic talks from the Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf.



17 December 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 12 talks after 111 weeks.


GO TO PART 3 OF OUR JOURNEY BY CLICKING HERE.