OUR JOURNEY IN PICTURES
PART 2 (2013)
2 February 2013 - Dhruv Bhai completes writing the longest commentary of the Bhagavad Gita and Hanuman Chalisa in history (the commentary of Pujyashree Guruji). 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
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 third 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 Ben, Santosh Ben, Hema Ben and Sangita Ben.
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 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.
14 August 2013 - Pujyashree Guruji was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by BT director Hema Ghantiwala and Chris Watson (the father of Hollywood actress Emma Watson)
15 August 2013 - The CMS Managing Partner Duncan Weston came to pay his respect to Guruji.
21 September - On stage with Baba Ramdev on Aastha TV for Swami Vivekananda's 150th birthday celebrations.
26 September 2013 - A Hindu employee 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.
4 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai wrote this article in the Eastern Eye magazine about why we celebrate the festival of Navratri.
14 October 2013 - Our first event at the House of Commons in Parliament hosted by Michael Ellis MP about a Hindu centre project completed by the inspirational Neelam Ben.
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 in the Middle East
27 October 2013 - Dhruv Bhai speaks live on BBC London radio 94.9 FM on the 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 (Jay Bhai, Shalin Bhai, Dhruv Bhai, Seema Ben, Roshni Ben, Krishna Ben and Vishal Bhai) very eloquently spoke on the story of the Ramayan at the spectacular BT 2013 Diwali celebrations
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 Bhai. 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 where Hema Ben, Dhruv Bhai, Harin Bhai, Jay Bhai and Vishal Bhai gave very inspirational speeches.
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.
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 talks from the Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf
17 December 2013 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 12 talks after 111 weeks.