OUR JOURNEY IN PICTURES
PART 3 (2014)
1 January 2014 - We launch Hindu Empowerment Year 2014.
11 February 2014 - Dhruv Bhai gives the auspicious 108th Bhagavad Gita talk in the City
28 January 2014 - Dhruv Bhai broke the record for the longest ever commentary for one verse in the entire Bhagavad Gita class series: he spoke for 1 hour 34 minutes on chapter 13 verse 7.
18 February 2014 - We celebrate Dhruv Bhai's 150th talk in the City
22 February 2014 - Satsang in Luton with Dhruv Bhai entitled " The Eight-Step Process to Achieve Peace of Mind and The Science Behind Reincarnation and Rebirth"
25 February 2014 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 13 talks after 120 weeks.
4 March 2014 - Guided Yoga Meditation session at Nomura International Bank with Dhruv Bhai
15 March 2014 - Dhruv Bhai makes history by teaching the Bhagavad Gita to the British Army 5,000 years after ShreeKrushna spoke it to Arjuna. Dhruv Bhai spoke non-stop for the entire duration of his 3.5 hour "super-talk" to seven regiments of the British Army and was able to change the entire topics of his talks based on questions asked by the soldiers.
26 March 2014 - Countless international magazines, websites and publications write articles on Dhruv Bhai's historic 3.5 hour non-stop "super talk" on the Bhagavad Gita to seven regiments of the British Army
19 March 2014 - Our speakers and singers speak and sing about the glories of Bhagavan Narsihn and His devotee Prahlad at the Barclays Bank Holi celebrations
27 March 2014 - Dhruv Bhai returns to PricewaterhouseCoopers to give a memorable speech on the 10 fundamental principles that define a Hindu, attracting interest from audience members from several different backgrounds.
29 March 2014 - Guided meditation at Patanjali Yogpeeth UK with Dhruv Bhai.
1 April 2014 - The second birthday of SHYAM, which was founded on Ram Navami and became a remarkable international success story that spread the message of the Bhagavad Gita to 153 countries around the world
8 April 2014 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 14 talks after 129 weeks
10 April 2014 - Dhruv Bhai gives a talk at RBS on Personal Empowerment through Yoga. The talk showed an ancient practice that could be applied to enjoy a multiplied intellectual capability, peak performance at work, improved relationships and inner well-being
15 April 2014 - To celebrate the festival of Hanuman Jayanti, the Asian Voice magazine publishes this article by Dhruv Bhai entitled "Lessons in Career Management from the Hanuman Chalisa" for the second year running.
29 April 2014 - Dhruv Bhai gives a talk at Corona Energy (part of the Macquarie Bank Group) on the business principles of inspiration, innovation and integrity after being invited by their CEO, Matthew Gray.
2 May 2014 - Our team are invited to the House of Commons in the presence of Priti Patel MP.
27 May 2014 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 15 talks after 135 weeks.
4 June 2014 - Our team are invited to the State Opening of Parliament.
13 June 2014 - Dhruv Bhai receives a standing ovation from students at law firm Mayer Brown International after describing his life story at an event on Inspirational Role Models in the City.
22 June 2014 - We celebrated over 50,000 fans on our facebook page: www.facebook.com/gitaclass.
1 July 2014 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 16 talks after 142 weeks.
4 July 2014 - Pujyashree Morari Bapu inaugurates the English commentary of the Hanuman Chalisa by Pujyashree Bhupendrabhai Pandya (compiled by Dhruv Bhai) on television during the Ram Katha in Rome. The book contains forewards by Pujyashree Morari Bapu and Pujyashree Ram Bapa, and a copy of the book was presented to Barack Obama (who has kept an idol of Shree Hanuman ji with him since childhood) during His Holiness Pujyashree Bhupendrabhai Pandya's visit to the USA this year.
13 July 2014 - Dhruv Bhai gives a Guided Yoga Meditation session in the presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji at Lampton Park Conference Centre
22 July 2014 - Successful completion of Bhagavad Gita chapter 17 talks after 152 weeks.
1 August 2014 - Dhruv Bhai gives a talk entitled "The Worker, The Artisan and The Performer" at the State Bank of India.
4 August 2014 - A Hindu employee network led by Dhruv Chhatralia was shortlisted for Excellence in Equality & Diversity at the European Diversity Awards 2014 for the third year running held at the Natural History Museum.
7 August 2014 - We celebrated the successful completion of the historic and momentous Gita Gnyan Yagna after 154 weeks, three years and 225 hours of 140 Bhagavad Gita talks.
7 August 2014 - Narabda Ben (the grandmother of Dhruv Bhai) and Mansukh Bhai and Indu Ben (the parents of Dhruv Bhai), in tears after seeing their son complete the historic Gita Gnyan Yagna after three years.
7 August 2014 - Dhruv Bhai in tears during the moment he made history by completing the Gita Gnyan Yagna after 225 hours of talks.
7 August 2014 - Dhruv Bhai embraces Jay Bhai, who has attended the Bhagavad Gita talks right from the beginning, after the completion of the historic Gita Gnyan Yagna.
7 August 2014 - Dhruv Bhai celebrates the historic completion of the Gita Gnyan Yagna with his sisters Krishna Ben and Heeral Ben.
7 August 2014 - The completion of the Gita Gnyan Yagna was attended by over 140 people including Swami Gynananand Maharaj, members of parliament such as Rt Hon. Virendra Sharma MP, Lords, Knights, media personalities and community leaders.
7 August 2014 - The completion of the Gita Gnyan Yagna was described by Rt. Hon. Seema Malhotra MP as "a very triumphant moment in the history of Hinduism" and was described by the Deputy Prime Minister Rt Hon. Nick Clegg MP as a "historical completion".
13 August 2014 - We celebrated Dhruv Bhai's 200th talk in the City in three years where he spoke for 5 hours in one evening covering the entire Hanuman Chalisa commentary with the event finishing at 11.26pm!
31 August 2014 - The Garvi Gujarat newspaper and Eastern Eye magazine publish articles on the historical completion of the Gita Gnyan Yagna by Dhruv Bhai.
3 September 2014 - After completing the historic three year Gita Gnyan Yagna, Dhruv Bhai visited the site where the Bhagavad Gita was spoken by ShreeKrushna to Arjuna on the Kurukshetra battlefield 5,000 years ago.
30 October 2014 - Our speakers and singers told the story of the life of ShreeKrushna at the BT Diwali celebrations 2014.
8 November 2014 - We celebrated the third anniversary since the Gita Gnyan Yagna was launched by Dhruv Bhai on 8 November 2011.
13 November 2014 - Our speakers told the story of Rukhmini's love letter at the fourth annual Diwali at CMS celebrations 2014.
27 November 2014 - Dhruv Bhai was shortlisted at the inaugural Asian Professional Awards and was nominated in four categories (community work, legal, education and media), after writing the longest commentary of the Bhagavad Gita and Hanuman Chalisa in history and after giving over 200 hours of public talks on the Bhagavad Gita, Hanuman Chalisa, Ramayan, Shrimad Bhagavad, the Upanishads, the Vedas, Yoga and Meditation that are watched in 153 countries around the world.
11 December 2014 - We celebrated over 75,000 fans on our facebook page: