Baltimore-Washington Kriya Yoga Center
The celebration on July 1 had a Cultural Program, which included Tagore’s Ravindra Sangeet, Indian classical dance called Odissi dance and songs in honor of Gurudev. The cultural program was preceded by general guided meditation by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda and a talk by Swami Samarpanananda on the significance of Gurudev’s life and his Centenary Celebrations. The Governor of Maryland had sent his message of good will for the program, which was read publicly.
During the intermission, the books and special Centenary merchandise were on display for sale, a special video of Gurudev was running continuously, and the special photo exhibit of Gurudev's life was displayed.