“ÁNANDA MÁRGA CHRONOLOGY”

ÁNANDA MÁRGA was started in India in 1955 and has since spread world wide. Its Spiritual & Social Philosophy has touched many countries, enlightening people as a dynamic alternative to any existing religion.

It does not encourage dogma, sectarian, or narrow group feeling which could only divide humanity; rather it is based on Universalism, the idea that all entities are fundamentally One.

Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár, also known as SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI, Preceptor of ÁNANDA MÁRGA has given a structure for the all-round development of human beings, that they might realize their full potentialities. It is His intention that no one should lag behind and Preceptor Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár encourages us to work for the development of all.

Preceptor Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár demands the correct, intensive and comprehensive utilization of the Universal wealth for the advancement of humanity and the welfare of animals and plants.

21 MAY 1921 AT 6:07 IN THE MORNING, Preceptor Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár  TOOK HIS ADVENT, JAMALPUR, BIHAR STATE OF INDIA.

1936 SHRII LAKSHMI NARAYAN SARKAR, Preceptor Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár FATHER DIED, JAMALPUR, INDIA.

1939 SHRAVANII PURNIMA - FIRST “Tántrikii Diikśa” (INITIATION) TO KALICHARAN BANDHO PADYAHA (KALIKANANDA AVADHÚTA),WHEN  PRECEPTOR Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár WAS ONLY EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD.

MANY UNKNOWN SADHAKAS (SPIRITUAL ASPIRANTS) WERE INITIATED BY PRECEPTOR Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár FROM THEN UPTO 1955.

1941 PRECEPTOR Shrii Prabhát Raiṋjan Sarkár JOINED THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT, JAMALPUR, INDIA

1 JANUARY 1955 – FIRST ADDRESSING OF PRECEPTOR SADGURU SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI WAS CELEBRATED AT JAMALPUR, INDIA

5 JANUARY 1955 – NAMING CEREMONY OF THE ORGANISATION – ÁNANDA MÁRGA, JAMALPUR, INDIA

9 JANUARY 1955 – FIRST DHARMA MAHA CHAKRA(DMC) IN JAMALPUR, MONGHYR; BIHAR STATE OF INDIA

15TH TO 28TH OF MARCH 1955 – THE FIRST GROUP OF ÁCÁRYAS WERE CREATED, JAMALPUR, INDIA

22 MARCH 1955 – SADGURU SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI TOOK GREAT DETERMINATION TO ESTABLISH & Planning for Mahávishva (The Great Universe) and not Mahábhárata (Great India).

APRIL/MAY 1955 – FIRST GROUP OF Táttvikas WERE CREATED, JAMALPUR, INDIA.

6 MAY 1955 – THE FIRST “Vaeshákhii Púrńimá /Ánanda Púrńimá ́. {The full-moon day of the month of Vaeshákha. It celebrates the day of Shrii Shrii Ánandamúrti Birth Day.}” WAS CELEBRATED AT MONGHYR, INDIA.

1956 – BANDHU SINGH SOLD A PIECE OF LAND OF ÁNANDA MÁRGA IN JAMALPUR; LATER HE TRIED TO SNATCH IT BACK. PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR FILED A CASE AND WON. LATER A FIERCE FIGHT OCCURRED BETWEEN BOTH PARTIES IN WHICH A MARGII WAS INJURED.

25 JANUARY 1958 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR ESTABLISHED “RENAISSANCE UNIVERSAL” DEPARTMENT IN TRIMOHAN, BHAGALPUR, BIHAR, INDIA

1959 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR ESTABLISHED “PROGRESSIVE UTILIZATION THEORY – ” PRO U T “  IN MOTIARI, BIHAR STATE OF INDIA.

1959 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR weds UMA DUTTA in September, 1959. Baba’s elder sister arranged this marriage and solemnized this event on behalf of all family members. All brothers and sister were present during this solemnization.

1960 – THE FIRST WHOLE TIMERS WERE CREATED, JAMALPUR, INDIA.

1962– ÁCÁRYA SATYANANDA BECAME THE FIRST AVADHÚTA.

1963 – 500 acres of land was donated to ÁNANDA MÁRGA and it was named “ANANDA NAGAR”.

EDUCATION, RELIEF AND WELFARE SECTION (ERAWS) WAS ALSO ESTABLISHED

3 MAY 1964 – FIRST ÁNANDA MÁRGA PRIMARY SCHOOL WAS OPENED IN LAHARIA SARAI, DARBANGAHA, BIHAR STATE OF INDIA.

1964 ÁNANDA MÁRGA BOARD OF EDUCATION WAS ESTABLISHED.

1965 — WOMEN’S WELFARE DEPARTMENTWAS ESTABLISED.

1966 FIRST ÁNANDA MÁRGA COLLEGE WAS OPENED AT “ANANDA NAGAR”, W.B, INDIA.

1966– ANANDA BHARATI ÁCÁRYA BECAME THE FIRST AVADHÚTIKÁ

1966 — FIRST WHOLETIMER LEFT INDIA AND WENT TO KENYA TO DO PRACAR.

5 MARCH 1967 – ÁCÁRYA ABHEDANANDA, ÁCÁRYA SATCHITANANDA, PRABHAS, SUBHAS AND AVADH KUMAR WERE KILLED IN ANANDA NAGAR BY COMMUNISTS.

1967FIRST WHOLETIMER WAS POSTED TO “PHILIPPINES”, MANILA SECTOR.

1968ÁNANDA MÁRGA WAS REGISTERED IN THE PHILIPPINES, MANILA SECTOR.

1968 — FIRST ENGINEERING COLLEGE WAS OPENED AT “ANANDA NAGAR”.

1968– BA’BA’ VISITED  OVERSEAS TO “PHILIPPINES” MANILA SECTOR.

1969 – BA’BA’ VISITED PHILIPPINES AGAIN.

8 MAY 1969— THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT BANNED ÁNANDA MÁRGIIS FROM SERVING IN GOVERNMENT POSTS. THIS WAS LATER OVER RULED BY THE SUPREME COURT.

29 AUGUST 1969 – BA’BA’ WAS ARRESTED IN COOCHBIHAR, BENGAL. LFT SHRII RAVI SARKAR WAS KILLED IN THE STRUGGLE.

2 SEPTEMBER 1969 – BA’BA’ WAS RELEASED.

1970 — BA’BA’ CREATED KIIRTAN BY EMPOWERING A SIDDHA MANTRA WITH 8 syllabus “BA’BA NAM KEVALAM”. DURING AMAVASYA DIIPAVA’LI - THE MAHA MANTRA ‘BA’BA’ NAM KEVALAM’ WAS GIVEN IN RANCHI.

1970 AMURT WAS ESTABLISHED.

1970 — SEMINAR SYSTEM WAS INTRODUCED. SIXTEEN POINTS IN SCHEME FORM WAS INTRODUCED.

20 MAY 1971 – BA’BA’ CAME TO PATNA FROM RANCHI.

4 JUNE 1971 – THE POLICE RAIDED THE RANCHI JAGRITI TO SEARCH FOR BOMBS, BUT FOUND NOTHING.

21 JUNE 1971 – ANOTHER RAID

26 JUNE 1971 – BA’BA’ WAS ARRESTED IN PATNA

27 JUNE 1971 – BA’BA’ WAS RELEASED IN RANCHI AFTER A COURT TRIAL AT MIDNIGHT.

29 DECEMBER 1971 – BA’BA’ WAS ARRESTED FOR THE THIRD TIME AND IMPRISONED IN BUXAR CENTRAL JAIL, BIHAR.

12 FEBRUARY 1973 – BA’BA’ WAS POISONED IN BANKIPUR CENTRAL JAIL, PATNA, BIHAR

2 MARCH 1973 – BA’BA’ SENT THE FIRST OF SEVEN LETTERS TO THE BIHAR GOVERNOR FOR HELP. THERE WAS NO RESPONSE TO ANY OF THEM

1ST APRIL 1973 – BA’BA’ BEGAN FASTING

5TH APRIL 1973 – SELF –IMMOLATION OF ÁCÁRYA DIVYANANDA IN PATNA AT THE FRONT OF THE ASSEMBLY HOUSE AT 4:00 AM

24 APRIL 1973 – SELF IMMOLATION OF ÁCÁRYA DIINESHVARANADA AT PURANA QILA, DELHI

4 AUGUST 1973 – FOUR PROMINENT MP’S MET BA’BA’ IN PRISON AND REQUESTED HIM TO STOP FASTING

27 APRIL 1974 – NON OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONER, MR. CAKRAVARATI GIVES REPORT IN FAVOUR OF ÁNANDA MÁRGA

11DECEMBER 1974 – ÁCÁRYA ATULANANDA SELF-IMMOLATED IN BANKIPURA CENTRAL JAIL, PATNA, INDIA.

4 JULY 1975 – ÁNANDA MÁRGA WAS BANNED IN INDIA.

FEBRUARY 1976 – MR. T. WELLS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF JURISTS CAME TO ENQUIRE ABOUT BA’BA’’S CASE

FEBRUARY 1976 – SWEDEN WHOLETIMER TRAINING CENTRE WAS STARTED, BERLIN SECTOR

4 FEBRUARY 1977 – DIDI UMA AND DADA LOKESH (IN GERMANY) ARE THE FOURTH AND FIFTH PERSONS TO PERFORM SELF-IMMOLATION

17 FEBRARY 1977 – SELF –IMMOLATION OF  ÁCÁRYA GAGAN IN DALLAS, TEXAS, NEW YORK SECTOR

22 MARCH 1977 – THE BAN WAS LIFTED

6 JUNE 1978 –DIDI ASITIMA PERFORMED SELF-IMMOLATION

4 JULY 1978 — PATNA HIGH COURT FINISHED ALL THE CASES AND SET ANANDAMARGIIS FREE

JULY 1978 — IN PHILIPPINES, THE DAVAO WHOLETIMER TRAINING CENTRE WAS STARTED

02 AUGUST 1978 – IN THE HISTORICAL JUDGEMENT OF PATNA HIGH COURT, BELOVED BA’BA’ WAS ACQUITTED OF ALL CHARGES AND ALL THE CASES WERE PROVED FALSE.
ON 2ND AUGUST, BA’BA’ WAS RELEASED FROM BANKIPORE JAIL. HIS LONG FAST OF 1,943 DAYS CAME TO AN END WHEN BELOVED BA’BA’ BROKE HIS FIVE YEAR, FOUR MONTHS AND TWO DAYS OF FASTING; WHEN BA’BA’ TOOK ORANGE JUICE FROM HER SISTER’s HAND; AS PER HIS GIVEN WORD, WHEN HER SISTER WENT TO PRISON TO REQUEST BA’BA’ TO STOP FASTING. BA’BA’ SAID, IF AT ALL, I WILL HAVE TO BREAK FAST, THEN I SHALL BREAK MY FAST FROM YOUR HANDS.

6 SEPTEMBER 1978 – “KAOSHIKII DANCE” WAS INVENTED

27 APRIL – 13 MAY 1979 – BA’BA’ VISITED SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, SWEDEN, HOLLAND, FRANCE AND SPAIN

AUGUST 1979 – BA’BA’ VISITED THAILAND AND TAIWAN

SEPTEMBER 1979 – BA’BA’ VISITED GREECE, ISRAEL, TURKEY, DENMARK, ICELAND, JAMAICA AND VENEZUELA

1981 – CONSTURCTION OF ÁNANDA MÁRGA CENTRAL OFFICE IN TILJALA, CALCUTTA WAS STARTED

JANUARY 1982 – COMMUNISTS ATTACKED THE CENTRAL OFFICE

21ST FEBRUARY 1982 – NEO-HUMANISM WAS PROPOUNDED

30TH APRIL 1982 – 15 MONKS, ONE NUN AND ONE FAMILY MARGII WAS MASSACRED BY COMMUNISTS IN CALCUTTA

14 SEPTEMBER – 1982 FIRST PRABHAT SAMGIIT SONG WAS GIVEN AT DEOGHAR, BIHAR, INDIA.’

1983 – ÁNANDA MÁRGA WAS REGISTERED IN CANADA, NY SECTOR

OCTOBER 1983 – TÁŃD́AVA CASE WAS WON; ÁNANDA MÁRGA WAS RECOGNISED AS A RELIGIOUS SECT BY THE INDIAN SUPREME COURT

19 JUNE 1983 – Varńa Vijiṋána (“The Science of Letters”) WAS GIVEN BY PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR

20 NOVEMBER 1983 –  PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR STARTED GIVING Varńa Vicitrá (“Various Uses of Letters”)

8 SEPTEMBER 1985 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR STARTED GIVING SHABDA CAYANIKÁ(“A Collection of Words”)

1985 – BA’BA’ ADDED 10 ALPHABET CHARACTERS TO THE SAḾSKRTA LANGUAGE

1985 – THE GREAT DEPRESSION OF 1990, BASED ON THE WORK OF SHRII P.R.SARKAR WAS PUBLISHED BY DR.RAVI BATRA; TWO YEARS LATER IT BECAME AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

31 DECEMBER 1986 – ”MICROVITA” WAS PROPOUNDED

1988 – ÁNANDA MÁRGA UNIT IN LENINGARD, U.S.S.R., CELEBRATED SHRII P.R.SARKAR’s BIRTHDAY

18 JULY 1988 – UNIVERSITY OF BEIJING ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES IN CHINA INVITED PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR, TO AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE FUTURE. ÁCÁRYA RAGHUNATH REPRESENTED BA’BA’ IN CHINA. MANY TOOK INITIATION

AUGUST 1989 – PRESIDENT OF BURKINA FASO VISITED INDIA TO SEE PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR, BUT THE WEST BENGAL COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT REFUSED TO GIVE HIM PERMISSION

2 APRIL 1990 – ÁCÁRYA ASIIMANANDA AVADHÚTA AND FOUR MARGIIS KILLED BY THE COMMUNISTS IN ANANDANAGAR.

JUNE 1990 – PRECEPTOR SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI GAVE A GENERAL DARSHAN IN WHICH, PRECEPTOR GAVE THE PRACTICE OF GURUSAKÁSHA  TO AN AUDIENCE OF WORKERS, MARGIIS AND VERY NEW MARGIIS. THIS WAS HIS LAST GIFT FOR THE COLLECTIVE HUMANITY.

SEPTEMBER 1990 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR STARTED GIVING ”GURKULA” PROGRAMME.

20 OCTOBER 1990 – 5018 PRABHÁT SAḾGIITA SONG COMPLETED

21 OCTOBER 1990 – PRECEPTOR SHRII PRABHÁT RAIṊJAN SARKÁR TOOK HIS LAST SAMKALPA FROM THIS PLANET TO LEAVE HIS PHYSICAL BODY.