The birth anniversary of Sri Sri Paramhansa Yogananda ji was celebrated for four days in the Yogoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra, sector 28 D. The Janmotsav was organized by the Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS)/SRF, India, Ranchi. The four day programme included energization exercises, scientific meditation techniques, spiritual discourses and bhajans. The objective of the four day programme was to inculcate the spirit and principles of Yoga amongst the common people. Swami Smarananadaji, the secretary of YSS, in his spiritual discourses emphasized that the practice of Yoga is an antidote to the stress and anxiety enveloping all of us. He said that Yoga not only helps in even mindedness but also increases one’s concentration. Swamiji also emphasized the importance of love, service, courage and faith the guideposts laid down by late Sri Dayamata, the previous spiritual head of YSS. The Janmotsav attracted people from all walks of life and many benefitted from the Kriya Diksha given on Guruji’s birthday.