Celebrating Maha Shivaratri 2017 with Sri M

  • Date :

    24th February 2017

  • Time :

    11.00 am

  • Venue :

    The Satsang Foundation Campus, Madanapalle

The Maha Shivaratri celebrations are scheduled on Friday, 24th February, 2017. Registrations start on Friday, 23rd December 2016 and ends on Tuesday, 24th January 2017. All are welcome to be in the benign presence of Sri M.

The MahaShivarathiri 2017 registrations for Option B [with accommodation] is full. Kindly send registrations only for Option A [without accommodation]. Registrations for MahaShivarthiri 2017 close on Tuesday the 24th January 2017.



Please find the updated program below. The main program will be over by midnight of 24th February. There will be a group meditation followed by breakfast on the morning of 25th February.

Venue : The Satsang Foundation Campus, Madanapale

08.00 AM onwards – Check-in for Satsangis [ Satsang Vidyalaya school ]

12.00 Noon – Lunch

04.00 PM – Tea

04.30 PM – Bhajans by students of Satsang Vidyalaya-Rural school-SWECHA

05.00 PM – Satsang with Sri M

06.00 PM – Pranams/Prasad followed by Snacks

08.00 PM onwards – Dhuni – Chantings – Bhajans

Soundarya Lahari Recital by Pundit Sadashiv Bhat

12.05 AM – Dinner

05.45 AM – Tea

06.30 AM – Meditation [Meditation hall]

08.30 AM – Breakfast

Shanti – program concludes

Kindly note:
Check -in closes by 05.00 PM on 24th.
Venue for program : near Peepal Tree/ Temple area , Satsang campus
Food/tea/snacks will be served in the dining area [shamiana] at Satsang nagar
Dining is open from 12 noon on 24th to 10.00 AM on 25th.
Your welcome kit contains two paracetamol ( Crocin ) and two digene tablets ( Gelusil ).
You may Contact Mr.Naveen (+91 99660 14415) or Mr.Sudhakar (+91 91601 62925) for any assistance during your stay at the Dorms.

Participation fee per person

Option A – [Without accommodation]- Rs.1000/- Includes Vegetarian food comprising of Lunch, snacks with Tea [evening] & Dinner on 24th February [Friday] AND morning tea & breakfast on 25th February [Saturday]

Option B – [With accommodation] Rs.1250/- Includes everything under Option A above and dormitory accommodation [Classrooms converted into Dorms] at venue on Friday, 24th February, – one night only

One of the above registrations is necessary for participating in the Maha Shivarathiri Celebrations.
In case you want your driver to be served food at the venue, kindly register him in Option A. Option B is not available for drivers due to limited availability of dorms.

Accommodation at the Venue

– Dormitory accommodation is provided in Satsang Vidyalaya classrooms
– Accommodation at the Venue opens only on 24th February [Friday] morning and is upto 25th February [Saturday] morning only.
– One mattress and two bed sheets per participant will be provided.
– Separate common Toilets/Baths will be provided for Women and Men. Drinking water will be provided in the dorms.
– You are suggested to bring [air] pillow, mosquito repellent, torch light and Umbrella
– Extension of stay and premature arrival at Dorms will not be entertained


Kindly register by sending following details [separately for each participant/driver] to shivarathiri@gmail.com

Registration Form

• Name :
• Age :
• Gender :
• Address :
• Mobile number :
• E-mail :
• Lunch on 24th—–Yes/No
• Evening Snacks on 24th —–Yes/ No
• Dinner on 24th —–Yes/ No
• Breakfast on 25th —–Yes/No
• Registration fee applicable as per Option A or B above : Rs._____
• Vehicle number [if possible] _________________
• Are you a Doctor? ——Yes/No
• Contact Name/Phone number of person to be contacted In Case of Emergency[ICE] ___________

You have to be registered under one of the two options to participate in the Maha Shivarathiri celebrations.

Token numbers

Upon receipt of the above information you will be sent a Temporary token number [One number per person] by E-mail. Kindly allow a week’s time to receive your temporary token number. This E-mail will also guide you to make your Participation fee. Your Final token number will be intimated upon receipt of your participation fee. You will have to produce your Final Token number when you check-in at Venue on 24th February to receive your Welcome/Registration Kit

Option A

There is no limit on the number of participants who are making their own arrangements [Option A] for stay. But you will have to register in advance [before 24-01-2017] for the Maha Shivarathiri celebrations and you will be given a token number.

Option B  – First-come-first-booked

Only 150 persons can be accommodated at venue and hence bookings for Option B will be on a first-come-first-booked basis . The next 25 persons [choosing option B] will be wait listed.

Wait listed participants

Wait-listed participants will be notified by E-Mail with a “wait list token number” and will have to make participation fee applicable to Option A. They will be registered under the wait listed category.In case they are confirmed, they can make balance payment [as applicable to Option B] during check-in on 24th February.If they are not confirmed, they will automatically come under Option A and are requested to make their own arrangements for stay.

The status of wait-listed participants will progress as and when there is a cancellation and as per their priority in the waiting list . They will be intimated about their confirmation by E-mail.

Participation fee payment

Upon receiving the Registration details in the format given above, you will be sent an-E mail which will guide you in making your Participation Fee. This is applicable for registrations under both Option A and Option B. Kindly allow a week’s time from the date of mailing your Registration details to receive this E-mail.

No Spot Registrations

All arrangements are based on confirmed participation, especially food. The entire food is being prepared in a different location based on confirmed participants/registrations and transported to the venue. Hence, NO SPOT REGISTRATIONS at venue PLEASE.


Check-in starts at 8.30 A.M on 24th February 2017 at the venue. Your welcome kit containing your food coupons & accommodation details [for those choosing Option B] will be given upon Check-in. Your indication of food in Registration Form will determine the food coupons that you will get in the welcome kit.

Kindly feel free to contact for any assistance at shivarathiri@gmail.com . You may contact [if necessary] – Mahesh T Ramadass at- 0 96266 77000 [9 A.M to 6 P.M].


Hotels in Madanapalle

For those who cannot be accommodated at Venue [Option A], a list of Hotels in Madanapale is given below. All rates are inclusive of taxes. The following information on Hotels/Lodges is only suggestive in nature and does not assure or ratify the facilities and standards of the hotels\lodging establishments. The decision to stay in any hotel/lodge is entirely that of the participant.

1]. SREE KRISHNA RESIDENCY, [opp to Canara Bank], Patel road, Madanapalle.
Telephone : [08571]-224722, 220055, Mobile — 09849223535, 08985223535.
Family Suite A/C- Rs: 1428/-
Family Suite non A/C-Rs: 953/-
Double bed A/C- Rs: 1143/-
Double bed non A/C- Rs: 600/-
No extra bed available

2] S V Residence, Patel Road, [ opp to Canara Bank], Madanapalle.
Telephone : [08571] 220304. Mobile – 09441264499 , 9441864499 . E-Mail svresidencempl@gmail.com

Suite A/C Rs.1500/-
Double bed A/c Rs.800/-
Double bed non A/C Rs.500/-
No extra bed available

3]. BHAVANI RESIDENCY, Bhavani Towers , N T R Circle, Madanapalle.
Telephone [08571] -228886. Mobile – 0 77994 64835
E.Mail- bhavani.residency@yahoo.com
Royal Suite A/c Rs.1500/-
Executive Suite A/C Rs.1200/-
Double bed A/C Rs.1,000/-
Double bed non A/C Rs.600/-
Extra Bed Rs.100/- [only eight extra beds available]

4] HOTEL DESAI, Near RTC Bus Stand, Madanapalle.
Telephone : 08571-225198, 08571-220543
Double bed A/C Rs: 1100/-
Family Suite non A/C Rs:750/-
Double bed non A/c Rs:500/-
Single bed non A/C Rs:300/-
No extra bed

5] CHAITANYA RESIDENCY, #14-64, CTM Road, Madanapalle
Telephone : 08571-220199, 08571-224800.
Double bed A/C Rs: 1100/-
Double bed non A/C Rs : 700/-
No extra bed

6] N V Residency. NTR Circle,Kadri Road, Madanapalle.
Telephone [08571] 224102 . E-mail nvresidency@yahoo.com
Executive Suite A/C Rs.1199/-
Double bed A/C Rs.1049/-
Single bed A/c Rs.849/-
Double bed non A/c Rs.599/-
Single bed non A/c Rs.450/-
No extra bed
7]HOTEL GANESH ,C.T.M.Road, Near RTC Bus stand, Madanapalle.
Phone No : 08571- 222102, 224982.
Triple bed A/c Rs.1000/-
Double bed non A/c Rs.500/-
Four bed non A/c Rs.900/-
Single bed non A/c Rs.300/-
No extra bed

8]HOTEL ROJA DELUX , C.T.M.Road, Near RTC Bus stand,Madanapalle.
Phone No : 08571- 220643, 228295.
Double bed A/C Rs.900/-
Double bed non A/C Rs.400/-
Extra bed Rs.100/-

9) ANAND LODGE ,C.T.M.Road, Near RTC Bus stand,Madanapalle
Phone No : 08571- 226866, 226846
Double A/C Rs.1200/-
Double bed non A/C Rs.600/-
Triple bed non A/C Rs.800/-
Five bed non A/C Rs.900/-
Six bed non A/C Rs.1200/-
No extra bed

Note : In this lodge, rooms that can accommodate 10 to 12 persons also available.

10) SRI SRINIVASA LODGE ,1 st Floor, C.T.M.Road, Near RTC Bus stand,
Madanapalle.Phone No : 08571- 228022, 228023.
Double bed A/C Rs.850/-
Double bed non A/c Rs.450/-
Triple bed A/C Rs.1050/-
No extra bed

Madanapalle.Phone No : 08571-221222
Triple bed A/C Rs.900/-
Triple bed non A/c Rs.600/-
No extra bed

12]PRAKASH LODGE ,C.T.M.Road, Near RTC Bus stand,Madanapalle
Phone No: 08571- 223089, 0-99662 55055
Triple bed A/C Rs.1200/-
Triple bed non A/c Rs.800/-
No extra bed

13]Vijayalakshmi LODGE ,Madanapalle
Phone No: 08571- 226005
Double bed A/c Rs.800/-
Double bed non A/c Rs.500/-
Triple bed A/c Rs.1000/-
Triple bed non A/C Rs.750/-
Extra bed A/c Rs.150/-
Extra bed non A/C Rs.100/-
No extra bed

We suggest that you do not rely on e-mail communications for reservations with hotels. The best option is to inquire room availability at Hotel by telephone; send payment in advance and confirm it by telephone again. There is bound to be heavy rush and you are requested to make reservations at the earliest.

People interested to receive official information on Whatsapp, please send sms to mobile no:+91 9626677000

About The Satsang Foundation

The Satsang Foundation, founded by Sri M, is a meeting point for spiritual seekers of all persuasions. The Satsang Foundation also extends a helping hand to the less privileged of society.