Gurupurnima 2017 celebrations ( Registrations Closed )

  • Date :

    Sunday, 9th July, 2017

  • Time :

    As per program

  • Venue :

    The Satsang Foundation Campus, Madanapalle

The Gurupurnima celebrations are scheduled on Sunday, 9th July, 2017 under the auspices of Sri M. Registrations start on Tuesday, 9th May 2017 and ends on Friday, 9th June 2017. All are welcome to participate in the celebrations.

Thank you for your overwhelming response. The registrations for the Gurupurnima 2017 celebrations are now CLOSED.

Program Details

08.30 A.M – Registrations [Check-in] 10.00 A.M – Inauguration of Swasthya Kendra Lab, Mobile Medical Van and Solar Power Panels.
11.00 A.M – Satsang with Sri M​ near Peepal Tree
12.15 P M – Lunch
03.45 P.M – Satsangis assemble near Peepal tree
04.00 P.M – Sri M​ arrives- Bhajans by Satsang Vidyalaya School & Rural school children
04.30 P.M – Release of book – UPANISHADS​ by Sri M, Release of Sri M’s Discourses/Talks in USB drive format
04.35 P.M – Talk by Sri M
05.30 P.M – Snacks/Tea
06.00 P.M – Lighting of Dhuni followed by Bhajan Sandhya:
Sri Aditya Udupa (Vocalist)
Sri Ajit Subrahmaniam, (Harmonium)
Sri Gurucharan Garud D (Tabla)
07.00 P.M – Pranams
07.15 P.M – Dinner

05.30 A.M – Tea
06.15 A.M – Meditation with Sri M
08.00 A.M – Breakfast

Shanthi – Gurupurnima function concludes.


Gurupurnima 2017 – 9th July – Live links

11 am – Satsang with Sri M –

3.45pm – Bhajans and Book release –

4.30pm – Talk by Sri M –

6.00pm – Lighting of Dhuni followed by Bhajans and Pranams –

Please Note

– Dining opens from Lunch on 9th July till Breakfast on 10th July. You are requested to produce the food coupons while dining.
– You are requested to come on time to complete your ‘Check-In’ before 11.00 A.M., so that the volunteers can also participate in the Satsang. Kindly mention your Registration number during Check-in
– There are about 200 Satsangis who will leave Madanapalle on the night of 9th July and about 50 senior citizens are also participating in the Gurupurnima celebrations.You are requested to allow these Satsangis to lead the queue for Pranams with Sri M. They will also be served dinner in the first batch
– All are suggested to bring umbrellas

For any assistance/coordination during the Gurupurnima celebrations you may contact :
Mr. Naveen – 0 99660 14415 | Mr. Manikantan – 0 96262 77000


Participation fee per person

Option A [Without accommodation]- Rs.1000/- Includes Vegetarian food comprising Lunch, snacks with Tea [evening] & Dinner on 9th July [Sunday] AND morning tea & breakfast on 10th July [Monday]

Option B is now Closed [With accommodation] Rs.1250/- Includes everything under Option A above and dormitory accommodation [Classrooms converted into Dorms] at venue on Sunday, 9th July, – one night only. One of the above registrations is necessary for participating in the Gurupurnima 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 9th July [Sunday] morning and is upto 10th July [Monday] 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


Thank you for your overwhelming response. The registrations for the Gurupurnima 2017 celebrations are now CLOSED.

You have to be registered under one of the two options to participate in the Gurupurnima 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 9th July 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 09-06-2017] for the Gurupurnima 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 9th July.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 for the Gurupurnima celebrations, especially food, are based on confirmed participation. 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 9th July 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
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

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
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
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
Gollapalli bypass Road( Near Seshadri Sai Kalyana Mandapam),Madanapalle.
PHONE NO : +918712220221,+918985053999.
DELUXE ROOM A/C – 1200/-
SUITE ROOM A/C – 1600/- (3 persons can be Accommodated)
No extra bed.

Old National Highway, RRN Colony, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh 517325
PHONE NO : 08571 222636
DELUXE ROOM A/C – 1800/-
VIP ROOMS A/C. – 2000/-
DOUBLE BED A/C – 1500/-
DOUBLE BED( NON A/C) – 900/-

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.

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.