PP Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj
Life sketch of revered PP Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj
P.P. Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj was born in a devout religious family on 3rd July 1927, in the city of Dhule. He holds a degree of B.Sc. and the degree of B.E. (Civil). He was also conferred the degree of M.E. (P&H) by the University of Calcutta. He was superannuated as Superintending Engineer in Mumbai (Bombay). Prior to that he served in the State of Maharashtra in its water supply department and other various divisions. At Nasik he served "MERI" (Maharashtra Engineering Research Institute) Nasik, in which he held a high-ranking position. He was awarded a Gold Medal by the Institute of Engineers for conducting a research in the field of Water Analysis.
Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj is the chief organiser and chief Trustee of the said Trust.
Since his childhood Shri Narayankaka was attracted towards the study of Sanskrit, Indian Philosophy and Yoga. While he was undergoing college education in 1950, he was initiated into the Siddhayoga by P.P. Brahmalin Shri Loknath Tirth Swami Maharaj, who came from Bengal. Shri Narayankaka embraced celibacy, practiced devoutly the path of the Siddha Yoga and has achieved the unique status of a Spiritual Master.
The disciples of P.P. Shri Loknath Tirth Swami Maharaj are spread far and wide. Of them the foremost are P.P. Shri Gulawani Maharaj and P.P. Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj, who have initiated numerous aspirants into the path of awakening the serpent power (Kundalini) on a large scale. Thanks to this stupendous task! Their innumerable disciples are all over India and abroad. Some of them have also set up Siddhayoga centres in many cities and towns. Nursing a desire that everyone be a follower of Siddhayoga, Shri Narayankaka's efforts to propagate the knowledge and information of this path are being relentlessly continued. He delivered lectures on the Siddhayoga in the International Spiritual conferences held at Banglore, Pondicherry, Mumbai, Pune and several other places where the delegates were charmed by the path of Siddhayoga.
P.P. Shri Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj is also the chief Trustee of Shri Vasudev Niwas Trust; Pune set up by P.P. Bramhaleen Gulavani Maharaj. He also received blessings from P.P. Bramhaleen Shri Dutt Maharaj Kavishwar. Aspirants irrespective of caste, creed, community, age and sex can be initiated by P.P. Narayankaka provided he or she is ready to observe the rules laid down by this path. Anybody in the world can receive initiation from him by sending a 'Prayer-letter'.
P.P.Narayankaka constantly imparts the knowledge of transmission of power (Shaktipata) to all disciples and seekers in the Maha Yoga Niwas Trust, set up at Nasik, where a meditation hall has been provided for all disciples to perform disciples daily. On Sundays, disciples take advantage of participating in a group meditation in the holy presence of P.P. Shri Narayankaka.
PP Shri Kakamaharaj's interview by the Editor of Self Awakening magazine on 14th February 2009 is now available in Marathi. Please visit the article library section to download the interviews in English and Marathi.
Spiritual Master Narayankaka Dhekane Maharaj left his earthly body on 5th November 2012, at 9.20 pm, at Vasudev Niwas, Pune. Later his body was taken to Nashik in the morning on the next day.
The final rites were performed according to Hindu tradition on 6th November 2012 in the evening, in Nashik, on the banks of the holy river Godavari.
On 7th november 2012, his ashes were immersed in the River Godavari. Additionally, the ashes were also immersed at places where he established ashrams, viz. Varanasi, Hoshangabad, Pithapuram, Rameshwaram and Nrusimha Wadi.
Please read an important announcement about the Roles and Responsibilities that will apply to PP Shri Kakamaharaj's lineage following his departure.