On 24th February the 24 hour meditation started at 6 pm. The program was split into 3 hour sessions with a 15 minutes break between each session. Sw. Amaranandaji shared the major sessions. While he handled four sessions the balance were lead by Kum. Nagaratnamma, Smt. Thevania, Sri Seturaman & Sri Vasudev Krishnan. Forty devotees attended the program with devotees coming from Bangalore, Pondy and Chennai. 90% of the devotees sat for the first three sessions continuously. Sw. Amaranandaji filled his sessions with bhajans on Shiva and cosmic chants inter-spread with reading from the Bhagavad Gita. All the devotees expressed that it was a very wonderful experience and felt that it should be held more frequently. The pranami and donations collected during the program was Rs. 22,440.00.