Vivekananda Kendra Kanuakumari, Bangalore Branch celebrated the Gurupurnima program on 23rd of July 2016 at Kendra premises. Smt. Gayatri Krishnamurthy, Pravachanakaararu and Kirthanakaararu blessed the gathering. She was with us as chief guest. In the beginning Srinivasaiah, Sanchalak welcomed the gathering and gave a brief introduction of the Guest. Smt Ratnamma, Vyavastha Pramukh thanked the guest and all the participants. Smt Kunda, Nagar Pramukh and Chief Trustee of Sadyojatha Charitable Trust presided over the function.
Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari organized 183rd Free Eye Camp in Vivekanandapuram Campus on 3rd August 2016. Dr Tushara, Dr Mansi and 15 member medical team from Aravind Eye Hospital Tirunelveli conducted the camp. United India Insurance Company Ltd; (UII Co Ltd) Nagerkovil branch sponsored the camp.
Lyton K.Caldwell an American political scientist as well as principal Architect of the 1969 National Environmental Policy Act, the first of its kind in the world writes:
“The environmental crisis is an outward manifestation of a crisis of mind and spirit. There could be no greater misconception of its meaning than to believe it to be concerned only with endangered wildlife, man-made ugliness, and pollution. These are part of it, but more importantly, the crisis is concerned with the kind of creature that man is and what we must become in order to survive”.
Newly join Sevavratis' Prashikshan Shibir Started on 7-August-2016 in auspicious presence of Ma. P. Parameswaranji, President of Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra and Ma. Niveditadidi, Vice President of Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra.
Ma. P. Paramewaranji's written message is as below, read-out by Shibir Pramukh, Shri Ravi Naidu.
Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture, Guwahati is offering a few Junior Fellowships to do empirical studies in the areas of Culture and Development of Northeast India.
Selected applicants will have to work under supervision of assigned supervisors, get involved in academic activities of the Institute and produce a publishable work. The duration of the fellowship is six months. Each fellowship carries an amount of Rs. 15,000/ per month.
Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti Branch Namsai organised the Guru Purnima Program at Donyi Polo Ganging, Lower Silatoo on 30th July 2016 in this Program 45 persons were present the program started with the Adi prayer song.
The importance of Guru Purnima ” Dupu Taipodai, Vyavastha Pramukh VKAJ Namsai. Shri Lokeswar mili as a Joint Secretary Donyi Polo Yelem Kebang Central body of Arunachal Pradesh has grace the occasion on Chief Guest, who lighting the lamp with Prayer and felicitations of Tabe Abu (Priest) Sri Sri Mojit Yein.
Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti Anjaw, organised the Guru Purnima Program at Town Club Hayuliang on 27th July 2016. The renowned priest Sri Sogiang Manyu for their leading and forwarding the old culture values with encouraging mishimi.
Sri S. Basant Kumar Principal of VKV Amliang while explaining has informed that the Guru Purnima day is actually Birth Date of Vedavyasa who edited the Vedas and established the Guru tradition for protecting our traditional knowledge. He said, ”Being a Priest or Rishi means opening out of a heart, to have a large heart.