Showing posts from July, 2017


The National Productivity Council, Guwahati (Under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt of India), invited Vivekananda Kendra to conduct a class on Stress Management for the employees of OIL( Duliajan), during a five-day workshop held in Kochi from 9th to 14th July. On 11th July Sushree Lalitha in charge of Vivekananda Kendra's Thiruvananthapuram branch and Su. Sutapa from VK Vedic Vision Foundation Kodungallur together conducted a Stress Mgt class for an hour and a half for 23 OIL employees from 11 a.m to 12.30 noon. Su. Lalitha explained the main reason for stress and its remedy while Su.Sutapa conducted the practice session. The feedback after the class was very encouraging.All the OIL employees promised to contact the local branches of Vivekananda Kendra at Duliajan, Assam.


GURUPOORNIMA CELEBRATION On 9th July, the auspicious day of Gurupurnima,  there was the usual Ganapathy Homam and Sreecakra puja, in the early hours of the morning as performed in all Purnima days.The inmates of Anandadham and a few well wishers were present. At 10 a.m Pada Pooja of Mananneeya Lakshmi Didi by the tiny tots of Sandeepani Sishuvihar and their parents was arranged.The children came with their parents for the programme. Along with them, Samskarvarg children and SKIE students too took part in the programme. In the evening on the same day at 3.30p.m,. the Yoga Varga and Yoga Satra participants and well wishers took part in chanting of Guru stotram lead by SKIE student Srilakshmi of class X. Ma.Didi explained the Guru Stotram and relevant stanzas from the Kendra Prarthana to clarify the idea of surrender or 'atmanivedanam'. Each of the participants offered flowers in front of  OM. Swami Vanishanandaji of  Ramakrishna Math Kayankulam was the Chief Speaker.


YOGA SANGAMAM- 10TH JUNE  At 10.30 a.m.Yoga Sangamam for ladies started at 10:30 a.m on June 10th and was conducted by Sri Sudhakarji.The topic was OM kar dhyana, its benefits, and method of practice.After a brief theory for a clear understanding of the word 'dhyana' or meditation which he termed as an unbroken flow of knowledge of the object on which one meditates and by constant practice leads to self-realization, the goal of every human being. The benefits of regular meditation are improved concentration, increased memory power, emotional equipoise, and higher creativity. Lastly, the method or steps of Omkar Dhyana was explained and demonstrated. After the theory, Sudhakarji conducted the dhyana class. Twelve ladies from 2016-17 Yoga Varga batches were present for the Sangamam. The class concluded at 12 noon with Shanti mantra.