Sunday, March 31, 2019

BHAGAVATHA SAPTAHAM


Seven days Bhagavata Saptaham started on 9th March with chanting and explanation of the Mahatmyam or the glory of Srimad Bhagavatam by the Acharya, Brahmasree Kurumballoor Hari Namboothiri. His assistants were Kunambilli Narayanan Namboothiri and Brahmasree Puzhalipuram Krishnan Namboothiri.

Ma. Didi's 83rd birthday was celebrated on 13th March with a sumptuous meal for all who had come to meet her and for those who were attending the Saptaham. 14th morning being our Ganapathi pratishtha divas, there was Ganapathi homam and Sree Chakra Puja apart from the usual Saptaha prabhashanam. 

On the 16th it was the concluding day.All those who attended the saptaham were captivated by the lucid accounts of the 'puranic kathas' of Srimad Bhagavatam,narrated by the Acharya. 



Sunday, March 24, 2019

YOGA SANGAMAM





            

Yoga sangamam organised by Vivekananda Kendra Vedic Vision Foundation as a preamble to International Yoga Day  celebrations. As scheduled the Program started at sharp 6 am under the presidentship of Man Lakshmi Didi. The Chief Guest of the programme was Yogacharya Sri Narayanji from Perumbavoor. Maj Gen. Dr. Vivekanandanji was also present to give his blessings.
The programme started with invocation  followed by presidential address by Lakshmi Didi. In her address she highlighted the significance of yoga in day today life. Yogacharya Narayanji spoke on the need to practice 'Tapas' and  swadhyaya which are very essential for on to attain the spiritual benefits of Yoga. He made an appeal to all who were present at the function to do swadhyaya to reap the rich benefits of Yogic practices.
Samuhika surya namaskar programme came next and the baton was changed to the hands of Sri Joshi who handled it with ease in guiding the participants to smooth performance of Suryanamaskar. Sri Premnath, the Chief Coordinator gave the vote of Thanks.
The programme concluded with sankalpa and shanti mantra. Two hundred and forty participants took part.
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Monday, March 4, 2019

Vishwabhanu October '18 - January '19

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