Sunday, September 29, 2019

NAVARATRI BOMMA KOLU DECORATION

Navaratri began from 29th September
Bommakolu.Keeping a Bommakolu(arrangement of dolls), an essence of Navarathri celebrations in the South, has its own significance too.To project the fact that the same 'Shakti' or energy flows through every object on earth, animate or inanimate. Thus kolu represents the idea or is the  personification of the Mother of the Universe. 

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD DAY CELEBRATION

Universal Brotherhood Day celebrations started with competitions of various types for school students of classes II to XII  from in and around Kodungallur. 202 students participated
On the 23rd ,Art and Painting competition was conducted for the L.P, U.P and High School students, i.e. from class II to class X. 72 students from eight different schools were present.

On 24th elocution( getting by heart and delivering the
speech of Swamiji) competition in English and Malayalam based on Speech of Swamiji's for the students of Junior ( classes VI-VII) and Senior ( Class VIII to X) sections. 48 students participated for the English elocution whereas 58 of them in Malayalam from 12 different schools participated in toto.

On 25th September a quiz contest was conducted in which 5 schools with 5 students in a group , participated.
26th September morning from 10.30 to 1.30noon , was the concluding function. Dr Smt Sumathy Achuthan,Director of the Shantiniketan International school, was the Chief Guest.                                                   Mrs Sumathy in her lecture cautioned the students against misuse of mobile which could even be fatal.Swamijis messages was a power house of beauty and energy. This time Gurushree Public School Chapara, bagged the first prize in Quiz and also won the rolling shields for highest points in English and Malayalam elocutions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Saturday, September 21, 2019

EBVB MEETING

 First Eka Bharatam Vijayi Bharatam meeting with 40 people mostly yoga students and welwishers was held on 7th September from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm. The purpose of the Samparka Abhiyan was explained in details by Su.Radha Didi.Queries were cleared by Sri Sudhakarji. Sri P.N Joshiji was selected as Samparka Pramukh.

The Group(Toli) formation took place on 21st September in presence of Sri Raghuji from Kanyakumari.Ten groups of three people were formed.
35 people attended.The Rock Memorial story was  read , discussed and clarified  by Sri Raghuji.


Sunday, September 15, 2019

SAMSKARVARGA PRASHIKSHAN WORKSHOP

Three days  Samskavarga Prashikshan workshop daily from morning 9.30 am to 12.3o noon ,was conducted from 13th September to 15th September, for the children of Valsalayam, Methala and Sringapuram. 12 children and elders attended.Sushree BinduSamskarvarga pramukh along with varga shikshaks Kum Sreelakshmi ,kum Anushree and Akshay, conducted the workshop. Yoga,games,storytelling, lectures ,chanting and songs, agnyas were introduced to the children.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

NEW SAMSKARVARGA

This time the yoga Varga participants especially the mothers of Valsalayam and Kindi bazar area expressed their wish to start a Sasmkarvarga for their children. Hence on 9th September nearly 25 children and some of the mothers gathered on the terrace of Smt Laya's ( yoga varga member) house to formally start Sanskar Varga there. It was decided that every Sunday evening they would gather at the same place and participate in the Samskarvarga under Smt Suja's guidance.  

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

ONAM CELEBRATION

7th September it was Onam celebration for the tiny tots of Sishuvihar, their parents, the( older)ex- students of Sandeepani Sishuvihar with their parents, the YCC and YIC students who come for regular weekend classes, Yogavarga members totalling 200 of them. All the mothers together created a beautiful design with flowers (poo kolam) followed by Ma. Didi's talk on the significance of Onam.After this there were  songs of Onam, Thiruvadira dance by mothers and children's' bhajans all together creating  a spiritual yet festive atmosphere . At the last there was the Onam sadya or feast.A sense of togetherness created when they took food together. All of them thoroughly enjoyed. 

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

RAMAYANA PRASHNOTTARI


As a part of the concluding celebratiof Ramayana month (which was delayed because of the flood in August ), a Ramayana quiz was conducted for the samskarvarga children of Edavilangu, Karumatra, Vinayakapuram and VKVVF 's Anandadham. Only selected children from all the areas who had already appeared in their own areas for the Ramayana written test and succeeded, participated  in the Quiz competition held on 1st Septmeber.
Edavilangu group topped , Karumatra group was in the second position and Anandadham group got rthe 3rd position. Smt Rema Shali was adjudged as the best mother trainer of Ramayana for her children.All the groups were presented with tokens of appreciation by Ma.Lakshmi Didi. 50 people along with the participants attended.

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