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BHAJAN SANDHYA

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  30th December, was Purnima  and Thiruvathira ( birthday of Lord Shiva)day. As a regular activity, on every purnima day an online  bhajan Sandhya is conducted alternately by Thiruvananthapuram branch and VK Vedic Vision Foundation project centres.  On 30th December it was the turn of VKVVF . 29 families watched  the programme online.  The schedule was as follows: Overall anchoring was by Smt Mridula chechi. Blessings by                        Ma. Lakshmi Didi  Stavan                               Su.Sutapa Didi  Guru Sloka                        Smt Sajitha  Guru Bhajan                     Kum. Kokila  Shiva ...                             Kum Athira  Devi ...                               Smt Remya  Rama ...                           Kum.Malavika  Krishna...                         Sri Vaishnav  Ayyappa                           Su. Priya Didi & Grp.  Nirvanashatakam             Su. Kalyani Didi Meditation                          Su. Radha Didi  Kendra Prarthana          

Arogyam -December

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On 13th December, Sunday, 'AROGYAM',an online  , one hour yogasana programme , to be conducted for three consecutive months on Sunday evenings,was innaugurated .A new effort to make Kodungallur 'COVID' free or to help out the local people from the fear of the pandemic. Programme started at 4p.m.  Ma. Lakshmi Didi inaugurated. 86 people attended out of a total of 250 people approached . One to one Samparka by each of our Yoga Varga members through notice distribution and personal consultation was made .                 Simple breathing exercises                                                                              which would increase lung capacity and also the immune power, were introduced  by Sri Sudhakarji who conducted the    programme. This step taken by VK   Vedic Vision Foundation was highly appreciated by   those who attended.         Second class was on 20th December, Sunday at the same time in the  evening. Nearly 50 families were  present for the second

GITA JAYANTI 27.12.2020

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 This years Gita Jayanti Celebration at VKVVF Kodungallur  was conducted online on Sunday,27th December .  Previous to the that a State level  online Gita Chanting competition for students from classes I to VI was held.Students from 12 different school from all over Kerala participated . The 12th chapter was chosen for the chanting competition.More than 100 students registered. 80 students sent their video links.  Programme started with invocation by Master Ananthakrishnan of class III from Sri Sai Vidya Bhavan  Kodungallur, and our ex- Sishuvihar student who chanted the Dhyana sloka of Bhagavad Gita Sri Sashi Master, whole timer karyakarta and Saha Sikshana pramukh  of Sanskrit Bharati's branch Sankrit Pratisthan at Kodungallur, was the Chief Guest.In his address to the students who participated in the online programme, Master explained to them through small examples as to how Gita encourages one to face the difficilties in life. In her benedictory address Ma. Lakshmi Didi who was

'SECRET OF WORK-SWAMIJI'S CONTRIBUTION TO INDIA' BY PRIYA VAIDYAN 26.12.2020

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  Dr Priya Vaidyan , a professor in Philosophy in Mumbai University and dedicated to Swami Vivekananda was the speaker for the weekly swadhyaya on meditation on Swamiji. She expressed that in her attempts to explore some dimensions of Swami Vivekananda's thoughts of Karma Yoga, she started  with 5 questions along with answers too -  new dimensions with special relevance to modern age.  1.what does helping others imply?  Swamiji has tried to analyse this by focusing on all aspects of helping other including spiritual.Physical help is good but doesnot give , most imp is spiritual help .empowering through spiritual focus is to elavate them..  what is it to be spiritual? One has to be spiritually empowered to help others .For doing that one has to find time to travel within that is awareness.One has to keep a log book to keep track of what happens when one travels within.Then one can develop clarity and becomes conflictless. In this world of technology one has to empower oneself , evol

WEEKLY SWADHYAYA BY SWAMI VEERABHADRANANDAJI IN DECEMBER

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In the month of December only two classes were conducted by Swami Veerabhadranandaji. The two classes were on the subject  Character of a man reflects the character of the Nation.Swami Vivekananda was one such a person. The topic of the two classes was 'Swamiji's response to Woman' He referred to Swamiji's armour being the gift from his Guru Sri Ramakrishna to see the mother in every women. Another cause of Swamiji's attitude towards women is how his mother Bhuvaneshwari Devi had trained Swamji as to how to treat the women .  One has to raise oneself up to the spiritual , aesthetic , ethical, moral aspect of one's personality  which can have higher and sublime By yields in one's life just like Swami Vivekananda, and which is the typical characteristic of  Indian culture .    In the second session Swamiji made it clear how Isha bhakti and Desha bhakti or bifurcation of God and motherland was made one single unified force  by the concept  of Bhakti taught by S

PARAVUR PERUVARAM MAHADEVA TEMPLE- SPIRITUAL DISCOURSE

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  10 th DECEMBER ’20: Every year Paravur Peruvaram Mahadeva temple conducts spiritual discourse in the mandala season. This year on 10 th December at 7 p.m. in an online meet,  Mananeeya Lakshmi Didi gave a talk on Swami Vivekananda’s message. Didi especially stressed on the fact that each work one does helps to raise one’s physical, mental and spiritual levels to higher plains and at the same time helps to develop the society.45 people attended .