Friday, October 16, 2015

175th Free Eye Camp at Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari

175th Free Eye Camp at Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari on 07/10/2015. Camp was Sponsored by: State Bank of Travancore, Sangamam Social Circle, Kanyakumari. It was Inaugurated by: Shri K Narayanaswami, Chief Manager, State Bank of Travancore, Kanyakumari Branch.
Out Patients: 250
Sent for Operation: 57
Free Spectacles Distributed: 10
Free Medicine (post operative) : 50

Home water harvesting to Holistic Thinking

This month newsletter we bring you excerpts from our book on water harvesting with special reference to roof water harvesting in the urban areas. One of the aims of Green Rameshwaram is to make the ancient island again a water bowl that it once was. Though situated in a relatively arid district, the island has been made a repository of water harvesting structures. Today we are reviving these structures and it is also necessary that the residents also continue this legacy of traditional water harvesting by making their own homes a potential water harvesting structure. We hope the book will inspire people to achieve this target.

In our happenings section we have training programs on enriched bio-manure; camp on the documentation of Siddha medicine and also bio-methanation plant training workshops. In the 'Green Rameshwaram' project the search for the lost traditional water harvesting structures has been going on relentlessly. Equipped with survey maps and local oral traditions as well as ancient literature. The recently discovered Parasuramar Teertham is a classic example of the Traditional Water Body associated with a lot of pan-Indian cultural linkages – in the form of ‘Namakkatti’. This is a major achievement for the 'Green Rameshwaram' team and is a veritable story of investigation of lost and found. Learn more about this in our newsletter.

In the publication section we have excerpt from our energy book which also aims to make Rameshwaram an energy abundant /self-reliant island In the wisdom section we have a modern Sufi saint speak about Indian tradition of nature veneration. A spiritual ecologist speaks of the need to to participate with a greater awareness in the process of transformation and makes seed a metaphor for that.  A Zen Buddhist speaks on the need to care for all life as 'even as a mother protects with her life her child, her only child' as we have this only planet.

So we wish you a happy Puja-festival time and you can download and read our newsletter here.

The Great Journey Unto The Unknown

​Karyakarta Prashikshan Shibir at Hyderabad​

Karyakarta Prashikshan Shibir of Hyderabad Vibhag was organised from 1 to 4 October at Kaushalam, Hyderabad. Thirty-four participants including 10 sisters participated in it, the organising team had 8 karyakartas. The partiipants were trained in Yoga Varga, Samskar Varga and Bhajans to help them conduct these activities across Hyderabad. These  Karyakartas were from Ameerpet, Dilsukhnagar, Ibrahimpura, Kukutpallt and Dr. AS Rao Nagar areas.  Prant Pramukh Sri Mouli, Prant Vyavastha Pramukh Sri Bhaskar Sharma, Vibhag Pramukh Sri Sudhakar Reddy, Sri Kakade, Ameerpet Nagar Pramukh Sri Navin and Vyavastha Pramukh Sri Rakesh and other karyakartas guided and trained the Karyakartas. Smt. Padmaja gave special practice on Geet abhyas.

परिवार ही संस्कार की प्रथम पाठशाला

विवेकानन्द केंद्र कन्याकुमारी की शाखा जमशेदपुर के माध्यम से विमर्श कार्यक्रम का आयोजन किया गया जिसका  विषय था “पारिवारिक और सामाजिक जीवन में चुनौतियाँ”। विवेकानंद केंद्र कन्याकुमारी की राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष सुश्री निवेदिता रघुनाथ भिड़े ने टेल्को क्लब में उपरोक्त विशत पर मार्गदर्शन दिया। वे दो दिन के प्रवास पर जमशेदपुर ए हुई थी।

उन्होंने आगे बताया कि सत्य समाज के अनुसार नहीं बदलता सत्य के अनुसार ही समाज को बदलना पड़ता है और सत्य क्या है तो सत्य है की यह सम्पूर्ण चराचर एक दुसरे से जुड़ा हुआ है। एकात्मता ही यह सत्य है। आज वैज्ञानिक पर्यावरण के विषय को लेकर चिंतित हो रहे है क्योंकि उसका सीधा असर हमारे स्वास्थ्य पर पड़ रहा है। बच्चों की परवरिश का तंत्र है उसको (CMSS) प्रक्रिया कहते है: ‘केयर & मोल्ड’ एवम् ‘शेयर & सजेस्ट’ इस प्रक्रिया का नाम है। परिवार के अन्दर बच्चों को १. जीवन का उद्देश्य सिखाना; २. उनका सर्वांगीण विकास सुनिश्चित करना, एवम् ३. जीवन मूल्य देना हम सभी का दायित्त्व बन जाता है।

कार्यक्रम के मुख्य अतिथि टाटा मोटर्स के महाप्रबन्धक (एन.पी.आई.) श्री मानस मिश्रा थे। कार्यक्रम का उदघाटन अतिथियों द्वारा दीप प्रजवलन कर किया गया। कार्यक्रम का सञ्चालन विवेकानन्द केंद्र के  कार्यकर्ता एवं XLRI के प्राध्यापक डॉ. मनीष सिंघल ने किया। कार्यक्रम का प्रारंभ तीन ओंकार एवं प्रार्थना द्वारा केंद्र के कार्यकर्ता डॉ. रामनाथ द्वारा किया गया। TELCO में यह कार्यक्रम श्री ईश्वर राव, एवं श्री अवधेश-जी के सौजन्य से संपन्न हुआ। कार्याक्रम में TATA Motors के वरिष्ठ अधिकारी,कर्मचारी और नगर के गणमान्य नागरिक उपस्थित थे।

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Oneness : Vivekananda Kendra News


"The urge of the thought makes people stay together. They have a strong will to live and work together and in front of it, all other differences though exist, have no weightage in the life of a person. It is the  intensity of the feelings for mission that makes us adjust with any Karyakarta."
        - Ma. Eknathji Ranade

News Updates from Vivekananda Kendra :

Updates from Prakashan :
Yuva Bharati : October 2015

Vivekananda Kendra Samachar - Yuva Bharati : July 2015

Bring back values : Education is not the amount of information that is put into your brain and runs riot there, undigested all your life. We must have life-building, man-making, character-making, assimilation of ideas. If you have assimilated five ideas and made them your life and character, you have more education than any man who has got by heart a whole library…The ass carrying its load of sandalwood knows only the weight and not the value of the sandalwood.”If education is identical with information, the libraries are the greatest sages in the world, and encyclopedias are the Rishis. The ideal, therefore, is that we must have the whole education of our country, spiritual and secular, in our own hands, and it must be on national lines, through nationalmethods as far as practical: Read OnlineSubscribe Online
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Vivek Vani : விவேக வாணி : September - 2015
ஒவ்வொரு ஆண்டும் போல இந்த ஆண்டும் விவேகவாணியின் செப்டம்பர் - 2015 இதழ் சிறப்பிதழாக அதிகப் பக்கங்களுடன் வருகிறது. 21.06.2015-ஐ உலக யோகா தினமாகவும் இவ்வாண்டை உலக யோகா ஆண்டு ஆகவும் கொண்டாடுவதை முன்னிட்டு இவ்விதழ் யோகாச் சிறப்பிதழாக வருகிறது. சுவாமி விவேகானந்தர் பதஞ்சலி யோகா சூத்திரத்திற்கு கொடுத்த ஓம்கார விளக்கம் வெளியாகிறது. கண்ணன் காட்டிய கருமயோகம், ஞான யோகத்தில் நியாயம் என்ற தர்க்க நெறி, அர்ச்சனை என்ற பக்தி யோகப் பயிற்சி விவேகானந்த கேந்திரத்தின் மையச் சிந்தனை யோகா என்ற கருத்து விளக்கம் ஆகியவை இச்சிறப்பிதழில் வெளியாகின்றன. கோச்செங்கச் சோழ நாயனார் நிறுவிய கோவில் தத்துவத்தின் சமுதாயப் பயன்கள் விளக்கப்படுகின்றன. மற்ற அம்சங்கள் வழக்கம்போல். வாசகர்களுக்கு நவராத்திரி, தீபாவளி வாழ்த்துக்கள்! 
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ABL Trip, Chennai

Reached Chennai on 14th July evening. Then went to Vivekananda Kendra, Chennai for lodging. Next day i.e. 15th July, we all the teacher staff went to visit two schools where they are following ABL. There we observed how teachers guiding the ABL students of their school. We learnt the implementation of the study materials and the importance of reinforcement by the self learning students.
We also noticed the ladder in which lots of cards and milestone were reduced. The logos, were also common for all the subjects and recycling according to the milestone.  We also noticed the involvement of the low-lying –board, used by the little students and the activities hanged by the students in the class room. We also noticed the techniques , they follow to judge the quality of the students. They gave the name ‘SABL’, (Simplified Activity Based Learning).
On the 2nd day, i.e. 16th July, we again visited two different schools, where we observed about the Mind-Map and how it helps teacher to give the summery of a story to the students easily. Either then all the things are almost same as notices earlier in the other schools.
After that we went to the office of the State Project Director, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, Chennai, TamilNadu, where we took part in a discussion about the importance and benefits of SABL with a ppt presentation. SSA SPD Senior consultant Su. R Malathi has shared her views with us there.
On the same date at night, we started for Rishi Valley, Andhra Pradesh and reached at the dawn of 17th July. After taking little rest and breakfast, we set for an introduction with Rama Didi, Director of RISHI VALLEY INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (RIVER) along with her associates . During discussions following important points were put forwarded:
1. Changes required according to the time, place and necessities.
2. Technology should be introduced but only as a tool for reinforcement and evaluation purpose only but it should not be a replacement of teacher.
3. In RIVER they follow MGML system i.e. Multi Grade Multi Level .
4. Maximum books which are in use are not multilevel, they are mono-level where as, in a class we find multi level students like slow-learners , average-learners and fast-learners , so according to that class the teacher must change his/her techniques. 
5. We must try to find out positive minded parents for ABL and provide required motivation and guidance to involve them for further motivation of other parents of ABL students.
6. RIVER TIDE (Technology Initiative for the Development of Education)- A new initiative of Rishi Valley Educational Resources .
;After that we were divided into two groups to visit two different ABL classes at the same time. There we again learnt how to manage the small kids and how they follow the ladder. There we found the introduction of Tab, for students to handle for reinforcement learning and for teachers through which they can evaluate the students and for keeping the records of those evaluations. After having lunch there, we started for THIRUPATHI, on the same day. After visiting and offering prayer at Thirupathi at night, we started for Chennai at the same night.
On 18th July, at night we all the teachers set for a discussion regarding the experiences that we gathered during our visit to different institutions. The discussion was quite livelier where all the teachers put forward their views and experiences gathered.
On 19th evening, we all set with proff. Ratnavallu , there we shared our experiences and the changes that SSA Tamil Nadu has adopted, and introduced SABL in place of ABL. He opined that the changes are not necessary to introduce in our schools in the same way as followed here. Changes can be made according to the need of the school.
During our stay at Chennai SSA State Project Cordinator Sri R Raghuram has guided and escorted us to different Chennai corporation schools.
We started from Chennai in the morning of 20th July

Yuva Vimarsha at Kolkata

1 : Yuva Vimarsh at Kolkata on "Seva".

Activities Updates From Telangana

1 : Karyakarata Prashikshan shibir at Hydrabad
2 : Universal Brotherhood Day program at Kadapa

Activities Updates From Rajasthan

1 : Vivekananda Study Circle at Jaipur
2 : Yuva Pratiyogita at Jodhpur

Activities Updates From Maharastra

1 : Sah Yoga Karyashala at Aurangabad
2 : Vimarsha at Arurangabad
3 : Karyakarata Prashikshan Shibir at Kokan

Activities Updates From Assam

1 : Yoga Satra at namrup collage, Dibrugarh
2 : Personality Development camp at Lakhimpur after written competition.
3 : Yuva Sammelan at Mangaldoi
4 : Nagar Samiti Prakshishan (Training) at Lakhimpur, Mangaldoi, Nalbari etc

रांची में योग सत्र

VKVian first in swimming

Anamitra Phukan student of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Golaghat grabbed the Gold Medal in 50m Back Stroke CBSE East Zone at Kanpur and qualified for the national level at Merrut.

Eye and Medical Camps at Tinsukia

Vivekananda Kendra Assam Prant, Branch-Tinsukia organized one free eye camp on 2nd October 2015 at Sankardev Vidya Niketan of Makum in Tinsukia district. The camp was organized in collaboration with Lion K.K.Saharia Eye Hospital of Dibrugarh. A total 123 patients were examined and 23 patients with cataract were identified. They will be operated free of cost.

On 4th October 2015 a medical camp was organized at Lakhipather village of Digboi by our mobile medical team. 192 patients were examined by the Doctors team and free medicines were provided to the needy patients. Dr.S.D.Singh a physiotherapist from Tinsukia also accompanied our team and did pain management for the elderly patients.

भिवानी में युवा धर्म सम्मलेन

युवा धर्म सम्मलेन का आयोजन विश्व बन्धुत्व दिवस (स्वामी विवेकानन्द का शिकागो व्याख्यान) के उपलक्ष्य में विवेकानंद केंद्र कन्याकुमारी के भिवानी शाखा ने २६ सितम्बर २०१५ को किया था और महंत श्री चरण दास जी ने दीप प्रज्ज्वलन से इसका उद्घाटन किया।  दिनभर के इस सम्मेलन में भिवानी के १२५ महाविद्यालयीन युवक युवतियाँ  और ७५ गणमान्य युवा नागरिकों का उत्साहपूर्ण सहभाग रहा।  विवेकानंद केंद्र रेवाड़ी विभाग के विभाग प्रमुख श्री दशरथ चौहान जी ने सम्मलेन ने मुख्या भाषण दिया।  किया। विवेकानंद केंद्र हरियाणा प्रान्त के प्रान्त युवा प्रमुख अधिवक्ता श्री रणजीत सिंह जी ने 'जीवन का उद्द्येश्य' इस विषय पर युवाओं का मार्गदर्शन किया।  सभी युवाओं में गण चर्चा में हिस्सा लेकर 'व्यावसायिक ध्येय और जीवन का ध्येय', '२ अच्छे मार्गों में चुनाव', 'समाज के ऋण चुकाने का मार्ग' इन विषयों पर अपने अपने विचार साँझा किये। खेल , गीत आदि कार्यक्रमों में भी सभी ने आनंद से सहभाग लिया। भिवानी के जानेमाने प्राकृतिक चिकित्सक डा. मदन मानव जी ने समापन भाषण में मार्गदर्शन किया।  सम्मलेन के पश्चात कुल २५ युवाओं ने सेवा केलिए साप्ताहिक समयदान का निश्चय किया।

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Anahamvadi : Vivekananda Kendra News


"Anahamvadi-ego-less-without ego one should do the work. Ego affects Karyakarta at all stages; so acquire egolessness by constantly reminding yourself that you are an instrument. The ego gives energy, strength and power to work. This ego, self, is to be merged in the Self Supreme. This “I” is liquidated and something great takes its place. Man has to evolve from Tamas to Rajas and from Rajas to Sattva".

  • Rural Development Programme August Month Activities  :  Read More
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  • Vimarsh at Tinsukia - Service in Worship : Read More
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  • National Award for Teachers to Sri P. V. Romeshan, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Umrangso  : Read More
  • वर्धा में विश्व बंधुत्व दिवस :   विस्तृत
  • Krishna Janmashtami & Ganesh Chathurthi Celebration at VKV Jirdin : Read More
  • Ganesh Chathurthi Celebration at VKV Kharsang : Read More
  • Think big to achieve great - VKV Itanagar : Read More
  • Inauguration of VKV Dollungmukh :  Read More
  • अजमेर में दिवसीय कार्यकर्ता प्रशिक्षण कार्यशाला :  विस्तृत
Vivekananda Kendra  Samachar - Yuva Bharati : July 2015
Yuva Bharati : September 2015
Universal Brotherhood : Will there be relief for Humanity from the strife and struggles it is undergoing? Can peace and love engulf us in a way that we dream? Can the world live in peace without the threat of religious fundamentalism? These doubts loom large as we ponder about the future. We all know that India, with its wonderful philosophical treasures packed with wisdom can provide an answer to all these doubts. When swami Vivekananda
addressed the parliament of Religions with those epoch making words “sisters and brothers of America”, he was not propounding any new hypothesis to the World. He was only echoing the age old ideas practiced in our country by every individual. But it was a new exposition to the western world. :  Read Online
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