Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Yoga Sastra Sangamam

Yoga Sastra Sangamam at Kanyakumari, three days on the banks of the three oceans is first of its kind.
The Yoga Sastra Sangamam is a National Conference on Yoga, distinctly different from the usually and normally held Yoga conferences and seminars. The Sangamam is devoted to the Yoga Sastra viz. Yoga texts. The Conference will be focussed on topics, ideas, contents, interpretations of textual contents of various Yoga Texts like – Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hatha Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita, Shiva Samhita, Yoga Vasistha, Bhagvad Gita, Vasistha Samhita etc. and the various practices enumerated in these texts. The Yoga Sangamam will provide an intense discussion and understanding of the Yoga Sastra.
The Objective :
  • To bring the pearls of Yoga Sastra close to the humanity
  • To understand the Yoga Texts deeply and clearly
  • To initiate an interest in the knowledge of Yoga
  • To inspire participants to study and understand Yoga Texts
  • To develop interest in the comparative study of Yoga Texts and commonly available yoga practices
  • To make to understand what Yoga is and what it has been being propagated
The Theme:
 Yoga Sangamam – A platform of various streams and practices, concepts and ideas, theories and performances
The Methodology:
  • Four multi-track presentations
  • Common sessions
  • Questions and Answers
  • Yoga practices and performances
Who can participate:
Yoga enthusiasts, Yoga practitioners, Students studying Yoga, Sanskrit teachers and professors, Yoga Teachers and Professionals, Those interested to understand the pure essence of Yoga Texts.
Contents of the Sangamam:
  • Paper presentations
  • Poster presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Yoga demonstrations
  • Yoga sessions
Invitation for Paper presentations: 
The theme and content of all paper presentations is – elaboration, discussion and understanding of Sanskrit verses from yoga texts.
Kindly send a one page synopsis with a paragraph margin of single space of an A4 size by 1st Dec 2017. The synopsis has to be sent by email in a word file to – [email protected]
Venue :
Vivekananda Kendra, Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari
The Atmosphere :
Most beautiful, salubrious, green, natural, calm, serene and peaceful On the banks of the musical waves of the ocean Witness Sun Rise with Surya Namaskar and Meditation
Food and Accommodation:
Simple vegetarian food. Accommodation on sharing basis is provided within the campus.
Important Dates :
  •     Last date to submit the synopsis : 1 December 2017
  •     Last date to submit the final paper : 10 December 2017
  •     Last date for Registration : 15 December 2017
Participants’ Registration contribution:
For all : Rs. 5,000/-
For students : Rs. 3,000/-
The Dates: January 6th, 7th and 8th 2018 

The Dates: January 6th, 7th and 8th 2018

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Alumini Meet

16/11/2017 16:00
19/11/2017 21:00
Asia/Calcutta
 
 

 

भागलपुर में भगिनी निवेदिता सार्धशती समारोह का आयोजन

एसएम कॉलेज में मंगलवार को विवेकानंद केंद्र कन्याकुमारी के भागलपुर शाखा की ओर से भगिनी  निवेदिता सार्धशती समारोह का आयोजन किया गया।कार्यक्रम का उद्धघाटन तीन ओमकार प्रार्थना,वैदिक मंत्र पाठ से किया गया।अतिथियों का स्वागत डॉ अर्चना ठाकुर ने पुस्तक और श्रीफल देकर किया।केन्द्र परिचय एवं बिषय प्रवेश कराते हुए प्रान्त सम्पर्क प्रमुख डॉ विजय वर्मा ने कहा कि विवेकानंद केन्द्र मनुष्य निर्माण और राष्ट्रीय पुनरुत्थान के उद्देश्य के साथ आगे बढ़ रहा है।उन्होंने कहा कि वास्तविक आध्यात्म मानब सेवा ही है और मानव सेवा ही पूजा है।उन्होंने कहा कि निवेदिता के जीवन के एक आयाम में सनातन धर्म की सत्यता त्याग, सहिष्णुता, श्रद्धा, समर्पण, उदारता ही साधना का मार्ग थी।उनके जीवन के दूसरे आयाम में उत्साह, वीरता, शौर्य और निर्भयता थी।मुख्य वक्ता प्रो. अमिता मोइत्रा ने स्वामी विवेकानंद की मानस पुत्रीभगिनि निवेदिता के सम्पूर्ण व्यक्तित्व विकास पर प्रकाश डाला।वहीं टीएनबी कॉलेज के प्रो. मनोज कुमार ने धर्म और मनुष्यता के संदर्भ में भारत के अतीत, मध्य एवं आधुनिक युग की चर्चा की।किशोर टोकेकर जी(संयुक्त सचिव) ने कहा कि आज भगनी निवेदिता के राष्ट्र निर्माण भाव को बल प्रदान करने के लिए युवाओं को आगे आने की आवश्यकता है। कार्यक्रम में महाविद्यालय की छात्राओं और नगर के गणमान्य जन भी उपस्थित रहे।

भगिनी निवेदिता की 150वी जयंती के उपलक्ष में लखनऊ में कार्यक्रम

6 नवम्बर को किंग जार्ज चिकित्सा विश्वविद्यालय लखनऊ के कलाम सेंटर में भगिनी निवेदिता की 150वी जयंती के उपलक्ष्य में कार्यक्रम MBBS एवम MD करने वाले 270 छात्र छात्राएं सहभागी हुए। विशिष्ट लोगो मे प्रो. विनोद जैन, डीन, पैरा मेडिकल,विख्यात यूरोलोजिस्ट प्रो.विश्वजीत ,प्रो. राहुल जगत(यूरोलॉजी विभाग kgmu), गैस्ट्रो सर्जरी के प्रो. संजीव रुंगटा KGMU केन्द्र के शुभचिंतक प्रो. मौलीन्दू मिश्र,प्रो. शीला मिश्र,प्रो.आर बी सिंह, डॉ. भूपेंद्र,डॉ.आशुतोष और अन्य केन्द्र युवा सम्मिलित हुए। लखनऊ विश्वविद्यालय के कुलपति प्रो.एस. पी. सिंहे ,KGMU के कुलपति प्रो.एम.एल. बी.भट्ट एवं प्रो.विनोद जैन का उद्बोधन हुआ। मुख्य वक्ता-अश्विनि कुमार, संगठक,विवेकानन्द केन्द्र कन्याकुमारी, शाखा-लखनऊ ने भगिनी निवेदिता के जीवन एवं भारत प्रेम को भावपूर्ण होकर बताया। धन्यवाद ज्ञापन प्रो. विनोद जैन ने किया।

Monday, November 27, 2017

Yoga Pratiman "Pariksha De Hanste Hanste" conducted at Dibrugarh

Yoga Pratiman "Pariksha De Hanste Hanste" was conducted by Vivekananda Kendra Dibrugarh at Centre for Social Work studies of Dibrugarh University from 30th October to 3rd November"2017. A total of 22 No’s of PG students participated in the workshop. 
VK organizing Team conducted the workshop comprising of - Sri Santanu Deb, Sri Ram Kripal , Sri Biren Saikia and Sri Sumu Gog
oi. The feedback we received from the participants as well as from the institution are very satisfactory & encouraging for us as well. The program concludes with santi mantra.   

Free Assessment Camp for Cochlear Implant

Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari in association with Snehalaya, a local NGO of Tinsukia working for disable children, conducted one assessment camp for deaf and dumb children of age group between 2 to 4 years on 5th November 2017 at Tata Referral Hospital, Chabua, Dibrugarh, Assam. Dr. Sanjay Sachdeva, Director and Head of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Max Hospitals, New Delhi examined 13 young poor and needy children in the camp and selected 7 children for Free Cochlear Implant at Max hospital, New Delhi. The children will be sending to New Delhi for their free surgeries in a phased manner.

It is to be mentioned that in August 2017, three small girl children from Tinsukia district of Assam got operated and Cochlear devices were successfully implanted at Max Hospital, New Delhi by Dr.Sanjay Sachdeva and his team. Now these three children are getting their regular speech therapies at Tinsukia. Sri Arpan Sarmah, Audiologist from Amplifone(Audiology unit of Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi) also accompanied Dr.Sachdeva Sir and adjusted the volumes of all the three children and done their brain mapping. The Max Hospital team is very happy and satisfied with the progress of the children and is hopeful that within six months the children will acquire normal hearing and will be able to speak.   

Vimarsha on Sister Nivedita

To commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita , Vivekananda Kendra Dibrugarh conducted a talk on "Propogation of Women Education in India and Role of Sister Nivedita "on 28th October'17,at VK Dibrugarh branch karyalaya.The keynotes address was delivered by  Dr.Alok Sarkar,who is very good orator, poet,a devotee and well versed in Sri Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Sahitya. An introductory briefing on Life & Ideology was also  delivered by Smt Moumita Chakraborty,Teacher in Sister Nivedita Highschool,Dibrugarh. It was very resoursefull & inspiring Vimarsa attended 60 nos. of quality gatherings.It started at 4 pm and concluded at 6 pm.

From Greening the Grass Roots to Calorie Nay Colliery

Last year, India celebrated Pt.Deendayal Upadhyaya’s birth centenary. Deendayalji conceived the political philosophy Integral Humanism. The philosophy advocates the simultaneous and integrated program of the body, mind and intellect and soul of each human being. His philosophy of Integral Humanism, which is a synthesis of the material and the spiritual, the individual and the collective. He visualised for India a decentralised polity and self-reliant economy with the village as the base. In this issue we have given a few famous quotes of Pandit Deendayalji.

Shri.N.Krishnamoorthy covers the topic of ‘Greening to the Grass Roots’ by way of the usual dialogue between Srimati Annapurna Duval, Shri Krish Phidal and Professor Jnani Noval.  In happenings section, we have covered training programmes in Azolla technology, NPK rich Bio-manure preparation, Bio-gas technology and Networking etc.

In the wisdom section, Winin Pereira & Jeremy Seabrook, Founders of the Centre for Holistic Studies in Mumbai ridicules the present model of development and calls it “Turning the Clock back”, Fritjof Capra, World famous Physicist tells us that humans are just one particular stand in the web of life and finally Dr.H.R.Nagendra, Expert in the field of Yoga mocks at the theory of Calorie advocated by the Britishers. For reading the newsletter, please click here.

A Conference on FUTURE ENERGY

A daylong Conference on "FUTURE ENERGY" was held on 1st November’17 in the auditorium of Vivekananda Kendra Institute Culture (VKIC), Uzan Bazar; The Vivekananda Kendra Skill Development Group, one of the Pillars of Kendra, organized this Conference on this theme of Global & National importance,

The Programme was well attended by the technocrats from the major Energy Companies operating in the region, students & faculties from select Institutions of Assam and the officials from Assam Science Technology & Environment Council & Assam Energy Development.

A panel of highly knowledgeable experts conducted the Conference. Dr Harsha Bhattacharyya, Medical Director, Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Chief Guest in his speech in  the Inaugural session encouraged Vivekananda Kendra’s effort to organize a Conference of such magnitude on a very apt theme of “Future Energy”. He also hailed Energy companies, the Institutions, ASTEC & ADEA for their whole hearted support and participation. He hoped that such effort will accelerate the awareness build up process on  Future Energy. 

Sri Dipok Kr Barthakur, Chairman, Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture & Chairman, VKNRL Hospital, Numaligarh also attended the Inaugural programme, and wishes a grand success of the Conference.    

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Parimal Bhattacharyya, Director, VKIC told about the contributions of Kendra towards socio cultural development of the region. He highlighted that ;

There were all together seven presentations on Future Energy by the participants and there were very useful interactions among the participants.

Besides OIL India, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd and Guwahati & Bongaigaon Refinery of IOCL, there were presentation on the theme by NIT, Silchar, IIT Guwahati and ASTEC & ADEA. 

Dr Arup Kumar Misra, Director, ASTEC & ADEA), Dr V S Moholkar, Professor and Head, Dep of Chemical Engg and Centre for Energy, IITG and Prof P C Baruah, Head, Dept of Energy Engg, ASTU are the Panelist for the Conference.

The Panelist during their turn mentioned that the standard of the presentations are very high and there were fruitful interactions among the participants..

An E-Souvenir was also released as a part of this Conference.

All the participants appreciated the effort of Kendra.         

YOGA SASTRA SANGAMAM

Yoga Sastra Sangamam at Kanyakumari, three days on the banks of the three oceans is first of its kind.
The Yoga Sastra Sangamam is a National Conference on Yoga, distinctly different from the usually and normally held Yoga conferences and seminars. The Sangamam is devoted to the Yoga Sastra viz. Yoga texts. The Conference will be focussed on topics, ideas, contents, interpretations of textual contents of various Yoga Texts like – Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hatha Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita, Shiva Samhita, Yoga Vasistha, Bhagvad Gita, Vasistha Samhita etc. and the various practices enumerated in these texts. The Yoga Sangamam will provide an intense discussion and understanding of the Yoga Sastra.
The Objective :
  • To bring the pearls of Yoga Sastra close to the humanity
  • To understand the Yoga Texts deeply and clearly
  • To initiate an interest in the knowledge of Yoga
  • To inspire participants to study and understand Yoga Texts
  • To develop interest in the comparative study of Yoga Texts and commonly available yoga practices
  • To make to understand what Yoga is and what it has been being propagated
The Theme:
Yoga Sangamam – A platform of various streams and practices, concepts and ideas, theories and performances
The Methodology:
  • Four multi-track presentations
  • Common sessions
  • Questions and Answers
  • Yoga practices and performances
Who can participate:
Yoga enthusiasts, Yoga practitioners, Students studying Yoga, Sanskrit teachers and professors, Yoga Teachers and Professionals, Those interested to understand the pure essence of Yoga Texts.
Contents of the Sangamam:
  • Paper presentations
  • Poster presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Yoga demonstrations
  • Yoga sessions
Invitation for Paper presentations:
The theme and content of all paper presentations is – elaboration, discussion and understanding of Sanskrit verses from yoga texts.
Kindly send a one page synopsis with a paragraph margin of single space of an A4 size by 15th Dec 2017. The synopsis has to be sent by email in a word file to – [email protected]
Venue :
Vivekananda Kendra, Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari
The Atmosphere :
Most beautiful, salubrious, green, natural, calm, serene and peaceful
On the banks of the musical waves of the ocean
Witness Sun Rise with Surya Namaskar and Meditation
Food and Accommodation:
Simple vegetarian food. Accommodation on sharing basis is provided within the campus.
Participants’ Registration contribution:
For all Rs. 5,000/-
For students: Rs. 3,000/-
The Dates: January 6th, 7th and 8th 2018


 

Monday, November 6, 2017

Sister Nivedita 150th Janma Jayanti at VKV Tezpur

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya venerated Sister Nivedita on her 150th Birth Anniversary by organising different events concurrently at school and Khelmati High School, Tezpur. A team of four teachers and twelve students went to Khelmati High school, Tezpur where they first had an interactive session with the students of that school followed by Geet Abhyas session, thought explanation of Swamiji and Sister Nivediata and a power point presentation on the edifying and ‘Sarthak’ life of Sister Nivedita. Smt Bivarani Deka Baruah, principal, Khelmati High School delivered a speech on swamij and Sister Nivedita. Mandira sing Das, Teacher, VKV Tezpur gave the overview of the program. The program was decorated by around 200 attendees.

At school drama competition for class III, quotation writing competition for class IV, open Speech competition for class V and Nibandh Lekhan Saprdha for class VI, VII and VIII were held. Student’s participation in all the competitions was commendable.

Inter-college declamation competition at Ludhiana

Inter-college declamation competition is organized on the occasion of universal brotherhood day at Vivekananda Kendra Ludhiana, Lord Mahavir homeopathic college, on 13th oct. 9 students participated in the competition. Dr Vinay Sofat chaired  and chief judicial magistrate was the chief guest of the program. Principal of LMC was the special guest.