Friday, November 5, 2021

Guru Purnima Utsav Celebration by Paschimbanga Prant , Bangla Prakasan Vibhag

 A Discourse session was organised by Bangla Prakashan Bibhag, Vivekananda Kendra, Paschim Banga Pranta on the occasion of Gurupurnima on 25th July.

The program was held online. It started with Shantipath by Anuradha Das. After that Sri Dipten Chatterjee from Kamarpukur presented Staba and Gurubandana.
Introductory lecture was presented by Dr. Purnendu Shekhar Das (Retired Principal, Tinsukia Commerce College). Dr. Das etched a picture of the 'Rishis' of ancient India,their types , their characteristics.He spoke about saptarishi, maharshi Vyas, maharshi Balmiki and so on.

The Chief Speaker  was Swami Prabuddhananda Maharaj  (Principal Ramkrishna Vivekananda Mission, Joyrambati, Bankura). In a very simple language Swami ji enumerated the importance of a Guru in our life. A Guru is very important to guide us in our journey of life. But we have to select our Guru cautiously. The disciple has to be mentally prepared  to accept his Guru. Psychologically he has to  prepare himself, otherwise his diksha would be futile. Once we meet our Guru, we should consider him as the pole star of our life. Only then our spiritual enlightenment would be possible. In a very lucid manner Swami ji discussed this .

The program came to an end with shanti mantra. The whole program was conducted by Mitali Dutta.

Total 57 participants were joined in this program

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