Monthly Archives: March 2011

Announcement for Summer Camp – 2011


Dear All

Summer Camp – 2011, for boys and girls would be conducted between 1st May 2011 to 15th May 2011.

Students from 5th Std. to 10th Std. are eligible.

You are cordially invited.

Yours in the Service of the Lord
Swami Veetabhayananda
Adhyaksha

PS from Webteam: Just to give all a glimpse of kind of activities which would be conducted, here is the report for last year’s summer camp.

Dear Friends and Devotees,

In order to introduce our Indian Culture and Moral Values to the school children, every year we conducting Inter School Cultural Competitions.

This year, the following competitions were held between 21stAugust, 2010 to 18th September, 2010 for the children from L.K.G. to X Standard:

1. Srimat Bhagavad Gita Chanting – 7th Chapter for Primary School students and 9th Chapter for High School students.

2. Painting Competition: The topics were “Saints of India” for Primary School and “Mera Bharat Mahan (Glory of the Great India)” for High School.

3. Essay Writing: for on the topic “The life is short, The world is transient, They alone live who live for others”- a saying of Swami Vivekananda.

4. Elocution Competition: For High School students – “If I were a parent, how would I grow my children?” and for Primary School students – “Why should I not tell lie?”

5. Quiz Competition: This consisted of 6 rounds of questions culled from the Ramayana, the Mahabharata.

6. Fancy Dress for L.K.G. UKG and First standard students had “Animals and birds” as the theme and from 2nd standard .to 4th Standard children had “Great personalities from the history of India”

In all 1150 students from 22 schools registered their names and among them 552 took part in the competition. A total of 62 prizes along with certificates are being awarded to the winners. Each participant was given participation certificate. Each School who took part in the competition were gifted with a set of “Complete works of Swami Vivekananda”

We are thankful to all the institutional heads, teachers, parents and students for taking part in the competitions and in making it a success. We are sure that such activities will leave behind a lasting impression in the minds of the young participants and it will help them in moulding their lives.

We pray to Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda to inspire and guide one and all towards the real goal of human life.

Thanking you all once again,

Swami Veetabhayananda,

Adhyaksha

Ramakrishna Math, Ulsoor, Bangalore-8

PS:

For the photos please see this link :- http://picasaweb.google.com/rkmathulsoor/SummerCamp#

Results of various events can be seen here. :- http://ramakrishnamath.in/newscasts/results-for-the-cultural-competitions

Spiritual Retreat on Sunday, 10th April, 2011

Spiritual Retreat on 10 April

Dear All

Math is conducting Spiritual Retreat on Sunday, 10th April, 2011 as per the program given in above image.

We are happy to inform you that Srimath Swami Harshanandaji Maharaj and Srimath Swami Mukthidanandaji Maharaj have accepted to conduct the programs. You along with your relatives and friends are cordially invited to participate in the same.

Yours in the Service of the Lord
Swami Veetabhayananda
Adhyaksha

Previous Spiritual Retreat’s Photographs:-

An Appeal for Rural Educational Service

Dear Devotee/ Friend,

This is for your kind information that, as part of our Educational Service Activities in the Rural Areas, every year our Ashrama provides Notebooks, Stationeries and other study materials to school children who are studying in the Government Primary and High Schools.

In the approaching Academic Year 2011-12, we are planning to reach about
15,000 students, studying in 120 Selected Govt. Schools situated at (remote/backward) villages from Pawgada Tk. Madhugiri Tk., Chintamani Tk., Kolar Tk., Kanakapura Tk.

Description

No of beneficiaries

Estimated Expenditure Per Student in Rs.

Total Estimated Expenditure in Rs.

Primary school students

7,000

80

5,60,00

High school students

8,000

120

9,60,000

Total

15,000

Rs.15,20,000

No of beneficiaries: 15,000 students from 120 villages.

The estimated expenditure for this service activity is about Rs. 15, 20, 000/-

We are cordially inviting you to participate in this noble service by sponsoring this expenditure.

All donations are exempted from Income Tax under section 80 (G) of Income Tax Act 1961.

Also we request you to circulate this appeal among your relatives, colleagues and friends and help us in this noble cause.

For more details please click this link: http://www.ramakrishnamath.in/center/educational

To view this service activity in the previous years

In photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/rkmathulsoor/RuralSchoolDevelopment#slideshow/5494893966361854738

http://picasaweb.google.com/rkmathulsoor/RuralTuitionCentres#slideshow/5498855585507719570

In Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLFdBiNx-pQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXnmrGOiE-g

With prayers and best wishes,

Yours in the Service of the Lord,
Swami Veetabhayananda

For Online donations please visit this link:

http://www.ramakrishnamath.in/pages/q_and_a/donation.htm


Invitation for Maha Shivaratri and Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti Celebrations

Photographs of previous celebrations:-

Dear Devotees,

Maha Shivaratri will be celebrated at our Math on Wednesday, 2nd March, 2011, 5.30pm to 5.00am as per the programme given below.

Also Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti will be celebrated at our Math on Sunday, 6th of March, 2011 as per the programme given below.

You along with your relatives and friends are cordially invited to participate and receive the blessings of the Lord.

Yours in service,

Swami Veetabhayananda

President

MAHA SHIVARATRI PROGRAMME

05.30 p.m.          Bhajans

06.45 p.m.           Arati and Bhajans

07.30 p.m.          Bhajans

09.00 p.m.          Ist prahara puja and Bhajans

10.00 p.m.          Bhajans

11.00 p.m.            IInd prahara puja and Bhajans

12.00 a.m.          Shiva Ashtottara Archana

12.30 a.m. Offering of Billva by Devotees

01.00 a.m. Visit to Someshwara Temple and IIIrd Prahara Puja

02.00 a.m. Bhajans

03.00 a.m. IVth Prahara Puja and Bhajans

04.00 a.m. Homa

05.00 a.m. Mangalarati to Sri Ramakrishna and Shiva

SRI RAMAKRISHNA JAYANTI PROGRAMME

Morning

05.00 a.m.          Mangalarati

07.30 a.m.           Special Worship

08.00 a.m.          Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana

08.30 a.m.          Sri Ramakrishna Sankirtana

09.30 a.m.         Bhajans

10.30 a.m.          Homa

11.40 a.m.          Pushpanjali

11.50 a.m. Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archana

12.00 noon Discourse

12.30 p.m. Bhogarati

Evening

05.30 p.m. Bhajans

06.45 p.m. Arati and Bhajans

You can go through the various celebration moments by this linkhttps://picasaweb.google.com/rkmathulsoor/Celebrations#slideshow/5530775928337742530