We are happy to publish Activity Report of Bangalore Branch for month January 2011.
- Yoga Varga : 3 places 85 participants
- Samskara Varga : 4 places 200 partcipants
- Swadhaya Varga : 1 place 10 partcipants
Yoga Satra : 2 place 22 partcipants
Anandalaya : Daily 2 places going on with 90 students and 4 teachers.
Annadhanm : Every Sundays – average 150 children
Bhajan Sandhya : Every Week Anandalaya Children conducting Bhajans at 3 temples and every Saturday at Kendra.
Samartha Bharat Parva ( 25th December 2010 to 27.01.2011) & Vivekananda Jayanti
On January 1st we observed the Kalpataru Diwas. On January 3rd, 11th and 27th, organized Viveka Sandesha – Life and message of Swami Vivekananda in R T Nagar, Vijaya Nagar and Sultanpalya. Nearly 2000 people came and saw the exhibition.
On 7th January 2011, Deepa Pooja was conducted at Shiva Temple, Sultanpalya . 48 people attended the pooja. On 21st January 2011, at Kendra 16 mahilas took part in the pooja.
On 12th January, Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrated at Kendra. Swami Gangadharanji presides the program and Smt. Sabita Rao, Retd. Professor talk on the life and message of Swami Vivekananda. Anandalaya boys and girls given some cultural events. 200 people attended the celebration. Same Day , we celebrated Vivekananda Jayanthi at Sheshadripuram college also. Sri Raghu, Welwisher of Vivekananda Kendra was the main speaker. 160people attended the celebration.
On 14th January, Inter school patriotic song, Rangoli, Quiz on Ramayana and Mahabharat and Drama based on Incidents from Life of Swami Vivekananda organized at Kendra. 480 students from 12 schools and 2 colleges participated.
On 16th January, Inter school Kho-Kho competition organized. Sri Kumar Head Master, inuagarated the match. 10 teams from 8 schools participated in this event.
On 23rd Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi celebrated at Viveka Nagar Vistar. 51 people attended, Sri Kanakaraju spoke on Swami Vivekananda in Tamil.
In Vidyranyapura Vistar we celebrated Vivekananda Jayanti on 26th. Dr. T Gopal, was the chief guest. 68 people attended the celebration. Same day there was a Karma Yoga Shloka Sangraha competition. 19 students chanted the shlokas.
Bharat Matha Pooja performed on 26th January. 73 mahilas chanted Vishnu Sahasranama and Lalita Sahasranama shlokas on that day, at the end all offered flowers to Bharath Matha.
Swadhya Examination : On29th January, 50 students from Lalbahabur Shastry Govt College wrote the examination on Swamiji’s life and message.
Republic Day celebrated on 26th, Dr. K C Mishra, Principal of M B A College spoke on the Day.
Free Computer Class : 9 students taking training.
4 cycles given to students. Educational aid distributed to 75 students.
Programmes for the month of February 2011
- New batches of Yoga class starts from 7th February 2011
(Morning 5.45 to 6.45 , 10.30 to 11.30 and 6.00 pm to 7.00pm)
- Ratha Saptami – Samuhika Suryanamaskar on 10th February.
- Deepa Pooja programme on 13th February
- Sri Ramakrishna Jayanthi on 18th February
- Anandalaya Parents Meeting on 20th February
- Meditation Class
- Medical Camp on 27th February.
For more information about various activities at Vivekananda Kendra Bangalore Branch, please drop an email to bangalore[at]vkendra.org or call at (080)-23630773.