Archive | May 2014

Gita Gyana Yagna, Ahmedabad

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A week-long Gita Gyana Yagna by Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji is organized at Ramkrishna Kendra in Maninagar, Ahmedabad from 1st to 7th June 2014.

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The subject matter of the discourse series are Gita Chapter 9 (Rajvidya Rajguhya Yoga) and Kathopanishad 1-2.

The subject matter of Kathopanishad is an enlightening dialogue between Yamraja and Nachiketa, and like all Upanishads basically deals with Brahma-Vidya. The second valli of the first chapter starts with the famous viveka of Sreyas & Preyas.

Gita Chapter 9 is the Rajvidya Rajguhya Yoga. This chapter is dealing with the topic the highest knowledge & also the biggest secret. Raja-vidya is brahma-vidya and it is raja-guhyam because it is highly secret. There are many secrets· but this is the king, raja, of all secrets because even after you are told it remains a secret. And once you understand, it is the most precious. There are 34 slokas in this chapter.

The timings of both the discourses will be from 7.00 to 8.30 – evening and morning. Program starts on 1st June evening.

All the sessions will be in Gujrati, and all the pravachans are open to any inquisitive devotee.

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This entry was posted on May 28, 2014, in GGY, Mission.

‘Vedanta Camp’ at Rishikesh

 

A six days residential Vedanta Camp is being organized at the Swami Dayananda Ashram, Purani Jhadi, Rishikesh from 17th to 22nd June 2014.

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Camp Acharyas:

The Camp will be conducted by Poojya Guruji Swami Atmanandaji and Swamini Amitanandaji.

Venue :

Swami Dayananda Ashram, Purani Jhadi, Rishikesh

Subjects :

Hastamalaka Stotram and Gita Chapter-15.

Hastamalaka Stotra is a composition attributed to Hastamalaka Acharya, one of the four celebrated disciples of Sri Adi Sankaracharya, and is the rare composition on which the great Acharya himself wrote a commentary too. A teacher writing a commentary on disciples work. Such is the importance he himself gives to this profound text.

Gita Chapter 15 is the Purushottam Yoga. It is one of the smallest yet one of the most complete & profound chapters of Bhagwad Gita.

The shlokas of both the above texts will be provided to all the campers in the form of a Camp Book. Apart from these two main discourses, there will be sessions of Conducted Meditation, Bhajans, Chanting and Cultural Programs.

All the sessions will be in Hindi.

Who can apply: 

Any healthy, sincere devotee who can live in the simple & austere atmosphere of an Ashram, without any complaints & problems, and wish to study Vedanta at the feet of traditional teachers can apply. The campers will have to stay inside the venue for all these six days. They will be given rooms with 2-3 beds each and attached bath/Lat facilities. No outing during the camp is allowed, and if at all there is some emergency they will take permission of the Acharyas to go out.

No outside food is permitted or encouraged. The timings of food & tea is fixed, and the menu is simple & sattwic. Filtered RO water is available 24×7.

Campers should be ready to serve in whatever way necessary to help keep the place clean & quiet.

All campers will have to attend all the classes and should be punctual to be in the class few minutes before.

Campers will just have to bring their minimum necessary clothes and toiletries. Bedding will be provided by the Ashram.

Routine :

6.00 AM – Meditation

6.30         – Tea

6.45         – Chanting

8.00        – Breakfast

8.45        – Pravachan on Hastamalaka Stotram (by Poojya Guruji)

12.00     – Lunch

4.00 PM – Tea

5.00       – Pravachan on Gita Chapter 15 (by Swamini Amitanandaji)

6.30       – Temple Aarati

7.30      – Dinner

8.30      – Bhajan / Que & Ans / Cultural events

9.30      – Lights off

Travel Plans: 

The Campers will have to reach the venue by 16th June evening and will have to leave by 22nd night (if train timings so require) or max by 23rd morning.

Registration Form: 

Please click on the link to open the pdf of the Registration Form. Please fill it and send it to us either by post or online. Camp fee can be deposited at any HDFC Bank branch. Pl contact us for more details.

Venue Map: 

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Camp Info Pamplet

 

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This entry was posted on May 27, 2014, in Camp.

Bal Samskar Shivir (Summer Camp)

 

A week-long Bal Samskar Shivir (Summer Camp for Children) is being organized at the Vedanta Ashram, 2948, Sector-E, Sudama Nagar, Indore from 1st to 7th June 2014.

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Pictures of BSS-2013

The Camp will be conducted by Poojya Swamini Samatanandaji everyday in the evening – from 5.00 to 6.30 PM. The age group of children is from 5 to 14 years.

In the Shivir the children will be told inspiring stories, will be taught sanskrit shlokas, bhajans, creative craft work, meditation, and will also play games.

Registrations Open.

Camp Info (PDF)

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This entry was posted on May 27, 2014, in Ashram, Camp.

Hanuman Chalisa Satsang – May 2014

 

The May 2014 edition of the monthly Hanuman Chalisa Satsang by Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmanandaji was organized on the evening of 25th May 2014 at the Sankaracharya Sabhagruh at Vedanta Ashram, Indore.

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The program started at 6.30 PM with lovely bhajans by the devotees of the Dasbagichi Bhakta Mandal. Later there was the chanting of Hanuman Chalisa by everyone. The pravachan of Poojya Guruji started at 7.30 and continued till 9.00. He continued his discourse on the second doha of the chaupayi, and talked about the Five Kleshas and Shad Vikaras.

Later there was Aarti of Hanumanji and Poojya Guruji.

Photo Album

Pravachan Link

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GGY Mumbai – Pravachan Links

During the recent Gita Gyana Yagna by Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmanandaji at the Vivekananda Auditorium in the Ramkrishna Math, Khar, Mumbai which were organized from 5th to 11th May 2014, Poojya Guruji explained Gita Chapter 10 (Vibhooti Yoga) and Mundakopanishad 2-1.

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These pravachans have been uploaded on the net and can be accessed by anyone freely. You can either hear the talks online or even download them for offline hearing & study. These talks are only for personal & non-commercial use only.

Links of Gita Chap-10 Pravachans

Links of Mundakopanishad 2-1 Pravachans

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Back to Ashram at Indore

Came back to Vedanta Ashram, Indore on 12th afternoon after a very satisfactory trip & Gyana Yagna at Mumbai. Indigo flight was both comfortable & also punctual.

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Photo Album

 

This entry was posted on May 12, 2014, in Mission.

Gita Gyana Yagna, Mumbai

The Gita Gyana Yagna at Ramkrishna Math, Mumbai was a very satisfactory experience by everyone. Some pics of the program:

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Pravachan Pics

Ramkrishna Math Pics

 

This entry was posted on May 11, 2014, in GGY, Mission.

Gita Gyana Yagna, Mumbai

 

The week long Gita Gyana Yagna at Mumbai by Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmanandaji started at the Vivekananda A/C Hall at RK Math, Khar, Mumbai on 5th May evening.

The subject matter of the week long discourses were: Gita Chapter 10 (Vibhooti Yoga) and Mundakopanishad 2-1.

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 Photo Albums

Album – GGY Inaugural Session

Album – GGY-Mumbai – Day 5

Album – GGY Venue -Ramkrishna Math

Album – GGY Morning Session

Album – GGY Conclusion

Pravachan Links

Gita Chapter 10 (Vibhooti Yoga)

Mundakopanishad 2-1

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This entry was posted on May 5, 2014, in GGY, Mission.

Vedanta Sandesh – May 2014

The May 2014 issue of Vedanta Sandesh, the English eMagazine of the International Vedanta Mission has been published. VS contains inspiring and enlightening articles, snippets, quotes of Vedanta & Hinduism, and news of the activities of the International Vedanta Mission and of Vedanta Ashram.

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Links:
Vedanta Sandesh is available on all of the following sites, and can be either downloaded or read online.
1. Issuu
2. Scribd
3. GDocs
4. Box

Getting VS in your Folder directly:
Now that we have Google Drive, our subscribers with Gmail can get the VS directly in their Google Drive Folder – the moment it is published. Interested people can let us know so that we can add their email id’s in Direct Share Facility.

QR Code:
You can even scan the QR Code given below for getting the link of the latest issue of ‘Vedanta Sandesh’ in your mobile phone by using the QR Code Scanner in your Smartphone.

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Vedanta Sandesh is a free magazine, and you are welcome to share it with your friends & relatives.

May the good values & vision spread to bless the lives of one & all.

This entry was posted on May 1, 2014, in Magazines.