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The last session of the Vedanta Camp which concluded on 1st Sept 2018 was on the morning of 2nd Sept 2018 – the Janmashtami day. After his brief concluding address, Poojya Guruji invited every participant to share his / her experiences of the camp. We recorded the feedback and are sharing the same.

This entry was posted on September 2, 2018, in Ashram, Camp.

Camp Conclusion

On 13th Feb, the Mahashivratri Vedanta Camp concluded very satisfactorily. The campers gave out their experiences of the camp. It was great to see that everyone go from here fully satisfied and happy.

This entry was posted on February 13, 2018, in Ashram, Camp.

Karaoke by Campers

On 11th Feb night, in place of the after dinner bhajans, there was a Karaoke Session. Most of the participants opened up and gave presentation. It was fun seeing everyone relaxed and at home. There were some very lovely presentations.

This entry was posted on February 12, 2018, in Ashram, Camp.

Vedanta Camp Starts

The Mahashivratri Vedanta Camp at Vedanta Ashram started on 8th Feb 2018, with campers from Mumbai, Lucknow, Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad. The subject matter of the main discourse by Poojya Guruji Swami Atmanandaji is Kaivalyopanishad. P. Swamini Amitanandaji is conducting discourses on Shiv-Sankalpa Sukta, while P. Swamini Samatanandaji is taking sessions on Meditation and also Chanting. P. Swamini Poornanandaji is directing devotees in the daily Shiv-Puja.

Apart from these sessions there is a session of Discussion in which the campers put forward their views on some topic presented to them. In the night there is a lovely session of bhajans, before we call off the day.

This entry was posted on February 9, 2018, in Ashram, Camp.

Mahashivratri (Vedanta) Camp – Feb 2018

A six days residential Mahashivratri (Vedanta) Camp is being organized at the Vedanta Ashram, Sudama Nagar, Indore. The Camp will be of five days from 8th to 13th Feb 2018, and the conclusion will be with the celebration of Mahashivratri on the 13th Feb.

Camp Acharyas:

The pravachans will be conducted by Poojya Guruji Swami Atmanandaji and Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji. The Meditation and Chanting sessions will be by Poojya Swamini Samatanandaji, while the Puja sessions will be guided by Poojya Swamini Poornanandaji.

Venue :

Vedanta Ashram, E/2948, Sudama Nagar, Indore-452009 (MP)

Subjects :

Pravachans on Kaivalyopanishad ‘Shiv Sankalpa Suktam‘.

Chanting on Kaivalyopanishad

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 twin sharing. There are few rooms with attached bath/Lat, while others have common 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 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

7.00 – Pravachan on the  ‘Kaivalyopanishad‘ (by Poojya Guruji)

8.30 – Breakfast

9.30 – Pravachans on the ‘Kaivalyopanishad‘ (by Poojya Guruji)

11.30 – Discussion

1.00 – Lunch

4.00 PM – Tea

4.30 – Chanting on ‘Kaivalyopanishad‘ (by Swamini Samatanandaji)

5.00 – Pravachan on ‘Shiv Sankalpa Suktam‘ (by Swamini Amitanandaji)

6.30 – Temple Aarti

7.30 – Dinner

8.30 – Bhajan / Que & Ans / Cultural events

10.00 – Lights off

Travel Plans:

The Campers will have to reach the venue latest by 7th Feb evening and can leave by 14th Feb as per their conveniences. Any change will have to be notified earlier.

Registration:

1. Please fill up the online Registration Form by following the link or check out the form below.

2. All the classes are free, but the campers have to take care of the various stay & food expenses etc. The fee for all these logistics, per person, has been fixed at Rs 5000/- for the six days stay. You can deposit this amount by going to our Donate Page and choosing any convenient mode of payment.

Note: Pl inform us by email about the mode & other details of the donation at vmission@gmail.com

Venue Map:

Map URL

 

 

This entry was posted on January 2, 2018, in Camp.

Short Vedanta Course

A ten days Short Vedanta Course was organized at Vedanta Ashram from 20th to 29th Aug 2017. It was an English language course and the main subject-matter of the discourses was Drg-Dryshya Viveka. Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmanandaji conducted the entire course and also conducted one Meditation Class.

Video Recordings: 

Video Recording of the pravachans was also done and uploaded on YouTube. Links of the talks are given below:

Day-1: https://youtu.be/ISonYkRBOIA

Day-2: https://youtu.be/ktTf9cX7jKo

Day-3: https://youtu.be/z0TWOtGcpyY

Day-4: https://youtu.be/cBpk-LWBj08

Day-5: https://youtu.be/t3q7eeraypg

Day-6: https://youtu.be/qirSmbrAKWM

Day-7: https://youtu.be/9f-Z015YoFM

Day-8: https://youtu.be/RvoajafsrNs

Day-9: https://youtu.be/MFbGcVW_ltU

Day-10: https://youtu.be/jap1NSNCkBE

YouTube Playlist Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuSvZrG7a-I1mPs4jgtP0oux1b0FjoOK_

Audio Recordings: 

All the ten Audio Recordings can also be accessed – from the folder link below:

https://app.box.com/s/67l3eri2vvj72l6z0rsmj42cwas1lzxw

Meditation Link :

https://app.box.com/s/uhygfh3jmt24rkat3nbaetz94jjcwcx5

Photo Album: 

Puja by Neena & Manisha: https://goo.gl/photos/vN8SZgPYYiSEF3X87

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This entry was posted on August 28, 2017, in Ashram, Camp.

Vedanta (Janmashtami) Camp, Indore 2017

A five days residential Vedanta (Janmashtami) Camp is being organized at the Vedanta Ashram, Sudama Nagar, Indore. The Camp will be of six days from 10th to 15th Aug 2017, and the conclusion will be with the celebration of Sri Krishna Janmashtami on the 15th Aug. On next day to Janmashtami i.e on 16th Aug a short trip to nearby place will be organized depending upon weather. Expenses for this trip will by contribution. One can leave by 17 th Aug as per convenience.

Camp Acharyas:

The pravachans will be conducted by Poojya Guruji Swami Atmanandaji and Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji. The Meditation and Chanting sessions will be by Poojya Swamini Samatanandaji, while the Puja sessions will be guided by Poojya Swamini Poornanandaji.

Venue :

Vedanta Ashram, E/2948, Sudama Nagar, Indore-452009 (MP). Ashram on Google Map: https://goo.gl/82lPLi

Subjects :

Pravachans on ‘Laghu Vakya Vritti ; and Pravachans on ‘Gita Chapter 7‘.

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 twin sharing. There are few rooms with attached bath/Lat, while others have common 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. After the camp, if weather permits, there may be a short yatra organized for everyone. Expenses for this trip will by contribution.

No outside food is permitted. The timings of food & tea is fixed, and the menu is simple & sattwic. Clean filtered 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 (by Swamini Samatanandaji)

6.30 – Tea

6.45 – Shri Gangeshwar Mahadev Abhishek & Aarati (by Swamini Poornanandaji)

7.15 – Chanting (by Swamini Samatanandaji)

8.00 – Breakfast

9.00 – Two Pravachans on the ‘Laghu Vakya Vritti’ (by Poojya Guruji)

12.30 – Lunch

4.00 PM – Tea

5.00 – Pravachan on ‘Gita Chapter 7’ (by Swamini Amitanandaji)

6.30 – Temple Arati

7.30 – Dinner

8.30 – Bhajan / Que & Ans / Cultural events

10.00 – Lights off

Travel Plans:

The Campers will have to reach the venue latest by 9th Aug evening and can leave by 17 th Aug as per their conveniences. Any change will have to be notified earlier.

Registration:

1. Please fill up the online Registration Form by following the link or check out the form below.

2. All the classes are free, but the campers have to take care of the various stay & food expenses etc. The fee for all these logistics, per person, has been fixed at Rs 5000/- for the six days stay. This amount can be deposited in any branch of  HDFC Bank. The account details are:

1. Name: Vedanta Parmarthic Sewa Trust

2. HDFC Bank Savings A/C No. 02811000003766. (Annapoorna Road Branch, Indore)

3. Other methods of Registration payment;

upi – vpst3766@upi or 9302107229

Mobikwik – 9302107229

By Cards

3. You can even simply inform us of your wish to join the camp either by email or WhatsApp. We shall then provide all the required details of completing the formalities personally. Registration will however be confirmed only when the required donation is deposited in the Bank.

Registration Form: 

This entry was posted on April 23, 2017, in Ashram, Camp.

Vedanta Camp Concludes

A six days Vedanta Camp was organized at Vedanta Ashram from 19th to 24th Feb. Devotees from Lucknow, Mumbai and Goa joined the Camp. The texts were Panchadasi Chapter 15, and Gita based 20 Values.

The day started with a Meditation session conducted by Swamini Samatanandaji. She discussed two kinds of Meditation. The Pratidhwani Japa Dhyana, and then Panchadasi based Dhyana. After this everyday some devotees did the Shiv-Puja underr tthe guidance of P. Swamini Poornanandaji, and then after tea there was the Chanting class in which chanting of Dakshinamurty Stotram was taught. After breakfast there was a marathon session of Panchadasi by Poojya Guruji. Then there was the discussion session in which everyone shared their perceptions on various important issues. Later everyone had lunch together. After some rest & tea there was the Gita Pravachans by Swamini Amitanandaji. Later after dinner there were lovely bhajans and Q&A session.

On the last day all the devotees shared their experiences of camp. It was great to see that everyone enjoyed their stay.

Panchadasi Pravachans Link

Camp Albums Links

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Day-2

Day-3

Day-4

Day-5

Day-6

Vedanta Camp – Janmashtami 2016

The Vedanta Camp prior to Janmashtami this year was organized from 20th to 25th Aug 2016 at Vedanta Ashram, Indore. It was full house, and we had campers from Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Nagpur & Mumbai. The subject matter of the discourses were Panchadasi-Chapter-3 (Panchakosha Viveka) by Poojya Guruji and Three Gunas in Gita by P. Swamini Amitanandaji. Apart from these there were Meditation session, Chanting session, (conducted by P. Swamini Samatanandaji) Daily Puja (under the supervision of P. Swamini Poornanandaji), Bhajan, Discussion and Q&A.

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In the Panchadasi class, the celebrated author took us from the five layers of our personality to the infinite Self – of the nature of Satyam Gyanam Anantam. In the Gita session was discussed the qualities of every guna discussed in various chapters of Gita. In the Meditation session that which was discussed in Panchadasi was tried to be seen & internalized.

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Everyday there were lovely discussions. Some topic was presented to the campers – with two different options and they had to give their views. It was very lively & enlightening.

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On the Janmashtami day the last session was the Guru Dakshina & Feedback session. Everyone was called upon to share their experiences, and it was great to see everyone thoroughly enjoying the whole camp.

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Photo Album

Vedanta (Janmashtami) Camp, Indore

A five days residential Vedanta (Janmashtami) Camp is being organized at the Vedanta Ashram, Sudama Nagar, Indore. The Camp will be of five days from 20th to 25th Aug 2016, and the conclusion will be with the celebration of Sri Krishna Janmashtami on the 25th Aug.

Camp Acharyas:

The pravachans will be conducted by Poojya Guruji Swami Atmanandaji and Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji. The Meditation and Chanting sessions will be by Poojya Swamini Samatanandaji, while the Puja sessions will be guided by Poojya Swamini Poornanandaji.

Venue :

Vedanta Ashram, E/2948, Sudama Nagar, Indore-452009 (MP). Ashram on Google Map: https://goo.gl/82lPLi

Subjects :

Pravachans on ‘Atma Upanishad ; and Pravachans on ‘Gunatraya Vivek in Gita‘.

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 twin sharing. There are few rooms with attached bath/Lat, while others have common 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. After the camp, if weather permits, there may be a short yatra organized for everyone.

No outside food is permitted. The timings of food & tea is fixed, and the menu is simple & sattwic. Clean filtered 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

9.00 – Two Pravachans on the ‘Atma Upanishad’ (by Poojya Guruji)

12.30 – Lunch

4.00 PM – Tea

5.00 – Pravachan on ‘Gita me Gunatraya Vivek’ (by Swamini Amitanandaji)

6.30 – Temple Aarati

7.30 – Dinner

8.30 – Bhajan / Que & Ans / Cultural events

10.00 – Lights off

Travel Plans:

The Campers will have to reach the venue latest by 19th Aug evening and can leave by 26th Aug as per their conveniences. Any change will have to be notified earlier.

Registration:

1. Please fill up the online Registration Form by following the link or check out the form below.

2. All the classes are free, but the campers have to take care of the various stay & food expenses etc. The fee for all these logistics, per person, has been fixed at Rs 4000/- for the six days stay. This amount can be deposited in any branch of  HDFC Bank. The account details are:

1. Name: Vedanta Parmarthic Sewa Trust

2. HDFC Bank Savings A/C No. 02811000003766. (Annapoorna Road Branch, Indore)

3. You can even simply inform us of your wish to join the camp either by email or WhatsApp. We shall then provide all the required details of completing the formalities personally. Registration will however be confirmed only when the required donation is deposited in the Bank.

Registration Form: 

This entry was posted on July 2, 2016, in Ashram, Camp.