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During Gita Gyan Yagna at Ahmedabad Swamini Amitanandaji was invited by Sh. Dasadia family to bless Sh. Ketanbhai Dasadia & his family. This function was organized on the ocassion of meeting all friends & relatives at Ahmedabad, as Ketanbhai recently shifted from Bhavnagar to Ahmedabad for the further education of his two sons.

This function was in Page One Hotel, Vastrapur. Program was started with beautiful presentation of Bhajans, songs and Gazals on guitar by a young college student Nirdesh Kumar. which was followed by the speech of P. Swaminiji on “Namaste”.  The impact effect of this speech was immediately seen and those who attended this function started doing greet by “Namaste” mudra instead of Shaking hands.

The speech was Self Respect invoking to our tradion.

 

VISITED F.R.I.G.E

During Gita Gyan Yagya at Ahmedabad, on 29th June Swamini Amitanandaji visited FRIGE (Foundation of Reasearch in Genetic and Endocrinology) in Ahmedabad. This institute is run by Dr. Jayesh Sheth, Dr. Frenny Sheth along with a group of scientists and clinical doctors.This institute was inaugurated by Our Late Pres. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Dr. Jayesh Sheth and his wife Dr. Frenny Sheth are doing exemplary research work at Foundation for Research in Genetics and Endocrinology (FRIGE), Ahmedabad. Dr. Jayesh Sheth has done research on rare diseases of Genetic disorders. He is awarded by Dr. Abdul Kalam.

Dr Frenny Sheth has received Lifetime Achievement Award for Initiatives, Discoveries, and Developments in the discipline of Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics by Vinus International Research Awards in December 2016″

Poojya swaminiji has interactive session with those scientists & doctors students & FRIGE staff.
The topic of this discussion was “What is the Nature of God & why should we believe in God?” All the members participated nicely and at the end P. Swaminiji concluded this topic. Overall it was enlightening & motivational session.

At the end Dr. Jayesh Sheth delivered thanks to all.

Gita Gyana Yagna, Ahmedabad

Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji conducted a five days GITA GYANA YAGNA at ‘Samutkarsh Academy’ Ahmedabad from 18th June to 23rd Aug 2017. The 3rd discourse series was organized at this place. Samutkarsh is a premier ‘Center for Holistic Living’. The subject matter of the twin discourse series were Gita Chapter 3rd ‘Karma Yog’ in evening session and ‘Shiv Upasana Aadharit Dhyan’ in morning session. Both the sessions were in Gujarati and were appreciated. In her pravachans on the third chapter Poojya Swaminiji talked about the art of doing karma as revealed in the Gita, which was very inspiring for all. The topic of Yagna-Bhava was very fascinating & motivating. All pravachans were in Gujrati language.

 

During one of the days a Shiv Puja and Abhishek was organized at the residence of Radhikaben, were many of his friends & relatives brought their Shiv-Lingas and Swaminiji directed them to do the puja in this holy month of Savan. Abhishek was done with the chanting of ‘Kaivalya Upanishad’ which is also known as ‘Shat Rudri’.

 

Links: 

Pravachans:

Gita Chapter 3

Meditation

Photo Album

Gita Gyana Yagna, Bharuch

A week-long ‘Gita Gyana Yagna’ by Poojya Swamini Amitanandaji was organized at Pritam Community Hall, Kasak in Bharuch from 24th to 30th July 2017. The subject-matter of the twin discourse series were: Gita Chapter 2nd and Drig Drisya Vivek.

This yagna was organized by Sh. Manoj Kulchandani & his family. Kulchandani brothers lighted the lamp in the beginning of the Yagna and did Vyas peeth pooja. Mr. Kalapi who is the well-known interior desogner welcomed every one. The 2nd chapter of Bhagwad Gita is about the Sankhya Yoga, in which God revels the whole journey from Samsari to an enlightened person. This is the starting of teaching of Gita, where Arjuna surrendered to God and ask about Dharm

a which leads to freedom. Poojya Swaminiji explained very nicely. The morning text was Drig Dryshya Viveka of Adi Sankaracharya. In this text Acharya revealed seer & seen discrimination. All p

ravachans were in Gujrati language.

During one of the days a Shiv Puja was organized at the residence of Manojbhai, were many of his friends & relatives brought their Shiv-Lingas and Swaminiji directed them to do the puja in this holy month of Savan.

Links: 

Album 1

Album 2

Album 3

Shiv Abhishek

Vedanta Piyush – April 2017

The Apr 2017 edition of Vedanta Piyush is the Hindi monthly eMagazine of International Vedanta Mission, containing inspiring and enlightening articles of Vedanta & Hinduism, and news of the activities of Vedanta Mission & Ashram – has been published. You can check it out from the links below:

Links:  Vedanta Piyush is available on all of the following sites, and can be either downloaded or read online.

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Getting VP 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.

Vedanta Piyush 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.

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Mahashivratri (Vedanta) Camp – Feb 2017

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 19th to 24th Feb 2017, and the conclusion will be with the celebration of Mahashivratri on the 24th 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 Brahmanande Vishayananda ( Panchadashi Ch-14); and Pravachans on ‘Values’ in Gita Chapter-13 (sloka 7 to 11)‘.

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 atached 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

6.45 – Chanting

8.00 – Breakfast

9.00 – Two Pravachans on the ‘Brahmanande Vishayananda‘ (by Poojya Guruji)

12.30 – Lunch

4.00 PM – Tea

5.00 – Pravachan on ‘Values’ Gita Chapter-13 (sloka 7 to 11)‘ (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 18th Feb evening and can leave by 25th 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 4500/- 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

 

 

Amrapali Flowers

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Amrapali Flowers, a set on Flickr.

Poojya Guruji stayed at the bunglow of Sh DN Misra aptly named ‘Amrapali’. Here are some of the flowers of their garden. Beautiful.

Bara Imambara Visit

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Bara Imambara Visit, a set on Flickr.

Poojya Guruji visited the famous Bara Imambara of Lucknow along with Rajesh & Ravindra on 13th Mar. Their guide was a nice & cultured man named Maqbool Hussain.