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Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan – Volunteers’ meet on completion of 100 drives in 3rd phase

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru took up 400 cleanliness drives in its 3rd phase of Swacch Mangaluru for Swacch Bharath Abhiyan initiated on 2nd October 2016.

It gladdens our heart to share that thanks to the active support & involvement of our volunteers, friends and well-wishers, we have successfully completed 100 drives and are surging ahead with redoubled zeal and vigor. The number of groups volunteering to take up the drive in their respective areas are cropping up day after day and number of volunteers in each group is swelling indicating how the Abhiyan is striking the right chord with the public. We also wish to thank MRPL & Nitte Group of Institutions for their continued support in our endeavours in serving the society.

On this occasion of completion of 100 successful drives, to pledge their commitment towards cleanliness, all 50 teams will be carrying out cleanliness drives in different parts of Mangaluru on Sunday, the 18th December 2016 at 7 am. Details are given overleaf.

This will be followed by a stage programme in our Ashrama for all the volunteers of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan to take stock of the past 100 drives and to plan our strategy for future programmes.

The programme details are given below. We invite all the interested to actively participate in the programme.

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Bhavasangama – Bhakta Samagama

Mangalore Ramakrishna Math is organizing Bhavasangama – Bhakta Samagama – Devotees’ convention for 3 days from 4th to 6th November. Devotees from all over Karnataka are participating in the programme. The programme consists of lectures, bhajans, guided meditation session and cultural programmes. Details of the programme are given below:

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Bhavasangama – Devotees’ Convention

Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is organizing Bhavasangama – Devotees Convention from 4th to 6th November 2016.

We invite all the interested devotees to participate in the three days’ event. Accommodation will be provided for 3 days for devotees coming from outside for a nominal charge. All the sessions will be in Kannada. Details of the convention are given below. Interested devotees have to register their names at the Ashrama office beforehand.

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Launching 3rd Phase of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan

“It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness”, says an age old adage.  Ramakrishna Mission at Mangalore took up the task of cleaning the city of Mangalore instead of blaming and cursing the filth and squalor that makes us turn our heads down in shame.  We thank all the enlightened citizens who lent us helping hands and were instrumental in bringing about a change for the better.

After successfully completing 40 weeks of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan in 2 phases in 2015-16 with the support of awakened citizens, our Ashrama is resuming the Abhiyan by initiating the 3rd phase from 2nd October 2016. This will comprise of about 40 groups in different parts of Mangalore, each comprising more than 50 members, carrying on the cleanliness drive on one Sunday every month for 10 consecutive months.

Launching of the 3rd phase of the Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan and felicitation of 75 Poura Karmikas who have strived to keep out city clean all along will be held in our Ashrama on the 2nd October.  This will be followed by a Seminar on Swacch Manas for Swacch Bharath to highlight the importance of a shift in the mental attitude to ensure of success of this Abhiyan. Details of the programme are given in the following pages.

We invite all the interested people who feel in their small action lies the future of our great nation to come forward and join this mighty cause.

Yours in the service of the needy,

Swami Jitakamannada

Secretary

Medha 2016 – Seminar for Engineering Students

Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is organizing Medha – Seminar for Engineering Students on the 3rd September, Saturday in the Ashrama auditorium.  Sri Ravi D Channannavar, SP, Mysore District will be inaugurating the full-day seminar. We invite the interested to register their names beforehand and attend the programme on the 3rd September. 

Details of the programme are given below:

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Prajna – 2016 – An Orientation Programme for College Faculty

Ramakrishna Math, Mangaluru is organizing Prajna-2016An Orientation Programme for College Faculty on the theme, “Education for Self Reliance” in the Ashrama auditorium on Friday, the 2nd September 2016. Sri Basavaraj Rayareddy, Honorable Minister for Higher Education,  Govt. of Karnataka will be inaugurating the programme. 

Details of the programme are given in the following pages:

We invite the interested to register their names before hand and attend the programme on the 2nd September.

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Shraddha-2016 – Seminar for Post Graduate Students

Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is organizing Shraddha – 2016 – Seminar for Post Graduate Students on 1st September 2016 on the theme, “Education for Self-Reliance”. Sri Ananth Kumar, Honorable Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India will be inaugurating the programme. Details of the programme are given in the following pages.

We invite the interested to register their names before hand and attend the programme on the 1st September.

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Inauguration of New Academic Year of Vivekananda Coaching Centre

Mangalore Ramakrishna Mission is running Vivekananda coaching class providing Value based education along with academic tuition to deserving students.

The students are also distributed free of cost, study materials like notebooks, school bags, stationery items, uniforms, umbrellas and other study materials at the beginning of the academic year.

The current academic year will be inaugurated by Sri Harinath, Hon, Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation on Sunday, the 29th May 2016 at 5.00 pm.

The details of the programme are given as below:

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Shakti – Women Empowerment Programme

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru is organizing Shakti – Women Empowerment Programme for College Girls on 15th February 2016 on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Sister Nivedita.

We invite all the interested College girls to attend the programme. Entry is through prior registration.

The details of the programme are given as below:

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Swacch Mangaluru – Thanks Giving Ceremony

 “Who is there to take up my duties?” asked the setting sun. The world remained dark and silent. With joined palms said the earthen lamp, “I will do what I can, my master!” writes Tagore.

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru set out on its journey of 40 weeks’ cleanliness drive with a similar attitude, to do what it can after the request from Govt. of India to join hands in the Swacchata Abhiyan.  We had our share of bouquets & brickbats as all such noble endeavors are bound to meet with. But we also had the unstinted support and cooperation of hundreds of our volunteers who were eager to join us and ‘be the change they wanted to see’. Chilly mornings or the blazing sun never for a moment deterred their determination to contribute their mite in this Abhiyan. But for their sacrifice our Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan could not have come this far.

Our main focus, even from the beginning, was not so much to sweep the city of Mangaluru clean but to create an awareness among the public about cleanliness. So, in spite of several apprehensions and discouragement from various quarters, the Ashrama took to this novel initiative and involved more and more students and youths on whom the future of nation rests. As we enter the 40th week of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan which concludes the first phase of this drive, we would like to thank all our volunteers on this occasion.

Hence we invite one and all to come and join us in the Thanks Giving Ceremony in our Ashrama on the 14th February 2016. The details are given below:

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Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan enters 35th week

Ramakrishna Mission had initiated 40 weeks’ Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan on special request from Govt. of India on 1st February 2015. Since then under the aegis of Ashram, thousands of volunteers, students, youths and general public have undertaken this cleanliness drive for the last 34 weeks in different parts of the city. This Abhiyan has won the accolades of one and all given its nature.

As we enter the 35th consecutive week on 17th January 2016, we invite one and all to join us at 7.30 am at Marnamikatta Circle for the Swacchata Abhiyan. Swami Balabhadranandaji, Assistant Secretary, Ramakrsihna Mission, Belur Math & Sri N Vinay Hegde, Chancellor, Nitte University will be jointly flagging off the drive.

The concluding programme of the 35th Drive will be held at Swami Vivekananda Auditorium at Ramakrishna Math, Mangaladevi, Mangaluru at 10.30 am on the 17th January. Sadhvi Uma Bharti ji, Hon. Minister for Water Resources, Govt. of India will be inaugurating the programme and addressing the audience. Swami Balabhadranandaji will also be addressing the audience followed by Sri Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP & Sri Kumar H, MD, MRPL, Mangaluru.

The Details of the programme are given below. All the interested are invited to attend the programmes.

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Seminar on Effective Life Management

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru is organizing Special Seminar on “Effective Life Management” on the occasion of 153rd Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda on the 13th January 2016.

The programme commences at about 9 am with registration followed by inaugural session. Swami Shuddhidanandaji of Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, Dr. Vivek Modi of Hyderabad & Prof. Raghothama Rao, Human Networking Academy, Bangalore are the resource persons.

The details of the programme are given below.  We invite the interested youths to attend the programme.  Entry to the programme is through Prior Registration. 1234

National Youth Day at Ramakrishna Mission Mangaluru

Ramakrishna Mission Mangaluru is observing 32nd National Youth Day on the 12th January 2016. On this occasion we have organized a Youth programme from 9 am to 2 pm.

Sri U T Khader, Honourable Minister for Health, Govt. of Karnataka will be inaugurating the programme. Resource persons of repute will be interacting with the delegates.

Youths are invited to attend the programme and be benefited. Programme details are given below:

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PRERANA – four days’ residential personality development camp: A Consolidated Report

“My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem like lions” said Swami Vivekananda. At this critical junction when the youths are witnessing fast erosion of values around them and are in dire need of a person & philosophy to guide and motivate them, swami Vivekananda stands as a unique example having an appeal that cuts across barriers like class, race, religion etc. He is one of those rare figure whose legacy far outstripped the influence he wielded during his life time.

Hence Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore  organized   PRERANAfour days residential personality development camp for youths in ashram premises from 24th to 27th December 2015. In all, 75 youth delegates took part representing more than 12 districts of the state.

Along with PRERANA, delegates also witnessed 69th annual celebration of Ramakrishna Math Mangalore in Vivekananda auditorium.

Swami Atmavidanandaji Maharaj, Swami Anupamanandaji Maharaj, Swami Dharmavrathanandaji Maharaj, Swami Shanthivrathanandaji Maharaj, Dr. R Balasubramanyam, Sri Subramanya, Sri C V Gopinath, Sri Mohan Kumblaker & Capt. Ganesh Karnik were the resource persons who enlightened the  delegates.

Sri Ranjan B U & Sri Palaksha monitored the camp.

Feedback from Youth Delegates:

I have learned  time management and discipline from this program’– Raghavendra Bhat, Delegate, SVS College Bantwal , Dakshina Kannada.

 

Through PRERANA, I  not only got information but also the Inspiration’- Durgaprasad Diwan, Delegate, Dhavala College, Moodbidri , Dakshina Kannada.

 

PRERANA gave me a  comprehensive view on holistic personality development’- Mrutyunjay, Delegate, Bellary.

 

I was impressed by sanctity and spiritual ambiance of Mangalore Ramakrishna Ashram’-Nabirassol, Delegate, Raichur.

 

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Delegates of PRERANA – 2015

 

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DAY 4: PRERANA IN PICTURES

Annual Celebrations – 2015

Ramakrishna Math, Mangaluru was started on invitation from the local devotees in 1947. In 1951 it was shifted to the present premises after Hindu Seva Sangha handed over the land and the building of Balakashrama to Ramakrishna Mission to start a centre. Ramakrishna Mission has carved a niche of its own through multifarious activities catering to all sections of the society all through 68 years of its inception.

The Ramakrishna Math, Mangaluru is organizing 69th Annual celebrations from 24th to 27th December 2015 in Swami Vivekananda Auditorium. Details of the programme are given below:

We shall be glad to have the pleasure of your company and that of your friends on the occasion.

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ENGLISH VERSION

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Residential youth Camp for Rural youth

Ramakrishna Mission, Mangalore has organized Residential youth camp for rural youth between age group 17-30 from 24th to 27th December.

The participating youths have to register their names beforehand by paying a nominal entry fee of Rs. 100/- and fill up the registration form before 15th December 2015.  The medium will be Kannada. Participating delegates will be addressed by various resource persons on several issues pertaining to youths on topics like national regeneration, personality development, values etc.  Registration forms can be had from Ashrama office.

For more details, interested can contact Ashrama office at 0824-2414412 from 9 am to 12 noon and from 3.30 pm to 6 pm.

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