Ashrama is organizing a yoga camp for fifteen days starting from 12th February. The camp will be from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm everyday and will be guided by Sri Mohan Kumblekar. Interested participants have to register their names beforehand at the Ashrama office.
National Youth Day was observed in Mangalore Ramakrishna Math on 12th January. Here are some snaps taken during the occasion:
We are celebrating the 149th birthday of Swami Vivekananda on the 26th January according to the programme given below in our Ashrama. All are invited to attend the programme and be benefitted.
Balakashrama Annual day will be observed on the 16th January evening from 4.00 pm onwards.
On this occasion we will be having cultural programmes like Dance, songs, Yakshagana by the Balakashrama boys etc.
Interested can participate in the programmes.
Ramakrishna Math is arranging a special satsang in the Ashrama on the 15th January from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. The features include Bhajans by Sri Dattatreya Velankar, Lecture by Swami Jitakamanandaji followed by Prasada Distribution.
Entry for the programme is open to all with prior registration at the Ashrama office @ 2414412
On the occasion of Kalpataru Day we had organised a gita – nritya-rupaka programme staged by the students of Bhuvanendra College, Karkala. The rupaka was directed by Sri Udyavara Madhavacharya based on the work by Late Pu. Ti. Narasimhachar.
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is observing Kalpataru Day on the 1st January 2011 as per the programme given below:
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is observing the birthday of Sri Sharadadevi on the 27th December as per the programme given below:
Mangalore Ramakrishna Ashrama’s website has been changed from www.mangaloremath.com to www.mangaloremath.org
Ramakrishna Math is conducting a Yogasana Camp for 15 days starting from 28th November. The camp will be from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm and will be guided by Sri Mohan Kumblekar.
Interested people have to register their names before hand at the Ashram Office. For more details please contact 0824-2414412.
Ramakrishna Math in association with “Vibhinna” is organizing Yakshagana on the 17th & 18th December in SWami Vivekananda Auditorium from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Artistes from both Tenku thittu and Badagu thittu will be performing “Lankadahana”, “Ramanjaneya”, “Narakasura Vadhe”, “Garuda Garva bhanga” and “Krishnarjuna” Entry is free. All are welcome.
Antaryoga – one day spiritual retreat was held in our Ashrama on the 21st November. About 450 people participated in the retreat. The programme consisted of Archana, Lectures by Swami Harshanandaji Maharaj & Sri Lakshmisha Tolpady, Bhajans and drama.
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore distributed scholarships to deserving needy students on the 27th September. Scholarships to the tune of about one lakh was distributed among 125 students during the occasion. Swami Jitakamanandaji distributed the scholarships on behalf of our Ashrama.
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore conducted Seminars for Youths from 27th to 29th September. More than 600 youths participated on each day in the seminars. The seminar was organized for B Ed students on the first day, Students of Post Graduate Studies in Social Work and Management on the second day and for engineering students on the third day. Lokayukta of Karnataka, Justice N Santosh Hegde, Swami Sarvasthanandaji of Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot, Dr. H N Vishwanath of Mysore, Prof. Swapan Garain of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Sri Hiranmay Mahanta of IIM, Ahmedabad were the resource persons. The purpose of this seminar was to synergize talents and capabilities of our youths to script the great Indian story of inclusive growth – a total regeneration of our country in all the fields of life, encompassing all the sections of the society, as envisioned by Swami Vivekananda. The seminars were organized as a prelude to Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations.
More snaps of the event can be seen in the following link:
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is conducting a Yogasana Camp for 15 days starting from 18th October. The camp will be of a duration of 15 days and Sri Mohan Kumblekar will be instructing the interested candidates. The camp will be from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm all the fifteen days.
Interested have to register their names at the Ashrama office and for more details office may be contacted at 0824-2414412.
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is conducting a free Sanskrit Speaking Course in association with Samskrita Bharathi, Mangalore. Dr. Shantala of Samskrita Bharati will be conducting the camp. The course will commence from 8th October from 5.30 pm for two hours for 10 days.
Interested have to register their names before hand at the Ashrama office and for more details they may contact Ashrama office @ 0824-2414412.
Sri Ganesha Chaturthi will be celebrated at Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore on the 11th September, Saturday.
Lord Ganesha will be worshipped in the idol at about 10.00 am. There will be bhajans from 10.00 am to 11.20 am followed by Arathi, Arghya Pradan and Prasada Distribution. In the evening Arathi and Special offerings to Lord Ganesha will start at 6.45 pm followed by Bhajans.
On the 12th September Ganesha will be worshipped at 10.00 am followed by Bhajans. Evening after Sandhyarati there will be a procession followed by immersion of the idol.
Sri Krishna Janmashtami will be observed in the Ashrama on Wednesday, the 1st September 2010. Features are as follows:
6.25 pm: Sandhayarati
7.00 pm: Special worship of Sri Krishna and Shyamanam Sankirthan
7.45 pm: Arati of Sri Krishna
8.00 pm: Prasada Distribution in Hand
All are welcome to attend the programme.
Ramakrishna Math,Mangalore conducted a spiritual Retreat on Sunday, the 22nd August. About 275 devotees attended the day long retreat.
The programme consisted of Bhajans, Lectures by Swami Shivakantanandaji of Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Ponnampet, by Swami Jnanayoganandaji of Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore in the forenoon. Forenoon session was followed by lunch.
In the afternoon session there was a special programme Gamaka Vachana-Vyakhyana by Vidwan Sri Hosahalli Keshava Murthy and Vidwan Sri Mattur Markandeya Avadhani. Swami Jitakamanandaji delivered a lecture after tea.
A Public meeting was organized by the managing committee of the Ramakrishna Mission in the Ashrama to felicitate Swami Purnakamanandaji and to welcome Swami Jitakamanandaji as the new head of the centre.
The programme began with devotional songs by Sri Dattatreya Velankar, an alumnus of our Balakashrama followed by invocation by the students of Balakashrama.
Sri U V Bhat, President of the managing committee welcomed the gathering and dignitaries. Swami Purnakamanandaji introduced Swami Jtakamanandaji to the assembled devotees and well-wishers. Later many devotees from different parts expressed their opinions and thanked SWami Purnakamanandaji for his selfless service and dedication. They honored him and welcomed Swami Jitakamanandaji Mj and pledged their support in all the endeavours of the Ashrama. Swami Jagadatmanandaji and Swami Sureshanandaji too spoke in the meeting.
About 25 Sadhus from different parts of Karnataka and more than 600 devotees, friends and well-wishers of the institution had attended the public meeting.
In the morning in an informal function Swami Jitakamanandaji took charge of the centre from the hands of Swami Purnakamanandaji Mj.
Srimath Swami Jitakamanandaji is a senior monk of Sri Ramakrishna Mission. Having been inspired by the life and teachings of Sri Ramakrishna, Vivekananda, and other saints, he joined the Order in the year 1973.
In the beginning years of his monastic life he served the Mission at Thrissur and Kalady in Kerala.
Later, after his ordination in to Sannyas, he served for 18 years, as in-charge of Ramakrishna Mission Balakashrama (Students’ home) at Mangalore, where he helped many rural poor students to get higher education.
Prior to taking charge of mangalore centre he was serving as the Director (Correspondent), Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and spiritual Education, Yadavagiri, Mysore, which trains the in-service and pre-service teachers in Value Education. He has given a number of talks on value education and personality development in different educational institutions throughout India.
He has conducted many value orientation programs to rural teachers, rural students, J.N.V. Principals, Officials, K.M.F staffs executives, directors, Parle group, Vikrant tyres, Mahajana students every year for 9 yeras in RIMSE. He has lot of experience in the field of education.
He is a powerful orator and a prolific writer in both Kannada and English.
About 60 students studying in 10th Std belonging to Chinmaya High School along with their teachers visited Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore to attend a retreat on the 30th July 2010.
They were addressed by Swami Purnakamanandaji, Swami Muktipadanandaji and Swami Trilokatmanandaji. Retreat consisted of Prayer, Bhajans, Guided Meditation, lectures on Value Education & Personality Development followed by Question and Answer session. The students went around the campus after the programme and took food in the ashrama.
Mangalore Ramakrishna Math has organized a Spiritual Retreat for interested devotees on the 22nd August, Sunday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Entry is free. Interested people can contact Ashrama office for more details and have to register their names before 20th August in the Ashrama Office.
Details of the programme are as follows:
9.00 – 10.15 am – Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archana, Bhajans by Swami Muktipadanandaji
10.15 – 10.30 am – Break
10.30 – 11.30 am – Discourse by Swami Shivakantanandaji on “Swami Vivekananda & Hindu Dharma”
(Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Ponnampet)
11.30 – 12.30 pm – Discourse by Swami Jnanayoganandaji on “Adhyatmika jivanakke mahaapurushara prerane” (Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore)
12.30 – 1.30 – Prasada Distribution
1.30 – 3.30 pm – “Kumaravyasa Bharata – Shri Krishna Sandhana” – Gamaka Vaachana – vyakhyana
Vidwan Hosahalli Keshavamurthy &
Vidwan Sri Markandeya Avadhani
3.30 pm – Tea
4.00 – 5.00 pm – Discourse by Swami Jitakamanandaji on “Mukundamala”
Swami Jitakamanandaji Maharaj, presently Correspondent of Ramakrishna Institute of Moral & Spiritual Education, Mysore will be taking over the charge of Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission at Mangalore.
Joining the Ramakrishna Mission in 1973, he has served in various educational institutes of the Ramakrishna Order in different capacities at Trissur, Kalady, Mangalore and Mysore. He was the Warden of Ramakrishna Balakashrama for nearly 20 years.
Swami Jitakamanandaji is arriving in Mangalore on the 13th August evening and will be taking over the charge of the Ashrama on the 15th August.
Swami Purnakamanandaji Maharaj, present In charge of Mangalore Ashrama will be leading a retired life in contemplation at Mangalore Ashrama itself after handing over the charge to Swami Jitakamanandaji.
The Managing Committee of the Ramakrishna Mission, Mangalore has organized a function in the evening of 15th August to felicitate SWami Purnakamanandaji and to welcome Swami Jitakamanandaji.
The Details of the programme are as follows:
3.30 pm – 3.45 pm – Tea
3.45 pm – 4.30 pm – Bhajans by Sri Dattatreya Velankar
(Disciple of Pandit Vinayak Torvi & Alumnus of Ramakrishna
4.30 pm – 4.35 pm – Welcome by Sri U V Bhat
(President, Managing Committee, Ramakrishna Mission,
4.35 pm – 4.45 pm – Introduction of Swami Jitakamanandaji by
4.45 pm – 5.15 pm – Few words by Members of Managing committee
5.15 pm -5.20 pm – Felicitation to Swami Purnakamanandaji
5.20 pm – 5.25 pm – Welcoming Swami Jitakamanandaji
5.25 pm – 5.35 pm – Address by Swami Purnakamanandaji
5.35 pm – 5.45 pm – Address by Swami Jagadatmanandaji
5.45 pm – 5.55 pm – Address by Swami Jitakamanandaji
5.55 pm – 6.10 pm – Address by Swami Sureshanandaji
6.10pm – Vote of Thanks
6.15 pm – Closing Song