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We are organising Value Education Programmes on 9th, 10th and 11th September for College Lecturers, B.Ed. Students and Post-Graduate Students.
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Prajna – Value Orientation Programme for College Lecturers on 9th September 2014
Medha – Workshop on Value Education for B.Ed. Students on 10th September 2014
Shraddha – Seminar on Values for Post-Graduate Students on 11th September 2014
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The first spiritual retreat of this season was attended by around 400 devotees. Refreshed in spirit with the spiritual talks by monks, the devotees were also intellectually-emotionally enlightened-entertained with the talk on Mahabharata and Harikatha.
Antaryoga – A Spiritual Retreat (in Kannada) is being organised in Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore for the devotees on 8th June 2014,Sunday.
08.30-09.00am – Registration
09.00-10.15am – Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archan, Bhajan and Meditation by Swami Dharmavratanandaji
10.15-10.40am – Tea Break
11.45-12.45pm – Speech by Dr. Raghavendra Rao (Renowned orator and , Udupi )
Topic – “Bharata – Panchamaveda”
12.45-01.40pm – Lunch
01.45-03.30pm – Harikatha by Kumari Anagha Prasa (Child Prodigy, Tumkur)
Topic – “Bhakta Sudhama”
03.30-04.00pm – Tea
04.00-05.00pm – Speech by Swami Saukhyanandaji Maharaj (Ramakrishna Mission, Shivanahally, Bangalore Rural)
All are cordially invited.
Please register on or before 6th June 2014.
For more details please contact Ph: 0824 2414412
On January 14th Makara Sankranti festival began with Udayalapa of Dattatreya Velankar, Bangalore, disciple of Pt. Vinayak Toravi. He recited morning ragas Bilaskhani Todi, Bibhas and Alaiyya Bilawal. He was accompanied on Harmonium by Balnad Sriram Bhat, Mysore and on Tabla by Tonse Ranga Pai, Manipal.
Pt. Dhananjay Daitankar’s, disciple of Pt. Shivakumar Sharma, Shata-tantri or Santoor concert followed in the Samay Sangeeta Yatra. His mastery over Santoor was well established in his performance of rag Parameshwari, a Carnatic rag which resembles rag Ahir Bhairav and rag Bageshree. He was ably accompanied on Tabla by Sameer Puntambekar, Pune.
Noonday performance was given by Pt. Indudhar Nirodi, encyclopedia of music and senior artist. He is now involved in the mega project of recording all Vishnunarayan Bhatkhande’s works. Nuances of music were explored and introduced to the audience and students of music by him. He explained how Rag Bilawal with a light touch of rag Yaman creates a new rag Yamani Bilawal. Then sang the bandish in vilambit Tilwada taal and ‘Piya bin Kaise’ in dhrit Teen taal. Then Bandish ‘Pariye Payan’ was rendered in rag Jonpuri and ‘Aj sunao’ in rag Devgandhar. Guruprasad Hegde Giligundi, Sirsi on Harmonium and Gurumurty Vaidya on Tabla joined him.
All the music lovers were served with festival lunch to savour along with the the music for the soul.
Afternoon concert was given by Ravikiran Manipal, disciple of Pt. Madhav Bhat and Pt. Narayan Pandit. He selected Gandhar vaadi ragas Bhimpalas and Multani for Samay Sangeet Yaatra for his music presentation. Guruprasad Hegde on Harmonium and Shashikiran Manipal on Harmonium joined their hands.
Sarangi-Sitar jugalbandi by Ustad Fayaz Khan and Ustad Rafiq Khan in the late afternoon was the star performance. They showed beautifully how jugalbandi expounds nuances and possibilities of a rag using different instruments. Being a singer Ustad Fayaz Khan also sang the Bandish ‘Kal nahi aye’. They were accompanied deftly in tabla by tabla maestro Gurumuty Vaidya.
Two day music fest met its summit in the performance of Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande of Jaipur-Atrauli gharana. Eloquent rendition of Sandhiprakashak rag Shree was followed by rag Durga, Janasammohini. Kabir bhajan in Bharavi marked the grand end to the fest. Vyasamurty Katti on Harmonium and Gurumurty Vaidya on Tabla accompanied her.
On this occasion Narendra Nayak, Vice President, Sangeeta Bharati and Harmonium artist was honoured. Soulful music of the fest Panchamada Inchara-Viveka Smriti created a musical aura in the pious atmosphere of the Math. Swami Vivekananda himself was a great musician and musicologist, thus the Concluding Ceremony of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda was made more meaningful.
On the occasion of concluding ceremony of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda “Panchamada Inchara – Viveka Smriti” – A two day Music Fest was organised by Ramakrishna Matha, Mangalore and Chirantana Charitable Trust, Surtkal jointly.
Capt. Ganesh Karnik, MLC inaugurated the Music Fest on 13-1-2014 Monday evening. Swami Jitakamanandaji, President, Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore and Sri Abraham Kurian, DGM, Corporation Bank were present on the occasion.
USTAD FAYAZ KHAN,a well known Sarangi player and singer rendered his performance on the evening of the first day of the Fest. He confessed, “I don’t sing just Dasavani. I am a Hindustani Classical singer. Hence the songs will carry a tinge of classical touch. More over I don’t sing the compositions of the famous singers.” He started his bhajan singing with ‘Modalondipe Ninage Gananatha’. Without delving much into the intricacies of Alaap and giving just a cherishing flavour of classical music he sang his own compositions ‘Ellinda Bande, Mundetta Payana’ written by Kanakadasa with a touching effect on the audience. ‘Enta Saviyo Ninna Kolalu’, ‘Na Ninna Dhyanadoliralu’ and other compositions written by Purandaradasa also won the applause of the audience. Sri Gurumurthy Vaidya on Tabla, Sri Shivakumar Mahant on Harmonium, Sri Nagaraj Shet on Taala and Sri Satish Kamath on Tanpura accompanied the artist ably.
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CONCLUDING CEREMONY OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
ON THE 12TH OF JAN 2014, NATIONAL YOUTH DAY WAS HELD AT RAMAKRISHNA MATH MANGALORE.
NATIONAL YOUTH DAY WAS INAUGURATED AT 9-30 AM BY HON. MINISTER SRI KRISHNA BYRE GOWDA FOLLOWED BY HIS INAUGURAL ADDRESS.
SWAMI JITAKAMANANDAJI GAVE KEY NOTE ADDRESS. PROF. K RAGHOTHAMA RAO, HNA, BANGALORE, INTERACTED WITH YOUTHS. SRI TEJASWI SURYA SPOKE ON “SWAMI VIVEKANANDA & INDIA”
ON THE SAME OCCASION A DVD (ON SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S CHILDHOOD “NARENDRA” ) WAS RELEASED BY DR. VINAY HEGDE, HON CHANCELLOR, NITTE UNIVERSITY. SRI J R LOBO HON. MLA, MANGALORE WAS THE CHIEF GUEST.
STUDENTS WERE GIVEN TEA-SNACKS, LUNCH, COMPLIMENTARY BOOKS & CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION. ALL TOGETHER ABOUT 800 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAMME.
SOME PHOTO SNAPS OF NATIONAL YOUTH DAY
The Yakshagana Series was a great success with more than 700 people attending the function and scores of people missed the opportunity for lack of space in the auditorium.
Concluding Ceremony of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda is being organised on 11, 12, 13 & 14th of January 2014.
11th – Youth Gathering
12th – National Youth Day
13th & 14th – Panchamada Inchara – Musical Tribute
All are welcome
Vocal Concerts by Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Mumbai, Pandit Indhudhar Nirodi, Mysore, Sri Ravikiran Manipal, Dattatreya Velankar, Bangalore
Santoor Recital by Dr. Dhananjay Daitankar, Pune
Sitar- Sarangi Jugalbandhi by Ustad Rafique Khan, Mangalore and Ustad Faiyaz Khan, Bangalore
Tabla Accompaniment by Sri Sameer Putambekar, Pune, Sri Udayaraj Karpur, Bangalore, Sri Gurumoorthy Vaidya, Bangalore, Sri Shashikiran Manipal, Sri Ranga Pai, Manipal
Harmonium Accompaniment by Sriram Bhat, Mysore, Sri Guruprasad Hegde, Dharwad
Manjeera by Sri Nagaraj Shet, Udupi
And Many more. . .
All are cordially invited
Ramakrishna Math, Mangaladevi, Mangalore-575001. Ph: 0824-2414412
Sri Krishna Leela – Yakshagana Series on 29-12-2013 Sunday, 2pm-9pm.
There were grand functions all over the district welcoming Swami Vivekananda Ratha.
People of Mangalore came in thousands to attend in the processions and programmes on 5-11-2013 Tuesday.
VIVEKA VIJAYA PATHA
8.30am : ‘Viveka Patha’ – Students’ Procession Started from Mangalore Muncipal Corporation, Main Office Building. Sri J R Lobo, MLA, Mangalore, and Sri Shanadi Ajit Hegde flagged off the even. More than 4,000 students participated in the Procession.
11.30am – 12.30pm : ‘Viveka Vijaya’ – Youth Orientation programme was organised. Prof M B Puranik, President, Sharada Group of Education Institutions, Mangalore. Swami Jitakamanandaji, Swami Tyageeshwaranandaji, Sri J R Lobo, Dr. Jeevaraj Sorake, MD, SCS Hospital, Mangalore addressed the Youth. Around 600 students participated in the programme and took lunch.
4.30pm : ‘Viveka Patha’ – Public Procession started from Nehru Ground. It was flagged of by Sri Janardana Pujari, Ex Finance Minister for State, Govt of India. Around 1000 people joined in the procession.
6.00pm – 7.30pm : ‘Viveka Vijaya’ – programme for the public was organised. Father John Fernandes inaugurated the function. Swami Jitakamanandaji, Swami Tyageeshwaranandaji, Maulana Abdul Ajij Dharmi, Sri Janardana Pujari, Sri J R Lobo, Capt Ganesh Karnik were the dignitaries on the dais.
Ramakrishna Mission @ Mangalore is running Vivekananda Coaching Centre for the past few years, giving free tution to poor and needy students. About 150-200 poor students from neighbouring areas daily attend the tution classes held in the Ashrama premises. Tution class is held for two hours in the evening from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm for 5th to 9th std students. They are also given milk every day.
Every year we distribute school bags, uniforms, note books, umbrellas, stationery items and other study materials worth Rs. 1,00,000/- to all these students at the beginning of the academic year.
This year on the 30th May, a small function has been organized in the Ashrama auditorium from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm. Dr. Ramagopal Shetty, Chairman, M V Shetty Educational Institutions has consented to inaugurate the new academic year of the coaching centre and distribute the study materilas among the students. Sri M M Mallya, Retd. AGM, Syndicate Bank, will also distribute the materials to the students. On the occasion he will also address the students and their parents for few minutes followed by the benedictory address by Swami Purnakamanandaji, secretary, Ramakrishna MIssion, Mangalore.