Sunday, January 27, 2013

Swami Vivekananda Birthday 3-2-2013


Swami Vivekananda in Colombo 1897.

எழுமின்! விழிமின் !   பாட்டு   
නැගිටින්න! අවදිවන්න ! 
Arise Awake    - Song

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Written by Dr. Sivam,
Sung by Swami Atmaghananandaji Maharaj - Arise Awake in
 Swami Vivekananda Birthday Celebration
in Urumpirai 3-2-2013 
Swami Vivekananda Birthday Celebrations in Colombo.

Greetings from Children

Swami Vivekananda Educational Centre, Visuvamadu

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Flood Relief in Cheddikulam 5-1-2013

Flood Relief - AID TO 204 FAMILIES 
in Cheddikulam in Four Locations on – 05-1-2013

As requested by Divisional Secretary, Vegalacheddikulam,  Swami Sarvarupanandaji Maharaj, organized distribution of  goods to 204  families on 05-11-2013, (Value Approx US $ 10,700/-). 7 Volunteers of the Ramakrishna Mission, Colombo, took part in the distribution. DS and his staff organised the distribution very efficiently and helped the Ramakrishna Mission in all possible ways.  
Photo Album
Purchases from Colombo.

Distribution of Relief Items in 4 Villages – in Cheddikulam, Vavunia District.

Installation of Statue of Swami Vivekananda

Installation  of a Statue Of Swami Vivekananda In
Ponnambala vaneshwar Temple

                        Ramakrishna Mission a worldwide spiritual movement  which aims at the harmony of religions, all-round development of human faculties, social equality, and peace for all humanity, without any distinctions of creed, caste, race or nationality. Worship of God in Man is the guiding ideal of the organization.
                 The authorities of Ponnambala Vaneshwar Temple, where Swami Vivekananda visited on 17-1-1897, has agreed to install a Bronze Statue of Swami Vivekananda in the temple and also agreed to bear 50% of the cost.  Ramakrishna Mission has placed order for the same.

The Cost is more than Rs.9.5 Lakhs (US$ 7500) to get it done by the “Creative Sculptors”, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, India and bring it to Sri Lanka.

We appeal all admirers of Swami Vivekananda to support the programme.
Thanking You, 

Yours in the Lord,
Swami Sarvarupananda
(Swami In Charge)

Main Special Programmes to Mark the Occation - Years 2012– 2014

Organizing Swami Vivekananda's 150th Birth Anniversary Special Programmes in various parts of Sri Lanka.

Promoting Man Making Education to children.  Education with a Spiritual Foundation, High Moral Values & with Global Perspective. Swami Vivekananda used to say that education is the panacea, Universal Medicine, of all social evils.

Promoting Religious Harmony of Sri Ramakrishna & making Swami Vivekananda‘s Dream of Unity, based on divinity of Man, into reality.
Promoting the search light of Sri Ramakrishna’s idealism - Not converting people. But making people  help themselves to live in the true spirit of their own ideal and profession.

As main part of War Relief & Rehabilitation Programme - Spreading the message of Swami Vivekananda to bring his ideals into our actions through Ramakrishna Mission Sponsored  three Service Centres in War Affected areas.
1. Developing Ramakrishna Mission Welfare Centre, Urumpirai.
2. Project 13 - Support a Multi-Purpose Swami Vivekananda Welfare Centre in Kilinochchi with the facilities of Vocational Training, to support Widows & Orphans, to provide training for Self-Employment , etc., mainly for war affected people.
3. Project 14 - Sponsoring  Swami Vivekananda Educational Centre, Visuvamadu.