Monday, November 12, 2012

New post on Vivekananda Kendra Hyderabad

 Site – visited by 1,00,000 + visiters

by Ravi Sharma
Dear Friends

Wish you happy and prosperous Diwali 

You will be happy to know that by Yesterday More than 1,00,000 ( One Lakh) visitors have  visited this site of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari Branch Hyderabad, and apart from that this blog is also visited by more than 36,000 hits. Hope you have already subscribed to this for regular updates, if not pleasse do it quickly.
With regards

Ravi Sharma | November 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM | Categories: Uncategorized | URL:

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Vivekananda Kendra Hyderabad


by Ravi Sharma
Kendra conducted two camps of 4 days each,  at Kanyakumari as preparation to celebrate Swami Vivekananda's 150th year of Birth - Sardh Shati. About 1500 volunteer's from 26 states and Union Territories  participated in these camps. More details can be seen on Kendra web site

 During Lecture sessions
During Group Discussions
camp participants during interactive games

games during camps at Kanyakumari

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Programmes in the month of November 2012

 Vivekananda Kendra Hyderabad

Programmes in the month of November 2012.

by Ravi Sharma
Dear Friends..
Please Note the date and timings of New Courses in the Month of November 2012.
  • 1 st November 2012 Pranayama and Meditation Course will start - Morning   5.15 to 6 am
  • 1st November 2012 - Spoken English Advanced Course/Personality Development course will start - Evening 7.30 to 9 pm
  • 6th November 2012 - Spoken English Basic Course will start Morning 7 to 8.30 am
  • Yoga classes - 6 to 7 am ,
  • Corporate yoga Classes
      1. 5.30 to 6.30 am,
      2. 4.45 to 5.45 pm
      3. 6 to 7 pm
      • Amrit Surbhi / Annapooja
      • Weekly health camp
      • Satsang and other porgrammes will continue as per old schedule.

      Wednesday, October 03, 2012

      Nokia application for Kendra

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      Vivekananda Kendra

      by Ravi Sharma
      Visit Nokia store to down load application for Kendra application for Nokia phones
      VRM & VK
      This application contain update of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari's Shimla Branch. Shimla is kown as Queen of Hills and also capital of Himachal Pradesh, India.

      Wednesday, September 26, 2012

      Youth Camp Photos

      Dear Friends
      As you are aware in connection with Universal Brotherhood Day and 150 year’ s of Swami Vivekananda’s birth, a competition was organised for the college students,
      Camp Participants took out procession and garlanded Swamiji’s Statue
      A Section of Camp participants
      A Section of Camp Participants- they turned out in large number
      A section of Participants and Judges
      Participants along with judges
      During Group Discussions
      A group discussion in Progress
      A Group Leader presenting group’s view
      O It's Lunch Time
      Now it is Lunch time….
      Offering flower's to Swamiji
      Participants offering flower’s to Swamiji
      Oath Taking
      Camp Participants took oath to work for safety security and welfare of the Motherland.
      In nut shell …
      Colleges were contacted – 30
      colleges participated – 26
      Students Registered for written exam, elocution and group discussions  - 3027
      Students set for Exam – 2755
      Students called for one camp-  331
      students participated in one day camp – 262
      about 65% participants were girls in all programmes from them selected students will participate in camp at Kanyakumari.

      Monday, September 24, 2012

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      Important Information 

      by Ravi Sharma
      Dear Friends 
      As you are aware in connection with Universal Brotherhood Day and 150 year' s of Swami Vivekananda's birth, a competition was organised for the college students, for which
      Colleges were contacted - 30
      colleges participated - 26
      Students Registered for written exam, elocution and group discussions  - 3027
      Students set for Exam - 2755
      Students called for one camp-  331
      students participated in one day camp - 262
      about 65% participants were girls in all programmes from them selected students will participate in camp at Kanyakumari.
      Due to Camp at Kanyakumari in the 2nd and 3rd week of the October 2012, there will be some changes in monthly programmes at Vivekananda Kendra Hyderabad, Kindly Note -
      1. Meditation Class which is to start on Oct. 1st Stands Cancelled, Next Batch will be from November 1st.
      2. Spoken English Advanced Course which is  to start from 1st Oct. 2012 Stands Cancelled. The next batch will start from November 1.
      3. All other Classes may have Holidays/or change of schedule  for 2 or 3 days, which will be notified to you in due course, during Classes. 
      With best wishes
      Ravi Sharma

      Monday, September 03, 2012

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      One Day Youth Camp

      by Ravi Sharma
      At present 1st phase of Universal Brotherhood Day Programme - written / elocution / and quiz competition for college students on Life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda is going on from 25 colleges more than 3000/- students are participating in this phase of the programme.
      In 2nd phase - Two, one day youth camps are planned for selected students on  9th September at Padmavati Kalyan Mandapam Gaddiannaram and 16th September 2012, at Keshav Memorial High School. 

      Sunday, July 22, 2012

      Wednesday, July 11, 2012

      Lost in Translation...

      Laloo sent his BioData 2 apply 4 a post in Microsoft USA. Few days l8r he got this reply:
      Dear Mr. Laloo Prasad,
      You do not meet our requirements.
      Please do not send any further correspondence.
      No phone call shall be entertained.

      Bill Gates


      Laloo prasad jumped with joy on receiving this reply. He arranged a press conference-
      "Bhaiyon aur Behno, aap ko jaan kar khushi hogi ki hum ko Amereeca mein naukri mil gayi hai."
      Every1 was delighted. He continued "Ab hum aap sab ko apna appointment Letter padhkar sunaungaa ? par letter angrezi mein hai isliye saath-saath Hindi main translate bhi karunga."

      Dear Mr. Laloo Prasad -Pyare Laloo prasad bhaiya
      You do not meet -aap to milte hi nahin ho
      our requirement -humko to zarurat hai
      Please do not send any further correspondence -ab Letter vetter bhejne ka kaouno zarurat nahin
      No phone call -phoonwa ka bhi zarurat nahin hai
      shall be entertained -bahut khaatir ki jayegi
      Thanks -aapka bahut dhanyavad
      Bill Gates -Tohar Bilva

      Thursday, April 12, 2012

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      Report of Activities -2011-12

      by Ravi Sharma
      Dear Friends,
      We are happy to present the report of the activities organized and conducted by Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari, Branch Hyderabad.
      At present we have 5 centers, from where the activities are organized. Center’s at Dilsukhnagar and Ameerpet were busy with various activities throughout year. Other center’s at Kachiguda, Baghlingampalli and Banjara Hills organized programme’s from time to time. This year at Vishakhapatnam (Vizag) Kendra  conducted camps and competition based on Swami Vivekananda, which were well appreciated.
      This year also saw, a munificent donation in form of a house and land on 325 sq Yards plot in the heart of Town,   by Smt Leela Rangnathswami, Ret. Director Nehru Bal Bhawan in the Memory of her Late Husband Sri A.P.Rangnathswami, Ret. Chief Engineer Srisailam and Nagarjun Sagar projects.
      This year we could organize and conduct more than 250 programmes and touch more than 20,000 people directly. The details of which is given below-
      Vk Hyderabad Report 2011-12
      Some special programmes organized during year…
      ***                    Kendra at Vizag center organised  4 camps for  80 students and competitions for 3,000 students.
      ***                    On average 5 yoga classes were conducted daily throughout year.
      ***                    Weekly Satsangs, Bhajans, Chantings, Medical camps were organised throughout year
      ***                    Monthly Anna pooja was organised throughout year where 400 kg rice and other food items were given to                                                    needy people.
      4.4.11             The Year started with Ugadi festival with reading of Panchanga where about 130 people participated.
      24.4.11           Summer camp - 60 students participated in week long non residential camp
      15.7 11           Gurupoornima - Vidyadana students honoured the teachers, Shri Padmanabha Rao spoke about the occasion, Note Books and Dresses were given to the students
      21.8.11           Janmastami - 11 th Chapter of Bhagwad Gita was chanted by all.
      11.9.11           Universal Brotherhood Day - In Competition 32 schools participated, 3280 students participated in exams and function Dr. K Subrahmanyam spoke on the occasion and gave away the prizes
      6.10.11           Saraswati pooja - was conducted about 40 students participated in the programme.
      4.11.11           Deepa Pooja - 120 women participated in Deepa Pooja organised by Kendra
      20.11.11         Sadhna Diwas -Eknath ji's birthday was organised at the new center at Rangnathaswami Bhawan,Banjara Hills, 30 workers and guests attended the programme, Justice C.V.Ramulu spoke on the occasion.
      6.12.11           Gita Jayanti- was celebrated with chanting of Bhagwad Gita (all 18 chapters) and discourse on the occasion. About 80 people participated.
      15.12.11         Yuva Prerna Shivirs - 5 such programmes were organised where about 800 students participated.
      22.12.11         Sarada Ma's Birthday was orgaised about 70 people attended the function
      1.1.12             Kalpataru Day - was organised where abut 130 people participated in the programme to start a new year on positive note and blessings of Shri Ramakrishana
      12.1.12           National Youth day - One day youth camp was organised for 120 students from 8 Colleges, apart from other things group discussion on different topics on swamiji's message was organised, students discussed and presented their views to the general public, during public function, where about 400 people participated.
      13.1.12           Bhogi celebration was organised about 40 people attended the programme.
      23.2.12           Shri Ramakrishana Jayanti was organised Talk on Thakur and Meditation on his life was conducted, on the occasion about 120 people participated
      31.3.12           We had the meeting and finalized the Accounts
      In nutshell the year 2011-12 was remarkable in the sense; it took Kendra work to new heights.
      In the last, we would like take opportunity to thank all our well-wisher’s, and Donor’s, without their whole hearted support these activities would not have been possible. We thank you all once again.
      With warm regards
      Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari
      Branch Hyderabad
      Ravi Sharma | April 12, 2012 at 4:48 PM | Categories: Uncategorized | URL:

      Sunday, January 29, 2012

       Vivekananda Kendra Hyderabad

      Gita Chapter 6 – Verse -2-4 – Audio…

      What they say as renunciation, know that to be karma yoga, because any one who has not given up desires, does not become a karma Yogi.
      For the discriminating person wishing to attain the contemplative disposition of the Yoga -Meditation -  Karma Yoga is said to be the means.
      When one is attached neither to sense objects not to actions, then it is Said that the person, who has attained liberation. one who has renounced the causes of all desires....
      Want to listen about this aspect of Meditation - from the Gita Home Study Course of Swami Dayanandaji
      go to the link below and keep the speaker'on ... Meditate..

      Saturday, January 14, 2012

      National Youth Day- Swami Vivekananda's Birthday celebrations


      National Youth Day 
      149th Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 

      The preparation for this Celebration Started last month with a serious of Yuva Prerna Shivirs, in Colleges from these Shivir's 500 College students Participated in competition on life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda and finely from them 100 were selected for Final One Day (8am to 8pm) programme on Jan 12th. The Birthday of Swami Vivekananda and National Youth Day

       On January 12,  Programme started with Procession and Garlanding of Swamiji's Statue, this solemn occasion set the tone for the day, students were enthused with Swamiji's fervor. After Procession and Breakfast. the camp started with lighting the traditional lamp  by Shri Madhusudan ji Rtd. GM of SBH, Camp theme was introduced by Shri Ravi Sharma, then the participants were clubbed  in 8 different groups. these groups were named after the national leaders.

      All these groups were provided with  group coordinators, who guided the groups and helped them in discussion and presentations. Discussions on subjects like.. Who is real youth, Self confidence key to success, How to overcome suicidal tendencies, Strength of Brahmacharya,, and What is vedanta...etc. were very lively. After lunch  group leaders presented the summery of the each group, Shri Subbaraoji summed up the discussion and presentation, on the behalf of Judges. 

      It was followed by power point presentation about  Rock Memorial  & Vivekananda Kendra and How to work selflessly. 

      Then students participated in outdoor games,  which was followed by Public function. Where Shri Ravi  Principal, Shri Venkateswara Collere of Commerce spoke on Swami Vivekananda, and gave away the prizes to the winners,  Programme was presided by Smt Kalavati (Mata ji) a senior Kendra worker. Entire day was interpressed with number of patriotic songs, lead by Sri Subrahmanyamji and Kakdeji, A dance recital on Sanskrit Strotra was beautiful culmination of the day.

      Monday, January 02, 2012

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      Today, on 1st Jan.  Kalpataruday was observed at Kendra with Prayer, Bhajan's and Meditation. About 40 worker's attended this Solemn function.
      From Today three new courses are starting
      1. Meditation -(Level one-12 days) Morning 5.15 to 6 am
      2. Yogasana 6.00 to 7.oo batch
      3. Personality Development (One Month) Evening 7.30 to 9.00 pm

      Admission for
      1. Basic course starting from 5th Jan and
      2. Yogasana 7 to 8 am batch will start from tomorrow.
      Amrit Surbhi Annapuja will be conducted on Jan 8, other programmes like Health camp, eye camp, satsanga etc will be organised as per old schedule