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-
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