Shakti’17 – Women Empowerment Programme

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“Give me good mothers…I shall give you a great nation.”, said Napolean.  Swami Vivekananda saw the neglect of women and masses as the major reasons for our nations downfall. In spite of the improvement in the status of women in society seen at present, the erosion of values that is plaguing the nation in general has also affected women.

On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita who dedicated her life for the upliftment & empowerment of women of India, we are organizing “Shakti” – a full day programme exclusively for girls on the theme, “Contemporary Women – Issues & Challenges”.  We are planning to have an interaction with important women leaders who have brought about a change in the society through their efforts in their respective fields. This will give the participants a unique platform to interact with and learn from the experience of leaders.

We would like to invite all the interested students and women to participate in this unique programme and enjoy a rewarding experience.

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National Youth Day Celebration 2017

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The Government of India in 1984, decided to observe the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, the Maker of Modern India, on 12th January as National youth Day every year from 1985 onwards. In its communication, the govt. of India stated: “It was felt that the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian youth.’

India has the world’s largest youth population and every third person in India is a youth. This makes our nation the land of opportunities and immense possibilities, for youths are the future of our nation. National Youth day is an occasion where in the youths renew their pledge towards building a strong and resurgent nation.

To celebrate this occasion, we invite all the interested youths to participate in the programme being organized on 12th January in our Ashrama.

We shall also be distributing 6500 pairs of clothes to poor & destitute of about 30 villages in Dakshina Kannada Dist. “Arpana” is an attempt to reach out to poor with the aim of serving God in poor. This noble service will be flagged off on that day by symbolically distribution among the beneficiaries.

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Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan – Volunteers’ meet on completion of 100 drives in 3rd phase

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Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru took up 400 cleanliness drives in its 3rd phase of Swacch Mangaluru for Swacch Bharath Abhiyan initiated on 2nd October 2016.

It gladdens our heart to share that thanks to the active support & involvement of our volunteers, friends and well-wishers, we have successfully completed 100 drives and are surging ahead with redoubled zeal and vigor. The number of groups volunteering to take up the drive in their respective areas are cropping up day after day and number of volunteers in each group is swelling indicating how the Abhiyan is striking the right chord with the public.

On this occasion of completion of 100 successful drives, to pledge their commitment towards cleanliness, all 40 teams will be carrying out cleanliness drives in different parts of Mangaluru on Sunday, the 18th December 2016 at 7 am. Details are given overleaf.

This will be followed by a stage programme in our Ashrama for all the volunteers of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan to take stock of the past 100 drives and to plan our strategy for future programmes.

The programme details are given below. We invite all the interested to actively participate in the programmes.

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164th Birthday Celebration of Sri Sharadadevi

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The 164th Birthday of Holy Mother Sri Sri Sharadadevi, the Divine Consort of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna will be celebrated in our Ashrama on Tuesday, the 20th December 2016 as per the programme given below. We shall be glad to have the pleasure of your company on the occasion.