A full-day Spiritual Retreat has been organized in the Ashrama on the 27th June, Sunday. Entry is open to all free of cost through prior registration. More details about the programme can be had at the Ashrama office @ 2414412.
Special features of the programme:
8.30 am to 9.00 am – Registration
9.00 am to 10.15 am – Sri Ramakrishna Ashtottara Archana, Bhajans and meditation
10.15 am to 10.30 am – Break
10.30 am to 11.30 am – Discourse 1 by Swami Vireshanandaji (Editor, Viveka Prabha kannada monthly, Mysore)
Topic: “Sri Ramakrishnara Jivana mattu Sandeshagala Prastutate”
11.30 am to 12.30 pm – Discourse 2 by Swami Purnakamanandaji
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm – Lunch Break
1.30 pm to 3.45 pm – “Jago Hindusthani” A special programme by Sri Adarsha Gokhale (Renowned orator, Karkala)
3.45 pm to 4.00 pm – Break
4.00 pm to 5.00 pm – Discourse 3 by Swami Vireshanandaji
Topic: “Bhagavat Smarane”
6.45 pm – Sandhyarati
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.
Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore is conducting a Yogasana Camp for 15 days starting from 10th May to 25th May. Sri Mohan Kumblekar will be instructing the candidates. Participants will be taught yogasana, pranayama, jalanei etc. Camp is open to all irrespective of caste, creed or sex. There is an entry fee of Rs. 100/- per head. Interested participants have to register their names before 8th May at the Ashrama office. For more details please contact (0824) 2414412