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List of Celebrations 2014-2015





 Date: October 30th to 1st November, 2014                    Day: Thursday to Saturday                                Time: 7:45 P.m. to 9:00 p.m. (after Arati)

 Program Details:

7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. - Evening Arati and Meditation

7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Gita Classes




Date: November 02, 2014                    Day: Sunday                                Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Program Details:

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Bhajans

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Gita Class

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Meditation and Arati


Please bring a plate of prasadam for offering.

Note: Please note that there will be NO SATSANG on 26 October 2014



150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda


Workshop: Women’s Role in Human Society


10:30 am - Arrival of speakers and audience
11:00 am - Opening Ceremony and welcoming message
11:10 am - Workshop – opening statement and speaker introduction

11:15 am - 11:45 am
Swami Baneshananda, Head of the Vedanta-Gessellschatt, Germany:
Women’s Role in the Modern Society: an analysis based on the teachings of Swami

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Swami Tyagananda, Head of the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society in Boston, USA & the Hindu
chaplain at MIT and Harvard, Boston, USA:
Swami Vivekananda and Women: Mutual Influences

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Dr. Debasis Bandyopadhyay, Department of Economics, University of Auckland:
Violence against Women and Economic Wellbeing of a Society

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm: LUNCH

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mr.AmitOhdedar, Head of PrayasCultural Group
Portrayal of Indian Women – a cultural perspective

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Professor Manying Ip, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland:
Taoism: the tenets of a Chinese philosophy and some of its modern implications - Echoes in
Vedanta Philosophy

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Swami Sarvapriyananda, Educationist and teacher at Ramakrishna Math and Mission in
Belur, Kolkata, India:
Women's role in modern society - a Vedantic Approach to Identity and the Philosophy of

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Professor Srikanta Chatterjee, School of Economics & Finance, Massey University:
Bengali Renaissance, Women’s Emancipation and Swami Vivekananda

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Panel Discussion (Chair: D. Bhattacharyya)





Festival and Celebration

Events: Visit of Revered Swami Suhitanandaji Maharaj
(General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Mission)


150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda's 150th Birth Anniversary_A report













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