My ideal indeed can be put into a few words and that is ‘To preach unto mankind their divinity, and how to make it manifest in every movement of life’
Many are known to do great works under the stress of some strong emotion. But a man’s true nature is known from the manner in which he does his insignificant daily task.
-Sri Sarada Devi-
Educational and Cultural Activities
Library: A library with a reading room having 27 periodicals and 10,300 books on various subjects in different languages like English, Sanskrit and Telugu.This library is having a children’s section also. All the sections are open to public.
Book sales: To propagate the ideas of Sri Ramakrishna and spreading the message of Vedanta, book sales counter is maintained.
Mobile book stall named Viveka Bheri: With the idea of taking the message of Holy Trinity to remote areas, a mobile book stall named Viveka Bheri visits many towns and villages. Programmes are conducted in various schools and colleges also, to motivate the students.
Vivekananda Bala Vikasa Kendra (Summer Classes) for children in the month of May. In these classes Yoga, Vedic chanting, devotional singing, crafts, spoken Sanskrit, drawing, drama and dance were taught to participants. Nearly 200 children attended.
Vivekananda Study Circle: To give proper guidance in their career classes in the name of Vivekananda Study Circle are conducted on Sundays from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm for college students. The programme includes slide shows on Self Improvement, Self Confidence etc. Nearly 15 students are attending the classes.
Apart from above activities, spiritual counsel is given for the devotees.
|Even as an intellectual study, the study of Vedanta is the healthiest.|
|Wholesome food is procured by the discerning ones. The food for the mind is more important than that for the body. Inspiring and elevating books require to be piously studied and pondered over. We contact great authors and holy men through their works.
Man should not turn into an intellectual dustbin. His tendency is to go through any and every book he comes by. The selection of books is as important as friends.