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Vivekanda Samajam supplying essential materials to refugees in Kottayam and Idukki

October 18, 2021 by Admin

Vivekananda Samajam and Coimbatore Ramakrishna Mission is joining hands to supply relief materials to refugees affected by the landslides in Kottayam and Idukki. Items like blankets, mats and clothes were distributed in the relief camps....

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Vivekanada Samjam volunteers travel to Idukki for landslide relief work

October 17, 2021 by Admin

Members of the Vivekanada Darshanika Samajam, rushed to the aid of land slide affected inhabitants of Kottayam, Kuttikal and Idukki, Kokkayar today. In the Elankad Njerkad region in Kuttikal, the VDS members were able to clear debris from a bridge that was clogged up and become un usable. The comm...

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Indian Railways implements UV Disinfection project

September 4, 2021 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Society was conducting many preventive measures against the Covid pandemic last year. 'PARIRAKSHA UVC Lamp Based Train Disinfection Mechanism' was one such project. A scientific research team was formed and a report was made with the details of implementing a novel idea of usi...

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Attainment of the lotus feet of Almighty by Sampoojya Swami Saradanandaji Maharaj, Varanasi

July 1, 2021 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam expresses its condolences on the attainment of lotus feet of Almighty by Sampoojya Swami Saradanandaji Maharaj, Varanasi. Sampoojya Swamiji was an embodiment of Sannyasa Ashrama in true sense and undoubtedly leaving behind an indelible mark regarding spirituality on a...

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Closing ceremony of Annadhanam program

May 31, 2021 by Admin

The closing ceremony of the Annadhanam program was held at the Noorani Shri Sharadha Shankara Kalyana Mandapam Annex. The event was held in the presence of Olassery Dayanandashram Acharyan Sampujya Swami Krishnathmanandaji and Hon ' ble District Police Chief Shri. R. Vishwanath IPS. A complete proje...

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Sri M felicitates the Annadhanam program for crossing 40000 food packets

May 25, 2021 by Admin

Founder of Satsang Foundation, Sri M has expressed his pleasure on the occasion of the Annadhanam program crossing 40000 packets distributed throughout Palakkad during lockdown. He said that the work done by the Samajam will act as an inspiration for the youth and society as a whole....

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Annadhanam program ends on a high note - more than 54000 food packets delivered

May 30, 2021 by Admin

The past months have been days of unprecedented trials and tribulations for humanity. We are in the midst of a crisis where society is struggling for basic necessities like food and gasping for air. The current lockdown was a final hail Mary by the government when things were getting out of hand. ...

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Annadhanam program applauded by Palakkad MLA Shafi Parambil

May 29, 2021 by Admin

The Annadhanam program started by VDS is getting accolades from various eminent personalities in the social sphere. Today, Palakkad MLA Sri Shafi Parambil visited the premises and expressed his gratitude for the services given to the society by VDS. He gave a short speech praising the efforts by all...

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Annadhanam crosses a milestone of 50000 packages distributed

May 28, 2021 by Admin

The Annadhanam program started on May 3rd, has distributed 50,000 food packets throughout Palakkad in less than a month. Approximately 2500 people get food through the program daily. The 50000th food package was handed over to social worker Smt Razia Banu by the Malabar Devaswom Board President Shr...

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Annadhanam initative lauded by Palakkad Municipal Chair Person

May 28, 2021 by Admin

Palakkad Municipal Chair Person Smt K Priya Ajayan visited the packing premises of the Annadhanam program on the 28th of May. She applauded the stellar performance of the initiative and acknowledged that such programs are necessities during these difficult times....

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Annadhanam’s 50000 food package milestone applauded by Justice K.P Jyotindranath

May 28, 2021 by Admin

On the occasion of the total food packets distributed crossing 50000, former Kerala High Justice K.P Jyotindranath sent a passionate letter of appreciation to the Samajam. The letter, addressed to all the “young warriors” of Swamiji’s Brigade,recognized the importance of the work being done an...

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Annadhanam program extended to cover highway travelers

May 25, 2021 by Admin

The Annadhanam program has started distributing food packets to travelers along the national highway. This provides support to many commuters like the front line ambulance drivers and essential service workers. Interstate lorry drivers are also benefited. The food distribution at the highway was ina...

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Honorable Member of Parliament Sri V.K Sreekandan visits Annadhanam premises

May 22, 2021 by Admin

Hon. Member of Parliament from Palakkad, Sri. V. K. Sreekandan visited the Annadhana mandapam, organised by Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam at Nurani, Palakkad. The Hon. M. P congratulated the selfless efforts of the Samajam volunteers and also appreciated the quality of the food being served, after...

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Annadhanam started by Vivekanada Darshanika Samajam during lockdown

May 3, 2021 by Admin

The COVID pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has had a devastating effect on our society. The Vivekanda Samajam has decided to start an Annadhanam program to help the needy during the lockdown....

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Tadvanam Monastery - new center of Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam

March 31, 2021 by Admin

The new working centre of the Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam has been officially named as Tadvanam Monastery. The monastery is located at Kalladikode Kurumukhat, Palakkad, Kerala....

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Vivekanda’s works and literature stall at Kalladikode Shri Badhrakali Bhuvaneshwari temple inauguration festival

March 26, 2021 by Admin

Members of the Vivekanda Darshanika Samjam opened a stall at the Kalladikode Shri Badhrakali Bhuvaneshwari temple inauguration festival, to exhibit and sell works of Swami Vivekananda....

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Vivekanda Darshanika Samajam team visits Kumb Mela

March 10, 2021 by Admin

The Samajam team has organized a trip to take part in Kumb Mela festival at Haridwar. They will take part in the festivities and visit points of interest before returning back home....

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National Youth day festivities at Vivekanda Darshanika Samajam

January 11, 2021 by Admin

The National Youth day was celebrated at the Samajam on the 12th. The event involved reading a message to the youth of India by Swamiji and other activities....

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Vivekananda Jayanthi celebrations held at Tadvanam ashram

January 10, 2021 by Admin

On the occasion of Swamis jayanthi, festivities were held at the Kalladikode ashram Tadvanam. A discussion on literature about Swami Vivekananda was conducted to commemorate the event....

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New members of Vivekanada Darshanika Samajam board elected

October 24, 2020 by Admin

New members of the Vivekanada Darshanika Samajam board were sworn in at a ceremony conducted at the Puranattukara Ramakrishna Matam....

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Educational assistance as part of Pariraksha program

September 22, 2020 by Admin

Financially disadvantaged students in Attapady were given educational assistance in the form of notebooks and geometry sets by the Samajam. Agaly Sub Inspector Shri Jayaprasad was present at the event....

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UVC disinfection device donated to Palakkad District Government Hospital

September 22, 2020 by Admin

UVC disinfection device donated to Palakkad District Government Hospital The Samajam has donated a UVC disinfection device to the government hospital. The device can aid in the fight against COVID by disinfecting instruments and equipment used at the hospital....

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Swami Vivekanda’s Chicago address commemorated by Samajam

September 11, 2020 by Admin

On the anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech, a commemoration ceremony was organized by the Samajam . The event included talks by T Sathyanand and Prof S Radhakrishnan....

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Samajam offers assistance to inmates of Tribal relief camp

August 13, 2020 by Admin

As part of the Pariraksha service scheme, the Samajam has visited a tribal relief camp in Kalladikode. Fold-able beds for the camp dwellers and notebooks and geometry sets to the children were distributed....

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Disaster relief services during Munnar landslides

August 8, 2020 by Admin

The Vievkanada Samajam team has come forward to support the disaster relief activities during the devastating landslides in Munnar. They met with the NDRF Deputy Commandant to share suggestions about how the activities could be streamlined....

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UVC disinfection system inaugurated by Palakkad MP

June 17, 2020 by Admin

The Vivekanda Darshanika Samajam has installed an UVC disinfection system at Style Beauty Parlor in Srikrishnapuram, Palakkad. Installing such devices in public places will help in the ongoing battle against COVID. The system was inaugurated by Palakkad MP Sri V K Srikantan....

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Foot operated sink and body sanitation device at Palakkad South Police station

March 31, 2020 by Admin

As part of the Pariraksha program, a foot operated sink and body sanitation device was installed at Palakkad South Police station by the Samajam. This will help in the ongoing battle against COVID. The device was inaugurated by the District Police Chief....

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24 hour Pariraksha helpline started to help the needy

May 3, 2020 by Admin

The Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam has started the Pariraksha helpline, a program aimed at providing 24 hours food and medicine assistance to people in need throughout Kerala. Anyone can reach out for assistance to the helpline. The helpline was applauded by President of Ramakrishna Math, Swami ...

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Essential item kits distributed to the needy

April 27, 2020 by Admin

As part of Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam’s work in combating the COVID-19 pandemic under the practical programme named ‘Pariraksha’, the Samajam has decided to deliver kits that contain essential items to families in need, who live near Palakkad town. A kit worth Rs.500/-, containing essentia...

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Pariraksha Scientific Research Team - Disinfection of train compartments

April 18, 2020 by Admin

The Pariraksha Research Team has developed the UVC based Train Disinfection System meant to ensure that each and every train in our country begins its journey in a virus-free safe condition. The next step is to conduct some practical experiments in an actual scenario. VDS has sent emails to the H...

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Automatic vehicle disinfection system installed at Walayar by Samajam

April 9, 2020 by Admin

As part of the Pariraksha programme, automatic vehicle disinfection systems have been established at Walayar check-post. The system is a first of its kind and was inaugurated by Honarable Kerala Water resources minister Sri K Krishnankutty....

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Assistance to transport medical supplies to Kozhikode Medical College

April 2, 2020 by Admin

The Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam has assisted the Chennai Ramakrishna Matam to transport masks and protective kits to the Kozhikode medical college....

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Food distribution near Olavakkode Station

April 1, 2020 by Admin

The Samajam was given the responsibility by the collector to distribute food during the night to people sheltering in the roadside near Olavakkode railway station....

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‘Pariraksha’ system given to police to aid in fight against COVID

March 31, 2020 by Admin

A technical system named 'Pariraksha' that could be used to wash hands properly without touching the water tap, made by Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam, was handed over to Kerala Police. On the occasion held at Palakkad South Police Station today evening, District Police Chief Sri. G.Siva Vikram IPS ...

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TADVANAM SAMARAMBHAM ON GURUPOORNIMA

July 05, 2020 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam celebrated this year's Gurupoornima at 'Tadvanam'. This is the Samarambham of 'Tadvanam'. The word 'Tadvanam' means 'Brahman' in Kenopanishad....

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National Youth Day-2019: Distribution of Vivekananda literature

January 11, 2019 by Admin

In relation with the National Youth Day-2019, Swami Vivekananda's 157th Birth anniversary celebrations, Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam distributed freely Vivekananda literature in the major educational institutions of Palakkad such as Govt. Victoria college, Chinmaya mission college etc. The dispers...

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Kalpathi Ratholsavam

November 13, 2018 by Admin

In relation with the famous Kalpathi Ratholsavam, Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam with great reverence and respect, submitted the Dwajam(flag) for three chariots (which carries Sri Bhagavan Viswanathar, Sri Bhagavan Vinayagar & Sri Bhagavan Subramaniar)....

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Representation in All India Radio

November 07, 2018 by Admin

Coordinator of Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam, Sri.Jayakumar Ramakrishnan, represented VDS in All India Radio. He presented a series of lectures in Morning Subhashitham programme of AIR Thrissur....

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Flood Relief Activity during 2018 Kerala Floods: Final Phase

October 11, 2018 by Admin

In the final phase of flood relief activities of the year, Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam(VDS) under the leadership of Sri Ramakrishna Math distributed study materials such as geometry boxes and notebooks in the districts of Kottayam and Alappuzha. Ex General Secretary of VDS, Sri.M.K.Kiran coordina...

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One-day Journey to Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya

September 13, 2018 by Admin

VDS organized a one-day journey to the Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore, the foundation stone of which was laid by Mahatma Gandhi. The journey provided many youngsters of Palakkad district an opportunity to witness the commendable work Ramakrishna Mission does to empower many differentially...

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Flood Relief Activity during 2018 Kerala Floods

August 19, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam (VDS) was involved in a number of relief activities, under the guidance of Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math, during the 2018 Kerala Floods. Relief materials from Ramakrishna Mission, such as plastic mats, blankets, grocery kit, essential kitchen utensils etc, w...

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Guru Purnima Celebrations

July 27, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam (VDS) organized an ‘Akhanda Nama Japa Yajna’ on 27.07.2018 as part of Guru Purnima celebrations of the year. Copies of Malayalam translation of the book ‘My Master’, written by Swami Vivekananda, was also distributed on the occasion....

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DISCUSSION ON KARMAYOGA

March 25, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized a "DISCUSSION ON KARMAYOGA" at Palakkad with an aim of showing the right path of life to the modern youth. VDS Co-ordinator Sri.Jayakumar Ramakrishnan was the key speaker on the occasion....

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Satsang at Sivanandasram

February 3, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darshanika Samajam (VDS) workers became a part of satsang held at Sivanandasram Palakkad. Sivanandasram General Secretary Sampoojya Swami Padmanabhanandaji blessed the occasion by his presence and spiritual advices...

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Youth Day @ Bharatiya Vidya Nikethan College, Palakkad

January 12, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam distributed the copies of Malayalam translation of book 'Swami Vivekananda : Life and Teachings' to students of Bharatiya Vidya Nikethan B.Ed College Kallekad.The program started as Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam workers Sri.Yedhu Krishnan and Sri.Sunshu presented a copy...

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Youth Day @ Music College, Palakkad

January 12, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam distributed the copies of Malayalam translation of book 'Swami Vivekananda : Life and Teachings' to all students of Government Music College, Palakkad, as part of National Youth Day-2018 celebrations. College Union Chairman Sri.Vishnu presided the function.College Pri...

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Youth Day @ District Collectorate

January 12, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam involved in the National Youth Day Youth Week Celebrations' inaugural ceremony conducted by Nehru Yuva Kendra Palakkad at Collectrate hall. Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam General Secretary Sri.Sathyanand gave the felicitation address at the occasion. Vivekananda Darsani...

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Youth Day @ BEMHS School, Palakkad

January 12, 2018 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized a talk and book distribution as part of National Youth Day celebrations at B.E.M.H.S.S Palakkad . Assistant Collector Sri.Sridhar Chamakuri IAS was the chief guest of the program who pointed Swami Vivekananda as his source of inspiration.Samajam President Sri....

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Concluding ceremony of Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations

October 29, 2017 by Admin

Palakkad: Samarpanam, a year-long celebration of Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary came to an official close on October 29, 2017. The ceremony was held under the auspices of Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam. Mr. Peter McIvor, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland, was the chief guest ...

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PRANJANAM - All India Quiz

October 22, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam could conduct an all India level quiz competition for college and school students in connection with SAMARPANAM, on 22nd October at Government Victoria College Palakkad. The program witnessed the presence of more than 100 people.We could also organize an exhibition that...

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Seminar- 'NIVEDITA - A ROLE MODEL FOR INDIAN GIRLS

October 9, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducted a seminar on the topic 'NIVEDITA - A ROLE MODEL FOR INDIAN GIRLS' , in connection with SAMARPANAM ,on 9.10.2017, at Mercy College Palakkad. Journalist Smt.Beena Govind, who has won 'K.Damodaran Smaraka Sahitya Puraskaram' for her novel 'Nivedita',  led the ta...

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Medical camp for women

October 8, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized a medical camp for women, as part of SAMARPANAM, on 8.10.2017, Sunday at Govt.U.P. School Akathethara. Famous Gynecologist Dr. Sunita Muraleedharan led the camp. The camp was a complete success with participation of about 50 families. All the volunteers were...

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Cultural programmes - Samarpanam

September 24, 2017 by Admin

In connection with SAMARPANAM programs,on Sept 24, 2017, Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam could involve in the Navarathri cultural events conducted at two venues. The first one was at Puthur Bhagavathi temple, in which Samajam presented the Malayalam translation( translation by SAMARPANAM ) of the bo...

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A discussion on Karmayoga

September 17, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducted a discussion on Karmayoga on Sept 17, 2017.. The occasion witnessed the participation of many youngsters and could create a new positive vibe on them....

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NEW PRESIDENT & GENERAL SECRETARY- 2017-2020

September 12, 2017 by Admin

Sri. N. Nandakumar and Sri. T. Sathyanand took the charge of President and Gen.Secretary respectively, of Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam advised by Sri Ramakrishna Math(www.vivekananda-ds.org), the organization formed in the name of Swami Vivekananda, the dearest disciple of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrish...

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SWAMIJI'S CHICAGO SPEECH COMMEMORATION

September 11, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam commemorated the glorious speech delivered by Swami Vivekananda at Chicago. The commemoration ceremony took place on Sept 11, 2017, the 124th anniversary of that tremendous speech. Sri.B.Vishnu was the chief guest on the occasion...

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Art Exhibition @ Chinmaya Mission College

September 2, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized an art exhibition on Sister Nivedita at Chinmaya Tapovan in connection with SAMARPANAM, on 02.09.2017. Palakkad Chinmaya Mission head Poojya Swami Asheshanandaji inaugurated the function. ...

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SISTER NIVEDITA ART EXHIBITION AT VYASA VIDYA PEETHOM

August 21 , 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized another photo exhibition on Sister Nivedita as part of SAMARPANAM programs. This time the venue was Vyasa Vidya Peethom Kallekkad, Palakkad. Vyasa Society Manager Sri.Baby inaugurated the function. ...

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VIVEKANANDA STUDY CLASS FOR YOUNGSTERS

August 6, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducted a discussion for youngsters based on KARMAYOGA (Text by Swami Vivekananda), on 06.08.2017 at Samajam Prayer Hall, Palakkad. The discussion attracted many students towards the ideology of Swami Vivekananda...

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Life & Ideals of Sister Nivedita' - Photo Exhibition on VISWA YOGA DAY-2017.

June 21, 2017 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducted a Sister Nivedita Photo Exhibition as part of SAMARPANAM programs on Yoga Day , June 21st. Hon’ble Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman visited the exhibition. Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam President Sri. Vishnuprasad T & Gen. Secretary Sri. Kiran MK presented...

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150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Sister Nivedita @ Germany

June 10, 2017 by Admin

On 10 June 2017, Hindu Verein e..V along with the support of HSS Balagokulam Frankfurt, organised an event to commomerate the 150th birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita. Activites included: 1. Talks delivered by Shri Vasudevan Raghavan, Shrimathi Malathi and Shrimathi Anjali George on topics rel...

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Art Exhibition @ SVYASA

March 6, 2017 by Admin

We conducted a photo exhibition in honour of Sister Nivedita and her 150th birth anniversary. Venue of the event was 'Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana' Deemed university in Jigani, Bangalore. In the morning at 7 AM, the university held an assembly called Maitri Milan where the respecte...

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SRI RAMAKRISHNA JAYANTHI

February 28, 2017 by Admin

Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti celebration Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam celebrated this year’s Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti by organizing Vachanamrita Parayanam at the Samajam prayer hall. There was Maha Aratrikam followed by the session. Distribution of holy prasadam of Sri Bhagawan marked the conclusion o...

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@ Moyan Girls High School, Palakkad

January 12, 2017 by Admin

The Samajam has decided to take a different route this year for Swamiji's birthday / National Youth Day. It has decided to spread Swamiji's message more at the grassrooots level by disseminating his discourses and lectures free of cost. Swamiji's book titled 'Vyakthithva VIkasanam'(Personality devel...

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Sister Nivedita's 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations @ Ernakulam

December 5, 2016 by Admin

Samarpanam - celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita held an event at the 20th international book festival in Ernakulam on December 5, 2016. This program was inaugurated by the Bengali journalist and writer Rantidev Sengupta and presided over by Dr. M. Lakshmikumari. Other nota...

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SAMARPANAM- 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Sister Nivedita. @ 20th International Book Exhibition,Ernakulathappan Ground, Ernakulam. 2016 December 5 (Monday) 5 PM to 7 PM

November 29, 2016 by Admin

INAUGURATION- Sri Rantidev Sengupta Renowned Journalist & writer, CHIEF GUEST- Dr. Renu Raj IAS, Sub Collector, Ernakulam, BENEDICTIONS-Swami Bhadresanandaji Maharaj, Pravrajika Sumedha Prana Mathaji,...

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Inauguration - 'SAMARPANAM' Sister Nivedita - 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations

October 28, 2016 by Admin

The Vivekananda Vedic Vision Foundation, Kondungallur and Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam, Palakkad, have joined together in the name of SAMARPANAM, for holding the 150th Birth anniversary celebrations of Sister Nivedita throughout the State.   The yearlong celebrations took off on 28th October 2016...

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Sister Nivedita's 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations @ SVYASA University, Bangalore

October 27, 2016 by Admin

'SAMARPANAM' Sister Nivedita- 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations, SVYASA Team - has organized the inaugural function of Celebrations. As a part of that, on 27th October, SVYASA University in Bangalore conducted several programs. In the inaugural function, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ramachandra Bhat,...

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PRESS MEET @ Thrissur

October 24, 2016 by Admin

A Pressmeet held at Thrissur on 24th October 2016. 'SAMARPANAM' Sister Nivedita- 15o Birth Anniversary Celebrations Chairperson Dr. M. Lakshmikumari, Gen. Convener Dr. Lakshmi Sankar, Treasurer CA Rajalakshmi Methil, Seminars- Convener Dr. Meena Menon was on dais. ...

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Inauguration of 'SAMARPANAM' Sister Nivedita - 150 Birth Anniversary Celebrations at Thrissur, 28.10.2016, 4: PM

October 12, 2016 by Admin

With deepest respect, we wholeheartedly request your participation in the inauguration program....

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CHICAGO SPEECH Commemoration-2016

September 11, 2016 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam commemorated Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address on September 11, 2016 at Music College, Palakkad at 4:30 PM. The main speakers at the event were Swamini Shivanandapuri (Advaita Ashram, Kolathur) and Smt. Indira Krishnakumar (Board Member, Indian Postal Service). More ...

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Sister Nivedita's 150th Birth anniversary clbns-Notice inaugurated

August 13, 2016 by Admin

In the divine atmosphere of 15th Sri Ramakrishna Bhaktasammelan at Thrissur, the First general notice of 'SAMARPANAM' Sister Nivedita - 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations inaugurated. After the pooja before Holy Trio, Chairperson of the Celebrations committee DR. M. Lakshmikumari ji offered th...

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VIVEKANANDA DARSANIKA SAMAJAM - Youtube Channel

August 07, 2016 by Admin

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRpDQCsu9H8SP1f2wlXwxaQ...

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Lecture series on ‘Prastanathrayam’

July 24, 2016 by Admin

Samoopya Swami Golokanandaji Maharaj will speak on the topic of Prastanathrayam the last Sunday of every month at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam. Swamiji spoke about how realizing one’s true self is the only remedy to sorrow, pain and weakness. This is the underlying principle of Sanatana Dharma ...

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'SAMARPANAM' First official meeting @ Sarada Math, Thrissur

June 19, 2016 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam and Vivekananda Kendra Vedic Vision Foundation (vivekanandakendra.org) are jointly organizing “Samarpanam” to celebrate Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary. The celebration will formally begin on October 28, 2016. Sister Nivedita’s life, work and teachings...

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Lecture series on ‘Prastanathrayam’

April 22 23 24, 2016 by Admin

Sampoojya Swami Golokanandaji Maharaj will speak on the topic of Prasthanathrayam the last Sunday of every month at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam. Sampoojya Maharaj reminded us that the eternal essence in all the names and forms we see around us is God itself and this essence is found equally in e...

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PUNAPRATHISHTA AND YATIPUJA

April 22, 2016 by Admin

In connection with the renovation and re-consecration of the Sri Ramakrishna temple at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam, pictures of the Holy Trio (Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Holy Mother Sarada Devi, and Sreemad Swami Vivekananda) were re-instated and a Yatipuja was performed on April 22, 21...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 12, 2013 by Admin

National Youth Day commemorative programme ‘Vande Vivekanandam – 2013’ was held on 12.01,2013 at Radhika Auditorium, Vadakkanthara. Eminent Dignitaries Like JNANAPEETHAM. Prof. ONV Kurup, Sri. C . Radhakrishnan Eminent Writer, Sampoojya Swami Krishantmanandaji Maharaj, Smt. Beena Govind and DR...

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Mothly Satsang

March 26, 2016 by Admin

Sampoojya Swami Swaprabhananda Maharaj, head of the training wing of Sri Ramakrishna Math, Belur spoke at the monthly satsang at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam. The topic of the day was ‘mind and clear thinking’. Swamiji spoke eloquently about stages of spiritual development. One may need to re...

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Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti & Prabudha Keralam Centenary

March 13, 2016 by Admin

Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti 2016 and Prabudha Keralam Centenary celebrations were held at Fine Arts Hall, Palakkad on March 13, 2016 between 4 PM and 6:30 PM. In the function presided over by Smt. Prameela Sasidharan (Municipal Chairperson of Palakkad Municipality), Swami Sadbhavanandaji Maharaj delive...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 10, 2016 by Admin

‘Vande Vivekanandam 2016’ was celebrated by conducting a one day camp for youth on January 10 at Music College, Palakkad. Swami Vaneeshanandaji Maharaj (Sri Ramakrishna Math, Coimbatore), Sri. M. Anilkumar (Dist.Coordinator of Nehru Yuvakendra), Sri. S.Sureshraj Purohith IPS (Inspector General ...

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Vivekananda Literary Cum Photo Exhibition/Sale

November 14, 2015 by Admin

A book exhibition and sale that Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducts every year in connection with the famous Kalpathy Car Festival was conducted on November 14, 15, 16, 2015 in a magnificent manner. ...

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'Sept.11th Chicago Speech' - Commemmoration

September 13, 2015 by Admin

Commemoration of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address-2015 was conducted in an impressive manner on September 13, 2015 at 9:30 AM. The meeting was enhanced by two fabulous speeches, one by Prof. Thuravoor Vishwambharan on ‘The Historical Relevance of the Chicago Speech’ and the other by Dr. La...

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GURU DAKSHINA by DR.KK Velukutty

July 22, 2015 by Admin

Dr. K. K. Velukutty, longtime devotee and disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa kindly and generously donated four cents of land and a building named ‘Sahithi’ on Hari Shankar Road, Tharekkad, Palakkad to Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam. At a function held in Thiruvananthapuram on the day of Gu...

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International Yoga Day

July 21, 2015 by Admin

International Yoga Day was celebrated on July 21 by Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam by conducting a Yoga Exhibition at Palakkad Indoor Stadium. The exhibition was aimed at spreading the message of yoga among communities of Palakkad. The exhibition was inaugurated by Swami Nityananda Saraswati ji Mahar...

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MITRA-Student Camp

May 9, 2015 by Admin

A two-day camp was conducted for students at Sivananda Ashram, Palakkad on May 9, 10, 2015. The program named ‘MITRA’ was directed by Vishnu B and other eminent people including Swami Swarupananda Saraswati ji Maharaj (Sivananda Ashram), Prof. S. Radhakrishnan (scholar of Vivekananda literature)...

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DHANYOYAM-Felicitation of Dr.P. Achuthan

April 19, 2015 by Admin

A great scholar and direct disciple of ‘Tulsi Maharaj-Swami Nirmalananda’, Dr. P. Achuthan was felicitated by Vivekananda Darasanika Samajam in an event named “Dhanyoyam” on April 19, 2015. The program held at Music College, Palakkad was inaugurated by Swami Chidananda Puri ji Maharaj (Adva...

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Sri Ramakrishna Jayanthi celebration

February 22, 2015 by Admin

On February 22 2015, Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti was celebrated at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam shrine. In the Satsang at 6 PM, Swami Swaroopanandaji Maharaj (Sivananda Ashram) spoke on Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna and his messages. ...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 11, 2015 by Admin

‘Vande Vivekanandam 2015’ was celebrated on January 11 at 5 PM at Fine Arts Auditorium, Palakkad. At the public program Swami Vaneeshananadaji Maharaj (Sri Ramakrishna Math, Coimbatore) blessed the gathering. Sri Binoy Viswam (Former Minister and Central Executive Committee Member of Communist ...

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‘Vivekananda Library and Research Center’

January 01, 2015 by Admin

‘Vivekananda Library and Research Center’ was inaugurated at Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam headquarters, Tharekkad on January 1, 2015, Kalpataru Day with a diverse collection of books related to Swami Vivekananda out of which 250 books were deemed rare. Swami Swaprabhanandaji Maharaj (Head of T...

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Vivekananda Literary Cum Photo Exhibition/Sale

November 14, 2014 by Admin

The book exhibition and sale that Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam conducts every year in connection with the famous ‘Kalpathy Car Festival’ was held on November 14, 15, 16, 2014. Dist. Police Chief Sri G Somasekhar IPS Inaugurated the exhibition....

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'Sept.11th Chicago Speech' - Commemmoration

September 14, 2014 by Admin

Commemoration of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address and the official release of the novel entitled ‘Nivedita’ by Smt. Beena Govind was held on 2014 September 14th at Chinmaya Tapovanam Hall, Palakkad. M. P. Virendrakumar (Chairman and Managing Editor, Mathrubhumi) performed the official rele...

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Sri Ramakrishna Jayanthi celebration

March 09, 2014 by Admin

Sri Ramakrishna’s birthday was celebrated on March 9, 2014 at the Samajam building in a grand manner. ...

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Concluding ceremony of 150th birthday celebrations

February 02, 2014 by Admin

The organizing committee of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birthday celebrations met at Top in Town Auditorium, Palakkad on February 2, 2014 to end the celebrations formally. All the 150 members of the committee were present. The function was presided over by Chairman Sri Palat Mohandas IAS. Swami Sad...

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150th Jayanthi-Youth Camp and Seminar

January 12, 2014 by Admin

A mammoth youth camp and seminar on January 12th began solemnly with a Pushparchana to Swami Vivekananda’s statue put up at the venue for the occasion. The camp was inaugurated by the renowned ‘Metro Man’, Padmavibhushan Dr. E. Sreedharan, who attributed his success to his faithful and practi...

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Vivekananda 150th Jayanti Vilambara Prayaan

January 05, 2014 by Admin

A rath (chariot) carrying an eight and a half feet tall Idol of Swami Vivekananada was taken in a procession on a 30km route in and around the town of Palakkad on January 5, 2014. The procession was greeted enthusiastically by a large number of people from all walks of life. Sri Mohan Menon (ADRM, ...

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E-Magazine

January 01, 2014 by Admin

An e-magazine under the Editorship of Prof S Radhakrishnan was released by Sampoojya Swami Swaprabhanandaji Maharaj on January 1, 2014. ...

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Swami Vivekananda Corner

January 01, 2014 by Admin

Swami Vivekananda Corner at the District Public Library was inaugurated by Sri Shafi Parambil MLA on January 1, 2014. Swami Vivekananda’s pictorial biography collections and all available books by and about Swamiji both in English and Malayalam were donated to the library. Sampoojya Swami Swapran...

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Vivekananda Literary Cum Photo Exhibition/Sale

November 20, 2013 by Admin

ARISE AWAKE – a pictorial biography of Swami Vivekananda and the bookstall was inaugurated by Sri G Somasekhar IPS (District Police Chief), on the occasion of Kalpathy car festival on November 20, 2012. The exhibition continued for three days....

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Programs supported by Govt.Of Kerala & SRK Mission

31 December 17 September, 2012, 2013 by Admin

Joint Programs with Dept. of Sports and Youth Affairs and Sri Ramakrishna Math/Mission: September 17, 2012 – December 31, 2013 Six study Circles were started and discussions are being conducted regularly. Four all day youth camps for college students and one each for engineering students, charte...

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'Sept.11th Chicago Speech' - Commemmoration

September 11, 2013 by Admin

Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address was commemorated on September 11, 2013 at the Fine Arts Hall, Palakkad. Dr. P. Achuthan was the main speaker followed by Prof. S. Radhakrishnan. A call was made by the speakers to everyone to study Swami Vivekananda and learn from his writings and teachings....

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Swami Vivekananda Role Model Award

March 09, 2013 by Admin

The Samajam jointly with Vidyapradaan Vidyalaya, Kottekkad instituted a role model award in the name of Swami Vivekananda on March 9, 2013. ...

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Vivekavahini-'1500 Vivekanandas..!'

January 01, 2013 by Admin

A world record event in which 1500+ little Vivekanandas were presented at Rappadi Open Air Auditorium, Palakkad in association with Bharatheeya Vidya Nikethan on January 1, 2013. Sri Palat Mohandas, Swami Bhadhresanandaji Maharaj (President of Sri Ramakrishna Math,Vyttila) Smt. Mary Joseph (Distric...

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Vivekananda Literary Cum Photo Exhibition/Sale

November 02, 2012 by Admin

ARISE AWAKE – a pictorial biography of Swami Vivekananda and the bookstall was inaugurated by Sri. Ananthanarayanan (Addtl. Commissioner of Income Tax), on the occasion of Kalpathy car festival on November 12, 2012. Response from the general public was wonderful. Eminent dignitaries like Sri. O ...

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'Sept.11th Chicago Speech' - Commemmoration

September 09, 2012 by Admin

A meeting was held on September 9, 2012 at the Town Hall, Palakkad to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address. Sri K. P. Sivadas (Faculty member, Amritha Viswa Vidya Peedam) introduced the topic. Sampoojya Swami Chidananda Puri ji Maharaj (Advaita Ashram, Kolathur) was the main speaker. H...

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'Sept.11th Chicago Speech' - Commemmoration

September 11, 2011 by Admin

A meeting was held on September 11, 2011 at the Music College, Palakkad to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address. Prof. S. Radhakrishnan introduced the topic. Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan Director of Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage was the main speaker. Prizes distributed for the winne...

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Mobile Book Store

April 14, 2012 by Admin

A mobile bookshop was launched on April 14, 2012 at a simple yet solemn function at Sri Sarada Math, Puranattukara, Thrissur led by Pravrajika Dhruvaprana Mataji and Pravrajika Vimalaprana Mataji to facilitate large scale sale of Sri Ramakrishna-Vivekananda literature. Smt. Vrinda Unni (Vice-Presid...

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Seminar on Swami Vivekananda

March 27,28,28, 2012 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam organized a three day national seminar on Swami Vivekananda on March 27, 28, 29, 2012 at the Fine Arts Society Auditorium, Tharekkad, Palakkad. The main speaker was the well-known mystic, yogi and spiritual master Sri Mumtaz Ali Khan, better known as Sri M, the author ...

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Hatha Yoga – Raja Yoga Kendra

February 20, 2012 by Admin

A Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga centre started functioning at the Samajam on February 20, 2012 with the blessings of Sampoojya Swami Nityananda Saraswathy ji Maharaj (Sivananda Ashram). The plan is to move this centre to an exclusive space at Ramanathapuram later with Sri Kiran M.K as its Director. Cla...

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Swami Vivekananda’s Kerala Visit - Commemoration

January 29, 2012 by Admin

A grand public meeting was held at the Mayilvahanam Community Hall at Shoranur on January 29, 2012 to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s first visit to Kerala during his ‘parivrajaka’ days in Nov-Dec 1892. It was at Shoranur, that Swamiji set foot in Kerala to begin his tour of the region and as...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 08, 2012 by Admin

National Youth Day was celebrated on a grand scale at Swami Sakrananda Hall, Music College, Palakkad on January 8, 2012. The function began with bhajans, followed by a public meeting. Sri Palat Mohandas, IAS (Retd), Chairman of the Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birthday Celebrations Committee, presid...

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Inauguration of Executive committee

November 06, 2011 by Admin

Vivekananda Darsanika Samajam put together an Executive Committee to celebrate the 150th Birthday of Swami Vivekananda in the District of Palakkad under the Chairmanship of Sri Palat Mohandas, I.A.S. (Former Chief Information Commissioner and Chief Secretary of Kerala). The committee constituted of ...

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New Marble pavilion for Holy Trio's fotos

November 06, 2011 by Admin

Sampoojya Swami Golokanandaji Maharaj reinstated the Holy trio’s photographs in a new marble pavilion on Nov 6, 2011....

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 09, 2011 by Admin

National Youth Day 2011 was celebrated on a grand scale with a series of meetings, lectures, and book and photo exhibitions in many educational institutions in and around Palakkad. The final public meeting and youth meet was held on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Swami Mridananda Hall, Town Hall, Palakk...

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Daily evening Aratrikam Started @ Samajam

February 02, 2010 by Admin

Samajam was blessed with the photographs of the Holy Trio - Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Sri Sarada Devi - The Holy Mother and Swami Vivekananda – by Sampoojya Swami Prasanthanandaji Maharaj the then President of Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur, Kerala who brought it from the Belur Math, Kolkata in 200...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 10, 2010 by Admin

National Youth Day 2010 was celebrated on a grand scale on January 10, 2010 at Master Mahasayan Hall, Music College, Palakkad. The theme of the celebration was ‘Nation building through character making’. The public meeting was presided over by revered Swami Prasanthanandaji Maharaj, Dr M. G. S...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 11, 2009 by Admin

The public meeting and Students’ Meet in connection with National Youth Day celebrations 2009 were held at Sister Nivedita Hall, Music College, Palakkad on January 11, 2009. Revered Swami Prasanthanandaji Maharaj (former President, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur) presided over the meeting. The mai...

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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 12, 2008 by Admin

National Youth Day celebrations were held on January 12, 2008 at Swami Ranganathananda Nagar, Music College, Palakkad. The celebration was presided over by Revered Sakrananda Swamiji Maharaj (Sri Ramakrishna Math). Sri P.I. Sherif Mohammad (Asst. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes) delivered the youth...

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Vivekananda Jayanthi celebrations

January 12, 2007 by Admin

National Youth Day celebrations were held on January 12, 2007 at Swami Mridananda Nagar, Music College, Palakkad. The celebration was presided over by Swami Tatwamayanandaji Maharaj, Editor, Prabhudha Keralam, Sri Ramakrishna Math). The main speeches delivered included those of Dr. K. S. Radhakrishn...

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