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VM – synonym of a holistic & unifying vision……

Programs of Vedanta Mission

As per the thrust of the programs of Vedanta Mission is to impart spiritual guidance and education to all classes of people and at all places of the world, a wide spectrum of programs have been designed. Followng is the list of the Forthcoming and the Kinds of programs of the  Mission. These programs are conducted in Hindi, Gujarati or at times in English language.

1. FORTHCOMING PROGRAMS :

(Mar – July 2000)

Color scheme for programs of different Speakers

Guruji

Swaminiji

Both Swamis

 

Date

Place

Program

Subject

21st – 27th Mar

New Delhi

GGY

U.Sar / G-17

3rd – 9th April

Mumbai

GGY

Tatt.Upa(2) / G-3

1st – 7th May

Lucknow

GGY

U.Sar / G-4

11th – 17th May

Ahmedabad

GGY

MK(2) / G-6

22nd – 28th May

Mumbai

GGY

MK(1) / G-2

11th – 15th June

Kayavarohan

CAMP

VV / G-15 / Hasta

2nd – 7th July

Bhavnagar

GGY

DDV / G-12

2. KINDS OF PROGRAMS :

1. Gyana Yagna :

5-10 days lecture series on Vedantic scriptures like Gita, Upanishads etc. There are two sessions of discourses of one & half hours each in the mornings & evenings in which explanations are given on each mantra or shloka of that particular text by the Swami's in their discourses.

2. Shivir :

4 to 7 days Sadhana Camp is a package program staying with Swamiji’s and other sadhaks in some quiet, serene place preferably in the midst of nature and having sessions of discourses, meditation, discussions, question-answers & bhajans throughout the day.

3. Satsang :

A two hour session of bhajan's & question-answers with the Swami’s.

4. Gurukula Vaas :

Sadhakas come and stay at Vedanta Ashram, Indore for a period of two weeks. Special classes of Sanskrit, Vedic chanting, Gita shloka chanting, Vedanta & Meditation will be organised for them. Apart from classes these sadhakas will also look after after the Ashram. They alone manage the kitchen, cleaning etc of the place – like their own homes.

5. Swadhyaya :

Weekly study group, wherein tapes of Swami Atmanandaji's discourses are heard followed by discussion on them.

6. Stress Management Workshop :

A six hour session for a group of 20-25 members in some conference Hall conducted by Swami Atmanandaji. The Stress Management Workshop comprises of talks, demos, interactive sessions and question-answers on the various aspects of Stress like, stress symptoms, consequences & management of stress. The approach is Holistic with special stress on the message of Gita & the tenets of Vedanta to help handle this problem.

7. Sahasranama Archana :

A special mass ritual of about two hours, offering 1000 oblations to God with his 1000 names.

8. Likhit Japa :

Writing of the Moola Mantra OM a minimum of 108 times daily. This is the easiest & most effective method of invoking grace of Lord not only to fulfill our cherished desires but also to speed up the process of our spiritual unfoldment. These are periodically sent to Swamiji.

9. Yatra :

Visiting religious places in a group along with Poojya Swamiji.

10. Gurukul :

A Gurukul called Vedanta Ashram, is being run at Indore for full time students of Vedanta, inclined to take to life of sanyas. In this the students are taught the fundamentals of Vedanta, Sanatan Dharma, Sanskrit language apart from regular guidance for their sadhanas by the Acharya in-charge who at present is Poojya Swamini Amitananda Saraswatiji. The course lasts for about four years.

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