Annual Celebration – 2018

Annual celebration-2018

Every year this Ashrama celebrates Annual celebration in a grand way. This year also in commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of sister Nivedita a 6-day long Annual Celebration was celebrated from 11th May to 16 May 2018. During these 6 days a series of programmes consisting of Public meetings, Folk Song and Dance, voice and musical play on life of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Sri Rama Charit Manas Path etc were organized with great grace and grandeur.

The celebration was inaugurated by Swami Buddhadevananda , Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission T. B. Sanatorium, Tupudana, Ranchi in the gracious presence of Swami Nirvikarananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Indore; Dr. OM Prakash Verma, Swami Vivekananda Chair-Professor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur;.

The first day of the celebration was named as Sri Ramakrishna Day in which a public meeting was organized on the topic “Teachings of Sri Ramakrishna Dev in Day-To-Day Life”. The meeting was presided by Swami Swami Buddhadevananda , Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission T. B. Sanatorium, Tupudana, Ranchi. Swami Nirvikarananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Indore; Dr. OM Prakash Verma, Swami Vivekananda Chair-Professor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur; spoke ornately  on the topic .

The second day was observed as Sri Maa Sarada Devi & Sister Nivedita Day in which a public meeting was organized on the topics “Universal Mother : Sri Sri Sarada Devi” and “Sister Nivetida’s Role in Empowerment of Indian Women”. The meeting was presided by Swami Nirvikarananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Indore and eminent speakers like Gautam Kr. Choudhary, Director Judicial Academy, Jharkhand and Dr. OM Prakash Verma, Swami Vivekananda Chair-Professor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur were invited to speak on the topic. The meeting was attended by around 250 participants including the Students of RKMVERI, DIVYAYAN Trainees, Devotees, Volunteers and admirers of the Ashrama.

The third day was observed as Swami Vivekananda Day in which a public meeting was organized on the topic “Chicago Speech and Making of New India”. The meeting was presided by Swami Nirvikarananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Indore and eminent speakers like Sri Siddhart Tripathi, IFS, Chief Executive Officer Jharkhand State Watershed Mission-cum-Special Secretary, Rural Development, Jharkhand Govt. and  Dr. OM Prakash Verma, Swami Vivekananda Chair-Professor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur were invited to speak on the topic. The meeting was attended by around 300 participants including the Students of RKMVERI, DIVYAYAN Trainees, Devotees, Volunteers and admirers of the Ashrama.

On 11th May, 2018, a melodious Bhajan Sandhaya was performed by Sri Shaymal Roy and Party, Ranchi.

On 12th May, 2018, a mesmerizing Folk Song and Dance (Nagpuri) was performed by the famous Sunil Mahato and Party, Jharkhand.

On 13th May, 2018, a devotional Musical Play was presented by Professor O.P. Sharan and Party, Ranchi on ‘The Life and Teachings of Sri Ramakrishna Dev.’

From 14th May to 16th May,2018, Rama Charit Manas Path was organized as a part of the Annual Celebration. Swami Sukhananda, Secretary , Ramakrishna Mission , Patna  orated the verses of Rama Charit Manas  which left the audience enchanted.

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