01. Spot Light : Indian Culture: Its Timeless appeal and ageless charm 02. Editorial : India’s timeless culture 03. Dharma, the basis of Indian culture 04. The Meaning of Samskriti or culture 05. Swami Vivekananda – a true ambassador of Indian culture 06. Is Indian Culture Spiritual? 07. Sri Ramakrishna – the Embodiment of India’s Eternal Culture 08. Indian Women – The Custodians of India’s Ageless Culture 09. Holy Mother: An Epitome of Indian Culture 10. The Spiritual Basis of Indian Culture 11. Indian Cultural Values for the Youth 12. Indian Culture and Indian Youth 13. Swami Vivekananda: The Bridge between Ancient and Modern Indian Culture 14. What Indian Youth need to know about Indian Culture 15. The sound of Yoga 16. Yoga-Vedanta Tradition of Meditation 17. Sat Chit Ananda – The Philosophy of the Upanishads 18. Bhakti in Indian Culture 19. Origin of Vedic Culture 20. Uniqueness of Indian Culture 21. What Man wants? 22. Connecting the Dots 23. Why be proud of being an Indian? 24. India’s Culture, Society and Economy – Its Past, Present and Future. 25. Indian Culture: Beyond Curry, Caste and Cow 26. Management Ideals and Indian Culture 27. Indian Cultural Values and Economic Development 28. Do not disrespect Food 29. Core aspects of Indian Culture 30. The Wonders of Indian Culture 31. The need for Culture 32. New India and Old India 33. Indian ideals and Western perspectives 34. What They Say – Quotes from some Eminent persons about Indian Culture 35. Namaste – the Indian way of Greeting 36. Lighting the Lamp 37. Prasada – the Sanctified Food 38. Bhajan – the Tradition of Devotional Singing 39. India’s Folk Dance and Music 40. Indian Classical Music 41. Aarti – the Act of waving of lights 42. Classical Indian Dance 43. Chanting of Mantras – Invoking the Presence of Divine 44. The Indian tradition of sacred body marks 45. Sanskrit – the Language of Indian Culture 46. Aryabhata, the Great Indian Mathematician 47. Darshan – the Indian idea of ‘Sacred Seeing’ 48. Indian Languages – the Cradle of Indian Culture 49. India’s traditional clothing 50. Dara Shikoh – The Mughal Prince who translated the Upanishads into Persian 51. A peep into Indian Dining 52. Shilpa Shastra 53. Ayurveda – the Science of Life 54. The Tradition of Indian Culinary
01. Some Truths about Truthfulness 02. My Reminiscences of Sri Ramakrishna 03. Swami Vivekananda’s Heroic Struggle 04. How to Face Loss in Life 05. Joe, the Blessed 06. Pratyahara or Withdrawal of Mind — Preparations for Dhyana or Meditation 07. Healthy Relationships – a Beautiful Aspect of Life 08. A Place Sanctified by Holy Mother 09. The Order on the March 10. Books Review 11. Simhavalokanam (What is Spirituality) 12. Sri Ramakrishna Tells Stories
A function that would have immensely satisfied Shashi Maharaj was organized in Meyyur, a village about 70 kms from Chennai. It is located in Tiruvallur, one of the most backward districts of Tamilnadu. For more than 10 years, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai has been providing free educational training to the poor boys and girls of this village appreciably enhancing their educational standards. In addition free medical camps are being arranged every fortnight.
On 1st July 2012, Swami Ramakrishnanandaji’s birthday was celebrated in the above village with puja, bhajans, and discourses. A free medical camp was also organized on that day. Swami Gautamanandaji addressed the gathering said that he was surprised to see the enthusiasm shown by the villagers and highlighted importance of service to society. He also wished that the village to have a college and university in the days to come. All the 1200 families of the village were given the prasada and each family was given a coconut sapling.