Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai

Durga Puja 2014 – Maha Navami

October 03 Friday: Maha Navami
07.00 am Puja, Chandi Parayanam & Saraswati Puja
10.30 am Pushpanjali
04.45 pm Sri Saraswati Sahasranama Kumkum & Pushpa Archana
06.30 pm Arati to Sri Guru Maharaj
07.00 pm Arati to Durga Devi & Bhajan

Below are the photos taken on the day:

   

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Durga Puja 2014 – Maha Ashtami

October 02 Thursday: Maha Ashtami
07.00 am   Puja to Durga Devi & Chandi Parayanam
07.30 am   Special Puja to Sri Guru Maharaj
10.00 am   Pushpanjali
10.15 am    Homa
11.55 am     Arati
12.15 pm    Prasad
04.45 pm   Sri Durga Sahasranama Kumkum & Pushpa Archana
06.30 pm   Arati to Sri Guru Maharaj
07.00 pm   Arati to Durga Devi & Bhajan

Below are the photos taken on the day:

   

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Durga Puja 2014 – Maha Shashti

September 30 Tuesday: Maha Shashti
06.30 am   Puja & Chandi Parayanam
10.30 am   Pushpanjali
04.45 pm   Sri Lalita Sahasranama Kumkum & Pushpa Archana
06.30 pm   Arati to Sri Guru Maharaj
07.00 pm   Arati to Durga Devi & Bhajan

Below are the photos taken on the day:

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Durga Puja 2014 – Maha Saptami

October 1 Wednesday: Maha Saptami
06.30 am   Puja & Chandi Parayanam
10.30 am   Pushpanjali
04.45 pm   Sri Lalita Sahasranama Kumkum & Pushpa Archana
06.30 pm   Arati to Sri Guru Maharaj
07.00 pm   Arati to Durga Devi & Bhajan

Below are the photos taken on the day:

 

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Ayudha Puja 2014

Ayudha Puja was celebrated in a grand manner at the Math on October 1st 2014. The programme began with a  video show for all the employees. 2 of our senior staff namely Sri Ramaniah and Sri Arunachalam spoke about their experiences at Chennai Math. Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj delivered a benedictory address. The programme concluded with a group photo of all the staff with the monastics of Chennai Math. Below are the photos taken on the day:

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Vivekananda Cultural Centre – Donor appreciation Programme (29th Aug 2014) Photos

Vivekananda Cultural Centre has been established by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, to commemorate Swami Vivekananda during 150th Birth Anniversary as an illustrious cultural rejuvenator of India and to provide training to Indians, especially the youth, in achiev­ing excellence through value assimilation. Apart from the generous help extended by the Government of Tamil Nadu by providing land and financial support, several others have also made significant contributions towards the construction of the building and establishment of the Centre. To felicitate these contributors, a special programme had been organized at the Vivekananda Cultural Centre on Sri Vinayaka Chaturthi Day, 29th August 2014. Photos of the programme:

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Short story competition – Prize distribution function (29th Aug 2014) – Photos

Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam, the Tamil monthly of our order has recently conducted a short story competition emphasizing the importance of noble values of our tradition. Nearly 1000 stories on various themes like service, religious harmony, spirituality, humanity, cultural heritage, patriotism, social responsibility etc. were received. Among them were devotional stories, stories touching humanity through their hearts, family stories advocating love & concern, inspirational stories instilling confidence by relentless fight against failures, stories glorifying women and our nation, etc. Among the writers, many are young and new to the world of writing. It was wonderful to see great expressions of talent, feelings and their effective presentations emanating from the pens of these enthusiastic participants.

A Prize distribution function was held on 29th August 2014 in Vivekananda Culture Centre at Vivekananda Illam and prizes were awarded to the winners. 

It is the 1st time almost all print media from Tamil Nadu participated in this programme. Sri Gurumurthy Columnist appreciated the social, cultural and spiritual contributions of the magazine to the society. He said that Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam is a magazine that is in demand and not merely sold. Two leading dialing in Tamil and Indian Express gave full coverage of it. 

We are happy to inform you that our Tamil monthly Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam has reached the circulation 175000 copies.

Some of the photos are given below

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