Swami Ramakrishnananda’s 150th Jayanti Celebrations at Meyyur Village
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.
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