Alumni Association appeals for fund to be utilized in memory of Kalipada Maharaj

Friends, it is time for us to pay our guru dakshina. As many of us did not know that most respected Kalipada Maharaj kept regular diary in fluent English, it is also not in common knowledge that he used to sponsor the education of many a needy boys and girls out of the pranami he used to receive.Every month he used to send sums to Purulia, Baranagar and various places which might not may have still being revealed.The legacy must continue.

Ex-student Saugata Datta part of NASA Lava Caves study

Saugata Datta, an ex-student from 1988 batch, and Geology professor of Kansas State University at present, is one of the primary investigators of a new NASA study that will use a robotic vehicle to explore and collect data inside caves at Lava Beds National Monument in Northern California. The interiors of lava caves are home to bacterial films and coral-like mineral structures — called mineral biomarkers — that could help identify similar features that would provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on Mars or another planet.

Vidyapith to play in football tournament organised by RKM

An Inter Ramakrishna Mission Football tournament is being organised by the Belur Math authorities to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita. The inaugural match is to be held at the Belur Vidya Mandir ground on 20th May,2018 from 3:30 pm onwards where Purulia RKMV will play with Silpayan College.

This is a knock-out tournament. If Vidyapith wins, the venue of the next match will depend on the result of other matches.

Ex-students remembered Swami Putanandaji

Swami Putanandaji

Alumni Association organized Smaran Sabha of Kalipada Maharaj at Marble Palace, Kolkata on 5th May, 2018. Among the speakers, there were Swami Jnanalokananda, Swami Sivapradananda (Saikatesh Maharaj), Swami Dibyasukhananda (Amitrasudan Maharaj), Swami Dhyeyananda (Sanjib Maharaj). Sri Kalyan Kumar Ghosh, ex-teacher of Vidyapith and ex-students Dr. Dhruba Marjit, Dr. Kaliprasanna Dhara, Jayanta Bhattacharya, Subrata Sar delivered speeches on the occasion. The programme started with chanting by ex-student Shishir Roy (1998 batch).

Ex-student Aniket Chattopadhyay directed film 'Kabir'

Aniket Chattopadhyay, an ex-student of Vidyapith (1980 batch), has directed a Bengali thriller named 'Kabir' which was released on 13th April.

All members are encouraged to watch the movie.

Smaran Sabha of Kalipada Maharaj

Balaram Mandir remembers Swami Putanandaji

Vidyapith will be observing a smaran sabha in memory of the most revered Swami Putanandaji Maharaj on 21st April, 2018 at Vidyapith auditorium from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Ramakrishna Math (Balaram Mandir) will also observe programmes on that day in his memory. Details are attached.

Dr Dinabandhu Kundu passed away

Dr Dinabandhu Kundu, ex-student from 1980 batch, expired at 5pm today at Institute of Neuro Sciences, Kolkata.

The Association mourns his death. May his soul rest in peace.

Smaran Sabha of Kalipada Maharaj

Kalipada Maharaj

Alumni Association will be organising a Smaran Sabha in memory of our very beloved Kalipada Maharaj on 5th May, 2018 at Marble Palace from 5 pm. Swami Jnanalokanandaji, the present Secretary Maharaj of Vidyapith has consented his presence therein.

All members of Vidyapith fraternity are cordially invited to join.

Bhandara in memory of Kalipada Maharaj

Ramakrishna Math, Balaram Mandir will be organising a Bhandara in memory of Srimat Swami Putanandaji Maharaj on 21st April, 2018 at their premises.

Kalipada Maharaj left for Sri Ramakrishnalok

Brikkhoropan

With deepest grief we inform that our respected and beloved Kalipada Maharaj aka Swami Putanandaji has left for Sri Ramakrishnalok at 5:25 pm today, 9th April, 2018. He was under treatment at RKM Seva Pratishthan.

Maharaj's body will be at Balaram Mandir tonight. Tomorrow at 9 am he will be taken to Belur Math for last rituals.

Needless to say, he will always be at the heart of thousands of students as love personified.

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