Aditya Sinha passes away

Aditya Sinha (an ex-student of 1987 Madhyamik batch) passed away on 21st May,2005 at Tarekswar due to cardiac arrest.He was suffering from cardiac problems.
He left behind his parents and elder brother Gautom Sinha (Ex student 1985 Madhyamik Batch).
Sraddh ceremony will be held on 2nd June,2005 at in their residence at 58B Beadon Street, Kolkata 700 006.(SBI, Beadon Street Road Branch Building).
May his soul rest in peace is our earnest prayer to the Almighty.

Madhyamik Results 2005

Madhyamik Results for 2005 are out. As ever, Vidyapith keeps maintaining the high standards.

A quick synopsis:

Appeared: 85

First Division: 84
Second Division: 1

Star (75% and above): 61

Highest Marks: 746/800

Swami Gahananandaji becomes 14th President of Math

Revered Swami Gahananandaji Maharaj was elected President of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission at a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Math and the Governing Body of the Mission held on 25 May 2005. He is the 14th President of the Order.

Swami Gahananandaji was one of the Vice-Presidents of the Math and Mission since 14 April 1992, and succeeds Swami Ranganathanandaji Maharaj who attained Mahasamadhi on 25 April 2005.

Saikatesh Maharaj gets transferred

Swami Sivapradanandaji (commonly known as Saikatesh Maharaj, an ex-student of Vidyapith from 1976 H.S batch), Headmaster Maharaj of Vidyapith has got transferred from Vidyapith w.e.f 19th May, 2005. He served the Chair since 1995.
Presently he has reported Belur Math and waiting for further Orders for new posting.

The name of new Headmaster Maharaj of Vidyapith will be announced after the ongoing Summer Vacation.

Donation for academic cause

As part of Alumni Association's regular activities for past few years, an amount of Rs. 8400/- was handed over to the Ramakrishna Mission, Kamarpukur authorities towards sponsorship of a Student at Kamarpukur school.

Re Union 2005

The Alumni Association is going to conduct its 12th Reunion at the Vidyapith premises in December 2005. The tentative dates could be either 10th and 11th Decmeber 2005 or 17th and 18th December 2005.

Discussions are on with the Vidyapith authorities to finalize the dates which will be announced shortly.

Srimat Swami Ranganathanandaji attains Mahasamadhi

Revered Srimat Swami Ranganathanandaji Maharaj, the 13th President of the Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, attained Mahasamadhi at Woodlands Medical Centre, Kolkata, at 3.51 p.m. on Monday, 25 April 2005, owing to cardiac arrest. He was 96.

Sannyas of Amit Maharaj(Ex Student 1983)

Amit Maharaj, Ex-student of Vidyapith from 1983 Batch got Sannyas in the forgone Tithi Puja of Sri Sri Thakur at Belur Math. His Sannyas name is Swami Divyasukhananda. He follows Swami Gautomeshanandaji (Amiya Maharaj, 1968) and Swami Sivapradanandaji (Saikatesh Maharaj, 1976 HS) in the tradition of Ex-students becoming Monks of the Ramakrishan Math and Mission Order. The Association extends warm regards and best wishes to the new monk of the Order.

Amit Maharaj is presently posted at Vidyapith.

Appeal For Donations

Alumni Association since the last 3 years has been sponsoring the cost of education of a student at Kamapukur Ramakrishna Mission every year by contributing Rs 8400/- (Rs. Eight Thousand Four Hundred only). The aforesaid is handed over to the Authorities on 1st Baisakh every year. Considering the present interest rates, which is practically the main source of income of the Association, requests are being made for generous donations in this respect. Donations may be made individually or collectively as a Batch. Members may contact Sanjay Chatterjee(1988) for details.

Introduction of Fans at Vidyapith Hostels

Good news for present and future students. Very soon all the Hostels of Vidyapith are going to be equipped with Ceiling Fans. Work for the aforesaid is complete at Sivananda Sadan and soon to commence at the Senior Hostels.

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