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). Partha Chatterjee (1961 batch) and Nilotpal Bandyopadhyay (2002) sang two songs. Aishik Bhattacharya (2009 batch) read out excerpts from Maharaj's diary from his Vidyapith days. Dr. Tapendro Mullick (1973 batch), president of the Alumni Association concluded the programme.

It has been decided that the Association will publish a souvenir in memory of Kalipada Maharaj. Swami Sivapradanandaji has thankfully agreed to work as its editor.
The Association will also start a memorial award in Maharaj's name for Vidyapith students.

Some photos from the programme are available here.