General

Saswata Bharat- Rathajatra schedule

In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Saswata Bharat, a Ratha is on move throughout West Bengal. The entire program is being organised by Ramakrishna Math, Yogadyan, Kolkata.

The Ratha is scheduled to reach Vidyapith on 20th August, 2013 (Tuesday) and will move to different parts of the Purulia district daily till its departure on 23rd August, 2013. The details of the movement of the Ratha is available from the Vidyapith authorities.

Members are requested to participate in the Rathajatra.

Meeting invitation to the Executive Committee members from the Secretary

Swami Jyanalokanandaji Maharaj, the current Secretary of Vidyapith has invited the Executive Committee members on 28.07.2013 at Vidyapith for a formal introduction and discussion.

The meeting is scheduled at 2.30pm. Members are requested to join the same. Jyoti da (1973) will be the co-ordinator for the event. He can be reached at 9433562150.

Sri Ajay Chatterjee retires

Sri Ajay Chatterjee, our beloved Ajay Da retired on 30th April, 2013 after completing a glorious 37 year term as Biology teacher of Vidyapith.

His depth on his subject, his teaching excellence - will be a matter of remembrance ever. He acted as the Controller of Exams for a long period. He also served as Warden at the Vidyapith hostels for quite a long time.

We wish Ajay Da and his family a very peaceful and healthy post retirement life.

Ajay is scheduled to leave Vidyapith campus on 5th May, 2013.

New Secretary Maharaj at Vidyapith

Swami Jnanalokanandaji Maharaj, former Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission, Baranagar and a Trustee Member of Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math, has very recently taken over the charge as Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Purulia.

We extend our heartiest welcome and deepest regards to our new Secretary Maharaj.

Swami Viswanathanandaji Maharaj in Kolkata

Swami VIswanathanandaji Maharaj, our very own Subhash Maharaj, has taken over the charge as President of Mayer Bari, Bagbazar, Kolkata very recently. He was previously the President of Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Kamarpukur.

We extend our deepest regards to Respcted Maharaj once again.

A Program by Nanritam

Nanritam (নানৃতম), an organization inspired by Thakur-Ma-Swamiji's ideology, is going to arrange a program at Kala Mandir, Kolkata on 1st April, 2013. The program is scheduled to start at 5 pm. Sri Swapan Kumar Bandyopadhyay aka Swapanda will conduct the program. To start with, there will be cultural program by boys and girls from slums Nanritam work at.

Technical Consultancy for Repairing Work

Presently the Vidyapith shrine is undergoing a massive renovation process. The Mandir is around 40 years old and several constructional defects have occurred therein.

Respected Secretary Maharaj needs some technical help in the entire process.

Ex-students having technical background to combat this type of renovation works are requested to contact Swami Atmaprabhanandaji Maharaj at 9232535533/9609535336.

Vidyapith Chhou team visits Bangladesh

Recently, at the initiative of Swami Atmaprabhanandaji Maharaj, a Chhou (ছৌ) team comprising of 25 dining hall staffs of Vidyapith performed at Bagerhat centre of Ramakrishna Mission. Bagerhat is located in Bangladesh and the performance was highly applauded by the people watching the show. Revered Maharaj himself escorted the team.

The Alumni Association wishes all the success to the Chhou team in the days to come.

Subho Vijaya

The Association extends Subho Vijaya greetings to all its members and their families.

As we all know, the Vijaya Sammelani is slated on 18th November, 2012. We request all of you to join there with your family members.

Novel by Sri Indrakant Jha

Sri Indrakant Jha, the retired Hindi teacher of Vidyapith, has written a novel named Trishanku which focuses the present Indian sociey torn between traditional values and decadent western culture.

The book is available in Purulia. Those who are interested to buy a copy are requested to contact Indrakant da at (+91)9933595280. The price of the book is Rs 190/-.

Here is a small review of the book.

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