The 178th birth anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and the annual celebration of Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama will be celebrated from tomorrow at the Ashrama in city.

The celebrations will begin at 5.15 am with Vedic chanting, arati and bhajans followed by pujas. Students of Viveka Shikshana will render bhajans at 4.30 pm. A discourse on Sri Ramakrishna will also be delivered.

The annual celebrations will be held from Mar. 14 to 20 with bhajan and arati from 5.30 pm to 6 pm everyday (excluding Mar. 15). Other programmes are:

On Mar. 14: Discourse by Manasa, former President, District Kannada Sahitya Parishat, on ‘Ramakrishnara-Dharmada Adyatmikarana Mattu Sarvatrikarana’ at 6 pm and bhajans by Shruthi Mahila Samaja at 7 pm.

On Mar. 15: ‘Gana Pravachana’ by Swami Swatmaramanandaji, In-Charge, Sri Ramakrishna Vidyarthimandira, Bangalore, will be held from 5.30 pm to 7 pm followed by flute recital by renowned flautist Ravishankar Mishra from 7 pm to 8 pm.

On Mar. 16: Discourse by Dr. Vijayabharathi on ‘Sharada Devi- Koutumbika Jeevanadalli Adyatmika Sadhane’ at 6 pm and bhajans by Sanjay J. Kini & party of Bangalore from 7 pm to 8 pm.

On Mar. 17: Discourse by Dr. H.N. Muralidhar, Kannada Professor, Bangalore, on ‘Unity and Harmony- Swami Vivekananda’s Perspective’ at 6 pm and harikatha on ‘Bhadrabahu Moksha’ by Vidu. Bhanumathi.

On Mar. 18: Discourse by Swami Jagadatmanandaji of Ponnampet on ‘Swami Vivekananda’s message to the modern world’ at 6 pm and Yakshagana- Tala Maddale on Swami Vivekananda by Manjunath Bhagavath and party, Hosathota, from 7 pm to 8 pm.

On Mar. 19: Discourse on ‘Sri Ramakrishnaru Mattu Prarthana Yoga’ by Swami Pramatheshanandaji, President, Ramakrishna Mutt, Halasoor, Bangalore, at 6 pm and video show on ‘Viveka Sangeeta Namana- Part 1’ at 7 pm.

On Mar. 20: Discourse by Dr. Chidananda Gowda, retd. VC of Kuvempu University on ‘Greatness of Swami Vivekananda’s Personality.’

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore