With the loving efforts of Denis M Leary, Executive Director of Veterans Inc. and Mrs. Sue Sullivan, a great event was held on January 17, 2015 at Independence Hall in Shrewsbury, MA. Dada Shambhushivananda showed the relevance of ancient spiritual wisdoms in solving the manifold crises facing humanity today. The participants greatly appreciated revisiting spiritual truths through the rich personal experiences of globe-trotting Dadaji.
Centro Educativo Ananda Marga
The Ananda Marga School in Nicaragua run by Dada Visnupremananda celebrated its 15th year in February of this year. It has 100 students from grade Kindergarten to grade 6. There are 7 teachers. The children have daily meditation and yoga classes. The school has a feeding program and a first aid program. The celebration included food distribution and a dance performance by the 6 grade children.
100 Story Books for Children for a Better World is a project of AMURT/EL in cooperation with AMGK for Indonesia. This project of 100 stories is underway with illustrations for the first 40 stories. Here is a picture from the story ‘Sunny’ who is a boy given a test by the king of the land to protect geraniums that he gave to him. Sunny masters all the tests and becomes the future ruler of the kingdom.
Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Ac. Krpamayananda Avt gave a program for Students on Yoga, Mind and Memory. More than 45 students and parents joined in program.
Ac. Shambhushivananda Avt approved the 5 rai site for the Baan Unrak Animal Sanctuary & Educational Project which will be located within the 25 acres of the Ananda Viina Master Unit owned by AMGK in Hweymalay, Thailand.