Prabhat Research Foundation in India, managed by S.S. Goenka , has opened a Centre in Yelahanka managed by Ananda Marga Gurukula. This centre will facilitate research work on Shrii P.R. Sarkar’s ideology as well as contributions in the field of Prout, Neohumanism, Microvita, Yoga, Medicine, Education, Tantra, Prabhat Sangeet, History, Psychology, Bio-psychology and various other fields. In addition, it will encourage propagation of practical meditation classes and yoga lessons.
Henk de Weijer recently visited the Prabhat Research Foundation Centre and led the discussion on Microvita on March 19, 2016.
SJB Management College
Dr. Shambhushivananda spoke to the faculty and students of SJB Management College at Bangalore on the theme of “Self-Realization”.
On 22 Mar 2016, Dada Shambhushivananda and Henk de Weijer met with Dr Patil, head of Integrative Medicine at the local medical university in Kolar and got a tour of their Dhanwantri Herbal Garden. Dada applauded the construction of the AMGK Teachers Training College Extension Building at Anandanagar.
Dada Shambhushivananda addressed yoga enthusiasts on several occasions by Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh. He explained the secrets of good health and peaceful mind and spoke about the challenges of building a spiritual society.
He also gave an evening seminar to about 40 spiritual aspirants at the newly established meditation centre (Jagriti) in Naya Gaon behind PGI campus in Chandigarh.
A lecture was held on January 22, 2016, at the Dhanwantri Ayurvedic Medical College, Chandigarh. The Principal of the College requested Swamiji to help them start a regular yoga-training for the benefit of students and faculty of the College.
Dada Shambhushivananda met with Dr. Uttam Pati (JN University), Dr. Kaushal Sharma and Dr. Gunjanji of Delhi University & Mr. Pawar on 31st January, 2016, in New Delhi. Dr. Kaushal Sharma & his teamhave successfully completed a five-year rural development project for 50 villages in Uttarakhand. Dr. Uttam Pati is actively engaged in microvita research and its popularization. He recently spoke at Kurukshetra University on “Challenges Facing Microvita Research”.
The faculty and students of Bio-Technology Institute of Bharati Vidyapiitha in Pune invited Dr. Shambhushivananda again to speak on the “Secrets of Yoga”on January 13, 2016. He also gave prizes to students for the essay-writing competition.
The University of Mumbai invited Dr. Shambhushivananda on January 19, 2016, to share the spiritual practices as given by Shrii Shrii Anandamurtiji. This talk was a follow-up after the National Seminar on “Contributions of Shrii Shrii Anandamurtiji to Philosophy, Language, Music, Literature, Science, Education and Economics” held at the University of Mumbai.
Girls and boys of Khairachatar Residential High School gave public speeches during the Republic Day Parade and informed the general public about the historical significance of the Indian Republic day. Oratory skills of the children were put to the test. The rally was followed by an elaborate cultural program which was attended by about 1000 dignitaries and invited guests. Currently, the enrollment of the school has increased to over 650.
Recently Henk de Weijer of Gurukula also visited Khairachatar and gave necessary guidance about future development of the project.