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Paths to Realisation

The students of the Basic Vedanta course formed three groups namely Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati representing Karma, Bhakti and Jnana respectively for a debate on the paths to Self-Realisation.

Each team contended to the best of its ability to put across the superiority of the path they represent, over the other paths. […]


Geeta Ganga Chapter-1

The first session of the series this month by Pujya Vasudhaaji was held at the centre on 4th March 2018. Vasudhaaji interpreted the beauty of a metaphor from the Dhyana Shloka.

“Sarvopanishadogavo dogdha GopalaNandana; Partho vatsah sudhir bhokta dugdham gitamrtam mahat” […]


The Essence of Upanishads -1

The first session of the monthly discourses on The Essence of Upanishads by Pujya Vasudhaji was held at the Centre on 2nd March.Vasudhaaji explained the meaning of the word Upanishad as approaching the Truth. Any dialogue about the ultimate Truth between the Guru and the disciple is considered an Upanishad. An Upanishad need not be ancient or in Sanskrit.[…]


Get Together

A Get together was organized at the Foundation on 24th February. The evening began with Vasudhaaji’s short and inspiring talk coming from her experience about how Bhagavan will take care of our needs if we are walking the path of seeking. Some students shared how Guruji’s classes brought about change in their outlook towards the world and relationships. […]


Maha Shivratri

As part of Mahashivratri celebrations at the Centre, Abhishekam to the Shivalingam was done by the priest with eleven different offerings, to the chanting of Rudram and Shiva stotrams. The devotees were ecstatic as they soaked in the divine and pleasant ambience of the place as the beautiful aroma of flowers, chandan […]


Kala Sadan Cultural Program

Music and Dance is the form of worship. A singer or dancer can only reach this stage through rigourous training or ‘Sadhana’. Students offer their salutations to the “Acharya” and learn the Art with discipline and dedication, and cross the different milestones. Glimpses of these milestones were seen in the performance by the students on the Annual Day of Kalasadan on the 17th Feb 2018. […]


Anandotsav

The theme of the Anandotsav camp was the Pancha Mahabhutas or the five great elements and the three gunas or the three qualities of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas.

The session started with the invocation prayer. Pujya Vasudhaaji explained the benefits of chanting. Vedic chanting helps one to calm the mind which is needed for spiritual growth. […]


SATSANGH – FEAR

In the Satsangh Pujya Vasudhaji explicated the emotion ‘fear’. Vasudhaji described fear as the greatest obstacle on the path of a spiritual seeker. She further said that fear is always about something external, about one’s attachment to position, property, people, certain ideas and name and fame. These things bind us and the fear of losing them creates fear.[…]


SATSANGH – UNDERSTANDING THE SCRIPTURES

In the Satsangh, Pujya Vasudhaji spoke of the importance of understanding our scriptures, to see the connectedness to one another and to nature. This understanding brings about the understanding of oneness.
In this materialistic, hedonistic world, with the change in lifestyle, the development is measured in terms of making more money and skill and hence has resulted in our losing ties with our heritage, slowly and steadily. […]


DUSSERA CELEBRATIONS

VVF celebrated Dussera with ‘Bhaava Raaga Taala’ – where devotion to Mother was expressed with utmost feeling with the chanting of vedas, singing of stotrams and bhajans and dancing to the taal of dandiya raas.
Devotees came with their families and friends dressed in special outfits to celebrate the cultural evening. The Centre was very well decorated with a mini golu, beautiful rangolis and floral back drops. The illuminated trees at the entrance added to the festive aura.[…]


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