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Vasantha Pravachanamrutham 2014

Vasantha Pravachanamrutam 2014

As a part of promoting Indian Culture and Heriltage, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Tirupati Kendra Organized "Sri Ramayana Navaham" from 1st April, 2014 to 9thApril, 2014 at Annamacharya Kalamandir,Tirupati.

After the lighting of the lamp by Sri M.G.Gopal , I.A.S., Executive Officer,Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams and Chairman of Bharatiya Vidya Bhanan,the speaker Saraswathiputra, Avdhana samrat, Dr.Medasani Mohan, was introduced to the gathering by Dr.N.Satyanarayana Raju, Hon.Director & Treasurer,Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,Tirupati Kendra as a versatile personality,humble by nature ,and an action oriented administrator.In his opening speech,Dr.N.Satyanarayana Raju said that Ramayana, Mahabharatha and Bhagavad Gita are the foundation stones for the indian culture. He expounded Ramayana as the spiritual foundation and a practical guide for the indian way of life in themodern times. He said that Ethical values,moral values are to be inculcated in to one's life, right from the childhood.

Taking on the occasion,Sri M.G.Gopal, I.A.S.said that our Vedas , Puranas,Shastras and epics are invaluable properties,which have to be given in inheritance to the younger generation.He said that the main essence from these valuble bookshas to extracted and put in to application so as to benefit humanity.He shared some of this personal experiences , and benefits he gained by Ramayana Parayanam,with the audience.He said that dharmawill lead to Moksha and that is the essence of Ramayana.Ramayana explains, What to do and what not to do,following the lnes of Dharma.

Dr.Medasani Mohan,with his profound knowledgein the epic, enriched the audience on Valmiki Ramayana, and said that the whole world accepts Valmiki as Aadikavi and Ramayanam as the Aadi kavyam.

He told about the conception of Ramayana ,sage Viswamitra,Rama slaying the demons, winning Sita's hand,Ayodhyakanda,Aranyakanda.Kishkinda kanda,Sundarakanda,Yuddhakanda and crowing of Srirama as the king.

Sri P.V.Krishna Reddy,Vice Chairman,Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,Committee members,Dr.Alladi Mohan,Prop.P.Murali,Dr.B.Vengamma,and other dignitaries graced the occasion.

The 9 day spiritual discourse by Dr.Medasani Mohan, on the glory of Sri Ramayana, concluded on 9th, April 2014 at Annamacharya Kalamandir,Tirupati.The music concert with hymns on Lord Rama and Sri Rama Raksha Sthotram Rendered by Bhavan's staff,enticed the devout audience.

Talking on the occasion ,Dr.N.Satyanarayana Raju,Hon.Director & Treasurer,Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,Tirupati Kendra said that it was a divine coincidence that the inauguration of the school,when it came in to existence ,and the Vasantha Pravachanamrutam for the year,when the school entered its silver jubilee year,25 years later,happpened at the same venue i.e.the Annamacharya Kalamandir.

The Guest of Honour Dr.B.Vengamma ,appreciated Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,which insists on inculcating fultural & traditiional values in children along with their regular education.she said that Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Would be successful in achieving its aim by organizing such discourses if at least 25% of the audience, spread the message kof spirituality to the younger generations.

Speaking on the occasion ,the Chief Guest of the day sri K.E.Devanadhan,Vice Chancellor,S.V.Vedic University,Tirupati said that Ramayanam is truly called Sharanagati Shastra, Lord Rama is highly sympathetic towards every one and washes them of their sins once they seek sharanagathi.

In his reflectiions,about the programme,Dr.Alladi Mohan,said that values depicted in Ramayana can help us to lead a whole some and trouble free, life ,if they are practically implemented.

In his reflections about the programme,Dr.Medasani Mohan glady said that even the Gods had showered their blessings in the form of a heavy down pour of rain in his hot summer season.

The vote of Thanks was proposed by prof.C.Govinda Raju ,Member ,Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and the guests were richly felicitated by the committee members.Later prasadams were distributed.