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Cook Aloo paratha with love

FeedbackWhen food is cooked with love then the senses ceases its action only heart responds.– Aswathi TS Well I had a good time making paratha and tea. It is helpful for preparing our own food at times of emergency.– Pranav S Cooking the thing given to us was like playing a game, waiting to know […]

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Swimming with Love

Every day we had swimming classes in the Olympic standard swimming pool at Amrita University. The children were taught to swim through life with Love and with out fear. ==== FeedbackThis is the first time I am entering a water pool. It gave me the feel of water.– Aswathi T.S. It was a little difficult […]

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2013 Yuva My Passion 13Yuva

Love for Compost: My Life, My Passion – Peter Ash

On June 6, 2013, Peter Ash told campers that service to nature is the rent you pay for your room here on earth, and hence it is high time that we get back to living in harmony with nature. He taught the audience about organic farming and about how it helps in the growth of […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Photography: shoot what you Love

A photography workshop was conducted by Br. Dhyanamrita. He explained how to take an interesting photo and what frame of mind one needs. Feedback: One of my interests is photography. Till I attended this class I didn’t know that photography can also be related to Gita. Swamiji taught us how to take good photographs of […]

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Bhajan: Singing with Love

Everyday evening we had an energetic bhajan session. ==== Feedbacks: The art of music is great and enjoying is another art.– Aswathi TS I enjoyed singing bhajans as it made me live in the present and my mind was involved in it.– Pranav S The one I enjoyed a lot.– Shruti Sreevalsan Bhajans were really […]

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Love for the hearts: Dr R Krishna Kumar

Dr Krishna Kumar spoke to the campers during the My Life, My Passion session on June 5, 2013. In this talk, he urged the audience to accept challenges in life. He said it is important to be constantly challenged in life because it stimulates changes and hence keeps us alive. He added that learning is […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Shraddha: Building Awareness

Shraddha workshopShankar Kumaran conducted the Shraddha workshop on 2- 4 June 2013. He introduced the Panchakoshas, the five layers of human existence to the campers. His sessions focused on increasing concentration and awareness through various kind of activities. Breathing exercise to control and change emotions were also introduced. Games and classes helped the Yuva to […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Shradda: Connectivity through Innocence and Awareness

Shankar Kumaran conducted the Shraddha workshop on 2- 4 June 2013. He introduced the Panchakoshas, the five layers of human existence to the campers. His sessions focused on increasing concentration and awareness through various kind of activities. Breathing exercise to control and change emotions were also introduced. Games and classes helped the Yuva to realize […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Dance with Love: Workshop on Kathakali and Bharatanatyam

Paris Laxmi and Pallipuram Sunil performed and demonstrated both Bharatanatyam and Kathakali. They performed and shared the Navarasas and various mudras of Kathakali and gave practical sessions of basic steps of Bharatanatyam. During their session, they spoke about Rhythm which is a basic component of dance. They spoke about how practice makes perfection, and the […]

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Magic by Samala Venu

Samala Venu presented magic for the campers. He shared some secrets with them. The blindfold item was an outstanding performance. ==== FeedbackEven though no one sticks to your side, if in time you feel that the passion of yours is different from the ones that others think, never give up. Go for it, try, and […]

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Bring the change in society: Pravin Patkar

Pravin Patkar had a discussion with the campers on the societal problems of the present day – the child labour, slavery and human trafficking. The discussion helped to open many eyes. ==== FeedbackDo not wait for another mahatma to come and remove the injustice, instead you become the mahatma.– Aswathi TS He made us aware […]

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Workshop: Evolve from lust to Love

A workshop to understand the difference between Love, Like and Lust was conducted by Br. Mukesh & Br. Dhyanamrita. Examples from Puranas and present world were presented to elaborate the point. Later the students were asked to reflect upon their life too. Feedback: It gave a clear cut difference between these words.– Aswathi TS It […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Assessing one’s strengths and weaknesses: Psychology Workshop

Dr Gitanjali Natarajan & Smitha VS conducted a workshop on Psychology. The session initially covered aspects of stress management. They advised the youth not be oversensitive and educated them about the 15 %-20% of youth who suffer from stress due to societal changes and peer group pressures and other factors. They emphasized the need to […]

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2013 Yuva My Passion 13Yuva

My Life My Passion: Love for Neurons – Dr Shyam Diwakar

During the session, My Life My Passion on June 4th 2013, Dr Shyam Diwakar spoke to the audience and gave a clear picture on neuropsychology and neuroscience. He explained further the mathematical modelling of cerebellar granule neurons and their network properties. He also elaborated the analogy of computational process with the human brain and the […]

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My Life, My Passion: Love for Law & Order -Sundari Nanda IPS

On June 3rd 2013 Sundari Nanda I.P.S, interacted with the students during the My Life, My Passion session. Her key message to the campers was to hold their faith and believe in the divine power. She said that faith is the most valuable thing in life. She emphasized the need to have a clear goal […]

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Rhythm of Tabla with Love: Workshop by Muthu Kumar

A tabla workshop was conducted by  Muthu Kumar and his wife Priya Kalyanpur. It was an interactive and entertaining session. They spoke about the need to respect our own individuality and respect our personality. They urged the youngsters to never doubt oneself since it leads to one’s own destruction. They also said that the happiness […]

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My Life, My Passion: Love for Dance -Sudha Chandran

Sudha Chandran spoke to the campers in the My life, My Passion session on 2nd June 2013. In her inspiring talk, she spoke about the need to believe in oneself, and to have faith and never give up, even when life puts us at stake. She urged the audience to fight when struggles come in […]

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2013 Yuva Camp Life 13Bala

Inauguration of Gitamritam 2013 YUVA

With the blessing of Amma, the first-ever camp for the youth, to learn Bhagavad Gita was conducted from 1st June to 8th June at Amrita University Campus, Coimbatore.

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Certificates and feedback

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Rappelling & Rope Ladder

A workshop to overcome fear “] Feedback This was the most wonderful session that I had ever seen. I got more courage and bravery from this session. Those people helped us a lot. Thank you. -Varija V First, we might feel scared but afterwards we feel happy. Thank you for giving us these opportunities. – […]

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Fire Walk: Face Fear to overcome

A workshop to overcome fear. “] Feedback Firefighting adventure games are the most thrilling games in Gitamritam. They taught us to how to climb on the wall, how to swing on a rope, and how to walk on fire. Thank You. – Mukesh V. Kumar Wow!!!!!!!!! I never thought that I would jump from 3rd […]

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Yoga: twisting body, straightening mind

Yoga sessions were held in the morning and evening led by Gitamba. It was conducted outdoor or indoor, according to the weather conditions. “] Feedback A very good experience because it helped me to calm myself down and become fresh early morning. – Amrtya Rajkumar In Yoga we increased our concentration level and we like […]

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2013 Bala Yoga & Meditation 13Bala

Meditation: Exploring Love

All these 7 days there was meditation sessions. Through these guided meditation sessions children were given an opportunity to explore themselves. “] Feedback This was a very spiritual activity which helped reduce stress, make us happy and make us more peaceful. – Madhav Govind I learned how to attain peace of mind. – Jayasudha I […]

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Camp Life

Some candid moments from a joyful week spend together. “]  

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2013 Bala Camp Life 13Bala

Reflections of Love

Every night we had a session to reflect on what they have learned on that day… learned to share our knowledge. “] Feedback It was very helpful to analyze myself and to know how I am really different. And it was also helpful to know about others. – K Gayathri In this time we can […]