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2018 Nipun

Samatva: The way of the Yogi

The ability to look at life with composure is the first step towards becoming a yogi. This capability called Samatva enables one to treat both happiness and sorrow with equanimity. As part of Nipun ’18 camp, a session on this skill was conducted by eminent scholar V. Shankar Kumaran. Prof. Sankar is a passionate research […]

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2014 Kalyan

Shraddha: Workshop to Awaken Innocence and Awareness

Sankaran Kumaran, Prof. & Head of the Depart of Cultural Education, Amrita University Bangalore, conducted several games and activities, through which the participants’ innocence and awareness is awakened.   “] Feedback: S.Subramanian: Brought out the childishness and awareness. Enjoyed roleplaying a lot. Fun fun fun 🙂 Valli Kannu: I very much enjoyed the workshop. It […]

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2014 Kalyan

Husbands Cooking Made Easy

Traditional Indian family roles were reversed during this workshop. Male participants were entrusted with the task of cooking a wholesome meal for the whole group, while the female participants were asked to do the electrical and automobile works. Interestingly few of the male participants have never ever entered the kitchen other than for eating.   “] […]

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2014 Kalyan

Life Survival Skills: Women empowered

Traditional Indian family roles were reversed during this workshop. Male participants were entrusted with the task of cooking a wholesome meal for the whole group, while the female participants were asked to change the tyres of a car, change tube lights, repair a fan, and assemble computers. All the participants use all these equipment and vehicles but […]

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2014 Kalyan

Parenting psychology – workshop by Dr Leela Ramamoorthi

The psychology workshop was taken by Dr. Leela Ramamurthy, Retired Principal, Chinmaya Mission, Chennai, and who has more than two decades of practical experiences in dealing with children, parents, and teachers. She discussed the difficulties faced in the various cases she came across during her practice and the means to overcome them. The psychology workshop […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Cook Aloo paratha with love

Feedback When 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, […]

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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 with Gita. Swamiji taught us how to take good photographs of […]

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2013 Yuva Workshops 13Yuva

Shraddha: Building Awareness

Shraddha workshop 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 […]

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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 Bhartanatyam. During their session they spoke about Rhythm which is a basic component of dance. They spoke about how practice makes perfection, and the […]