Viveka Vikasa - Teacher Enrichment Programs Report - May 2018

Viveka Vikasa – Teacher Enrichment Programs Report – May 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Teachers Enrichment Workshop – “Prerana” – A journey from teacher to guru Through the ages, a “Guru” has played a very significant role in the Indian society. Guru’s exemplary life and knowledge has transformed many lives, thus safeguarding the personal and social values. In the modern context, it has become imperative for a teacher to elevate to the role of a Guru. A teacher is looked upon as a role model, who carries great responsibility in moulding young lives. Aim of the program is to realize teachers : as a custodian of values to influence the student’s mindset to create future leaders as a transformer of a nation The Teachers Enrichment workshops were conducted in 7 […]

Disha Workshops and Programs in the month of April 2018

Disha Workshops and Programs in the month of April 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Disha Workshops in the month of April 2018 Orientation Programs in Malnad College of Engineering As a part of orientation to all the first year engineering students of Malnad College of Engineering, Disha did the workshops for the last batch of students. Students were made aware of the importance of Yoga through practice, emotional well-being through counselling, country’s glory through Namaste India Quiz, social responsibility through audio-visual interactions, team building through desi games and lifetime message through anecdotes. Total no of workshops in April – 2 Total no of students – 230 Special Sessions in Essae Chandran Institute As a part of a program organized jointly by Rotary and Essae […]

Summer Camps in April 2018

Summer Camps in April 2018

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

SUMMER CAMPS – 1ST APRIL TO 30TH APRIL The team in association with Youth For Seva conducted summer camps in various Government Schools across Bangalore from 1st April to 30st April. The team members also facilitated some sessions in the summer camps organized through various organizations of Bangalore. List of schools/organizations are given below ·         Govt School, Katriguppe ·         Camp in Adhyatma Yoga, Yedamadu ·         Govt School, Basavanagudi ·         Camp in Mahalakshmi Layout ·         Govt School, Chunchaghatta ·         Camp in ISRO Layout ·         Govt School, Turahalli ·         Camp in Jnanagiri of Rastriya Sevika Samiti ·         Camp in Purnapragna Layout ·         Camp in Maneesha Foundation ·         Purnapragna Non Formal School ·         […]

Viveka Vikasa - Teachers Program in April 2018

Viveka Vikasa – Teachers Program in April 2018

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Teachers Enrichment Workshop “Prerana” on the theme “Journey from teacher to Guru” was organized by the team for the Teachers of Gonikoppa School, Kodagu district on 3rd April 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. 21 teachers participated and have resolved to adapt the learning lessons from the workshop in their teaching profession.

Viveka Vikasa - Student Programs in April 2018

Viveka Vikasa – Student Programs in April 2018

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Life Skills and Values workshop for students in Mysore – 2nd April A full-day students workshop was conducted on Life Skills and Values in Prerana Camp organized by Shreyas, Tejas and Ojas trust, Mysore on 2nd April 2018 from 10:30am to 5:00pm. 78 talented students, who are getting trained to take competitive exams, participated actively in the workshop. The students were passionate to learn and enjoyed the workshop. Life Skills and Values workshop for students in Bagepalli – 19th April A half-day workshop was conducted on Life Skills and Values for participants of residential camp organized by Grama Vikasa in Bagepalli on 19th April 2018 from 10:45am to 1:45pm. Around […]

BSVP - Certification Course - Executive Summary

BSVP – Certification Course – Executive Summary

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

The photos of the sessions can be viewed by clicking here Session 19 – Date: April 26 -Future India – the students presented their dream of future India through a collage which was followed by an eye opening lecture by Rajesh Padmar on Vision India 2025 Session 18 – Date: April 19 – Leadership Lessons from Indian Perspective – The session started with connecting the types of leadership with the Greatest leader of all times Krishna.this was followed by the activities depicting the qualities to be possessed by a successful leader. The session ended with the talk on leadership lessons from Bhagavat Gita.   Session 17 – Date April 12 […]

Report of 2-day residential program conducted by DISHA at Prashanti Kuteeram

Report of 2-day residential program conducted by DISHA at Prashanti Kuteeram

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Youngsters listening with rapt attention to an elderly Yogi. Waking up at dawn and saluting the rising sun through yogasanas. Dancing with an ecstasy born out of an intense experience of Krishna bhakti. Voluntarily falling at the feet of elders to seek their blessings. Taking a vow to lead the rest of their lives in keeping with the precepts of Dharma. Did reading this make you imagine a setting of disciples in an ashram in ancient times? Well, we’re sorry to disrupt that fantasy, but we must explain that this, is actually, a bird’s eye view of DISHA’s 2-day residential program held in March 2018 ! At 2 pm on […]

Disha Success Story : Blossoming from within

Disha Success Story : Blossoming from within

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Mallesh, a 10th std. student studying in Kengeri government high school had a drastic change in his life after he went through our Disha – VivekaVikasa Life skills and value sessions in their school when he was in 9th std. In one of our session which focused on “Family Values,” many students  were in tears by the end of the class and Mallesh was touched so much that, he came and prostrated to us saying you all have changed my way of thinking. The same day he apologized to his parents for the mistakes he had done till now and also promised that he will take good care of his […]

Success Story - Prajwal Kumar - Spark of Volunteerism

Success Story – Prajwal Kumar – Spark of Volunteerism

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Inspired from the Regular Ongoing session by Disha – Viveka Vikasa in Mookambika school, a student, Prajwal Kumar who is now pursuing his 2nd PUC commerce in Kumarans college, decided to give back something to the society. The seva activities through which he is contributing to our motherland from past 2 months are 1) Taught in orphanage for children during their exam preparation time. 2) Helped in preparing content for summer camps 3) Conducted summer camps in government schools 4) Helped in data entry for building contact base of students 5) Made videos for NGO’s and institutions. 6) Covered around 20 schools and 15 apartments for “Give Paper Back” campaign – […]

Mangal Pandey - First Spark of Indian Independence

Mangal Pandey – First Spark of Indian Independence

Friday, April 27th, 2018

                          Mangal Pandey, (born July 19, 1827, Akbarpur, India—died April 8, 1857, Barrackpore), Indian soldier, whose attack on British officers on March 29, 1857, was the first major incident of what came to be known as the Indian, or Sepoy, Mutiny (First War of Independence). Pandey was born in a town near Faizabad in what is now eastern Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, although some give his birth place as a small village near Lalitpur (in present-day southwestern Uttar Pradesh). He was from a high-caste Brahman landowning family that professed strong Hindu beliefs. Pandey joined the army […]

Encourage Youth To Vote

Encourage Youth To Vote

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Youth are the assets of any country and their role towards nation-building cannot be ignored. And in a democratic country like India, it becomes all the more important for the young people to know their rights and duties well and also to participate in the democratic process. Exercising one’s franchise is one of the most important aspects of a representative democracy. India is world’s largest democracy and also home to the world’s largest youth population. However, not every youth is inclined to cast the ballot. Call it apathy, ignorance, or disenchantment, but a major chunk of our young population has lost trust in the political process. A series of money-laundering […]

Self Awareness - Importance and steps to enhance

Self Awareness – Importance and steps to enhance

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Introduction We usually identify our existence with our position in society, our friends and family, the needs and desires of our body, and the emotional and intellectual expressions of our mind. For example: We might say ‘I am a student studying economics, I have three sisters and live in London’. We rarely take the time to contemplate the real nature of our existence; to ask the question, “Who am I?” Self awareness is about learning to better understand why you feel what you feel and why you behave in a particular way. Once you begin to understand this concept you then have the opportunity and freedom to change things about […]