Deeksha Ceremony and Valedictory Function of the 3rd Malayalam Vedanta Course

Report – Deeksha Ceremony and Valedictory Function of the 3rd Malayalam Vedanta Course at Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF), Adi Sankara Nilayam, held on 2 October 2020.

The ceremony and function took place in the presence of Global Head of Chinmaya Mission, Pujya Swami Swaroopananda, Swami Viviktananda (Regional Head of Chinmaya Mission Kerala) and other Swamins, Brahmacharins and devotees of Chinmaya Mission.

Three student Brahmacharis were given Brahmachari Deeksha by Swami Swaroopananda:

Old Name        New Name              Posting

Ramesh         Br. Shankara Chaitanya        CM Thiruvananthapuram

Raghu Ganesh      Br. Prahlad Chaitanya      CM Palakkad

Adarsh         Br. Vishnu Chaitanya         CM Chengannur

Three student Brahmacharis will serve Chinmaya Mission in white clothes:
Name                 Posting

Br. Sudheesh        CM Alappuzha

Br. Vinay         CM Taliparamba

Br. Sudhir         CM Tripunithura

The Valedictory Function commenced with Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda’s Ashtottara-shatanamavalih Archana, offered by Swami Swaroopananda and Swami Viviktananda. This was followed by a welcome address by Shri Suresh Mohan (Chief Sevak, CSTK). Thereafter, Swami Sharadananda, Course Acharya, presented a report about the 3rd batch of Kerala Sandeepany. After the Deeksha ceremony, Swami Swaroopananda delivered the Valedictory address.

The programme included two benedictory addresses – the first by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda in Sanskrit and the second by Swami Viviktananda. Swami Gabheerananda, Swami Aseshananda, Swami Satyananda and Swami Advayananda blessed the Brahmacharis with their words of wisdom, after which Shri T. M. Reghunandan (Trustee-Treasurer, CSTK) delivered the vote of thanks.

The event concluded with Shanti Path followed by recitation of the Chinmaya Mission Pledge.

The Brahmacharis have been initiated to serve the noble vision of Pujya Gurudev, bringing joy, fulfillment and wisdom into the lives of those they touch by their selfless, dedicated seva.

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