VIHE ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Human Excellence

The ultimate aim of VIHE is to instill faith in oneself and impart nobler values of life and life-giving strength, to raise individuals to higher levels of strength and felicity with spiritual, moral, ethical and eternal values of personality development and human excellence.

Various Courses and Programmes are designed for the aspirants coming from different cross sections of society, like the youth, students, teachers, parents, employees of Government departments, public sector undertakings, corporate bodies and professionals like engineers, doctors, etc. The main focus of teaching & training is on the Youth and Children in order to mould them as future architects of India to rebuild the nation as envisaged by Swami Vivekananda.

Courses offered by VIHE

Yuva Jagruti Vedika

A new trust and inspiration has to be given to the youth in various educational institutions, irrespective of the background.

The youth have to be trained to discover their own hidden potential and help them convert it to “Excellent Performance ”. For this, each youngster has to develop a healthy self-image of oneself.

As the great writer Emerson says,“What lies before you and what lies behind you are tiny matters compared to what lies within you and you are the only one who can use your own ability. It is an awesome responsibility.”

The potential of an average person is like a huge ocean un-sailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled towards some great good.

Such training is being provided at the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence at the Ramakrishna Math.

Every Sunday hundreds of youngsters participate in the training program under the banner of Swami Vivekananda Yuva Jaagruti Vedika, which includes programmes like devotional singing, lessons in meditation and from our scriptures and the lives of great leaders, how to cultivate self-discipline, service and the spirit of sacrifice.

All the youth studying in Senior Secondary Schools and colleges are welcome to be the members of this dynamic youth group and get inspired and help others get inspired.

Value Orientation Programmes

Modern youth is groping in darkness without direction whatsoever.  There is tremendous energy in the youth but it is not properly channelized. Hence they are facing enormous number of problems both in education and personal life, such as lack of self-confidence, courage, boldness, fearlessness, patriotism etc.

Swami Vivekananda’s inspiring message is greatly relevant for our modern youth.  He is the ideal for youth. Realizing this truth his birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day by the Government of India. To expose our youth to these wonderful positive ideas, the Institute is regularly conducting special value orientation course for students.

Parents Motivational Course

The home is the first school for a child and the parents are its first Gurus. However this noble ideal lost its identity in the modern society due to influences of Western trends and electronic media like the T.V. The homes have become hubs of hectic activity without proper attention to the disciplined growth of the child.

Parents

In order to bring home their parental responsibilities and to motivate them on the right methods of bringing up children, the Institute organizes parents motivation programme in the month of April and June with experts in the field and interacting with them on the very vital aspects of their responsibilities.

Summer Camp for IVth to Xth Class

The education that the children are getting at their schools today has become purely academic and information oriented without any scope for value acquisition.

As a result student indiscipline has become a big problem in India.

To infuse a love for values and appreciation for our great culture, the Institute organizes every year – during Summer and Christmas vacations (15 days each),  special training camps for school-going children for 4 hours everyday from 8:00 am to 12 noon.  Students will be trained in Yoga and Meditation, Moral and Activities & Vedic Chanting and Bhajans.

Total Personality Development Course for X, XI & XII Class Students

X, XI and XII classes are crucial in a student’s life. They are formative years to lay foundation for a future youth either to be good or bad.

Both personally and academically the student should develop value oriented self disciplines for blossoming into a bright personality.

The Institute is regularly organizing special work-shops for the IX and X class students on methods of mastering their subjects like management of time  and developing concentration in studies, etc.

Many schools of the twin cities regularly sponsor their students as groups to benefit them in both academic and personal areas.

  • Yogasanas & ‘Viveka’ Meditation Skills

  • Confidence & Character Building

  • Leadership Skills<

  • The 3H formula for success

  • Indian Cultural & Spiritual Values

Vivekananda Bala Vikas Kendra

The education that the children are getting at their schools today has become purely academic and information oriented without any scope for value acquisition. As a result student indiscipline has become a big problem in India.To infuse a love for values and appreciation for our great culture, the Institute organizes every year – during Summer and Christmas vacations (15 days each), special training camps for school-going children for 4 hours everyday from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon Bhagavad-Gita besides lectures from eminent teachers.

This is only for school children from 5th to 10th grade.All important and essential topics for school students are taught to make them strong and fearless.

Drawing & Painting

Fine Arts like drawing and painting develop creative skills and aesthetic talents among children.  They also improve concentration concepts among them – a very essential quality for students in education – besides making them good artists and painters.  This also helps them in improving their mathematical and science drawing abilities when they move on to higher classes.

The Institute is organizing a bi-weekly three months course for the children of the age group of 8 to 15 years in drawing and painting

Tentative Timings:   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Age Group: Above 12 years.

Vocal Music

Devotional Music – (Vocal) Carnatic:

Music is the purifier of soul and is the language of Gods. India has a great music tradition with a divine orientation.

Great saint composers enriched the spiritual values among people and remained immortal through their services to music and thereby to our great culture.

In order to train those who desire learning music in classical or devotional or instrumental areas, the Institute conducts a 3 months training course.

Several batches have already come out from the Institute in Devotional Music and Tabla and presented stage programmes.

Tentative Timings:

First Batch Session       :  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Second Batch Session :  5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Age Group: Above 12 Years.

Yuva Sangharsh

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD CONTEST

This is a dynamic initiative in quest of youth who can brainstorm issues, be inspired to address the problems that plague our nation.

After the resounding success of this event in the past five years which had a powerful impact on the young minds, we are once again organizing this dynamic event to provide an opportunity to the students to showcase their talents and strengths as leaders.

A student of Class 11, or 12 (CBSE) or students studying in junior colleges and who displays passion, leadership traits and has a burning desire to contribute to the betterment of the nation will be the ideal candidate for this prestigious award by the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Ramakrishna Math. The adage is “Catch them young and ignite their minds”.

For queries, you may contact us on the following:

Email: YUVASANGHARSH@RKMATH.ORG
Instagram: @yuvasangharsh.official

Youth Empowerment

Prerana:

Vivekananda Centre for Counseling and Positive Thinking was started at Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Ramakrishna Math,Hyderabad under 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Swami Vivekananda.  The vital aspect of this Centre was to address the psychological needs of the youth their hopes and aspiration their anxieties and fears, their depression and agonies.The most important aspect of Excellence is Holistic-Physical,Mental,Social and Spiritual well-being,not merely absence of disease.

Duration :  Saturday & Sunday

Timings   : 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

Vyapthi

Swami Vivekananda in relation to Education and the masses of India considers that ,” the only service to be done for the masses is to give them education, ideas and that is the only help they require, and the rest must follow as effect. Ours is to put the chemicals together, the crystallization comes in the law of nature……

In order to apply this idea put forth by Swamiji , a program named  Vyapthi was initiated by the members of Yuva Jagruti Vedika. The vital objective of this program is to provide value education to the Young Indians of the urban, remote rural and the most deprived areas of the society.

A Team of trained volunteers visited the  Govt / Private schools in and around twin cities for conducting Personality Development sessions on Concentration, Discipline, Human Values and lessons from Swamiji’s life, Character and Personality Development, Indian Heritage and Culture.

Extension Lectures

As part of 150th birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, it proposed to start Vivekananda Human Excellence Centers  in Engineering colleges and Degree Colleges in around Hyderabad. 108 centers were inaugurated in various Engineering  & Degree Colleges.

Monastic members and faculty members of VIHE conduct Extension lectures at their colleges on the request of the Colleges.

Youth Camps

Youth Camp for Boys:

Swami Vivekananda declared, “My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of which will come my workers”.

To become selfless workers with virtues of sacrifice and renunciation as desired by the Swamiji, the youth must be exposed to the working of the Institutions endeavouring in this direction.

To fulfil this objective, this Institute organizes a 2-day youth camp in the Ramakrishna Math premises itself.

They are trained in the methods of developing self-discipline through pre-dawn Devotional Bhajan sessions, Yogasanas, community working methods, exposure to Indian cultural values and harmony of religions etc.

The participants of these youth camps have expressed great satisfaction at the spiritual transformation they gained through this camp.

  • Personality Development Sessions by Experts

  • Character Building

  • Brainstorming sessions

  • Devotional Music and Vedic Chanting

  • Yogasanas and Meditation

VIHE Foundation Day Celebrations

VIHE Celebrates it’s foundation day every year. To commemorate the occasion Three day programmes are held every year in the month of September on 9th,10th and 11th.

Inspiring talks by eminent personalities are organised and also Cultural Programmes by the members of Vivekananda Bala Vikas Kendra are held.

Recently VIHE celebrated its 20th foundation Day Celebrations.

National Youth Day Celebrations

Modern youth is groping in darkness without direction whatsoever.  There is tremendous energy in the youth but it is not properly channelized. Hence they are facing enormous number of problems both in education and personal life, such as lack of self-confidence, courage, boldness, fearlessness, patriotism etc.

Swami Vivekananda’s inspiring message is greatly relevant for our modern youth.  He is the ideal for youth. Realizing this truth his birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day by the Government of India.

To expose our youth to these wonderful positive ideas, VIHE celebrates National Youth Day every year to commemorate the occasion special programmes for the youth is organised every year on 10th, 11th and 12th January.

After garlanding the statue of Swami Vivekananda located on Tank Bund  “Awakening India Walk” is held every year  wherein students of various schools attired as Swami Vivekananda and also Freedom fighters participate in the walk along with other students and NCC cadets.  The walk will be culminated  at Math followed by Youth Convention.

Vivekananda Human Excellence Centers

As part of 150th birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, it proposed to start Vivekananda Human Excellence Centers  in Engineering colleges and Degree Colleges in around Hyderabad. 108 centers were inaugurated in various Engineering  & Degree Colleges.

Monastic members and faculty members of  VIHE conduct Extension lectures at their colleges on the request of the Colleges. So far Extension lectures were conducted covering more than students.

Click here to view the Vivekananda Human Excellence Centres

Become a Volunteer

 

Selflessness, Sacrifice, Love:

The principle of selflessness or unselfishness is an important teaching of the Holy Trio, and constitutes the very first step in the three main spiritual paths of Karma, Bhakti and Jnána. Monks of the Ramakrishna Order look upon their Sangha as the mystical body of Sri Ramakrishna, and they learn to merge their individual egos in the collective will of the Sangha. Furthermore, all their work and its fruit are offered as worship to the Lord. Individual members of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission do not claim credit for their actions.

Be a Volunteer of VIHE:

Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence projects are executed by a combination of monastics and volunteers.Volunteers serve the Math with dedication and devotion. The Math offers ample opportunity for people with an earnest desire for serving the poor and the needy. Such selfless service helps to attain great heights in both material and spiritual life. Voluntary service can be rendered in any of the multi-functional areas of one’s expertise. It could be within the Math precincts, or even outside the Math premises.

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