On the 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Speech at the World’s Parliament of Religions in Chicago
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Asansol organized a programme on 24 March 2018 at 4:30 pm, in which Swami Suvirananda ji Maharaj, unveiled a plaque inaugurating the newly-beautified Vivekananda Park. As part of the beautification, a tiled pathway has been laid around the park and LED lighting installed focusing on Swamiji’s statue and the surrounding garden. A fountain has also been constructed in front of the statue. The Asansol Durgapur Development Authority (ADDA) provided the financial support for the projects. West Bengal Law Minister Sri Moloy Ghatak, ADDA Chairman Sri Tapas Banerjee, CEO, ADDA, Sri Arun Prasad and CEO, SAIL-ISP, Burnpur, Sri Anirban Dasgupta, were present on the occasion. Revered Maharaj and the other guests spoke on Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Chicago Address. About 800 students and guest attended the meeting.
Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary programme
As part of Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary, Swami Suvirananda ji delivered a lecture at our auditorium on 24th March 2018 at 6:30 pm. About 600 devotees attended the programme.
Sapling tree plantation programme
To mark the holy occasion of Ram Navami, Swami Suvirananda ji planted a clone sapling of the mango tree, planted by Sri Sri Thakur at Kamarpukur, at our premises on 25th March 2018 at 9:30 am.