Vedanta Mission organized various kinds of programs to take the message of
Vedanta to different kinds of people. The following are the major kinds of
programs organized by the Mission
1. Gyana Yagna :
5-7 days lecture series on
Vedantic scriptures like Gita, Upanishads etc. There are two sessions of
discourses of one & half hours each in the mornings & evenings in
which explanations are given on each mantra or shloka of that particular
text by the Swami's in their discourses.
2. Shivir :
4 to 5 days Sadhana Camp, a
package program staying with Poojya Swami Atmanandaji/Amitanandaji and
other sadhakas in some quiet, serene place preferably in the midst of nature
and having sessions of discourses, meditation, discussions,
question-answers & bhajans throughout the day.
3. Satsang :
A two hour session of bhajans
& question-answers with Poojya Swami’s.
4. Gita Gruh Yojana :
Mission has taken on to itself the task of seeing to it that all
homes of faithful ones have a copy of Gita with them. Whoever doesn’t have
a copy will be presented a copy of Gita by the Mission, and all those who already have a
copy will be given a ‘Prashasti-patra’ declaring their house to be a
‘Gita-Gruh’ – a house having Gita in it.
5. Swadhyaya or Study Groups :
Weekly study group, wherein tapes
of Swami Atmanandaji's discourses are heard followed by discussion on them.
6. Stress Management Workshop :
A six hour session for a group of
20-25 members in some conference Hall conducted by Swami Atmanandaji. The
Stress Management Workshop comprises of talks, demos, interactive sessions
and question-answers on the various aspects of Stress like, stress
symptoms, consequences & management of stress. The approach is Holistic
with special stress on the message of Gita & the tenets of Vedanta to
help handle this problem.
7. Sahasranama Archana :
A special mass ritual of about
two hours, offering 1000 oblations to God with his 1000 names.
8. Likhit Japa :
Devotees write the ‘Jai Sri Krishna’
mantra’ in a note book, and submit to the Ashram, to be kept in a cellar
below the Ashram. Any devotee who personally writes 100 note books of 100
pages each will be presented a commentary of Bhagwad Gita with the
blessings of Guruji.
9. Yatra :
Visiting religious places in a group along with
10. Gurukul :
called Vedanta Ashram,
is being run at Indore
for full time students of Vedanta, inclined to take to life of sanyas. In
this the students are taught the fundamentals of Vedanta, Sanatan Dharma, Sanskrit language apart from regular guidance for their
sadhanas by the Acharya in-charge who at present is Poojya Swamini
Amitananda Saraswatiji. The course lasts for about four years