First diocese seminar held on 22nd, 23rd and 24th June at Renuka Nagar, Akola (Maharashtra; Mumbai- region) was very successful with total attendance of 45 from Akola, Nagpur, Amaravati Diocese. The Seminar was organized by Bhukti Pradha Sister Jyoti, Ac. Satyadevananda Avt RS Mumbai. The venue was Renukanagar Ram Mandir chowk, a very beautiful arrangement made by constructing pandal and sound system so all people from colony can hear or come to attend. Ac. Krpamayananda Avt was the Central trainer for the Seminar. Seminar topics were i) Forms of Sadhana ii) How an ideal person should live and iii) How to unite human society.

On 21st workers and local margii reached to seminar place for arranging acomodation and all necessary facilities. Dadas and Didis present were RS Mumbai Ac. Satyadevananda Avt,From Nagpur DS Ac. Satyaratananda Avt. From Talegao MU Rector Ac. Jagatdevananda Avt, From Arvi AMPS School Ac. Satyavratananda Avt., Nagpur DS L Ananda Sarvajina, Amaravati DS L at Wardha Actk. Ananda Anima Ac., Rector L Akola Avtk. Ananda Sampriya Ac. Sectorial MU L sec. Avtk Ananda Advaya Ac. Avtk Ananda Devamalika Ac.,

On 22th program started with daily routine as per seminar guidebook routine. Nagar kiirtan was done from 5.30 to 6.00 am.

On 23rd there was lecture for students who graduated and appearing for competative exams. 350 students form Kute institute attended this lecture from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. There was another lecture by same institute on 25th where 2000 students attended the lecture. Lecture ended with collective meditation.

Seminar news was publised Dainik Bhaskar, Deshonnati. For detail see news paper cuttings in attachment.

From local community people came to attend classes every day morning and evening Meditation.

Seminar classes were conducted every day 10 to 12 and 3 to 5 pm as per seminar topics.

Public was very much inpired by the spiritual and social views of Ananda Marga.

On last day of Seminar on Sunday 24th, 3 hours Akhanda Kiirtana was held.

Organizational meeting was held and work done reports of Bhukti Pradhanas were collected. Also list of organizers and trainers of 1st Dit and 2nd Diocese seminars was announced. IRSS held after the seminar worker expressed and reported activities and project situation. It was resolved to create more WT’s and LFT’s margiis expressed need of Diocese Secretary for Akola and Amaravati. The Seminar was quite inspiring and many new people, student attended this seminar.

Closing ceremony senior margii brother and sisters expressed their feeling and committed to work for Baba’s mission unitedly. BP shri Ludiyane, Bp sister Jyoti Awatirak, from Nagpur N B patele ,Prof. Gajanan, Shri Madhav Wadekar expressed and gave guidance to new margiis regarding AM activities.

In Him
A’carya Acintananda Avadhu’ta
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