Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, August 1, 2008 :Today, in a programme held at ‘KITAB GHAR’-the children’s Library in Bapu Dham Colony, Sector 26, Chandigarh by YUVSATTA, Swami Brahmeshananda, Secretary, Rama Krishna Mission Ashram, Chandigarh
addressed the young members of ‘Kitab Ghar’ Library and also presented literature on Swami Vivekananda as Prizes to ‘Best Readers’ of the Library. Best readers were selected after a ‘Book voyage’ competition, motivating children to read more & more books.
In his address Swami Brahmeshananda said that young children should learn about Swami Vivekananda to know India as Guru Rabindra Nath Tagore once suggested. His message is very relevant for the modern youth and it can fill their minds with indomitable spirit in him everything is positive and nothing negative. He came as a tonic to the depressed and demoralized Hindu mind and gave it self-reliance and some roots in the past. Emulating Swami Vivekananda’s thought Rama Krishna Mission Ashrams all over the world are striving towards building youth with strong, character, physique, mind and heart which reverberates for poor and needy.
Swamiji also presented 110 books published by Rama Krishna Mission Ashram for the youth to ‘Kitab Ghar’.
On the occasion Ms. Maya Esposito, an Italian national and promoter of an NGO ‘Suitcase Library’, involved in motivating students in England to donate books for children in developing countries was also present along with her companion & co-associate Mr. David Rose. They presented 30 onetime use Camera’s to young members of ‘Kitab Ghar’ to hone their photography skills and motivated children to come out with their visual ideas of Chandigarh by clicking photographs of the city.
Prominent amongst those who were present on the occasion includes social activists like Ms. Natasha Gill, Mr. Krishan Lal, Mr. Vikramjit Singh and Mr. Nakra.