Aspruha - Gajapati
From 5th to 9th December,2013, there was a collective reading of Savitri at Sri Aurobindo Integral School, Paralakhemundi of Gajapati District. On 9th December Smt Geetanjali Dash discussed on ‘Life after Death”.On 15th December,2013 at Purnapitha, there was the celebration of 15th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Integral School. Sri Kalyan Kumar Ratha was the chief Guest. The 34th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Integral school, Paralakhemundi was observed on 21st and 22nd December, 2013.On 21st the chief guest was the Principal of local Women’s college Dr Shankar Prasad Buxi and on 22nd the guest was the district Collector of Gajapati Sri Basudeb Bahini Pati.. The meet of Sri Aurobindo Integral School ex-students of Aspruha Zone was inaugurated by Sri Una Shimachalam at Kairashi Sri Aurobindo Integral School, District Ganjam. Everyday, there was group discussion on different subjects with physical education and cultural programme. 120 students from 20 schools participated .
Astha - Mayurbhanj
Sri Aurobindo’s Relics was installed at Sri Aurobindo Nilaya of District Mayurbhanj, Astha Zone on 10th December,2003 by Prof. Chhote Narayan Sharma. The Centre observed its annual day of installation on 10th December. Prof. Sarat Chandra Mishra, Prof. Jashaswini Roy, Sri Nisith Ranjan Rout and Sushama discussed on the subject “On Sri Aurobindo”.
Astha - Bhadrak
On 18th December,2013, at the house of Dr Sanatana Mohanty, the 258th session of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle(Mobile) was observed. Sri Subodha Kumar Sahu, Indramani Mahal, Dr Golak Behari Sahu and Sri Bhaktahari ratha participated in the discussion. The subject was “The Mother is our aim”and “Threefold Life”. On 29th December,2013 at the house of Sri Madana Mohan Das(Bisani Khaida , Bhadrak) a special session of Sri aurobindo Study Circle was organised. Dr Basanta Manjari Nanda, Bhaktahari Ratha, Indramani Mahala, and Dr Basudeb Barik participated on the subjects-“The importance of body in Yoga”, “The place of gods in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga”, “The net of Ego”. On December, 31st evening of 2013, Sri Bhaktahari Ratha spoke at Sri Aurobindo Study Circle at Charampa on the subject “We must not forget The Mother”.
Astha - Bhadrak
A seminar was arranged on 8th December,2013 at the house of Dr Sanatana Mohanty at Januganj of Bhadrak District. Sri Endramani Mahala spoke on the subject "Man and the Universe”, Engineer Sri Subodha Kuumar Das spoke on “The Mother is our Goal”and Dr Golask Behari Sahu spoke on “Three Fold of Life”. Sri Bhaktahari Ratha presided over the seminar.
Astha - Bhadrak
To celebrate the 44th anniversary of Matruniketana, Bandalo, district Bhadrak, there was a seminar on “What we have learnt from Sri Aurobindo Study Circle”. On 31st December,2013, the ex-students of Sri Aurobindo Integral School arranged a special Sri Aurobindo Study on “How to participate more effectively in The Mother’s Work”. The participants meditate at 11.45 pm to 12.15 am to welcome the New Year-2014.
Astha - Bhadrak
A seminar was organised by Sri Aurobindo Study Circle , Balipur of Bhadrak district,to observe Sri Aurobindo’s Mahasamadhi day.Sri Manoranjan Jena, the Convenor of Bhadandari Pokhari Block was the chief speaker. He discussed on the subject “The necessity of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle”. Similarly the 9th December was observed at Sri Aurobindo Integral Centre, Bandalo and at Dibyakrupa Sri Sri Aurobindo Pathachakra, Khapuriapada of Bhadrak District.
Astha - Baleswar
Sri Aurobindo Centre of Integral Education, Rajabagicha, Baleswar is observing its annual day celebration on 23rd December,2013. Sri Labanya Nidhi Jena BDO,Sadar,Baleswar will be the Chief Guest and Mr Alok Kumar Sahu, Chairman, Baleswar Municipalty will be the Chief Speaker. Mr Sailendra Nath Parida CA will preside over the function.
Astha - Bhadrak
On 29th December,2013, Sunday, the 19th Sri Aurobindo Science Exhibition was inaugurated by Sri Pradeep Kumar Jena at Sri Aurobindo Integral School, Olanga of district Bhadrak. Sri Akshya Kumar Jena, Madhusudan Dikhit, Akshya Kumar Majhi, Chandrachuda Dikhit, Arjuna Parida and Anima Mohanty participated in conducting the camp.
Astha - Bhadrak
On 21st and 22nd December, 2013, 14TH Sri Aurobindo Yuba-Chhatra Sibira was conducted at Matrupalli, Sohada,of Dhamnagara, District Bhadrak. The subjects of discussion were "The Realisation of the Divine in a transformed mind, life and body”, ”The Role of women at present scenario”. The participant speakers were District Organiser Sri Lakshmidhara Pagala, Sri Indramani Mahal, Smt Bijayeene Moharana, Sri Bholanath Sahu. It was a good gathering from different places of Bhadrak district.
Krupa - Anugul
All Orissa Sri Aurobindo Legal Unit, observed its 4th annual Conference at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Matru Vihar, Athamallik, of District Anugul. Special Judge of Vigilance Sri Parkas Chandra Mohapatra opened the Souvenir. Sri Sriballav Panigrahi, Sri Prakash Chandra Mohapatra, Sri Prasad Tripathy, Sri Prafulla Chandra Biswal, Sri Akshya Kumar Mohapatra, Sri Narayana Pradhan spoke on the subject “The Role of Logic in organising Life’. Many teachers and students participated in this conference.
Krupa - Dhenkanal
Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Dhenkanal observed its 32nd annual sports on 13th December,2013 at Dhenkanal Mini stadium. Students of the institution presented the physical education programme in a splendid atmosphere. The Chief Guest Sri Prasad Tripathy emphasized the role of physical education in the scheme of Integral Education.
Krupa - Anugul
Sri Aurobindo Study Circle, Matruniketana, Anugul observed 18th October,2013 as Physical Education day. A special meeting was arranged for this day in which Sri Arabinda Pradhan, Sri Girish, Sri Karunakara, Sri Antarjami and Sri Akshya spoke on the importance of Physical Education in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga. All the members participated in the physical education demonstration programme.
Krupa - Dhenkanal
Every year a camp-named Jigyansa (Will to know) is being organised by the ex-students of Sri Aurobin Integral Education Centre, Dhenkanal . This year-2013 the camp was from 25th to 27th December and “On Science” was the theme. On 26th. Prof. Jasaswini Roy and Engineer Sri Nisith Ranjan Rout from Matrubhaban, Cuttack, addressed the campers on Sri Aurobindo Bigyan Parishad. Sambit, Ashis, Rinku, Anil and Himanshu organised the camp.
Nishtha - Khurdha
Sri Aurobindo Sanskruti Sansad of Bhubaneswar of District Khordha is observing 20th Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Conference from 9th to 11th December,2013 at Matru Vihar , Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar . Along with Prof. Sri Biswanath Ray, Prof. Mohapatra Nilamani Sahoo, Sri Satakadi Hota, Prof. Chandrasekhar Ratha and Sri Sriballav Panigrahi also participated in the function.
Nishtha - Nayagarh
All Orissa Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Students Meet was organised by New Life Education Trust from 23rd December to 25th December,2013 at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Rajsunakhala, of District Nayagad. It was inaugurated by Sri Prasad Tripathy, the secretary of New Life Education Trust. The students were distributed in six groups to discuss on the subjects : Mathematics, Science, Odia, Social Science, Creativity and Sri Aurobindo study Circle. The campers presented cultural programme on 23rd and 24th evening. The entire function was organised and arranged only by the students. The concluding session was on 25th December,2013 afternoon.
Nishtha - Puri
Sri Aurobindo Yuba Chhatra Shibira was organised on 22nd December,2013, at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Seula Sahi,Nimapada, of Puri district.Sri Sukanta Kumar Jena and Sri Biswamvar Sahu conducted the camp.Smt Rita Chand discussed on “Daily Life according to Mother’a Ideal”. Ramakanta Sahu spoke on “The Secret of effective Prayer”.Sri Shuratha Swain conveyed the vote of thanks. At the house of Sri Manamohana Mohanty, on 1st January,2014, the second anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle, was organised. The subjects of discussion were “We are responsible for our sufferings”, “The Supramental Yoga”, “The secret of the incarnation of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo”. Sri Praddepta Mishra, Sri Shubhendu Mohanty and Dr Sarat Chandra Ratha were the speakers.
Nishtha - Puri
Sri Aurobindo Yuba Chhatra Shibira was organised on 22nd December,2013, at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Seula Sahi,Nimapada, of Puri district.Sri Sukanta Kumar Jena and Sri Biswamvar Sahu conducted the camp.Smt Rita Chand discussed on “Daily Life according to Mother’a Ideal”. Ramakanta Sahu spoke on “The Secret of effective Prayer”.Sri Shuratha Swain conveyed the vote of thanks. At the house of Sri Manamohana Mohanty, on 1st January,2014, the second anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle, was organised. The subjects of discussion were “We are responsible for our sufferings”, “The Supramental Yoga”, “The secret of the incarnation of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo”. Sri Praddepta Mishra, Sri Shubhendu Mohanty and Dr Sarat Chandra Ratha were the speakers.
Samata - Sundargarh
On 3rd December,2013 Ashok opened one Sri Aurobindo Study Circle at Duduka college. On 5th December,2013 Sri Aurobindo Pathachakra, Darlipalli observed its 19th anniversary. On 12th December,2013 Sri Aurobindo Study Circle , Kulabira observed its 1st anniversary. On 23rd December,2013 ,2013 Sri Aurobindo Pathachakra, Badakhalia observed its 6th anniversary. On 20th December,2013, Sri Aurobindo Study Circle, Diamunda ranged a seminar on the occasion of its anniversary. The subject of discussion was “Who is The Mother and why we are here” From 28h to 30th December,2013, the 18th Sri Aurobindo Youth Seminar (District-Sundergad)was conducted by Sri Buddhadev Patel at Bartenakela.
Sangati - Baragarh
At Sri Aurobindo Study Circle , Bheden, Dist-Baragad, there was a midnight meditation on 31st December,2013, to welcome New Year,2014..Throughout the day of 1st January, discussions were arranged on subjects related to The Mother and Sri Aurobindo. Sri Gandaram Dash organised meeting of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle on 31st December,2013 where Zonal Convenor Sri Sridhar Sahu was the Chief Speaker.
Sangati - Baragarh
On 28th December,2013 and on 29th December,2013 , Sri Aurobindo Nabadiganta Pathachakra, Baragada and Sri Aurobindo Pathachakra, Baragad observed special sessions on”Sri Aurobindo Study Circle”, “The Mother’s Grace”. Sri Sridhara Sahu, Joint Convenor Sangati Zone and Sri Narendra spoke on the subject.
Sangati - Baragarh
From 25th to 27th December,2013 , the 21st seminar of Sri Aurobindo Students & Youth Association and 5th Sri Aurobindo Army of Light Camp were organised by Sri Aurobindo Sahitya Mandir, Cement Nagara, Baradola. Sri Prafulla Kumar Panda,Convenor, Sangati Zone inaugurated the Seminar and Sri Samarendra Lenka the district organiser, Baragada conducted the camp. Participant speakers were Sri Sridhar Sahu (Joint Convenor Sangati Zone) Sri Ramesh Ch Sahu, Tarani Sen, Kshetrabasi Sahu, Tapini Panda, Radhakanta Mishra, Debaraj Behera, Chandrakanta Jayaprakasha, Pratima Guru, Parbatri, Jayanti, Hemangani, Prabhat Kumar Nayak, Upendra Mahapatra, Arun Kumar Panda, Prasanta and Arakhit Students and youths of Sri Aurobindo Study Circles , Baragada extended their loving cooperation.
Sangati - Boudh
The 1st anniversary of Bhabani Mandir at Chaurianpadar of District Boudh was observed on 12th December,2013. Sri Prasad Tripathy presided on the closing ceremony session. Along with the Zonal Convenor Sri Prafulla Panda all the organisers of Distric Committee were present.
Satya - Cuttack
Sri Aurobindo Shreekshetra, Dalijoda observed its annual sports day on 5th December,2013. Sri Gyanaranjan Mohanty, Project Director, DRDA was the Chief Guest. He appreciated the arrangement of beautiful floral decoration in each class room. He too expressed that being an unit of the Ashram, the character building programme along with the usual educational activities taken up by this institution is simply unique. All the sports activities was neatly presented by the students.
Satya - Cuttack
On 11th December, 2013, Sri Aurobindo Engineering & Technical Group observed its monthly session in a very beautiful atmosphere at the house of Engineer, Sri Ramesh Kumar Behera, Mahanadi Vihar, Cuttack. The subject of discussion was “How to utilise personal difficulties to progress in Sadhana”. Engineer Sri B.K.Sinha conducted the meeting.
Satya - Kendrapara
Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Committee, District Kendrapada observed its Annual Sports at Sri Aurobindo Sikshya shram, Belatala, Pattamundai from 1st, 2nd and 3rd December for the year 2013. On 3rd December, on the closing ceremony Sri Prasad Tripathy, Urmila Rout and Binod Debbata participated in the programme. Along with the Zonal Convenor Sri Sarbeswar Mohapatra, all the organisers of District committee were present.
Satya - Jagatsinghpur
Sri Aurobindo Adarsha Pathachakra, Mangarajpur, Balikuda of District Jagatsinghpur observed its anniversary on 25th December,2013. This Sri Aurobindo Study Circle was started in 1970, but in course of time became inactive. From 21st June 2013, again it is functioning regularly. The subject discussed in the seminar of its annual function was –“The Role of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle in our inner progress”. Prof. Jagatananda Mohanty presided over the meeting and participants were Smt. Nirupama Parida, Eng Sri Ambika Prasad Mohanty, Professor Banashreed Rout and Gadadhar Mishra.
Satya - Jajpur
Sri Aurobindo Engineering and Technical Group observed its 16th Annual celebration at Matru Sikshya Kendra, Taharpur in Jajpur district of Odisha. A workshop was organised on the subject “Technology in Everyday Life” with the participation of Sri Gopinath Sahu, Biraja Kinkara Sinha, Ramesh Kumar Behera, Satyajit Mishra, Ardhendu Shekhar Dash, Chinamaya Samal, Ambika Prasad Mohanty, Bipin Kuanr , Binoda Kumar, Nishith Ranjan Rout, Abhimanyu Maharana. Sri Prasad Tripathy gave concluding remarks. The subject of Evening session was “Technology in the service of the Divine” which was addressed by Dr Biranchi narayana Mohapatra and Gadadhar Mishra. Sri Kirtana Bihari Rout concluded the session with his remarks. Sri Ambika Prasad Mohanty gave vote of thanks . Sri Prsad Tripathy coordinate the session.
Satya - Cuttack
The annual cultural programme of Sri Aurobindo Institute of Higher Studies & Research, Matrubhaban, Cuttack was held on 29th and 30th December,2013 at the premises of Matrubhaban. On 29th the programme was started with a group dance accompanying the powerful verses of Katha Upanishad that gave a special vibration to the atmosphere. In all two days programme the participants were students from Nursery to +2 level including the ex-students of the institution.
Satya - Jagatsinghpur
On 21st and 22nd December, 2013, All Odisha Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Girl’s Meet was organised at SriMa Sri Aurobindo Trust Rairpur of Jagatsinghpur District. About 500 participantas from 30 districts of Odisha joined in the conference. Dr Vibha S.Vaishnav, Associate Professor,Department of Electronics, Sardar Patel University, Vallav Bidya Mandir,Gujurat was specially invited for this Conference. The Chief Guest in the inaugural session was Sri Sashibhusan Behera MP, Rajyasabha, The Guest of Honour was Sri Prasanta Muduli, MLA and Sri Satya Kumar Mallik ,the Collector of Jagatsinghpur. An exhibition was organised specially on the problems of teenagers girls and on health. On 22nd December evening at last session of the conference, Dr Bijayeene Mohapatra conveyed vote of thanks.
Satya - Jajpur
On 7th and 8th December,2013, the Annual Sports of Jajapur District was organised at Matrusadana, Jajpur Town. Sri Kirtana Behari Rout gave the Welcome Speech. Teachers, students and organisers of 18 Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centres participated in the function. On 15th December,2013, Sri Aurobindo Sahitya Parishada of Jajpur District, observed its annual day at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre of Sankharidiha, Jajpur District. On 20th December,2013 a seminar was organised at Ragadi, Jajpur District by Sri Banamali Acharya. The subject of discussion was “Sri Aurobindo – the messenger of the Future".
Satya - Jagatsinghpur
Sri Aurobindo Nibas, Jagatsinghpur is observing its 44th Annual day of Sri Aurobindo’s Relics installation for which a camp is being organised from 9th to 11th December. Professor Sri Biswanath Ray from Calcutta addressed the participants on 10th December morning session. The sacred Relics was installed as the pioneering Relics Centre in Odisha, on 9th December,1970 at 10 am by Babaji Maharaj Sri Ramakrishna Das. Sri Udar and Prof. Manoj Das who accompanied Relics from Ashram were also present on this occasion.
Satya - Jajpur
On 30th November and 1st December, 2013 there was a Sri Aurobindo Mahila Pathachakra Conference at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Kadamian, Jajpur District organised by Kumudini Swain. The subject of discussion was “A Divine Family”
Satya - Jagatsinghpur
Sri Aurobindo Pathachakra, Koladia, Paradeep of Jagatsinghpur District observed its 24th annual day on 14th December,2013 at U.P.School, Koladia. Sri Prasad Tripathy, Sri Kirtana Brahma discussed on the subject “Need of Sri Aurobindo in our lives”. Zonal Convenor Sri Sarbeswar Mohapatra presided over the meeting. District Convenor Sri Rabindra Kumar Rout gave vote of thanks.