Astha - Bhadrak
The 24th April,2014 was celebrated at Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Naamin at the house of Umamani Behera. Sri Hrushikesh Mishra presided over the meeting. Sri Aurobindo Study Circle at Nuabalipur of Khapuriapada observed its 4th anniversary at the house of Sri Ananta Kumar sahu.Sri Hrishikesh Mishra, Manu and Ananta participated in the discussion.
Astha - Mayurbhanj
The 30th Relics Installation Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Nityanibash, Baisinga of District Mayurbhanj was observed on 14th April,2014. The seminar organised for this purpose was conducted by Sri Dilip Bhoi. Dr Nilakantha Mishra spoke on Life Divine. Sri Prasad Tripathy and Gadadhar Mishra discussed on the importance of Relics Installation and the need to do Sadhana. Bhajanas were recited by Subash and Basanti. There was an atmosphere of collaboration and harmony.
Samarpana - Kalahandi
Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Kalahandi , observed the 100th anniversary of 29th March,1914 (Meeting of The Mother with Sri Aurobindo) on 29th March,2014 with prayers, meditation and discussion on Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. On 2nd April,2014, a special session of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle was observed. Sri Gopichand Bag, Sri Batakrishna Behera, Bana, Bijaya and Khusiram participated in the discussion.
Samarpana - Rayagada
At Matru Vihar, Rayagada, on 27th April,2014, a meeting was conducted by Sri Lalit Mohan Pattnaik to organise a Zonal (Samarpana)training camp for Sri Aurobindo Study Circle members. It was decided that the proposed camp will be held on 7th, 8th,9th and 10th June,2014 at Matru Vihar, Rayagada. From Nabarangapur, Koraput, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts Sri Aurobindo Study Circle members(Ten from each district) will participate in the camp.
Samarpana - Nabarangpur
On 3rd April,2014 a question –answer programme was conducted by Sri CH Nirakar. Sri Lalit Mohan Pattnaik presided over the meeting. On 4th April,2014, Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Raighar celebrated its 18th anniversary. On 24th April,2014, a new meditation hall was inaugurated at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Digsulpha. On 24th April,2014 a new Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre was inagurated at village Chandahandi. Sri Debendra Nayak, Sri Suresh Chandra Mishra, Sri Abhimanyu Das, Sri Satyanarayana Shadanagi, Sri Sudhiraj Rout participated in the discussion. Sri Gouri Shankar Dangari conducted the programme.
Samarpana - Koraput
Bramhansuku (Podagarh) : New study circles were opened at the residence of Prakash Babu of Tentuliguda village, Kaushalya Apa of Podeiput village, Kumudini Mishra of Podagarh, Sri Aurobindo Bhaban, Koraput : On 24.04.2014 (thursday), was celebrated at Sri Aurobindo Bhaban, Koraput.The discussion was on the topic ‘The Mother’s arrival in India’. In the evening C.H. Santakar, Smt. Bityutprava Rout, Sri Priyabrata Patra , discussed on the Will Power.’. On 30.04.2014 (wednesday) a special Integral Education Day was observed at Sri Aurobindo Bhaban. Sri Harihar Sahoo, Swarnalata Pattanaik, Swatishree Pandit, Sri Tankadhar Behera discussed on ‘Life of Prapatti Ji’, Physical Education, Vital Education and Mental Education. There was Physical Denonstration by the school students.
Satya - Cuttack
The 24th Prapatti Memorial Lecture was conducted on 30th April,2014 at Matrubhaban, Cuttack and on 1st May,2014 at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Subernapur. The subjects of discussion were “The Spiritual Aim and Life” at Matrubhaban and “Indian Spirituality and Life “ at Subernapur. The speaker of both the talks was Sri Kapilash Prasad Dash, the Director of Sophia Study Circle.
Satya - Jagatsinghpur
Sri Aurobindo Study Circle, at the house of Jayanti Tripathy in the village Nua Sahi, Mahakala Block observed its anniversary on 14th April,2014. Participants speakers were Basudeb Nayak, Pitambara Mallha, Sarbeswar Mohapatra, Urmila Rout and Jagannath Swain. A new Sri Aurobindo Study Circle was opened on 15th April,2014 at Nibedita Ashram of Patalipanka. The subject of discussion was “On Education”. Participants were Sri Sarbeswar Mohapatra, Sri Anadi Charan Swain, Sri Maguni Charana Dash and Sri Bhagabati Prasad Das.
Satya - Jajpur
The Principals and Secretaries meet of the Integral Education Centres of Satya Zone was held on 13th and 14th April,2014, at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Chhatia of Jajpur District. The different aspects of Integral Education was discussed through Seminars and Workshops. President Sri Sriballav Panigrahi, Vice President Sri Bimal Prasanna Das, Secretary Sri Prasad Tripathy and Treasurer Sri Aparti Charan Dash participated in the function. Members of Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Chhatia laboured hard to make the function effective.
Satya - Cuttack
The 44 th All Orissa Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Conference was held from 4th to 7th April 2014 at Matrubhaban , Cuttack. On 4th April at 5.30 PM with the march past by all the members of nine Zones of Odisha before The Mothers Presence and map of India, the conference was inaugurated by Prof. Biswanath Ray from Culcutta . An exhibition on 29th March, 1914 and sonnets of Sri Aurobindo was also inaugurated by him. A souvenir for the conference was opened by Sri Mopatra Nilamani Sahu. An album containing all the 73 Sri Aurobindo Relics Centres of Orissa and published by Sri Aurobindo University, Dalijoda, was opened by Prof. Biswanath Ray. The subjects of evening sessions were (4th April) The 29th March,1914-the day of recognition of the Presence, (5th April)Remaking India in Sri Aurobindo’s vision, (6th April) The Integral Yoga and the role of Sri Aurobindo Study Circle and (7th April) Discovery of Psychic Being in the yoga of Transformation. Speakers were Prof. Biswanath ray, Prof. Mohapatra Nilamani Sahu, Dr Archana Nayak, Prof. Chandrasekhar Ratha, Dr Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra, Saroj Kanta Mishra and Sri CH Nirakar. In the morning sessions the discussion were on the 24 sonnets of Sri Aurobindo from “Last Poems”. Speakers were Prof. Biswanath Ray, Dr Archana Nayak, Sri Mahendra nath Swain, Pravakara Mishra, Golak Behari Sahu, Rita Chand, Sk. Abdul Kasam, Ramesh Chandra Sahu, Jasaswini Ray, Saroj Kanta Mishra, Santosh Gahan, Kalandi Senapati, Radhakanta Mishra, Prakash Chandra Panda, Mamata Dash, Bimal Prasanna Das, Dr Debidatta Kar, Niranjan Moharana, Kanaklata Mohanty, Subash Chandra Kara, Bhagirathi Mohapatra, Prasanta Kumar Swain, Dharanidhar Pala, Kapilash Prasad Dash, Dr Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra and Sanjaya Kumar Mohapatra. The after session of 5th,6th and 7th were on organisational matter. The report of district activities were presented by District Convenors . The discussions were on July Tour, Registration of Sri Aurobindo Study Circles, Organisation of Relics Centres in Orissa, Matrubhaban Patra. All the organisers actively participated in the discussion. Dr Sarat Mishra spoke on Sri Aurobindo University, Jasaswini Ray spoke on E.Magazine “In Mother’s Light”, Prasad Tripathy spoke on “ Dasakarmadhara programme –its meaning, Future and application, Satyajit Mishra spoke on “Friends of Dalijoda” and Subhranshu Tripathy spoke on Web Site. The Zonal convenors present were guiding the discussion. Prasad Tripathy conveyed the vote of thanks . He informed that 3073 number delegates from Odisha participated in the function. The conference came to end with gratitude at the Feet of the Divine Mother.