Visakhapatnam BKs does selfless service in Distributing self-make Reusable Cloth Masks to Anti Covid-19 Forces

In the wake of the pandemic COVID-19 virus,during this carona lockdown period, the Brahma Kumaris Rajayoga Center of Kurmannapalem, Visakhapatnam(Andhra Pradesh)  lead by Sis BK Ramani on directions of Rajyogini Sis. BK Sasikala, stitched reusable cloth face masks with BK parivaar’s support and distributed thousands of masks, soaps and biscuits to the Anti-Covid 19 Forces, including Police, Traffic Staff and officials of the police department of Duvvada, GVMC public health Personnels, Home Guards of Kurmannapalem and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Jawans and Police of Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam.

1. Sis BK  Ramani along with her team, distributed about 240 masks, in the presence of Law and Order Circle Insperctor Smt.T Lakshmi garu, and Traffic SI Smt Bangaru Papa to all the Police and Traffic staff of 120 members, at Duvvada police station.

2. About 160 Reusable  cloth masks , soaps  biscuits  distributed to Kurmannapalem  public health personnels in the presence of  GVMC  Asst. medical  officer, Dr. Lakshmi Tulasi and Sister Bk Ramani.

3. Sis BK  Ramani with parivaar’s support and distributed 600 reusable cloth masks to steel plant  Home Guards, Ex- servicemen in the presence of Sri KC Das, Director(Personnel), Sri Debasis Ray  ED(HR) of Vizag steel plant.

4. 104 reusable  cloth masks & biscuits were distributed to steel plant police in the presence of Sri Syamala Rao, SI who are doing service in the critical time.

5. Sis BK  Ramani, with parivaar’s support distributed 700 nos  of reusable cloth masks to CISF Jawans, Vizag steel plant in  the  presence of Sri Irfan Ahmad, Commandant, In-Charge of Vizag Steel plant CISF.

All the VIP guests who participated the distribution of masks, has admired the services of Brahma Kumaris team for their intense and timely efforts during this pandemic period.

In this context Sister BK Ramani said “though there is no medicine or vaccine for the pandemic COVID-19, the only principle which we can follow at this context is “Prevention is better than cure”.  To restrict the spread of COVID -19 virus from person to person  during this lockdown period is, everyone should follow better hygiene, sanitary conditions,  cleanliness, social distancing and usage of masks.  The demanded product masks, due to scarcity many Anti-COVID fighters are risking their lives to save the public life.  So, our objective is to serve these Anti-Covid forces with a pair of fine, durable, re-usable, long life cloth masks and other essentials while handling their duties”. Further, Sister BK Ramani has distrubuted about 400 cloth masks to BK parivaar for their safety, who has come from Mt Abu to Visakhapatanam in a special train arranged during lock down period by Central and State Governments.

 

 

 

Brahma Kumaris TTW Vizag – Seminar on Safety through Spirituality, at the HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS refinery

On this occasion, Brother BK Ramesh under the guidance of Rajyogini Sister BK Sasikala, from the Transport and Travel Wing, BRAHMAKUMARIS, Railway New colony centre have conducted a seminar for the driving professionals.

The Sri Srinivas Rao, Sr Manager(Operations) has praised the truck drivers for their uninterrupted and dedicated services for the LPG operations even during the COVID lockdown period, advised to follow safety measures at all levels. He complimented Brahma Kumaris for supporting them to create positive mindset for all in their respective duties.

Bro BK Ramesh took an hour and a half seminar with meditation experiences to all the participants. He explained in a very simple way on the theme of Safety through Sprituality , “for drivers, safety is first, then driving skills with awareness, peaceful and cool mindsets too. Waste thoughts and bad habits makes an individual faulty decisions and hence bad driving skills too, prone to accidents on road. So, drivers should adopt spiritual values and practice meditation, so that they can make their mindsets cool and always be relaxed in their respective duties.”.

TTW Vizag – Seminar on Safety through Spirituality, at the HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS refinery

A full day Workshop cum training program on “Sadak Suraksha se Jeevan Raksha” concept, was conducted at  HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS refinery/ Terminal, behind Visakhapatnam Airport, to create awareness on Road safety among their Contract Gas tanker drivers. 

Shri. M Srinivas Rao, Sr Manager (Operations), HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG Gas Terminal, Shri. Venkatesh, Safety Officer, LPG Gas.

On this occasion, Brother BK Ramesh under the guidance of Rajyogini Sister BK Sasikala, from the Transport and Travel Wing, BRAHMAKUMARIS, Railway New colony centre have conducted a seminar for the driving professionals.

The  Sri Srinivas Rao, Sr Manager(Operations) has praised the truck drivers for their uninterrupted and dedicated services for the LPG operations even during the COVID lockdown period, advised to follow safety measures at all levels.  He complimented Brahma Kumaris for supporting them to create positive mindset for all in their respective duties.

Bro BK Ramesh took an hour and a half seminar with meditation experiences to all the participants. He explained in a very simple way on the theme of Safety through Sprituality , “for drivers, safety is first, then driving skills with awareness, peaceful and cool mindsets too. Waste thoughts and bad habits makes an individual faulty decisions and hence bad driving skills too, prone to accidents on road.  So, drivers should adopt spiritual values and practice meditation, so that they can make their mindsets cool and always be relaxed in their respective duties.”.

TTW Vizag – Seminar on Road Safety – HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS refinery

Venue, Event and participants: As a part of Road Safety Week, the HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS refinery/ Terminal, behind Visakhapatnam Airport is conducting Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha (Road Safety Week) from Jan 11th to 17th Jan 2020  to create awareness on Road safety among the Contract Gas tanker drivers.  A session on “Safety through spiritual Skills” with meditation was conducted by the management of the HPCL gas filling centre.

Organisors:

shri. M Srinivas Rao, Sr Manager (Operations), HPCL- VISAKHAPATNAM LPG GAS Terminal, Shri. Venkatesh, Safety Officer, LPG Gas.

Brahma Kumaris brothers BK  Nageshwara Rao and BK Sekhar

Program event in summary:

On this occasion, BK Nageswara Rao from the BRAHMAKUMARIS, TTW, Railway New colony centre have conducted a seminar/talk show for the driving professionals.

The  Sri Srinivas Rao, Sr Manager(Operations) has explained about accident statistics,  how they can keep their vehicles intact, follow traffic rules,  and safety at all levels.  He has complimented Brahma Kumaris for supporting and initiation for their mission, later on presented the guests and few participants with gifts.

Brother Nageshwara Rao has made each of the participants, recognize the importance of a Driver, and drivers as a symbol of hope and trust for the company, entitled each of them as “Maharaj”, as they carry an asset of more than 50 lakhs all the while during their journey. He explained in a very simple and practical way on the themes “Safety through spiritual

Sister Sharona Stillerman’s (Israel) Visit to Visakhapatnam (AP)

 Sister Sharona Stillerman, Director (Brahma Kumaris), Israel has visited Visakhapatnam on 6th Feb 2020.

During her stay here from 6th Feb to 10th Feb, the following programmes were conducted-

7th Feb Full Day:               Full day Retreat on the topic “Trusting Truth” for Senior Sisters from in and around Visakhapatnam

8th Feb Morning:              Spiritual Class for BKs

8th Feb Evening:              VIP Programme on the topic “Control Stress before it controls you” (200 members took the benefit)

9th Feb Morning:              Special Workshop for Doctors on the topic “The Healer Within” for a group of 40

9th Feb Evening:              Special Workshop for VVIPs on the topic “Harmony in Relationships” for a group of 60 top officials from various fields

Top dignitaries include: 1) Sri Siva Rama Krishna, Vice-Chancellor, GITAM University; 2) Vice-Admiral Sri SN Satish Ghormade, Chief-of-Staff, Indian Navy 3) Rear Admiral Sri Deepak Kapoor, Chief Staff Officer, Indian Navy, 4) Prof Sri Satyanarayana, Founder Vice-Chancellor, Law University, Visakhapatnam 5) Dr Sri P V Sudhakar, Principal, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam 6) Sri Prabhu Kishore, CMD, Varun Group

10th Feb Full Day:             Full day Retreat for Sisters on the topic “Emerging Love: The multi-million dollar question”

AndhraPradesh (Vishakapatnam) : 20th Annual Day Function at HB Colony

BK Rameshwari, the Center-in-Charge of the Housing Board Colony Center of the Brahma Kumaris in Visakhapatnam, invited Swamy  Swarupanandendra Saraswati of Sharada Peethhadhipati to their 20th Annual Day Function.

Swamy Swarupanandendra Saraswati inaugurated the celebrations by lighting auspicious lamps along with BK Rameshwari; BK Satyavati, MVP Center-in-Charge; Mr. Dronamraj Srinivas, VMRDA Chairman; and Mr. Ganta Srinubabu, VJ Forum President, followed by a welcome dance performance by young artists.

Blessing the people in the audience, Swarupanandendra Saraswati said that people should tread the Spiritual path. He was all praise for the people of the City of Visakhapatnam, and said, “Everyone must realize and know God. For this, the Knowledge given and Rajayog Meditation taught by the Brahma Kumaris is the most wonderful way. At the same time none can reap, without efforts, the rewards of their actions.” He said, “The life of men is not only to earn a false name, fame, prestige, etc.; it is to perform selfless service to Mankind to get blessings of God.”  “The World,” he said, “is Kurukshetra, the Land of Action. Life itself is a warfield. Gita has propounded the way to reach God through performing Actions (Karma Yog). Having no Wealth but a Good Heart is enough to obtain Divine Knowledge.”

BK Rameshwari put forth the types of activities done by the Brahma Kumaris Organization for the society at large.

Visakhapatnam : Ishu Dadi Inaugurates Divya Jyothi Bhawan

Aganampudi Divya Jyothi Bhawan in Visakhapatnam was Inaugurated by Rajayogini Ishu Dadiji held on 5th-Nov-2019.
 
More than 800 bks from different places of Vizag along with MLA Name- K.Dharmashree and other officials. BK Rajayogini Veeni & BK Someshwari and bk family gathered in this programme.

Sister BK Shivani’s Visit to Visakhapatnam on 15th Aug 2019

Sister BK Shivani visited Visakhapatnam on 15th August 2019 in which Spiritual sessions for BKs as well as VIPs were organised at Gurajada Kalakshetram, Visakhapatnam.

  1. BKs Session (8.30 am – 11.30 am) (Photos 01 – 03)

Sister BK Shivani along with Sister BK Shivaleela (Incharge, Visakhapatnam district), BK Mani behn, BK Rajini behn (Incharge, Kakinada district ), BK Veni Behn, BK Sita Behn, BK Shashikala Behn of Visakhapatnam are on the dais. About 2000 BK brothers & sisters attended the session.

  1. VIP Talk (5.30 pm – 8.00 pm) on the topic – “Harmony in Relationships” (Photos 04 – 05)

Nearly 3200 VIPs including the top dignitaries : Sri M Srinivasa Rao garu (Tourism Minister of AP), Chairman (VMRDA), VCs, Directors of various Organisations, Navy Officers & others from in & around Visakhapatnam had participated in the session which moved them in the drift of harmony.

Brahma Kumaris Cycle rally cum campaign for Swatch Mann – Swatch Bharat – Swarnim Bharat -day 1/10-flag-off ceremony

  1. Swach Mann – Swach Bharath – Swarnim Bharath:Objective is to create awareness among the people on how to clean their minds and make it powerful. With Clean Mind we can be more happier, healthier & productive in our life. Awareness campaigns focusing on the youth, employees etc. of various organisations.
  2. Techniques to clean the mind, clear the intellect – for this realisation conduct workshops on Rajyoga  meditation at every meditation centres visit on the way.

Why Cycle rally: Awareness on “Choosing cycling for the rally” is as it makes body fit, eco friendly, pollution free, safe roads ,cost effective and saving valuable resources like petrol, diesel, water is important for sustainable eco system. Duration of Rally:  about 11 days.

Distance of travel: about 250 kms to 10 different place in and around Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh Estimated day travel : about 30 kms/ per day.

Flag off ceremony at Rajyoga meditation centre, Railway New Colony by Sis BK Sasikala, Incharge of the local Brahma Kumaris centre for Cycle Rally by Bro. BK Nageswara Rao. Accompanied by another brother BK Ramesh, reached Kurmannapalem(about 25 Kms) BK Centre.  From there went to DAV Public school, 3rd Sector, Ukkunagaram and given message to about 100 children, Jagannadha temple and distributed spiritual message awareness phamplets and given a short talk in public,  accumulated residents of Sardhaar nest near Steel plant and given a seminar or stress free life.