Date: 01st December 2018
Venue: Vivekananda Kalyana Madapam, Nakkavanipalem, Visakhapatnam.
Timing: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Participants: Members of Alcoholics anonymous group with their families and the public. About 150 members were present at the public awareness programChief Guest: Sister BK Sasikala, Brahma Kumaris, Railway New Colony, Visakhapatnam
Other Honarary guests:
were Dr Padmavathi- Psychiatrist, Ram Babu garu-Circle inspector of MVP Police Station, Rama Rao Garu, Raju Garu, Mahesh garu, Uma mahesh Garu, Durga Prasad garu etc are the members of AA group, Vizag
Program organised and Coordinated by: Members of Alcoholics anonymous Visakha group.
Dr Padmavathi psychiatrist explained in detailed the causes of addiction due to alcoholism, how it effects physically, mentally, financially, spiritually of an individual.
MVP police Department Circle Inspector says “charity begins at home; family members should take active participation for the recovery of alcoholic addicts, by giving support and care to the recovered. Youth should be free from alcoholism.”
Rajyogini Sister BK Sasikala from Brahma Kumaris, Railway New Colony said “Self realization is the key for change. Individuals responsibility is there to bring the change rather than force of someone else. Self change is the part of worldly change.
She Added “We need to provide pure, healthy and sathvik diet to our body as this body is compared to a mandir(temple) and we are shrines(murthi) living in it. We should make ourselves worship worthy by our deeds not hated by members of family and others in the society.”
She told “This body is very expensive as revealed by American Doctors to about 250 crores. The kind of food which we need to intake to this expensive body should be of good quality and nice food rather not alcohol, drug abusive or any other additive foods.
We should indulge more time in individual and social services as an interest of helping others can be an intoxication that will give no thoughts to think about alcohol abuse.”
Sister BK Sasikala has briefed the process of self meditation. In this context she said “meditation is the process of getting connected by our inner self with the Higher Consciousness. The blissful intoxication obtained through this meditation will not let any physical addictions to relapse”. She appealed to “practice Rajayoga meditation to master our own self and obtain inner joy hence eternal peace.” Later on she took the audience to the supreme intoxication through her guided meditation experience.