Balagokulams in Hyderabad celebrated their 3rd Varshikotsav this year. 3300 people (including 1400 children) from 42 different Balagokulam centers attended Varshikotsav events conducted in 4 different places across the city.
What an electrifying experience it was to watch and listen these children from (4 year old to 15 years old) chant Bhagavad Gita and Hanuman Chalisa in beautiful formations. The theme of this year's Balagokulam Varshikotsav was "Baal Heroes". Children participated with great interest and enthusiasm in the various colourful cultural events and competitions such as quiz, coloring, drawing etc. organized on this theme.
The dates and locations of these events zone-wise are as below -
Miyapur Zone - 6th December Sunday, Location - Vikas, The Concept School
Barkatpur Zone - 29th November Sunday, Keshav Memorial School Narayanguda
Kondapur + Gacchibowli Zone - 13th December Sunday, GNITS Shaikpet
Suchitra Zone - 29th November Sunday, Tatva Global School Gajularamaram
Below eminent personalities from Spiritual background blessed the children and Balagokulam activity with their Aashirvachans.
Swami Bodhamayananda Ji (Director of Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, RamaKrishna Mutt)
Sri Sri Tridandi Ahobila Ramanuja Jeeyar SwamiJi (from Chinna Jeeyar order)
Swamini Sumatmananda ji (an expert on Gita & Upanishads)
Tiruppavai Kokila Manjula Sree ji (frequent speaker on TV channels)
The Educationist who shared their valuable thoughts on Value Education included
Smt T.Usha, Principal, Tatva Global School
Sri P. Subba Reddy, Chairman, G.Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science
Sri C Ravi Prasad, Principal, Vikas The Concept School
Also respected personalities from the field of Social Service & Corporate sector who presented beautifully to the children on the need of selfless service towards the nation included
Sri Ekka Chandrasekhar ji, CEO of Curosys
Sri Govinda Ji, Saha Kshetra Baudhik Pramukh & Sri Om Prakash Jhawar, Bhag Sanghchaak RSS
Dr Ramakrishna ji Ex Principal Homoeopathic Medical College
Balagokulam is a voluntary organization which is striving to instil pride and confidence in children about our culture and nation. Through a wide variety of interesting and fun activities like Games, Stories, Bhajans, Shlokas, Arts and Crafts, the forum imparts time-tested values such as patriotism, service, discipline, courage, for building a dynamic personality out of children. There are 46 Balagokulam centers throughout Hyderabad where more than 1800 children participate on a weekly basis. All the BalaGokulam sessions are conducted absolutely free by team of dedicated & passionate volunteers.
For more information about Balagokulam contact:
Balagokulam Bharat (Hyderabad Chapter)