Monthly Programs

Every month the third Saturday is earmarked for lecture on Indian philosophy. A series of lectures on the philosophy of Adi Sankara with special reference to some of his works like, Eka Sloki, Advaita Pancha Ratnam and Maya Panchakam are being held.

The speaker is the sanskrit scholar Sri. N. Ramesh, Karamana.

In January a joint meeting with Rotary Club of Trivandrum was held to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

A list of the various programs conducted by us is mentioned below:

Vivekananda Cultural Institute is the hub of spiritual activities in Trivandrum city, Kerala.  We have our own building ( Hassan Marikar hall) and car parking facility right in the heart of the capital city. We gladly offer these facilities to all organisations who are involved in spiritual and cultural activities.

2017

Combined program with rotary club of Trivandrum to celebrate Jayanti of Swami Vivekananda.Guest speaker was Dr N.N.Panicker, MS, Ph.D. Topic: Vivekananda to Sahajivan Swaraj.

2016

Every third Saturday we have a meeting in Vivekananda Centenary Memorial Institute (hassan marikar hall).

December:  Talk by Vedanta Achaarya N. Ramesh on Advaita Panchratnam

November, October, september, August – Talks by N.Ramesh

July : combined meeting with Ramakrishna Ashrama Trivandrum. Talks by Swami Peethambaranandaji on Viveka Choodamani and N.Ramesh on Adi Sankara’s Eka Sloki

June: Talk by Prof. Dr. Pooojapura Krishnan Nair on Aditya Hridayam

May: Talk by Prof. Chenkal Sudhakaran

April, March, February and January Talk by Dr K. Goplakrishnan on Rg Veda.

2015                                                                                                                     Talks by Dr Gopalakrishnan and Acharya Radhakrishna Vaidik on Vedas

2014

Talks by Dr M.Nainar, Prof. Rajagopal, Dr.V.Rajendran, Dr Nandyath Gopalaakrishnan, Dr Poojapura Krishnan Nair, Prof.Chenkal Sudhakaran, Sri.G.V.Nair, Smt Supriya, Sri T P.Subramany and Dr V.V.Karunakaran.

Topics: Vivekananda’s vision, Goddess Saraswathy, Meditation and Music, Bhagavat Gita, Udhava Gita, Narada Vasudeva samvadam, Sabari Moksham, Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech and Chattambi Swamigal.

2009-2010-2011-2012-2013

Talks by Dr.S.Krishnan, Dr .Suresh Kumar, Sri Janardhanan Pillai, Prof.Chenkal Sudhakaran, Dr. Purushothaman Nair, Dr P.Sethunathan, Dr M.Nainar, Dr.C.Paulose, Dr Naduvattom Gopalakrishnan, Dr Poojapura Krishnan Nair, Dr Ezhumattoor Raja Raja Varma, Dr C.K.Paulose, Dr Prabodha Chandran Nayar, Prof.Vattaparambil Gopinatha Pillai, Dr V.Vasudevan, Prof.Sethunathan, Sri P.Naraya Kurup, Sri Malayinkil Gopalakrishnan, Dr C.P. Rajagopal,  Dr. M.P.Balarishnan, Swami Sakrananda, Dr C.N.Vijayakumari

Topics:

Message of Ramayana, Science and Religion, Garga Bhagavatham, Message of Vivekananda, Upanishads, Vision of Ezhuthachan, Concept of Temple, Mahabharata, Vivekananda Jayanti,  Isa Upanishad, Narayaneeyam, Hanumad Git, Mind and Magic, Maharshi  Aurobindo, Kamba Ramayanam, Jnana Pana, Concept of Siva, Saiva and Vaishnava system, Kunthi  stuthi, Deiva Dasakam, Ayyappan, Chattambi Swamigal and Narayana guru, Life Management etc.