Thursday, October 27, 2005

for bangaloreans: ROOTS Program on 26th & 27th November 2005

oct 28th

this sounds like an interesting program. i am forwarding it as i received it, i have no further information about this group.

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Date: Oct 27, 2005 9:05 AM
Subject: ROOTS Program on 26th & 27th November 2005


an organization working for the national reconstruction of Bharat based on her cultural ethos

Invitation for a weekend camp


…a Cultural Exploratory Initiative

YUGAYATRI is organizing a weekend residential camp for working professionals from 25 th to 27th [Friday evening to Sunday evening] November 2005.

ROOTS why ?

Indian youth always have a desire to discover their cultural roots, to know a little more about the basic tenets of Bharateeya culture, know its origin, appreciate its multifarious rituals and symbols manifesting in the form of temples, art, dance, music and festivals, have a glimpse of the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavadgitha, Yoga, Meditation and so on.

To cater these long felt needs of our youth, ROOTS program was launched in 1996 in Bangalore. ROOTS is a weekend residential camp for initiation to the exploration of our roots.


ROOTS camp When? Where?

YUGAYATRI is organizing the "ROOTS" program in the last week of November 2005. This residential weekend camp (25 th to 27th November 05) will be held in the outskirts of Bangalore, in a serene atmosphere of Prashanti Kuteeram, Vivekananda Yoga Kendra, Jigani (~34 km from IIMB). This camp is open for all working professionals like software engineers, doctors, lawyers etc. [To and fro transport will be arranged to Prashanti kuteeram from a common point in Bangalore.]       


The camp includes

*      Introduction to Yoga, Meditation, Sanskrit etc.

*     Practice of Pranayama, Simple asanas etc.

*     Lecture & demonstrations on music, dance.

*     Specially prepared audio-visual tours & presentations.

Close interaction with scholars, social workers & scientists.                  


Some of the possible Speakers

*      Dr. Nagendra - former NASA scientist and IISc faculty.

*      Prof. NVC Swamy, former IIT Chennai Director

*      Prof. Mahadevan, Faculty, IIM B.

*      Dr. Shatavadhani Ganesh, Linguist & Scholar

*      Dr. R. Nagarathna, Famous Yoga therapist

*      Dr S V Subramanyam [ Former Principal N D A , Pune]

Many more eminent Speakers will be participating in the discussions


Some of the Topics to be covered

History of Bharat – High points of Indian civilisation.

Essence of Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita.

Bharateeya paradigms of management, politics, economics, ecology & administration.

Dharma and its social relevance, Understanding today's Bharat.

Gods and Goddesses, pooja, prayers, festivals and their significance.

Contributions of Bharateeyas in the fields of humanities, science & technology.

Stories of great Indians, epics and scriptures.

For more details visit :



Please send the completed registration form to YUGAYATRI, along with the DD for
Rs. 800/- favouring "YUGAYATRI" – payable at Bangalore.


YUGAYATRI, 21/B, 9th main, Shankarnagar, Mahalakshmipuram, Bangalore – 560 096

Ph : 080-23578292,


For more Details contact any one of the following.



94488 91472 / 98860 33940

Radhakrishna Holla

98801 41722, 5766 5679

Kiran C B








: || ROOTS  || :

a cultural exploratory initiative


Date: 25-November, Friday 5.30 pm to 27- November-2005, Sunday 5.30 pm

Venue: Prashanti kuteeram, Jigani, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore






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Donation of Rs. 800/- is paid by Cheque / DD payable to "Yugayatri, Bangalore".

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I undertake to abide by the rules of the camp and cooperate with the organizers to maintain the dignity, serenity and overall quality of the camp.


With regards,


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1. Fees include dormitory accommodation, food and other facilities.

2. Please send the filled registration form with DD / Cheque to the below address:



21/B, 9th main, Shankara Nagara,

Mahalakshmipuram, Bangalore-560093

Ph : 080 – 2357 8292

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