VSC-AGM[ June, 5th. 2016, President’s report]

The Annual General Body meeting of the Vedanta Society of Calgary[VSC] was held on 5th. June,2016,at the Vedanta Center[#405,4655-54th. Avenue NE,Calgary,AB T 3 Z 3 Z 4],3PM -5PM.

             The Vedanta Society of Calgary was formed in 1973, as a non-profit and charitable Hindu Spiritual organization, through the encouragement of one of the monk of the Ramakrishna Order of Ramakrishna Mission ,based in  India.
         This reporting period is for the VSC- fiscal year :1ST. JUNE,2015  to  31ST. MAY,2016.

                                           FRIENDS
  It is a great pleasure to report the, activities of a SPLENDID YEAR  of our Vedanta society:
           A. VISITING MONKS OF THE RAMAKRISHNA ORDER :
               1. Rev. Swami Sarvadevananda, [ Hollywood,RKM],August,2015
                2.  Rev. Swami Sridharananda   { Australia RKM]  August Vedanta Retreat,
                 3. Rev. Swami Yogatmananda {  Providence,USA,RKM], August Vedanta Retreat
                  4. Rev. Swami Kripamayananda [ Toronto,Canada] August Vedanta Retreat
                   5.  Rev. Swami Atmajnanananda [ Greater Washington,D.C. RKM] September
                   6.   Rev.  Swami Kripamayananda [ Toronto,Canada] Holy Mother’s Puja,November.
                    7.  Rev. Swami Amarananda [ Geneva, Switzerland, RKM]  Holy Mother’s Puja,Nov’15..
                    8.   Rev Swami Harinamananda { Vedanta Monastery, RKM,San Diego,USA] March,’16
                       9. Rev Swami Kripamayananda [ Toronto RKM,} Takhur’s Puja, March ’16.
                       10. Rev. Swami Tyagananda { Boston, USA, RKM]   April,”16
                        11.  Rev. Swami Bhaskarananda [ Seattle,USA, RKM]  May,’16.
                 [ We also invited Rev. Swami Yogatmanandaji at the beginning of this year but due to the technical problem of his schedule flight from USA,Swamiji cancelled the trip to Calgary]
                  B.  DONATIONS;
                      1.Ram Swarup Taneja : Surrey,B.C., Canada
                             Ram Swarup Taneja is a member of the Vedanta Society of British Columbia,Canada, who donated Twelve thousand dollars to the Vedanta Society of Calgary in July,2015.Mr. Taneja is a retired school teacher and is known to our Spiritual advisor Rev. Swami Bhaskaranandaji, as a devotee of Shri Ramakrishna, Holly Mother and Swamiji.
 The Vedanta Society of Calgary gratefully acknowledges Mr. Taneja’ s generous donation and may the blessings of Shri Ramakrishna, Holly Mother and Swamiji be always with him.
                       2. The VSC also gratefully acknowledges the donations from the members and the visitors [  out of province] for their donations.
                         3. The VSC  is grateful to the Calgary- Devotees  who were hosting   the visiting monks and the out-of-town visitors, to their homes  during this year.
                      C. Finally , I would like to thank all the board members ,members and friends of Vedanta, for their kindness, encouragement and support to the Vedanta Society of Calgary.
                                             JOY SHRI RAMAKRISHNA
                                      Ramananda Chatterjee[ VSC_president]
                                       www.vedantacalgary.com
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