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HCHC – Role of faith in dealing with stress by Swami Sarvarupananda (Head, Ramakrishna Mission, Colombo, Sri Lanka)
May 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
On behalf of Hindu Cultural Hub Clayfield (HCHC), we hereby warmly extend our invitation to you and all the members of your family to attend discourse.
When: 1st May, 2017
Venue: Community Room, Mt. Ommaney Public Library, Mt. Ommaney
For any information please contact:
Yogi: 0423 114 365 / Dr. Kannan 0404834507 / Krish: 0469 016 416
The Swami will also hold an information spiritual discussion session (in English) at Vedanta Centre of Sydney – Brisbane Chapter ashram in Springfield (12 Greenwood Street, Springwood) on Wednesday the 3rd May from 7 p.m to 8.30 p.m.
ABOUT SWAMI SARVARUPANANDA
Swami Sarvarupananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order. He has been in association with the order, first as a volunteer from 1962 and then as a monk since 1968.
He joined the Ramakrishna Order at its headquarters at Calcutta in 1968 and served the order at its Salem centre in Tamil Nadu for many years. After receiving his monastic training at the headquarters from 1973 to 1975, he served at the Order’s Salem and Chennai Centres from upto 1983. He was sent to Singapore in 1983 and remained at the Ramakrishna Mission till 1991.
The Swami was instrumental in constructing a Temple and advancing the activities of the Madurai Ramakrishna Math (Madham) from 1991 to 1998. He served in the education department of the Ramakrishna Mission in Coimbatore for about 7 years and as head of the Ramakrishna Math in Ootacamund (Ooty) for two years before taking up the responsibility of the Ramakrishna Mission, Ceylon from 2007 till date.
During his tenure as head of the Ramakrishna Mission in Ceylon he has been instrumental in re-starting the organisation’s work in Jaffna. A welfare centre was started by his initiative at Urumparai. Welfare and educational centres have also been overseen by him at Killinochhi and Visuvamadu. In the Eastern part of Sri Lanka, the Batticaloa branch is rendering yeoman service by educating and housing children from disadvantaged families.