In November 2012, a core-committee of dedicated educationists requested our Mathadhipati – Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji to become the Mentor of their entire group of academic institutions that included the historic Ganapathy High School and the Parijnan PU Junior College of Science and Commerce. The Gracious Acceptance of Swamiji has resulted in a meteoric rise on the all-round success graph of each unit.
It is matter of great pride for all of us that a few dedicated individuals from a small community like ours invested time, resources and skills and made a humble beginning with a tiny school which has today blossomed into a mighty group of reputed institutes of multi-skill learning.
SHAILAJA GANGULY briefs you on the many milestones lighting up the eventful journey of the 147-year-old ( May 2017)
If you are between 15 and 35 years of age and would like to rediscover your roots in many exciting and fulfilling ways, it is time you met some intelligent and successful young Chitrapur Saraswats who will tell you how Yuvadhara has made them more sensitive, successful and complete. This is the first of a sporadic,ongoing series ( April 2017 )
Whenever you have visited, or even seen a photograph or an illustration of an ashram, you must have noticed that there is a calf or two and some cows in the background, indicating that there is a goshala attached to this hermitage or spiritual centre. Many of you know that there is a large goshala at our Shri Chitrapur Math, Shirali and one at Karla Math too. Parama Pujya Swamiji explains the significance of having a goshala, while Yuva Raunak Shirali, who has a close emotional connect with the goshala at Karla and does regular seva with great devotion and joy, introduces us to little- known facts about the manifold-blessings these gentle friends bestow upon us ( March 2017 )
In December 2016, Chitrapur Saraswats from many parts of the globe came ‘home’ to their Shri Chitrapur Math, Shirali as eager delegates of the Sanskriti Prachar Shivir. Here is a from-the-heart report written by first-timer NANDKISHORE Kalambi of Boston, USA, who felt this was ( February 2017 )
On December 13th this year, the most auspicious Datta Jayanti Utsav at Talmakiwadi, Mumbai became even more memorable because the first retail metro- outlet of Parijnan Foundation’s most widely applauded initiative –
Samvit Sudha- was inaugurated at the Holy Hands of Parama Pujya Sadyojat Shankarashram Swamiji. VINATI UDIYAVAR who is one of the dedicated core-group of volunteers for this flourishing woman-empowerment project traces its success- graph ( January 2017 )