Mangalore, July 15, 2014: At the UGC sponsored two day national conference on 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda at SDM College. A conference was organised jointly by the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Business Management and Ramakrishna Mission in Mangalore.
Intellectual development and mental development is essential along with physical development, said Ramakrishna Mission, Vadodara, Secretary Swami Nikhileshwaranandaji. He was delivering the key-note address, “Purity of mind helps in maintaining concentration,” he said.
He stressed on the importance of EQ among students and urged them to success in life. Nikhileshwaranandaji said that it is for the first time in the history of the nation that the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of any national leader being observed for five years. The endeavour of Swami Vivekananda in a short span of 39 years, is equivalent to the work done by others in many years, he said.
Kodial Khober, Mangalore, Editor Venkatesh Baliga called upon the students to develop interest in culture and tradition of the country. Spirituality is the source of happiness and peace, he added. SDM College of Business Management Principal Aruna P Kamath presided over the inaugural programme and called upon the students to share their knowledge and achieve miracles.