Viraat Sabhaa holds graduation ceremony for spirituality training

first_imgIn an effort to sustain and enhance spirituality and the Hindu culture, the Viraat Sabhaa (Guyana) has initiated programmes to educate Hindus and non-Hindus.“The Viraat Sabhaa has placed spirituality at the pinnacle of its agenda.” This is according to Pandit Ravi Persaud, the President of the organisation, who is convinced that for there to be self-transformation, the process must include higher spiritual education wherein foundational principles are based on truth.As such, the Sabhaa is encouraging Guyanese from different backgrounds to pursue educational and capacity building initiatives.It is against this backdrop that the Sabhaa awarded certificates to persons who took part in its four training courses.The Sabhaa distributed certificates of participation to the persons on Sunday at the Hall of the Valmiki Vidyalaya High School inThe Viraat Sabhaa team poses for a picture with Swamiji in the centreQueenstown.Pandit Persaud outlined that there were four courses held over the past six months. Those started last November and concluded this month (May). Courses were conducted by Swami Kaivalyaananda Saraswati of the Kaivalya Ashram, India. Swamiji is a senior disciple of world renowned Swami Chinmayananda and Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He is also the spiritual head of the Viraat Sabhaa.One course was for in-service Pandits. In this Module-One programme, over 20 Pandits participated. The course was conducted at the Guyana Pandits’ Council headquarters.An introductory course on the theoretical study of the Puja System for aspiring Pandits was also offered, attracting 26 participants.The Viraat Sabhaa also indicated that for the “Introduction of Vedanta course”, the organisation saw 40 students pursuing the six-month training programme in various aspects of Hinduism, inclusive of Sanskrit, Bhagavad Gita and philosophy.Also notable was the establishment of the youth training programme. Swamiji conducted a two-month training course, “Introduction to Hinduism”. That programme was attended by 21 young persons, many of whom are full-time professionals in the Public and Private Sectors.Executive member of the Viraat Sabhaa, Bhaiji Siri Persaud called on the graduates to use the knowledge imparted by Swamiji for the upliftment of themselves and their respective communities. He also applauded the participants who overlooked organisational affiliations to benefit from the courses offered by the Sabhaa.last_img read more

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Huskies dominate Blades on home ice with 11-1 win, move into a tie for first

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies recorded their thirteenth win over the Beaverlodge Blades on Saturday night with their most complete game of the season.The Huskies took it to the visitors in the first twenty minutes as Tegan McMullen opened the scoring with a wicked wrister at 12:08, assisted by Christian Stokes and Cody Brodhagen. Just under four minutes later Shawn Wilson made it 2-0 after some slick passing between Lou Turnbull-Giesbrecht and Alex Hartman. Sebastian Powsey put the biscuit in the basket for the 3-0 goal just before the first intermission buzzer, assisted by Joshua Robinson and Nathan Bragg.The home team rode the momentum from the first period into the middle frame, as Gary Loewen scored the 4-0 goal at 1:16, assisted by Nolan Legace and Geoff Dick. Christian Stokes found the net at 11:55 after a sweet setup by Teagan McMullen and Lou Turnbull-Giesbrecht. Less than a minute later Nolan Legace beat the Blades netminder, assisted by Gary Loewen and Geoff Dick. The visitors broke the shutout shortly after to make it 6-1. Stokes added his second of the game at 14:56 when he roofed a backhand off a rush with Jarod Lang and Jared Lowen. Wilson then scored his second of the game thirty seconds later for the 8-1 tally, assisted by Alex Hartman and Lou Turnbull-Giesbrecht. Robinson made it 9-1 with a minute and thirty-three seconds left to play in the second period after a mad scramble in front of the Blades net, assisted by Thomas Webster and Sebastian Powsey.- Advertisement -Webster scored the tenth goal of the evening for the pups 4:16 into the final stanza with a wrister from the slot, assisted by Joshua Robinson and Jared Lowen. Three minutes later Wilson scored his hat-trick marker after great board play between Lou Turnbull-Giesbrecht and Alex Hartman, ending the onslaught at 11-1.Brody Greggain made 22 of 23 saves. The Huskies fired a total of 64 shots on the Blades goaltender. Fifteen players chipped in with at least a point as Lou Turnbull-Giesbrecht led the way with four assists.Assistant coach Todd Alexander said,Advertisement “It was a completely different game compared to the first time the Blades were here. We were defensively sound, played our style of game and didn’t allow them to dictate the pace or play down to their level.”Captain Jarod Lowen added,“We got contributions from everyone on the team tonight. On a night where our starting goaltender got the night off we really took it to them as a team and played sound hockey in all the key areas of the game.”With the win, the Huskies have tied the North Peace Navigators for first place in the NWJHL standings with 26 points.Advertisement Next up for the Huskies is a three-game homestand next week starting on Wednesday when they welcome Dawson Creek to town. Puck drop is at 8:00 p.m.last_img read more

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Liverpool transfer news! Reds flop will NOT be leaving, claims agent

first_img1 Liverpool forward Fabio Borini will not be leaving the club during the January transfer window, according to the player’s agent.Borini has struggled to nail down a first-team spot at Anfield this season, making just nine appearances in the Premier League.That has led to increased speculation that the Italian maybe set to leave Liverpool during January, in an attempt to earn more playing time.Numerous Serie A clubs have expressed an interest, while Sunderland had a bid accepted in the summer only for Borini to turn down the chance of a move.And, according to Borini’s agent Marco De Marchi, the 23-year-old is set to turn down a transfer again and will stay at Anfield.“Borini will not return to Italy in January. He is happy with Liverpool, the club he is playing for,” De Marchi told SportItalia. Fabio Borini in action for Liverpool last_img read more

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Man United agree £66million deal and prime world-record bid, plus Chelsea latest

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