Venkat Raman –
It is often said that life at work and home becomes enjoyable if there is harmony, goodwill and understanding.
Everything boils down to ‘Management,’ and our ability to cope with people and circumstances determines our success and happiness.
Management is the central theme of a series of six daily lectures by Swami Swaroopananda of Chinmaya Mission commencing on April 13.
The nightly series will be held between 730 pm to 930 pm at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls Grammar School, Howe Street, Auckland as per the following schedule.
Monday 13 April – Managing Anger; Tuesday 14 April – Managing Change; Wednesday 15 April – Managing Time; Thursday 16 April – Managing People; Friday 17 April – Managing Temptations; Saturday 18 April – Managing Expectations.
Chinmaya Mission New Zealand Trustee Ram Lingam described Swami Swaroopananda as ‘a world-renowned public speaker and an expert in personal, managerial and spiritual development.’
“He is a senior disciple of the legendary sage of India, the late Swami Chinmayananda and has trained directly under Swami Tejomayananda, the present Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide. He has inspired many successful business leaders and guided countless spiritual aspirants to greater heights in their inner unfoldment,” he said.
Mr Lingam said that Swami Swaroopananda has conducted hundreds of seminars, retreats and public lectures to touch the lives of a vast cross-section of humanity round the globe.
“Swami Swaroopananda brings the timeless wisdom of Vedanta, the perennial Philosophy to today’s life and people. His profound insights into modern personal and corporate life, coupled with his humane and down-to-earth approach, makes Swami Swaroopananda a unique spiritual leader and mentor,” he said.
It occurs to us that social ailments such as domestic violence, discard and disharmony are the by-products of Anger, Temptation, pursuit of Power, Recognition, Jealousy and Anxiety. Managing these would enable people to make peace with themselves and others.
On that score, attending the lectures of Swami Swaroopananda would be useful.
“This is no ordinary discourse but promises to give a deeper understanding and practical tips to better our state of being, not just state of mind, given out by a spiritual master of the modern era,” Mr Lingam said.
In the forthcoming six-day series of talks, Swami Swaroopananda will explore the challenges that life throws at us and, applying the ancient wisdom of Vedanta, the philosophical core of the Vedas (the Hindu scriptures), explain to us methods by which we can overcome our obstacles and challenges with full confidence and faith in our infinite inherent abilities,” he added.