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27 th Yearly Anna Vastra Daana Satram
A benevolent event, sponsored by many people, aiming to benefit the society at large, constitutes a Satram. What is Satram?
Anna Vastra Daana Satram Rice and Clothing (along with sweets) are distributed to needy families. Jointly organized by Narayanashrama Tapovanam and Hind Navotthana Pratishtan. More than families benefitted from AVDS in AVDS started in 1985
Tokens are distributed in advance to recipients.
Bed sheets and Sarees arrive a few days in advance.
CIRD, Delhi, March 2012 Volunteers participate in packing rice for distribution.
Rice, sarees/bed sheets being setup.
Narayanashrama Tapovanam, 2011 Recipients queue up awaiting the start of distribution.
Daana Swamiji Daana purifies and sanctifies one’s wealth however meagre or huge it may be. It preserves wealth by fostering generosity. It begets a blessing that passes on to the ensuing generations. It is the giver who should feel grateful that there are people to receive his charity.
Poojya Swamiji addressing the recipients.
Recipients being welcomed with aarati …
… and Vedic chanting.
Poojya Swamiji giving 3 kg rice & a saree to a recipient.
Narayanashrama Tapovanam Naamasankeertana continues, all through the distribution.
Recipients of the village of Hata near Jamshedpur (Feb 2012)
Poojya Swamiji in Hata village, near Jamshedpur (Mar 12)
1250 tribal families from in and around Hata Village, near Jamshedpur received rice & clothing (Feb 2012). Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha in Jamshedpur.
Ma Gurupriya giving away rice and clothing
Queue of recipients in CIRD, near Delhi (March 2012) 1500 migrant labour families and slum dweller benefitted from AVDS in NCR (Mar 2012)
Daana awareness instilled in countless men and women the world over, enriches the society with fellow-feeling and long-term harmony. Swamiji Volunteers participate in every aspect of the Satram.
Distribution is carried out in an orderly manner.
Sweets are given to all the recipients.
Volunteers with Poojya Swamiji at the end of the holy event.
The aim is not only to benefit the poor but to spread the message and spirit of daana-dharma in society. It is the sense of sharing that is cultivated through Daana. Swamiji
Chorus chanting continuing after the distribution.
Volunteers seeking blessings of Poojya Swamiji at the end.
Anna Vastra Daana Satram 2012 From different village centres in Kerala, AVDS hopes to benefit 28,500 needy families. 30 Jun 2012 – 31 Aug 2012
Would you like to Participate? Spread the message of Daana. Join us in the preparations. Join us along with your family and friends to participate in the distribution. Such noble activities can be undertaken only with hearty support and participation from like-minded well-wishers. Offerings may be made through MO/cheque/DD in favour of “Narayanashrama Tapovanam” or “Hind Navotthana Pratishtan”. Donations to Narayanashrama Tapovanam & Hind Navotthana Pratishtan are eligible for exemption under 80G of the Income Tax Act.