Guest Lectures

          First Year Engg. Dept. PVPIT organized a guest lecture of Swami Buddhananda on the eve of celebrating the series of Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (National Youth Day, 12 January ) on 9th January 2020 at 10:00  am in auditorium.



Swami Buddhananda studied engineering and had a professional experience of four and a half years in an industry in his pre-monastic life.Inspired by the life and message of Swami Vivekananda he joined Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission in 1996 at its Rajkot (Gujarat) center. There he served till March 2008 in various service oriented departments. During his stay at Rajkot he served cyclone-affected people of Jamnagar district in 1998. In 2001, he served earthquake-affected people of Bhuj district and took part in the rehabilitation project for earthquake-affected people in Bhuj dist. and nearby areas. Since last five years he is serving at Pune centre.

He conducts Value-Education seminars for teachers and students to preach man-making and character-building ideas of Swami Vivekananda. He speaks frequently in UGC sponsored conferences.

He also conducts sessions for corporate sector and for industries on relevance of Spiritual Culture in Modern Management, Leadership Lessons, Human Excellence, Stress Management, Emotional Balance, Capability Development etc. He frequently visits universities and educational institutions in India to interact with students especially from professional cadre, so as to instill moral and spiritual teachings of Swami Vivekananda in young students.

Indian Oil Corporation, New Delhi, Hindusthan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) Pune, Defense Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Pune, Saurashtra University Rajkot, National Insurance Academy (NIA), Pune, Pam Gatt Phramceticals, Pune, etc. are few prominent institutions were these programmes were held successfully.


The event began with the introductory speech of Principal Dr. D. V. Ghewade. He explained the need to understand the philosophical and the ethical views propounded by Swami Vivekananda for the individual development which leads to common good of society.

Swami Buddhananda in his speech touched many aspects of human life and spiritual or material needs. People run after different targets, goals, motivations, dreams and aspirations. Spirituality plays a very vital role to set up goals in life and achievement of these goals. He believes that man must do all  the positive things which he afraid of and tries to understand the power of mind and soul.

Dr. S. L. Patil and S. E. Narwade anchored this function. Dr. Mrs. A. A. Patil extended vote of thanks. All the faculty members and students were present in function.

Felicitation of guest speaker Swami Buddhananda and  S. S. Mane (Volunteer, Ramkrishna mission,Sangli) by Principal Dr. D. V. Ghewade

Swami Buddhananda while  delivering  a lecture to  students and faculty members










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