For over half a century, Gayatri Pariwar has been engaged in promoting Enhancement of Human Potential through a special movement called Vyakti Nirman (Self Reformation). This movement creates a lasting positive transformation in individuals by bringing out their strengths and virtues. According to the vision of the Gayatri Mission’s founder Shriram Sharma Acharya, our goal is the ultimate “Awakening of Divinity in human beings and the descent of heavenly happiness on earth”. This goal can be achieved through Yug-Nirman-Yojana’s (Movement for the Recreation of the Era) interventions in domains like self development, family and child-rearing (Parivar Nirman), friendship, recreation and leisure, school, work, and social service.
Gayatri Gyan Kendra of Long Island (a non-profit organization) was formed in 2006 to educate younger generations about Indian Culture, and achieve three objectives on the r
oad to meeting the Gayatri Mission’s goal:
1. Help younger generations develop intellectual knowledge about strengths and virtues (“Daivy Sampatti”), positive emotions (“Bhav Samvedana”), and positive character traits (“Charitra Nirman”)
2. Provide progressive increments to our children in the realization of their potential as human beings, by identifying, understanding and integrating strengths (identified in the first objective above) into their daily lives
3. Shramdan, where students will donate time for social cause, and practice “Simple Living and High Thinking”motto with a disciplined lifestyle using clear and strong values.
|The teaching at Gayatri Gyan Kendra is done by volunteer teachers, and is based on a curriculum prepared on the guidelines of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, a unique university established on the principles of the ancient universities of Nalanda and Takshashila, and Shantikunj (the headquarters of All World Gayatri Pariwar) in Haridwar, India.|
|The program includes highly interactive lecture demonstrations, panel discussions, individual and group exercises, Q&A sessions, participant presentations, and workshops.The program includes highly interactive lecture demonstrations, panel discussions, individual/group exercises, Q&A sessions, participant presentations, and workshops.
This unique experience is complimented by cultural programs, games, arts and crafts, Yoga sessions, Pranayam practices, prayers, picnics, Puja, Yagya, meditation, teachings from Vedic Knowledge, Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita.
Students are also taught two languages (Hindi and Gujarati).
Classes run from 10:00am to 12:30pm every other Sunday throughout the school year at
St. Anthony’s High School
275 Wolf Hill Rd,
Melville, NY 11747
Tel: (631) 271-2020
Please refer to the schedule section of this site for more information