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Hindu Panchanga

Cultural India Foundation (Regd.)
Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.
e-mail : info@culturalindia.org

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About Cultural India Foundation

Cultural India Foundation (regd.) is a public charitable trust founded by Sri Dileep Bellave K. to propagate ancient Indian Culture in a scientific way using the latest technologies, among the youth and help revive the ancient, vibrant Indian culture, by promoting study of ancient, historical works representing the Indian Culture enriched with “Universal Values” for the Mankind.

Aims & Objectives

i) The objective of the Trust is to propagate the INDIAN CULTURE in a scientific way using the latest technologies, among the youth and help revive the ancient, vibrant Indian culture.
ii) To establish institutions for imparting education in all disciplines for all age groups at all levels beneficial to mankind.
iii) To institute scholarships and fellowships, in the name of the Trust who have contributed immensely for the growth and propagation of Indian Culture.
iv) To provide facilities and opportunities for research in every discipline and all sphere useful and resulting in benefit to mankind.
v) To create facilities for co-ordination, collaboration with other institution, funds, Trusts, bodies or authorities constituted or founded for purposes similar to this Trust.
vi) To publish and publicize, in all languages, books, papers, materials in order to promote knowledge, discipline, Science and Technology, Vedas, Upanishads, all kinds of literature beneficial to mankind etc.
ix) To host and maintain a website in the name of the trust to propagate Indian Culture.
x) To conduct Quiz programs, Workshops, Events propagating Indian Culture with ‘universal values’
xi) To maintain ancient and historical content related to ‘Arts, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Spirituality’ in Indian Culture
xii) To conduct research related to Indian ancient Scriptures and publish and try retaining them using the best possible technology and archival methods;

Events conducted by Cultural India Foundation (Regd.)

This event is being conducted to help school children study and understand the universal teachings of Bhagavad-gita which is now being recommended even to the management students at the IIM Level.
Gita Dyuti 2009

(Bhagavadgita Prashnottara Maalika
for High School Students)

[August 2nd 2009 to September 13th 2009]
Gita Dyuti 2010

(State Level Bhagavadgita Prashnottara Maalika
for High School Students)

[June 5th 2010 to November 13th 2010]

First of its kind ever, Cultural India’s Gita Dyuti 2009, a Bhagavadgita Prashnottara Maalika (Quiz) programme was held for 1,500 high school students from 43 schools all over Bangalore.

Gita Dyuti 2009 - Bhagavadgita Prashnottara Maalika - Quiz programme consisting of 2 written rounds and 2 Oral Quiz rounds (Semifinals & Finals) was launched on Sunday, 2nd August 2009 with a unique “Gita Yatra” from ISKCON, Bangalore to Sri Vani Vidya Kendra, Rajajinagar 2nd Stage. 80 students from 6 schools took part in a pada yatra for 1.5 kms chanting 12th Chapter, “Bhakti Yoga” of Bhagavad Gita. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Shatavadhani R. Ganesh at Sri Vani Education Centre, Rajajinagar II Stage, Bangalore.

GRAND FINALE: was held on 13th September 2009 at Ragigudda Temple, Jayanagar 9th Block, Bangalore. Sri Dileep Bellave, the host and His Holiness Sri Sri Gangadharendra Saraswati Swamiji of Swarnavalli Mutt, Sirsi asked questions to 24 students declaring Poornaprajna Sadashivanagar Students as winners and giving Rs. 30,000 cash awards to 12 students from top 3 schools. A unique book “Gita Dyuti”, consisting of Slokas and meaning of Bhagavadgita was released by the managing director of Ramanashree Hotels and Resorts, Sri S. Shadakshari, who is also a well know scholar and a spiritual columnist.

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Inaugurated by His Holiness Sri Sri Lakshmi Vara Teertha Swamiji of Paryaya Shiroor Sri Krishna Math, Udupi, in the divine presence of Lord Sri Krishna, Udupi, “Gita Dyuti 2010” received tremendous response with 8,000 students from 124 schools from 15 districts all over Karnataka registering and participating in this State level Bhagavadgita Quiz Contest for High School students all over Karnataka.

On this occasion, all the 8,000 students were given a unique Bhagavadgita book “Gita Dyuti” having Slokas, mean-ing and unique exercises at the end of each chapter. 2 written rounds of quiz were conducted in their respective schools. Quarter Finals for top 54 schools was conducted in 7 districts all over Karnataka and Semi Finals for top 18 schools, in Bangalore.

In the finals conducted on 13th November 2010 at the Poornaprajna Vidya-peetha, Katriguppe Circle, Bangalore, Sri Sri Gangadharendra Saraswathi Swamiji of Swarnavalli Mutt, asked questions to 18 students from 6 schools qualified from Semi Finals and also explained the importance of studying and understanding the essence of Bhagavadgita.
He also released a Souvenir “Gita Pradeepa” having articles of famous and revered scholars.

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Mysore Dasara in 1998 - online
Cultural Quiz for
School Children in 2001

Hosted the world famous Mysore Dasara on the Internet for the 1st time. Apart from giving details of the famous artists from both music and literature, lived during Wodeyar's times and origin of dasara celebrations, hosted rare photographs of the Dasara celebrations during the Wodeyars' times, details of Dasara programmes during 1998 and a unique Dasara Quiz on the Internet. Received very good response for the quiz from all over globe and a student from Mumbai won the quiz and prizes.

Conducted Cultural Quiz with questions related to Karnataka and its vibrant culture and the contributions of kings and saints and gave away cash awards to the students. This quiz was conducted at Sri Vani Education Centre, Rajajinagar, (presided by Sangitha Kalanidhi Dr. R.K. Srikantan); Sri Vani Education Centre, Basaveshwaranagar; National High School, Basavanagudi; Kairali School, HAL II Stage.

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