Subhapradam commences in Tirupati
Tiruapti: The aim of Subhapradam is to evolve moral values among children which are embedded in Hindu Sanatana Dharma, said Dr Ramana Prasad, the secretary of Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad (HDPP) wing of the TTD.
The weeklong summer training classes, Subhapradam has commenced at seven TTD educational institutions in Tirupati on Monday. Participating in the inaugural programme at SPW Degree and PG College, Dr Ramana Prasad said this unique programme commenced in the year 2012 and nearly 2,500 students of 7th, 8th, 9th classes from AP and Telangana took part this year with 100 tutors.
Prasad asked the students to make use of this seven-day programme in upgrading their knowledge on the tenets of Hindu Dharma, moral values, festivals and their importance etc. Meanwhile, these classes will be organised to the students in SV Junior College, SV Arts College, SGS Arts College, SPW Junior College, SGS Arts College and SPW Polytechnic also. The TTD is also taking care of transportation by paying bus charges to the students, study materials besides providing free boarding and lodging facilities during the training period. The programme managers had drawn up a devotional-cum-scientific timetable of activities from 6 am to 8.30 pm.
Besides, providing breakfast, lunch, buttermilk in afternoon, dinner at night the students were also introduced to Yoga and
cultural activities like music etc.
The students were also imparted knowledge of Tirumala Divyakshetram, Srivari festivals and also rudiments Of Srimad Bhagavad Gita. HDPP OSD G Damodar Naidu, SPW Degree College Principal Dr K Mahadevamma, co-ordinator Ramadevi and others were also present.