Sevashram Sangha of New Jersey
Sangha of North America ( New Jersey), Inc., was founded by
Swami Amarnathanandaji Maharaj in Septempber 1997, in Jersey City , New
Jersey. This is a branch of BSS, India, founded by Jagat Guru Acharya Srimat
Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj, the illustrious patriot saint of India and
prophet of the New Hindu Age.
Swami Amarnathananda resides at:
3490 Route 27
Kendall Park, NJ 08824
He can be reached at: (732) 422-8880
Social Services by Sangha
In many urban and rural areas of India, educational institutions like
Primary Schools, Night Schools, Junior Basic Schools, Junior High, High
Schools, and Colleges are established.
Maharaj, Vice-President of the Sangha presiding at a book distribution
programme at Khatra (Bankura), Smt. Meera Roy, BDO, Inaugurating the
distribution programme (inset)
Honorable Prime Minister of
Nepal Stri Lokendra Bahadur Chanda distributing books and dresses to orphan
boys at our kathmandu Ashram.
There are several Secondary
Schools and Student Homes where students take formal education as well as
spiritual and moral lessons. The students are trained to learn the dignity
of labor and the fundamental principles of human life. In these
institutions, they are to undergo the life of Brahmachari and practice
penance, austerity, meditation etc
CANCER PATIENTSí HOME IN
200-bed accommodation is set up at Vashigaon in Mumbai for cancer patients
under treatment and their companions. Bus services from this home to Tata
Institute and other counseling facilities are provided.
PROPOSED HOSPITAL IN KOLKATA
A 500-bed hospital is proposed to be built in Kolkata. The hospital will be
equipped with modern instruments and amenities for diagnosis and treatment
of patients. More information is forthcoming.
Natural Disaster Relief
The monks and devotees of the ashram undertake major relief work in the
event of any natural disaster in the Country. After Gujarat earthquake, it
undertook housing projects for rehabilitation of 300 families at Khavda, a
remote village near Pakistan border in the Runn of Cuchch, 80 Kms. from Bhuj.
Similar relief efforts were undertaken in case of cyclone in Orissa and
flood in Assam.
Needs of the tribal people in the remote parts of the country are addressed
by such schemes. Projects are undertaken to provide housing, cultivation,
medical services, vocational training, and schools for boys and girls,
construction of student hostels etc.
on Eradication of Leprosy
The Jamshedpur branch in Bihar has been playing an important role since 1980
for the treatment and rehabilitation of leprosy patients. There is a great
need for the extension of this project and establishment of such centers in
other parts of the country.