TIRUPATI, MAY 25:  The ambitious week long programme, “Subhapradham”, mulled by TTD with a noble aim to enahance human values and service mindedness among the students for their self development as well for the good of the society, concluded on Sunday across the state.

This noval and unique programme which was started by TTD in 2012 keeping in view the students and young minds who are future buildersof the country were given training by starlwarts and experts in the field of literature, vedic studies, scholars etc. from May 19 till 25.

Eminent scholars like Brahmasri Chaganti Koteswara Rao, Dr Samudrala  Lakshmanaiah, Dr Pamidikalva Chenchusubbaiah etc. taught the students on the principles and ethics embedded in Hindu Sanatana Dharma. Over 1200 “Bodhakas”(Trainers) trained the students on various subjects including yoga, meditation, bhajans, moral values etc. During these seven days to nearly 19,372 students acorss the state.

TTD has made elaborate boarding and lodging, food arrangements for the students. Girl students are provided separate accommodation in Sri Padmavathi Womens’ Degree College, Sri Padmavathi Mahila Varsity and S V Oriental College while the boys are accommodated in S V Arts college in Tirupati.

The students were offered training to learn about various mythological characters who pioneered the society with their behavioural attitude and ethics including Lord Sri Rama, Sri Krishna, Bhishma, Harishchandra, importance of Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavatha epics, slokas from Bhagavatgiva, love and affection towards parents and gurus, service to humanity, national leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Jhansi Rani, Dr BR Ambedkar etc., importance of festivals, culture and tradition etc.

Students from various faiths also took part in this summer camp classes organised under the aegis of Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad (HDPP) wing of TTD. The students expressed immense satisfaction and thrill for having underwent training in “Subhapradham” which held in the temple town of Tirupati at the feet of Lord Venkateswara.

one since it aims at building ethical values and servicemindedness among the students who are the future builders of the great nation. He directed the engineering officials to make all the necessary arrangements in the TTD-run schools selected for the week long summer camp – Subhapradham classes across the state.

Karishma, a muslim girl from Allagadda of Kurnool district expressed
her great pleasure for having learnt about great leaders and various mythological characters who stood ideal for the entire humanity. “We have learnt about the great sacrifices made by leaders like Bhagat Singh, Netaji for the freedom of the country and also about the greatness of Lord Sri Rama and Goddess Sita Devi. For almighty there is no differentiation of caste and religion and everyone is equal to
Him. We too learnt on how to behave with elders, how to move in the society etc.

These classes are of great help to us in building our c Another student of class VIII Miss Lahari from Nellore said, “My elder sister attended the Subhapradham classes during last year which helped her to a great extent in her career. This year my parents sent me for these classes. I learnt about the importance of truth, patience, worship, culture etc. through the moral classes. I will share my experience to my friends who could not make it to these classes and see that they too join Subhapradham next year”, she added.

Later the students were given participation certificates, a lamination photo of Lord Venkateswara by concerned HODs of the respective institutions.