Youth masses can play a vital role in mitigating the devastation created by covid pandemic, opined the Mayor of U.S.A’s Bolingbrook city Mary Alexander Basta. Addressing the International online prayer meeting hosted by Chicago based ‘Beautiful Minds Youth Mentoring Foundation’, Mrs. Basta exuded confidence that Almighty will definitely listen to the prayer of innocent children and extend His healing hands to save humanity from Corona Menace. The Pandemic has descended as a wakeup call for all of us to realise the importance of family, friends and life, Mrs. Basta added.
Delivering the welcome address during the virtual session, the President of Beautiful Minds Suchismita Panda informed that their Foundation is engaged in training extracurricular skills to underprivileged youths and kids of Odisha with an aim for their economic and social advancement.
The prayer meeting was designed to arouse the collective spiritual enlightenment of youths to tackle and defeat the evil act of the virus, Smt Panda explained. Director of the Foundation Suvendu Sadhangi gave introduction about the programmes. Co- Founder of the Beautiful Minds Nishant Sadhangi declared that the sole aim of our organisation is to train the underprivileged and marginalised youths of Odisha to become global leaders.
Addressing the gathering through video conferencing from California, renowned Spiritual preacher Nibedita Panda pointed that the complete undermining of moral values, massive destruction of eco system and uncontrollable materialistic greed of human beings are the main reasons behind the spread of corona virus. Incase the human beings can arouse the inner energies after self cleansing and healing within, then they can certainly connect to higher infinity power and can remain healthy, safe and well, smt Panda elaborated.
Speaking from Toronto Dr. Tanmay panda advised to adopt the path of selfless service foregoing the material greed and Total surrender before the almighty in order to attain the salvation.
Highlighting the positive aspect of the pandemic, Lipika Dash from Dubai observed that by bringing the entire world together, corona has recreated before us our age old philosophical narrative, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ i.e. the whole world is one family.
Rajiv Das from Art of Living in Chicago taught meditation to attain self realisation and internal peace.
Basabdatta padhi recited Nirvana Shakam for the well being of whole world and overcoming of Corona Crisis.
President Suchismita Panda ably moderated and co- ordinated the entire Live streaming presentations. Children and youths from U.S.A., Canada, U.A.E and India enthralled the audiences by their scintillating recitals of Bhajans, prayers and chanting of hymns.
CANSA and Sushree Academy from Canada, Hindi gurukul and Art of Hearts from Chicago and Vidya Publications from Odisha supported in organising this mega digital event.
Prominent personalities present during the devotional webinar include Sunanda Mishra panda, Bhumika Gochhi, Sujata Patnaik, Shyama Rath, Sushriya Mishra, Swati patnaik, Anuradha Anand, Sushree Mishra Kar, Chinmayee Mishra and Lopamudra Dash.