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Volunteering at manav parivar matar

Volunteering at manav parivar matar

Counseeling with Vitiligo Patient at Manav Parivar’s medical camp at matar.

Weekend Volunteering

Hello Friends,

 

Good Morning, As this Sunday is 4th Sunday of the month, Manav Parivar is having their pre schedul medical camp at village Matar, Dis. Kheda, Gujarat. I am preparing my self to go there as Winter is already started.

 

Me, my two son and my wife all be going from tonight for Weekend Volunteering in these medical camp. Little about medical camp. The single day OPD which starts on Sunday morning and also end on Sunday is having around 7000 patients. Few statistical data to share with you friends. More than 16000 people to be managed all together. More than 250 volunteers to deal with. many more things.

You got excited to see the pictures? i am going to take it for you and will going to share it with you. ok?

I wish you a nice, happy, creative and joy giving weekend. Take care of your self.

Dhirendra

 

swami anubhavananda@manavparivar-1

Good evening friends,

Swami anubhavanandaji was at manavparivar prayer hall in ahmedabad on Thursday June 03, 2010. It was very special day for all at manavparivar-ahmedabad as swami anubhavanandaji was there to give his lecture on Signs of Devotions. More pictures are here.

swamianubhavanand@manavparivar

Swami Anubhavanand with Dadaji

Free Food for homeless people in Ahmedabad

Good Morning friends, 

I join a team of volunteer who were distributing free food to the homeless people in Ahmadabad from manavparivar. They were having Khichadi with them. They found 3 kids on street and when they ask them “do you want to eat?” they were so happy that time. I think it was happiest moment to see those people smiling with the view of food for them. 

As it was outside and night time the picture was not clear but I still want to capture that in camera and I take following two pics. See the smile and happiness on the faces of these kids. I think this is best way to do charity. I am glad to do such nice activity as volunteer.

is this volunteering?

Good Morning friends,

 

How you define volunteering? Majority of people might come up with answer that when we help someone physically than it is going to consider volunteering. I do agree with this meaning of volunteering.

 

I like to share this live event which happens between me and my friend. It was Thursday evening.  I come to know on Wednesday that one of my friends who face a big loss in stock market is mentally disturb and he is under depression. I decided to spend my Thursday evening with him. I finish my work at office early and I went to him. When I see him I found him like a live dead body. He was not react my presence. I talk with him and he was not replying nor expressing any expresson with my talk to him. I thought and tell my self that time this is the time when he needs me more. I must stay with him.

 

I started talking with him with he being non responsive. In an  hour he started giving me response. It takes me 4 hour to bring him back to normal mind condition but thank god I was able to do that. It really long story what I talk and how I talk. At end he was ok and normal. Than I say good night to him and back home. When I was in bed I was thinking what we should call to what I did?

 

A human was in need of another human- a human spend time with another human with positive thought in mind, isn’t its Volunteering? I like to ask my reads too, what you call the thing I did. Does it volunteering or charity?

Volunteering is my need, not others-1

We talked last time that volunteering is my need. If I am doing charity or seva, that is for me not others. Someone will thought that why we need to think this issue. Does it make any difference if we are doing seva for our self or someone else? The answer is YES, it does make a lot different with the approaches change. There are two main very common approached behind doing volunteering.

 

Volunteering for others

Volunteering for my self

 

Volunteering for others:

 

This is very common way of doing volunteering. Majority of people are doing volunteering this way. Volunteer always have feeling that he/she is doing volunteering for others. For the person who is going to get benefits. For example, a volunteer A is doing his volunteering in manav parivar free medical camp. As he is young and educated, he likes to give his service to society. He gives his free service twice a month. Now, while he is there he always think that he not needs to do this volunteering. But as he is having ability he likes to do this volunteering to help others. So, he wants to become volunteer to help others.

 

In next post 

Volunteering is my need-not others!

Good Evening friends,

After giving my free service and volunteering at manav parivar, life back to routine again. I was analyzing my self. The way I did volunteering at matar and the way I treat people over there. So, I was just reviewing my actions and reactions. I also try to understand other people who were doing seva and charity over there. I not mean to say I was noticing others. I strongly believe being volunteer I am not suppose to view what others are doing, I just have to notice what I am doing and how I am doing.

 

I like to share something thoughts which I have. Does doing seva or charity is my need or need for someone else? I am doing seva for my self or others? If I put the same thought in different words than does doing volunteering is helping me or others? I try to get answer of this question and I found something very interesting. I found that volunteering and charity is MY need not others. If I want to do volunteering than that volunteering is my need, my requirement and I am doing that to make my self happy. Not others.

 

We continue our talk on this in next post. 

Free Medical Camp at Manavparivar-matar-Kheda

 

Good Morning friends,

December 28 was fourth Sunday of the month. Manav Parivar was having its schedule medical camp. I talked before that Manav Parivar organizes free medical camp at matar, kheda, Gujarat, India every second and fourth Sunday of the month. Yesterday was fourth Sunday, so they were having free medical camp there.

 

I reached at free medical camp site at 11-45 pm. We show more than 700 patients were waiting outside the gate. After getting in and going to my room, I reach to kitchen. Kitchen was ON and free food which they have to deliver to the patients Sunday morning around 7-00 am was getting ready. I take my chance to help them out and give my volunteering service in kitchen. I take few picture in my mobile, I like to share that here.

 

Look at the picture above. 5  pictures are of kitchen and were taken at midnight. Last picture is of Holy Tree at free medical camp site of manav parivar, matar, kheda.

2008 at a glance-Dhirendra

Good Evening friends,

Merry Christmas to all. I like to wish HAPPY NEW YEAR to all. Beginning of 2009 and end for 2008. Time is running out very fast. I feel like 2008 just started few weeks back. And we are at end of 2008 now. 361 days completed.  Just 4 days left now.  Isn’t its time to make a evaluation statement for our self? Where I was at the beginning of 2008 and where I am at the end of 2008.

 

Business needs to make evaluation statements at regular intervals. Like weekly report, monthly statement, quarterly statement, half yearly statement and yearly statements. If you are aware with what business communities doing with all these statements, each statement get analyze. Top level management evaluates the monthly statement and from that they predict and plan for half yearly and yearly behavior of company. Again with quarterly statements they compare what was projected and what happy in actual, than plan again for next quarter. And with such analysis businesses makes profits and earn money. If they don’t analyze their behaviors during the year, they don’t come to know where they are going- towards profits or towards loose?

 

Same way in human life, each day passes with guarantee of not going to come back. There is no one to ask us about our profits and loose as being human weather we are going towards upward side in life or towards downward? I believe as there is no one to ask us, we need to be more conscious about that part because there is no control on that.

I think one should ask following questions to him/her self.

 

  • Do I need to analyze year 2008 for my self?

 

  • Year 2008 good or bad for me as individual in material sense.

 

  • Year 2008 good or bad for me as individual with reference to me as human, me as live identity or we can say it with reference to spirituality? 

We talk more in next post.

Free Medical camp at manav parivar-matar

Good Morning friends,
December 14 was second Sunday and I was at matar. Manavparivar is organizing free medical camp at matar twice a month.  As November was having 5 Sundays, so, this camp was after 21 days. All were expecting to have more patients.

I found that they were right. They have 8978 patients. It was all like people, people, human all around. I am glad I was part of that volunteering event. Free Lunch was given to more than 18000 people. 

View the following pictures where you can see patients waiting outside to have their turn.