Nagaloka News

CURRIER GUIDANCE WORKSHOP: 10th June 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Today a workshop was held at Nagaloka with the purpose of helping to guide students through higher education and to make currier in their respective professions. It was led by BAGAP (Babasaheb Ambedkar Global Association of Profession) team members, and 146 people came to attend. Members of the workshop discussed selecting a profession through hobbies, planning for success, short keys for UPSC and MPSC competitive exams, success stories of BAGAP team members, and the value of hard work. The workshop was a success, as students left with feelings of empowerment and individuality. Since it was a success, the staff at Nagaloka will plan to hold workshops like this once every three months and open the workshop to Nagaloka Alumni who may need guidance.

tag

Failure of Ambedkarite Organizations in Modern era: 9th 10th June 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Saturday, June 9th, 2018

A workshop was held at Nagaloka focusing on the ways in which Ambedkarite organizations have failed to be effective in the modern era. The goal of the workshop was to educate Ambedkarite organization activists on how to strengthen their organizations. It was led by Dr. D.C. Maiske, principal of Nagaloka, and was attended by 28 people. During the workshop, a discussion was held to help Ambedkarite activists analyze the weaknesses within their organizations and plan to develop and strengthen them for the future. They were taught how to gather Ambedkarite activists from local areas and studied the ways Ambedkarite organizations failed in the past in order to avoid those mistakes. With this workshop came the realization that it takes teamwork to find and address weaknesses within an organization, and a plan to create future workshops for the three generations (past, present, and future).

tag

Full moon Day: 29th May 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

A full moon night Pooja was held at Nagaloka to celebrate monthly Buddhist rituals. The Pooja was led by Dhamma Naga and Rantanishta and was attended by 146 people. During the event, discussions were held about Ambedkar’s inspiration, life story, life struggles, social movements, and the struggle to become an ideal. We remembered that every common man can achieve his goal, no matter their current situation. Dhamma Naga was a great inspiration to the people, telling Ambedkar’s story in a motivating way. From this event came future plans for more talks on Ambedkar, and future whole-day full moon events to help grow Buddhist culture on campus.

tag

An Organization Development Workshop: 22nd 23rd May 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

A workshop on the development of organizations was held today at Nagaloka. Its goal was to teach the fundamentals of social organizations and how to improve them to achieve the greatest impact. It was led by Manjula Pradeep, and was attended by 10 Nagaloka teachers. The workshop focused on the idea that at the heart of every social organization is the importance of seeing humans as humans, and that every human personality is valuable. They discussed different aspects of social organizations, such as the life cycle of an organization and the importance of democracy in social organizations. The workshop led to a better understanding of the weaknesses and strengths of Nagaloka, and created a foundation for future quarterly workshops.

tag

TEACHERS TEAM MEETING NAGARJUNA INSTITUTE COLLEGE TEACHING EVOLUTION: 5th MAY 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Saturday, May 5th, 2018

The order members held a teachers team meeting today at Nagaloka to discuss the teaching methodologies and skill of Nagaloka’s teachers. The meeting was held by all nine order members, and was led by Principal Dr. D.C. Maiske and Nagadeep, and featured discussion on the upcoming semester timetable, the issue of student tardiness, how to interact with students outside the classroom, new education strategies, increasing the support of faculties, and new teaching evaluation methods. The meeting helped overcome feelings of not being supported, and brought team spirit to the order members. There also came an understanding that there are still difficulties that must be overcome, but with support anything is possible.

tag

Buddha’s Birth Anniversary Celebration: 30th April 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Monday, April 30th, 2018

People gathered at Nagaloka on this day to celebrate the birth of Buddha, an annual tradition. Every year people congregate to pay gratitude to our Ideal Lord Buddha and thank him for his teachings and wisdom. The event was led by Master of Ceremonies Ratna Nishta and Dh. Nitryashree featured a talk by Dh. Prasanna Bodhi, and was attended by all order members. 140 people came to the event and discussed the importance of Buddha and his life. They discussed his qualities, the story and theories of Bodhidharma, and cultivated determination to develop spiritual life practice and individual quality. From this celebration came motivation for the people of Nagaloka to continue to develop support for each other and activities for youth and children.

tag

A Day Retreat on Vaishak Pournima: 30th April 2018  

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Monday, April 30th, 2018

This retreat on Vaishak Pournima was held at Nagaloka with the purpose of developing Buddhist culture and practice on campus. The retreat was led by Master of Ceremonies Dh. Nityashree and featured a talk by Prasanna Bodhi that was organized by Ratna Nishta. 96 people attended this retreat and participated in discussions about Siddartha’s childhood, his struggle for truth, his victory in achieving enlightenment, and the understanding that the seed of Buddhahood is in us all and must be developed. The retreat was successful in its goal, and created a strong network of Buddhist people and created a basis for developing future Buddhist activities and development.

tag

COLLEGE INTERNAL EXAMINATION: 21st to 25th April 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Saturday, April 21st, 2018

This internal examination was held at Nagaloka and was led by a team of teachers and staff members. The purpose of the examination was to evaluate the teaching methods of Nagaloka to make sure they give students a good understanding of the material. A total of 71 members came together to discuss how to improve their student’s education and how to properly test student’s knowledge. They also discussed how to train students for their university exams, specifically time management. This internal examination helped teachers and staff develop better teaching methods, and introduced new, modern teaching skills into the Nagaloka

tag

WORKSHOP ON NAGAOKA TRIRATNA ACTIVITIES AND SWOT ANALYSIS: 21st April 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Saturday, April 21st, 2018

The workshop was held at Nagaloka and was facilitated by Dh. Tej Darshan. Its purpose was to strengthen the spiritual activities of Nagaloka and analyze the campus’s SWOT. Nine order members worked together as a team in the workshop, discussing Nagloka activities development and the strengths/weaknesses of these activities. The workshop gave a clear picture of how Nagloka could grow and improve by using different methodologies, and by developing interaction to reach better understanding and harmony.

tag

JYOTHI RAO FULE BIRTH ANNIVERCERY CELEBRATION: 11th April, 2018

Posted in: Nagaloka News on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Today the anniversary of Jyothi Rao Fule’s birth was celebrated at Nagaloka to remember his ideals and his contribution to society. It was led by Dh. Tej Darshan and the female care taking team, and was attended by 106 people. During the celebration, students learned about Jyothi Rao Fule and were given an inspiring speech by Dh. Tej Darshan. They saw female alumni play the role of Jyothi Rao Fule and gave an inspirational and emotional performance. Nagaloka staff took note of the effectiveness of teaching through song and acting, and will plan to use it more in future full moon events and activities.

tag