Balsanskar Class on 9th Oct 2011



Balsanskar Class on 23rd, Jan 2011

Hari OM,

Below is the notes from last class:

1) We did the regular routine of yoga/pranayama/meditation in the class

2) Each of the student had read a paragraph from the article: “Never Forget your parents”

3) Discussed about the parent’s worship day program on 13th, Feb @12:30 PM in the temple audiotorium. Below are the video links of the story and the dance that will be performed during this program. The performance will be repeated again for the sunday school annual day along with yoga-asanas.

i) Story:

ii) Dance:


i) Daily Routine

ii) Write down the article below on paper and bring it to the class:

iii) Watch the story video carefully and write few paragraphs on the life of the the following and how they succeeded in gaining the blessings of the parents:

  • Ganesh Ji
  • Shri Ram
  • Shravan Kumar
  • Pundalik

iv) Watch the dance video and learn the meaning and by-heart the song:

We have just 3 weeks before the program. Please do not miss to do this home-work.  See you all in the next class!

Hari OM

Balsanskar Class 5th, Dec 2010

Hari OM,

We had a wonderful class after the thanks giving break, below is the notes from the class :

1)  After initial chit-chat,  we had discussed with everyone on how are they keeping up with their routine. Then we reviewed the homework spreadsheet. Lot of them are not filled up.  This is to request all the parents to please update the grades and make it up to date. Here is the link to the spread sheet:

2) We did the regular routine of warm-up, yoga & pranayama

3) We learned a new powerful technique to help students to improve they memory retention power discovered by our ancient Rushi/Muni discussed below. After reading/listening, close your eyes and recollect what you studied by sticking your tongue to the palate inside your mouth. Details explained below.

4) The students have taken turns and read the article : “Oh Students be Inquisitive” . The students are asked to complete the reading at home and write few paragraphs explaining the moral of the story. Click on this  link : O Students be Inquisitive

5) We celebrated the birthday of Karthik in a Vedic way, chanting the Mantras from the Vedas and lighting lamps on a swastika build with 5 colors reflecting the 5 elements of nature, of which this body is made up of. This is done mainly to fill Karthik with positive energy and take the blessings from the Vedas and the 5 elements wishing him health, happiness & success.

6) Of course we all watched the fun birthday video of Karthiek. Check it out here:

7) Home work for this week:  Do your daily routine & please go through the article and write the summary in your own words and bring it to the class.

All this in about 50-55 mins,  just amazing, thanks for your co-operation. See you in the next class.

Hari OM


Rention Technique:

Our Rishis and sages counted number of nerves in the human body long time ago before scientists discovered and they are a total of 72 crore, 72 lakhs, 10 thousand, 201 nerves in the body. Of these the most important nerves are 22 which is 10 are on the right side of the brain and 10 on the left side of the brain and of other 2 nerves, one is called Brahma naadi (nerve) which will help attain self-realization. The other one is Sumriti (Memory Retention) naadi.

  • Sumriti Naadi (nerve) – gets strengthened by sticking the tongue to the palate inside your mouth.
  • Brahma naadi –gets strengthen by practicing brahmacharya.

Technique:  For students to help remembering things they study. After reading/listening, close your eyes and recollect what you studied by sticking your tongue to the palate inside your mouth.

Daily Routine:

  1. Warmup:  OM Jumping & Swinging hands back&front
  2. Brain Memory-Intellectual power pranayam
  3. Select your favorite God idol/photo and do Tratak against it while sitting in  Vajara-Asana   –   (5 mins)
  4. Brahmari  Pranayama in Padmasana while concentrating on agnya chakra  (5 times),
  5. Chant Omkar Kirtan (5 mins)
  6. Pada-Paschimottan-Asana  for at least 30 secs
  7. Sarvanaga Asan
  8. Shavasana  ( Laying flat on the ground, with hands facing up and concentrating on breath and relaxing from tip of toe till the top of the head — 2mins)

O Students be Inquisitive

Balsanskar Class 21st, Nov 2010

Hari OM,
We had a wonderful class today, below is the notes from the class today
  1. Prayer & Review of Last Class/Assignment  (10 mins)
    • Deepa Jyoti/Ganapati / Saraswati/Guru Pooja
    • Students are doing routine about 60% of the time. We Discussed the problems students are having.  For students who couldn’t complete the routine in the morning for any reason, we are asking them to finish it t he evening after returning from the school.  This should be an exception and not a norm. Everyone should try to complete the routine in the morning itself.
  2. Asanas & Pranayam  (25 min)
    • OM Jumping/Swinging Hands/ Thada Asana/Relax
    • Brain/Intellectual Power Technique (5mins)
    • Sarvanga / Pada -Paschimmotan Asana (5 mins)
    • Pranayam – Brahmari Pranayam
  3. Meditation  (10 Mins)
    1. Vajrasana-Tratak (5 mins)
    2. Omkar Dyan – (5 mins)Kirtan/Bhajan
  4. Spiritual Discussion (10 mins)
  5. What’s in Next Class & Hasya Prayog (5 mins)



  • Daily routine that the students are following already. In the asanas we had added “Sarvanga Asana- 30 secs” and do it 2 times every day. In the pranayamas we had added Brain/Intellectual-Power technique. Please do this 25 breaths looking towards the roof and 25 breaths with the chin touching the throat and backbone straight.
  • Please read through this article and write the summary in 1-2 paragraphs and write the moral in this article:
    O Students! Be Inquisitive!  —  Click here to download the article

Hari OM

Balsanskar Annual Day

Dear Parents/Students,

Below is the link: Balsanskar-Annual-Day with some snapshots of the group asanas we will perform for the annual day.  You can perform the asanas you are most comfortable with or you can discuss with us and we will come up with something good together. It’s ok if you had missed least few classes, but we request all yoga class students to participate in the annual day program. This will be very motivating to other students.
Mr.Chenchal Subraveti had volunteered to arranging yoga dress (sports trouser and orange t-shirt) for the annual day, instead of everyone running to the store. So, please kindly email me the dress sizes (youth, small, medium, etc) for your children. Please do this in the next 1-2 days.
Annual day approaching very fast we have only one weekend in between (17th, April- Saturday).  So, we are arranging an extra class, please pick one slot from below, that best fits you, based on the response we will pick one slot from below:
1. 10th, April –Saturday (afternoon ~4pm)
2. 11th, April — Sunday (After sunday school morning classes – ~noon-1:30pm)
3. Anytime during the week before 17th, April

Balsanskar Class

Parents Worship Day [14th Feb 2010]

Parents Worship Day [14th Feb 2010]

Timings: 1 pm, in the temple auditorium

Clothing: Students dress up in white kurta in general.

Also collect your costumes for the role you are performing on that day. Let us know if are having any issues collecting your costumes.

A) Announcement:  Sunday school students performing a program for the parents and celebrating Parents Worship Day on 14th Feb

B) Message about this day: Playing following videos on the projector

Innocenti Report by UNICEF:

C) Programs:


Skit : Lord Ganesh &Lord Karthik

[Skit can be seen from 3:28 min to 7:28 min]


Lord Shiva – Abhi

Ma Parvathi – Anu

Lord Ganesh – Karthik

Lord Karthik Swamy – Shravan

Lord Shiva’s Soldiers – Surya , Akhil

Nandi – Prateek

Program 2:  Students Worshiping their Parents

Participants: All students & their parents
Note: Parents please dress up in Indian traditional clothing. Students needs to bring: Plate, Deepak, Tilak, Garland or just a  bouquet

Program 3:  Yogasans, Surya Namaskar & Pranayama

Participants : All Balsanskar Students

Program 4:  Speech by a Balsanskar (Yoga) Student

Participants – Rudra

Program5:  Dance – Hum bacche Balsanskar Ke

Participants  : Anu, Shruthi, Madhurya, Vamsi, Roma, Radha, Prateek, Shravan, Karthik, Surya, Abhi, Prathyusha

Balsanskar [11-8-2009]

Balsanskar (11-01-2009)

Below is the link to the class material and the homework of Nov 1st class.

Below is the link for Benefits of Pranayam Video

Balsanskar Class (10-25-2009)



Please click on the below link to see the  slides of  Balsanskar class on 10-25-2009

Balsanskar Class Material (10-25-2009)

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