28th April 2020: Continuing its efforts to provide relief to the various state governments Heartfulness Institute today donated 1.5 crore to the CM Relief Fund of Telangana. Over the past few weeks now Heartfulness Institute has been providing food to everyday in Ranga Reddy District in conjunction with the Commissionerate of Cyberabad Police in Telangana, food packets for thousands across different centres in India and distributed thousands of masks and hand sanitizers to those who need it. Over a million meals and rations have been served all over India from the kitchens of the Heartfulness Centres.
Mr. Vamsi Challagulla, Joint Secretary and Director Operations, Heartfulness Institute and Dr. Sharat Head of Medical Services of the Institute , today met the CM and personally handed over the cheque on behalf of Mr. Kamlesh D Patel affectionately called as Daaji, Guide of Heartfulness, towards the CM relief fund.
Commenting on the relief extended to the governments as support in managing the crisis Daaji, Guide of Heartfulness said, “our mission has been helping humanity by way of offering relaxation and meditation as a medium of upliftment, for free to one and all. Daily virtual group meditations as well as through via a free app called HeartsApp are offered to people to help cope with emotional and mental challenges posed by the situation. A telephonic helpline ‘Voice that Cares’, was also launched to provide counselling support to people. Over the past month, Heartfulness volunteers are supporting various governments and public by selflessly serving them in the true ethos of service with a heart which symbolizes the Heartfulness Movement.”
‘Voice that Cares’ can be accessed via toll free number 1800-121-3492 (DHYANA).
About Heartfulness: Heartfulness (www.heartfulness.org), is a Raja Yoga system of meditation, which is also known as ‘Sahaj Marg’, or the ‘Natural Path’. It originated at the turn of the twentieth century and was formalized with the founding of the Shri Ram Chandra Mission in 1945 in India. With several million practitioners worldwide, Heartfulness meditation is a set of practices for self-development that help us find inner calm and stillness in our fast-paced world. The easily adopted practices are appropriate for people from all walks of life, cultures, religious beliefs, and economic status, over the age of fifteen. Ongoing Heartfulness meditation training can be found at thousands of schools and colleges, and over 100,000 professionals are meditating in corporations, non-governmental and government bodies worldwide. More than 5000 Heartfulness Centers, known as Heart Spots, are supported by many thousands of certified volunteer trainers in 130 countries.