Our children, our future

The present, added on to some period of time-becomes future. The present plus time is the future. So our present work plus the time in which we do and achieve things together becomes the future world. The future is not a continuity of the present world - it can never be. The present world is being handled, dandled, destroyed and created through this given period of time, and what remains will be the future world - good or bad, created or destroyed.

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A touching story

In Brooklyn, New York, Chush is a school that caters to educating disabled children. Some children remain in Chush for their entire school career, while others can be mainstreamed into conventional schools.

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CHYK makes young people look forward to life

Once, Swami Chinmayananda was invited to talk to medical college students in Pune, and the organisers welcomed him by saying: "Swamiji, we have asked all the interested ones to assemble." His answer very simply was: "I am interested in the uninterested...bring them."

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Exam tips for students

Swami Swaroopananda addressed students of Std X and XII at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar, Chennai. This address was delivered to the students on the eve of their board exams and is replete with inspiring and invaluable tips on how to study and write exams effectively, how to receive the results in the best manner and how to plan their career and life later.

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Think big, act wisely, show results

We are all faced with various problems in life. At the individual level, there may be problems related to health, emotions, relationships, marriage, children, career, coping with death, and so on. At the national level, there are problems of poverty, unemployment, social unrest, illiteracy, corruption, etc. These problems often bring us sorrow and pain. Yet, if we analyse them honestly we will find that their root cause is almost entirely a lack of proper thinking and acting.

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You are responsible for the future of the country

A talk by Swami Chinmayananda to the youth wing of Chinmaya Mission (CHYK)

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The march of youth

Against the disintegration, only the youth can save the country. If one Gandhi could inspire so many at that time, our CHYK members can inspire the youth. Living a life of self confidence and self respect, proud of their country, and prepared to work to rebuild it with heads held above the clouds and hands and legs ready to sacrifices and work, that is sufficient...now, the question is who is to bell the cat?

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Young ambassador

Unless the youth of a country is trained to live vitally the culture of the country, they will never be able to appreciate the cultures of the world. Especially, in these days when almost every educated man has become a world - trotter, it is necessary that everyone has a certain amount of his own cultural beauty within himself so that he may absorb the best from around him.

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