RMCL History


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

November

1977

Starting the first Ramana Music class.
Strengthening and expanding Ramana Satsang at Bangalore


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

December

1978

Recording the first pre-recorded cassette of Ramana Music titled ‘Ramananjali’ led by Smt.Sulochana Natarajan brought out jointly by Sri Ramanasramam and IBH in their ‘Amarnaad’ series.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

March

1979

Registering Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning as a Non-profit Society under the Society of Registration Act, Karnataka. 8 Governing body members, Founder President, Sri A.R.Natarajan, Secretary, Sri S.Krishnaswamy, Vice President, Sri Shankaranarayanan, Treasurer, Sri K.S.Bhanu. Others – Smt.Sulochana Natarajan, Sarada Natarajan, Dr.S.Balasundaram and Smt.Visalakshi Balasundaram.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

1979

Inauguration of Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning by Swami Chinmayananda


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

Apri - November

1979

Conducting All-India level competition for students in Ramana Music, Elocution, Essay writing and Chanting, culminating at Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

June

1979

Recording and burning the first LP – Long Playing Record of Ramana Music ‘Ramana Vaibhavam’


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

January

1980

Supporting Sri Ramanasramam fully in the mega event, the Birth Centenary Celebrations of Bhagavan Ramana beginning on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th January and continuing throughout the year.
Ramananjali’s first live concert led by Smt.Sulochana Natarajan on 3rd January at the Birth Centenary Celebrations


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

March

1980

First International Seminar on the life and teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi conducted by Sri Ramanasramam and RMCL at Ravindra Kalakshetra.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

April – June

1980

First world tour by the Ramananjali troupe – Europe, America, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

October

1980

First pre-recorded cassette of the whole of ‘Arunachala Aksharamanamalai’ – ‘Ramana Amudam’


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

January

1981

Commencing the special stream of Ramana Dance by Guru Kumari Meenakshi


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

February

1981

Starting of the monthly journal ‘The Ramana Way’


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

February

1981

Starting of Ramana Bala Kendra


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

May

1981

Ramananjali 50 – the 50th concert of Ramananjali


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

June

1981

Ramananjali tour of Mauritius


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

October

1981

Bhumi Puja for Ramana Shrine and Meditation Hall


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

July

1982

3rd National Seminar and Cultural Festival – First dance-drama on Ramana by Prabhat


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

December

1982

Opening of the Meditation Hall at Mekhri Circle


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

December

1982

First children’s play on Ramana ‘A Ramana Evening’


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

1983

Naming of the road from Cauvery Theatre to Mekhri Circle as ‘Ramana Maharshi Road’.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

1983

Opening of 5 Ramana Libraries in Bangalore


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

July

1983

4th National Seminar and Cultural Festival


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

March

1985

5th National Seminar at Himachal Bhavan, New Delhi – First cultural seminar


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

September

1985

6th National Seminar and Cultural Festival. First dance arangetram with a complete margam of Ramana kritis.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

January

1986

First dance ballet produced by Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning ‘Ramana Vijayam’ presented at Chennai under the auspices of Narada Gana Sabha.


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

February

1986

6th National Seminar and Cultural Festival


‘The first decade – 1977 to 1987’

February

1987

7th National Seminar and Cultural Festival

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