Message from Director

There is a very enlightening and interesting article on self-control in the  journal Scientific American (April, 2015) with the title "Conquer Yourself, Conquer the World."  The author Roy F. Baumeister hishglights self control as extremely essential for success and well being in life.   Self control refers to regulating  impulses and desires and particualry  the ability to  restrain aggression, greed and sexual impulses.  It is worth quoting a few sentences from this very enlighttening article : "Self-control is not just a puritanical virtue. It is a key pshychological trait that breeds success at work and play- and in overcoming life's hardships... The ability to regulate our impulses and desires is indispenable to success in living and working with others. People with good control over their thought processes, emotions and behaviours not only flourish in shcool and in their jobs but are also healthier, wealthier and more popular."  Read more 

Bijesh Philip Achen

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Orthodox Syrian Sunday school Association of the East- Outside Kerala Region (OSSAE-OKR) is a spiritual organization functioning in all the parishes of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church especially in the Outside Kerala Region dioceses namely Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bombay, Brahmavar Calcutta, Delhi and Madras. It takes care of the spiritual nurturing of the children, by bringing them up in the knowledge and fellowship of Jesus Christ. The classes are conducted and the Textbooks are prepared in English. The classes which range from Preparatory to 12th are divided into four main categories. 1. Bethlehem (Preparatory Classes), 2. Nazareth (Classes1-3), 3. Galilee (Classes 4-10), 4. Tabore (Classes 11 & 12). The Secondary level education concludes by 10th class and a certificate is awarded, Sunday School Final Certificate (SSFC) to the successful candidates. Higher Secondary course is for another two years. H. G. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Dionysius, the Metropolitan of the diocese of Calcutta is the current President of OSSAE-OKR and Rev. Fr. Dr. Bijesh Philip, the principal of St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur is the current Director General of OSSAE-OKR.

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REFLECTION ON THE REDEMPTIVE REMEMBRANCE: A STUDY ON HOLY QURBANA

Participation in worship is very significant for Christians and especially the Orthodox think that experiencing the transcendent can never be replaced by any study. The Eucharist or Holy Qurbana, the...

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Self -Revelation of Triune God and Related Insights

We the humans have not yet fully understood all the galaxies and stars in the outer space. Our understanding of the subatomic level is also limited. In this universe, there...

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