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P.O. Chalappuram,
Calicut - 673002
Phone: 0495 2302942/2302943

The Kendra was established in August 1989.

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K.P. Kesava Menon Memorial Award

Adhyathmikacharya Gurusreshta Sri A.K.B. Nair was awarded the K.P. Kesava Menon Memorial Award for the year 2023. The esteemed award was presented by the Honourable Governor of Goa, Sri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, during a ceremony held at the Alakapuri Auditorium in Calicut. The K.P. Kesava Menon Memorial Award, established by the K.P. Kesava Menon Memorial Samithi in Calicut, pays tribute to the renowned freedom fighter, Founder and Chief Editor of Mathrubhoomi National Daily, former Indian High Commissioner of Singapore and Malaysia, and esteemed litterateur, K.P. Kesava Menon.
During the event, Acharya A.K.B. Nair was honoured by the Indo-Arab Confederation Council President Sri A.V. Kunhamu, who presented a memento to acknowledge his significant contributions. Additionally, Sri M. Kesavamenon, a senior journalist and great-grandson of K.P. Kesava Menon, bestowed further honour upon Acharya by adorning him with a ponnada.
The function, presided over by Sri P.V. Chandran, Chairman of Mathrubhoomi Company Pvt. Ltd., was marked by the welcoming address from Sri Attakoya Pallikandi, the General Secretary of the organising Committee. Acharya A.K.B. Nair expressed his heartfelt gratitude to all present for the recognition bestowed upon him.

Nonagenarians Honoured

Sri. V. Unnikrishnan Erady IRS (rtd), former Member Central Board of Direct Taxes Govt. of India, Member and advisor of BVB Kendra and Sri. P. Chandrasekharan, former Indian Information Service, Govt. of India and Member of BVB Kendra were honoured on September 12, 2023 at the Kendra office, Calicut. Sri Eradiji and Sri Chandrasekharanji completed 90 and 93 years of age respectively.
BVB Kendra Committee Chairman, Acharya Shri A.K.B. Nair adorned them with Ponnada and presented Kodi Vasthram to them and appreciated their valuable and mature advice rendered whenever needed. Sachit Kumar, Secretary Adv. Vasan Treasurer, Dr. Aryadevi Prof. Haridasan, and Rajagopalan felicitated Eradiji and Chandrasekharanji who expressed their gratitude.

Book Release

Goa State Governor Sri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai released the four volumes of Sreemad Bhagavatha Mahapuranam Lalithavyakhyanam written by Adhyathmik Acharya Gurusreshta Sri A. K. B. Nair, containing 5,000 pages, at a function held on August 28, 2023, at Azhakodi Devi Mandiram Hall, Calicut. Calicut Lok Sabha MP Sri M. K. Raghavan, Calicut State Assembly Member Sri Thottathil Ravindran, Kasyapaveda Research Foundation Acharya Dr. M. R. Rajesh and Malayala Manorama Chief News Editor P. J. Joshwa received the four volumes. Sri P. V. Chandran, Chairman and Managing Editor of Mathrubhoomi newspaper, presided over the function.

A Versatile Student

Anwita Niju, a Std. 7 student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Perumthiruthi, Kozhikode, is a versatile student who has tried her hand in dance, music and sports. 
Anwita has been an ardent yoga practitioner from the time she was in Std. 4 and has displayed the subtle science of harmony between mind and body. 
She is an active participant in school events of district, state and even national championships. 
Anwita has added many feathers to her cap by winning several competitions in the year 2022. A few of her achievements are:
1st prize in Calicut District Sports Yoga Competition
1st prize in NYF District Yoga Competition
1st prize in NYSF District Yoga Competition
1st prize in District Yoga Olympiad 
1st prize in State Yoga Olympiad 
She participated in the National Yoga Competition held in Maharashtra and she is looking forward to participating in the National Yoga Olympiad.

Art Exhibition 'Dreams of colours'

Deekshith M V of Class 4 of Bhavan's School, a gifted budding artist, started showing his aptitude in drawing from a tender age. His pencil drawings are very realistic and helped him take his drawing skills to the next level. He has shown his talent in artistic water colours, acrylic water colours, glass paint, coffee paint, oil paste, mural painting, etc. and bagged many prizes in various painting competitions.
This young artist was fortunate enough to conduct a three-day art exhibition titled 'Dreams of Colours' at S.K. Pottakkadu Cultural Centre, inaugurated by the renowned artist Shri Madanan.
It was indeed a feast for art lovers!