Youth

 

 

Malaysia Hindu Sangam Youth Bureau is organizing the ‘Vivekananda Quiz Contest’ for the second year. The main objective of this contest is to encourage young people to read the life and message of Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902).

 

The contest is open to all Malaysian students from age 13 to 17. Questions will be based on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda. The contest will be held at two levels as follows:

 

Online Contest: August 20 – September 20, 2016

 

Online quiz will be launched on August 20, 2016 at MHS National and will be opened until September 20, 2016. Participants must answer 50 questions within 25 minutes. A participant is only eligible to enter the online quiz once.

 

Final Stage Round : October 1, 2016

 

30 shortlisted winners will be called for the Final stage round on October 1, 2016 at Wisma Malaysia Hindu Sangam, No.67, Jalan PJS 1/48, Taman Petaling Utama 7, 46150 Petaling Jaya.

 

The winners will receive prize in cash:

  • First prize – RM2,500
  • Second prize – RM1,500
  • Third prize –RM1,000
  • 3 consolation prizes worth RM100

 

How to participate-

  • Log in to www.hindusangam.org.my/mhs_quiz
  • Complete the online entry form, check and submit your entry. Please ensure you give us correct contact No. and email Id.
  • Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
  • One participant is only eligible for one entry. Therefore, only submit the entry form when you are ready to proceed to the Quiz.
  • Answer 50 questions within 25 minutes.
  • Once you complete all the questions, the result will be shown immediately. Please note your mark and wait for our email.
  • The online quiz begins at 12pm on August 20, 2016 and will be closed at 12pm on September 20, 2016.
  • Those who are qualified to enter the Stage Round on 1 October 2016 will be notified by email/telephone.

 

Terms and Condition: The top three winners of the Vivekananda Quiz Contest in 2015 are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate this year.

 

Visit our official Facebook page for more information - https://www.facebook.com/MalaysiaHinduSangam/
Or email to – youth@hindusangam.org.my

 

Suggested books:

  • Eastern and Western Disciples, Life of Swami Vivekananda, Two Volumes. Kolkata: Advaita Ashrama

 

Suggested online reading:

 

In English –
http://rishinarendra.blogspot.my/
http://www.vivekananda.net/PDFBooks/LifeofSVVol2.pdf
http://www.scribd.com/doc/62764945/Life-of-Swami-Vivekananda-by-His-Eastern-and-Western-Disciples-1960#scribd
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Vivekananda
http://www.belurmath.org/swamivivekananda.htm
http://www.advaitaashrama.org
http://belurmath.org/swamivivekananda.htm

 

In Malay -
http://hikayatvivekananda.blogspot.com/
http://ms.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Vivekananda
http://vivekanandabio.blogspot.com/