Tuesday, 31 July 2018

GURU PURNIMA DAY CELEBRATION 2018




Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of “Ashadha” as it is known in the Hindu Calendar of Indian.  It is an Indian and Nepalese festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.  It is a nationwide festival which is dedicated towards the ‘Guru’ in this world.
    Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated the Guru Purnima in a grand manner.  The programme was presided by Mann.  Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra.  The function started at 2.30 PM.  The programme was compered by Sri Harini, of X Standard.
            “Prayer helps us to develop our potential strength and ability”.  The programme was initiated with the invocation song sung by the students of VIII standard.
            “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast”.  Ananya V. Sathish, of IX std extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, teachers, students and all the viewers.

            “A voice is a human gift.  It should be cherished to say human speech as possible”.  Nigisha, of VIII Standard presented her speech about “Guru Purnima” in Tamil.


            “The beauty of woman is reflected in her soul”.  Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya got a great chance to hear the message of Guru Purnima by Mann. Nivedita Didi, Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra.  Her valuable message was read by Smt. P.Jeya, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
            “Music is the divine way to all beautiful, poetic things to heart”.  A wonderful Guru song was sung by the students of VIII Standard.
           The President of the celebration Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer of VRM & VK addressed the gathering. He expressed that the celebration of Guru Purnima reflected our Indian culture and civilization.  He explained the difference between successful life and purposeful life.  He told all could become successful.  But purposeful person should have the quality of honesty, truthfulness, reverence to the country and all the people in our nation.  He advised the students to lead a purposeful life.  He spoke that the education should be beneficial to the society and it should develop the characters of every students.  He illustrated the names of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa for the best Guru-Shishya relationship.

            “The secret of winning any prize is knowing that our own treasure and potential”.  The academic toppers as well as the teachers of X and XII standard were awarded and honoured by Mann. Hanumanta Raoji  and the Chief Guest.
          

We had an spiritual personality Swami Swarupananda Maharaj, Ramakrishna Thabovanam, Thuraiyur as our chief guest addressed the viewers.  He narrated the story of “Sathya devatha” which specified the essence of honest and truth.  He illustrated the life of “Harichandra”.  He made the students to say “Gayathri Manthra”.  He advised the students to practice the manthra daily.  He spoke that the students should follow the words of teachers and to read the books of Swami Vivekananda, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Mother Saradha Devi.  He explained the significance of teachers.
            “Some memories are unforgettable, reminding ever vivid and heartwarming”
            Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, presented the memento to the honourable Chief Guest.
            “A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness”.  Vote of thanks was proposed by Naveena, of IX standard.
            The programme ended at 4 PM with Kendra prayer.



Friday, 22 June 2018

International Yoga Day Celebration 2018



           International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21st June.  Our Indian Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested the date of 21st June to celebrate International Day of Yoga as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.  And it was declared unanimously by the United Nations General assembly.
           

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated the International Day of Yoga with great enthusiasm.  It was presided by Mann. Hanumantaraoji, Treasurer of VRM & VK.  The programme started at 8 am.  It was compered by Smt. Issakkiammal, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
           
“Prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the Universe”.  We initiated our programme by an invocation sung by Sri.Manikumar, Music Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  “Welcome enters as guests and leave as friends:.  Smt. S.Nithya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, Teachers and the students. 
To highlight the benefits of Yoga, students performed Surya Namaskar, various Asanas like Padmasana, Vajrasana, Vakrasana and Vrukshasana.  They performed pranayamas for improving their concentration in studies and day to day activities.  The performance was lead by Smt. Vijaya Nirmala, Physical Education Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  She explained the benefits of asanas.

           Smt.R.Thanga Janaki, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya shared the importance of the Yoga Day.  She explained the various branches of Yoga and how it helped the man’s health and well being.

            “Yoga gives a holistic healing power to the body, mind and soul”. “Speech is power.  Speech is to persuade and convert”. Mann. Hanumantaraoji, as the president of the programme addressed the gathering.  He spoke about the significance of Yoga. He appreciated the students performance and they needed to practice it daily.

            “The word “Thanks” expresses the extreme gratitude, humility and Understanding”.  Vote of thanks was proposed by Kumari. V.K.Bowya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.

            The programme ended in harmonious way at 8.45 am with “Kendra Prayer.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Sports Day Celebration 2018


“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet”.

         
  Sports play an important role in every one’s life especially in students’.  Everyone should involve themselves in the sports activity.  Sports are necessary because it brings physical and mental fitness to the person.  As we all know that, living a relaxed and comfort life we need a sound mind and sound body.
         Annual sports day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, on 24 February 2018.

  Master of ceremony was by H.Aswini of IX Standard.  The programme began with an invocation song sung by VI standard students. The welcome address was delivered by S.Subashini of IX Standard.  The importance of the day was presented by Smt.Thanga Janaki, V.K.V.Teacher. Sri.Venu Gopal, Deputy Superintendant of Police, Kanyakumari, was our Chief Guest who addressed the gathering.  

                 He emphasized the importance of sports in a child’s life.  It plays a vital role in our life as it keeps us healthy, wealthy and active.  He spoke about his personal experience.  He instructed the students to participate in all the sports events, which will be useful in their future. 




                 He advised the students to avoid watching television and using mobile phones.  He insisted the students to take good, healthy, nutritious food.  He instructed the students to maintain physical and mental health in well manner.  It brings the highest level of confidence in their life.  He also applauded the Principal Shri.S.Abraham Lingom for the school’s outstanding achievements.

 

            Shri.K.Raju Kumar Sir read out the name list of the winners.  The Chief Guest awarded the shields and the certificates to the winners of the various sports events.



 
            Our Principal presented a memento to the honourable Chief Guest.  The Sports day ended with vote of thanks followed by Kendra Prayer.