Thursday, 14 March 2019



            No one in our life will ever love us as our mother does. There is no love as pure, unconditional and strong as a mother’s love. In order to sow the seeds of parental respect towards every child’s mother, “Mathru Pooja” is a way to induce love and respect to their mother. It is based on the concept of paying our respect to our mother whom our culture sees as a representation of Devi.
            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Kanyakumari celebrated “Mathru Pooja” on March 13, 2019 in a curious manner. Around 150 students took part in Mathru Pooja. The function started at 10.30 A.M. The celebration was inaugurated with lighting the lamp by the president of the function Mann.Hanumanta Raoji, the Treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Rock Memorial. 

The invocation was sung by Sri.Manikumar, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.Abraham Lingom, Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended his welcome speech. The pooja was conducted by offering flowers and chanting the sacred songs. As a part of the celebration the students washed the feet of their mothers and applied Chandan and Kumkum. The students worshipped their mother and took their blessings. The students fed sweets to their mothers. 
Mann.Hanumanta Raoji addressed the gathering. He clarified the students about the value of unconditional love of mothers. He advised the students to consider their mothers as the living goddess. He also praised the mothers as the essential part in the family and the society. He illustrated Swami Vivekananda’s childhood experience. He congratulated the students who participated in the pooja.
            The participants of the function shared their wonderful pooja experience. The Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya blessed the students and issued the hall tickets to the 10th Standard students. Vote of thanks was delivered by Smt.T. Sinthu, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The function concluded with the chanting of the Shanthi Mantra.


Monday, 25 February 2019

Sports Day Celebration 2019

“Sports build good  habits, confidence and discipline. They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes and cherish growth opportunities.”
        Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated its Sports Day on February 23,2019 in a grand manner. The programme started at 2.30 P.M. Invocation song was sung by the students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.Chandra.,M.Sc.,B.Ed., Headmaster of Gov.Hr.Sec.School, Kottaram was the Chief Guest of the function. K.G.Kamali of 9th Standard compered the programme. Sushma of 9th Standard welcomed the esteemed gathering of the function.Smt.Vijaya Nirmala, P.E.T. Teacher delivered the speech on the importance of the day. 
The Chief Guest addressed the gathering. He advised the students to play every morning and evening. He said that the sports play an important part in our life. He pointed out that the sports give energy to our body and it helps to improve the innovative ideas of the students. He emphasized that the physical exercise helps to keep our body fit and healthy . He said that the sports give the job opportunity to every students. He congratulated the prize winners and the teachers who motivated the students in sports and games. 
Students of class L.K.G to XII standard competed in events including running, Kho-Kho, Kabadi,Long jump and High jump. The prize winners were awarded by our Chief Guest. The prize list was read by Kum.Babitha, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. 
After the prize distribution, vote of thanks was delivered by Dharshini of VII Standard. At the end, the function was gracefully concluded by Kendra Prayer at 4.00 P.M.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Mother's Day Celebration 2019

“Mother’s love is peace; It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved”.

           Every year Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrates mothers’ day in remembrance of the birthday of Sri Rama Krishna Paramahamsa, the guru of Swami Vivekananda. Sri Ramakrishna proclaimed his wife Saradha Devi as the embodiment of the Divine mother. He says that “Women are the veritable image of shakthi”.

            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated Mothers’ Day in a grand manner on 16.02.2019. The celebration started at 2 P.M. The meeting was begun at 4.30 P.M. The programme was compered by Smt.Umaselvi, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. It was inaugurated by Smt.Beulah, Children Welfare Officer in the presence of Sri.Praveen Raj, Children Welfare Officer and Mann. Priyamvade Pandey, Self worker of Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Memorial by lighting the Lamp. 
 The invocation was sung by Smt. Raja Prabha , teacher of Nivedita Balwadi. Smt.Nalarani, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya welcomed the gathering. The importance of the day was presented by Smt.P.Jeya, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The different competitions like Rangoli, Music, Cooking and Games were conducted regarding Mother’s Day celebration. A beautiful devotional song was sung by the first prize winner Smt. Priya Sudha, Parent as well as an ex-student of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.

The participants shared their pleasant experience about the school, teachers and the celebration.


Then the Chief guest Smt.Beulah addressed the gathering. She appreciated the role of Vivekananda Kendra in the society. She advised the mothers that they should give same preference to education as well as discipline. She said that the character of students depended upon their atmosphere and it changed their behaviour. She also insisted the mothers to spend most of their time with their children and support them by all means. Following the Chief guest Sri. Praveen Raj, Children Welfare Officer, Kanyakumari addressed the gathering. He exhibited the problems of children faced in day to day life . He explained about the child welfare committee and how it helps the children. 

The winners were awarded by the Chief guest and Priyamvade Pandey Didi. Prize list was read by Smt.Viji, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Priyamvade Didi addressed the gathering. She advised the mothers to motivate and support

their children in academic level and their emotional development. She illustrated the service and character of sister Nivedita and mother Saratha Devi and asked the mothers to read the life history of them. 
The vote of thanks was presented by Smt. Sindhu,teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The function was over at 6 P.M. by Shanthi Manthra.