Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Republic Day Celebration 2021

 On the auspicious morning of 26th January 2021, we celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in our school premises.  The event began at 8.30 a.m.  It was compered by teacher  Smt.K.Bowya.

            The celebration was initiated with an invocation “Vandhe Madharam”, which was sung by the teacher Shri.Manikumar.

Mann. Nivedita didi, Vice President of VRM & VK unfurled the tricolour National Flag.Pledge was presented teacher by Shri.Rajukumar.Smt.Anuradha, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya welcomed the gathering.Teachers of VKV sang a patriotic song in our national language. Teacher Smt.Prema delivered an English speech on the importance of the day.

Mann. Nivedita didi, Vice President of VRM & VK, presided over the function.  She highlighted the significance of the day. She said that as we worship different Gods during different festivals, Independence Day and Republic day are the festivals on which Mother Bharath should be worshiped. She quoted the words of Swami Vivekananda that when one starts worshipping the living people, only then he is worthy to worship his own God or Goddess. She also pointed out that Our Country has inherent democratic tradition. India’s democracy is a civilized democracy. Finally she insisted the teachers to make the students socially alert. We should protect our freedom and know what is happening in our Country. Only then the real celebration takes place.

            Shri.Selvan, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya proposed the vote of thanks.

            The programme was concluded by Kendra Prarthana at 09.20 a.m.

Friday, 15 January 2021

 Presided by    : Mann. Nivedita Didi, Vice President, VRM & VK

                         We celebrated the 158th Janma Diwas of Swami Vivekananda and National Youth Day on 12/01/2021 in a grand manner. The programme began at 4.00 pm. It was compered by Smt.P.Jeya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.

                        Initially, a drama and a puppet show on life of Swami Vivekananda were presented by South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

                        The celebration was initiated with an invocation song sung by Shri.Manikumar, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.



            
     
 Shri. S.Abraham Lingom, Principal, Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya presented the welcome address. 




Teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya gave a feast to the ears of the audience through a melodious song. 

     



    

Students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya also welcomed the gathering through a welcome dance. 




  Mann. Nivedita Didi., Vice President., VRM & VK, gave the presidential address. In her address she emphasized the following points “Raise yourselves, face the situation, bring change in yourselves, each difficulty is a challenge, an occasion, an opportunity for you to improve yourselves” and she also quoted  Swamji’s words “ You can bring change only by bringing change in yourself” and “If I think I can, I can”.

Shri. P.R.Krishnamoorthiji, Organizing Secretary of Sanskruthi Bharathi, Bengaluru and his team portrayed beautiful rangolis as the part of this celebration.

Also there was a dance performance by students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya and Villu pattu by South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur.

                        Vote of thanks was proposed by Shri.T.Sundara Baskar, Programme unit Officier, South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur.

            The programme concluded with Kendra prarthana.

 

Monday, 28 December 2020

Gita Jeyanthi Celebration 2020

 

  Bhagavat Gita is an important scripture that it can help us to get out of the cycle of birth and death.  If we want to live nobly, successfully and purposefully then the study of the Gita is must.  Gita is the book for living.  We celebrate Gita Jayanthi because Gita contains the philosophy of our culture, of our organization, of our work.

          Mananeeya Eknathji used to study Gita daily.  He brought the whole nation together for the construction of Vivekananda Rock Memorial as per the directions laid out in Gita.


          We started with three ‘Omkaras’ at 9.30 am.  Smt.T.Maheshwari, teacher of VKV invocated and teacher Kum. S.Ajithawelcomed the gathering. All the teachers chanted the 7th, 11th and 15th chapters from Bhagavat Gita. Mann.Krishnamoorthyji, Editor of Vivekavani presided over the function and explained the important aspects of all the 18 chapters. He quoted slokas from each chapter and gave a clear picture of the role of Bhagavat Gita in our life.

          Smt.M.Nalarani, Librarian of VKV presented the vote of thanks. The programme was concluded by Kendra prathana.

Eknathji used to say,

          ‘Opportunities are Duties’.  According to his quote, we utilized this opportunity on Gita Jayanthi, chanted the slokas and got the blessings of Sri Krishna.