Monday 21 November 2016



DATE: 19.11.2016

          Shri. Eknath Ranade was born on 19 Nov. 1914 at Timtala in Amaravati district of Maharastra.  His parents were Ramakrishnarao Ranade and Ramabai.  After his studies he started devoting more time on sangha work.  He was deeply attracted towards the words of Swamiji. 

 He felt that a truest memorial to Swamiji should reflect to words and deeds of swamiji and be a living testimony to his idea of India. After the construction of Rock Memorial he established various organisations for the benefit of the people.  As a tribute to great soul his birthday is celebrated as Sathana Divas.

          Master of ceremony by Mariya Sajeeba of XI Std.

          We initiated the programme with prayer song sung by VIII Std boys.  The welcome address was delivered by Solai Kesavan of IX Std. The importance of the day was presented by Naveen Kumar of IX Std.

          The Presidential address was delivered by Mann. Radha Didi, Dakshin Prant Sangatak of VRM & VK.  She expressed that Eknathji had done a big sadhana and as a son of our motherland he dedicated himself to Swamiji’s words.  She exhibited that various organisations were found by Mann. Eknathji for the welfare of the people.  She shared with us about the fancy dress competition and how the children performed infront of the audience with confidence. 

 She reminded us about various schools and organisation of Vivekananda Kendra all over India.  She instructed that man should stand on his own feet, there is God within ourself and it should be found through education.  She inspired us by the thought of Swamiji “Serve man to serve God’.  She adviced the students to live for others, to be a good children and to develop their personality.

          The boys of VIII Std sang a beautiful song of our Motherland.
          The Chief guest Shri. R.S.Sundar, Site Director of Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project addressed the gathering.  He expressed that he feels happy to see the students’ participation in the science and Arts exhibition. 

 He exhibited that Eknathji faced a lot of difficulties in the construction of Rock Memorial, but he overcame it and got victory.  He instructed the students to keep their surroundings clean and neat and to avoid plastic.  He advised the students to develop their communication skills and asked them to read English newspaper to develop their ability and personality.  He asked the students to keep India clean and neat.
     Due to Children’s Day celebration various competitions were held in our school and the prizes were distributed by Mann. Radha didi, Chief guest and special guest to the children who performed well.
          Mann. Radha didi presented the memento to our chief guest Mr.R.S.Sundar, site director of Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project and to our Special guest Mr.Deva Prakash, Manager public awareness.
          The Vote of thanks was proposed by Atchaya of IX std.
          We concluded our programme with Kendra Prayer.

Wednesday 16 November 2016



DATE: 14.11.2016

        Children’s Day is celebrated every year to pay tribute to all the children all over the world.  14th November is the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.  His birthday is celebrated as children’s day because of his great love and affection towards children.  They are considered as the building blocks of the strong nation.
          Master of ceremony was by C.Magi Smilin      XI   Std.

          As the beginning of the programme the invocation song was sung by VII std boys.  Welcome address was delivered by Infant Lishny of XI Std.  Importance of the day was presented by Selva Subin of XI Std.
          The hand written magazine was released by our Chief Guest Sri. P.Natarajan, District Educational Officer, Kanyakumari District, Nagercoil.

          The presidential address was delivered by Man. Krishna Moorthiji, Editor of Vivekavani.  He expressed that this is the scientific world and in this world we can get things easily but during the olden days it was difficult to get even a bowl of rice.  He told that, when a doll is given to the child, at first the child splits the doll into pieces and then tries to join it due to common sense. 

 He reminded us about Venkatrama’s speech in the music academy at Chennai on 01.01.2016.  He said that music plays an important role on Science.  He also noted that Einstein was a scientist but he liked to play violin very much.  He then recalled the incident happened in Hiroshima.  He shared a few words about the great scientist Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, when he was asked to look at the trees he was able to see only the tissues of the tree.  

 He spoke about Jawaharlal Nehru, when he was imprisoned for nine years he felt sad because he was not able to hear the children’s voice and their laugh.  He reminded us about a debate based on the topic Urban Vs Rural.  He instructed the students to work hard and wished them to become like the great scientist and adviced them to help the people by providing the facilities needed to them and asked to eradicate poverty.

          It was followed by a group song sung by VII Std girls about the importance of Children’s day.

          The chief guest addressed the audience.  He shared his past experience.  He expressed that life is to live, school and teachers guide us how to live.  He inspired us by splitting the name of Swamiji.  He told that clever people work hard continuously and they get victory by their deep thinking to achieve a fruitful life.  He shared a few incidents from his days about the hand written magazine.  

 He admired the science and arts exhibition and the children’s contribution to it.  He encouraged the students who got high mark in the quarterly exam in X std.  he adviced the students to work hard and asked them to spread the fame of our school by getting good marks in the Annual Exam. 
 He instructed the students to plan well and make use of their teacher to achieve their aim.  He adviced the student to respect and obey the elders and asked them to reduce their anger and to be patient.  He wished them to get good marks in the final examination.

          Man. Krishnamoorthiji, presented the memento to our honourable chief guest.  Vote of thanks was delivered by Preethika of IX Std.

          We concluded the programme by Kendra Prayer.

Friday 16 September 2016

Celebration of Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Universal Brotherhood Day

The parliament of Religions opened on 11th September 1983.The hall was packed with nearly 7000 people, representing the best culture of the country. Swamiji felt extremely nervous when his turn came, he mentally bowed to Sarasvati, the goddess of learning, and then began his speech with the words ‘Sisters and Brothers’ of America. It had a powerful effect on them. He emphasized that every soul is potentially divine, the fountain of knowledge is in everyone of us, religion turns a brute into man and man into god, all these thought together aimed for universal brotherhood.
            The master of ceremony by Smt. Jeya, Teacher.      
            “Light removes the darkness and brings brightness” our Man.Parameshwaranji, Man.Praveenji  and Dr.Arun Kumar lighted the lamp.
            In our school 46th Anniversary of  the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Universal Brotherhood day celebrations were celebrated in a grand manner.
            The programme started at 5.00 pm.
            On that happiest occasion we initiated our programme by an invocation song sung by IX standard girls.
The welcome address was presented by our respected Principal Shri.S.Abraham Lingom.
            The function was presided by the Chief guest Dr.R.Arun Kumar, CEO at cape Institute of technology,Levenchipuram. He addressed the audience. He expressed his views about Swamiji’s Chicago address. He exhibited that India became fame after the speech of Swamiji in the parliament of America. He insisted about the Navashakthi sangamam camp which was held in S.T.Hindu college, Nagercoil for the benefit of the school children. 

Then he reminded us about the great people who were responsible for the upliftment  of our country and also about the 150th birth anniversary of Swamiji. He spoke about the struggle faced by Ranade in constructing the Rock Memorial. He instructed the students to follow the path of Swamiji. Through the story of a poor boy he advised the students to possess two things in their life (ie) i) They should have a high aim and ii) Practice. He instructed the students to work hard to make the country famous all over the world.
            The Kendra employees who have completed their 10 and 20 years of service and their noble acts were honoured.
            Various games were conducted for the Kendra employees and the prizes were given away by the Chief guest and special guest.
            We had an eminent person Man.Praveenji, Joint general secretary of Vivekananda Kendra. He shared his views about Swamiji’s Chicago address. He expressed that this day signifies the winning attitude and all should cultivate this attitude within them. He exhibited that Swamiji won the entire world by his powerful speech. He reminded about the message given by Swamiji in the Parliament of Religions. Being of oneness”.

 He said that Bharat is a sort of Victim. He insisted Bharath has contributed a lot to the welfare of the human being. He advised us to follow the three mantras (ie) i) to work for ii) to live for iii) to dare for. He felt that India has forgotten to live collectively. He advised the students to live together and to take care of the responsibility of our country.
            Our special guest presented the memento to our honorable Chief guest.
            Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt.Sariga, Vice principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
            Various cultural programmes were performed by our VKV students.

 The programme was concluded by Kendra prarthana and the sweet boxes were distributed to all.

Thursday 8 September 2016

Teachers Day & Vinayaka Chaturthi Celebration

“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students”. Every successful individual always remembers the constructive role played by his/her teacher in their school days Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a great scholar, philosopher and teacher of modern India and was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1954. It was his wish to celebrate his birthday as Teachers’ Day.

        In our school the teachers’ day was celebrated on 06-09-2016. Student Selva subin of XI standard enacted as a student Principal. He shared his views about the importance of the day. The students of our school enacted as teacher and played an important role on that day.

 Punitha of XI standard enacted as Vice Principal. She shared her experience. She expressed the teachers are responsible for  shaping the life of the students. And she reminded us that they are selflessly working for the benefit of the students. 

            “A good teacher is a determined person”. Nivetha of XI standard shared her experience. She expressed that the teachers are the guide and they support the students to achieve their goal in their life. 

She exhibited that the teachers have great influence in molding the characters of the students. She reminded us that the teachers are the instruments for shaping the destiny of India.


            Ganesha  Chathurthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the elephant-headed God,Ganesha. It is celebrated on Shukla Chathurthi of the Hindu month of Bhadra. Lord Ganesh is worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. 

People believe that Ganesha comes every year with lots of happiness and prosperity and goes after removing all the sufferings.

            In our school Vinayaka Chathurthi was celebrated in a grand manner. It was started on 29-08-2016 and was inaugurated by IX and XI standard students. It continued for the next 9 days by other classes. The final day celebration was by X and XII standard students.

The students and teachers prepared everything for the pooja and they chanted the famous Vinayaka songs and offered flowers for Vinayaka. Finally the Visarjan of Vinayaka was done at 11.00 a.m. in the sea. Prasatham was distributed to all the students and teachers.

Friday 26 August 2016

Gokulashtami & Rakshabandhan Festival Celebration

Janmashtami is a hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. Krishna is considered as an avatar of the God Vishnu. The birth of Krishna took place on the eighth day of the dark fortnight of the month of Sharavana. He was the eighth son of Devaki and Vasudeva. The incarnation of Krishna marks the end of darkness and rooting out of the evil force dominating the earth. He is known to be blue in colour where blue like the ‘sky’ marks the infinite potential and power of the Lord.

                  The next important celebration is Rakshabandhan. Rakhi is a sacred thread embellished with sister’s love and affection for her brother. On this day of Rakshabandhan, sister’s tie rakhi on the wrist of their brothers and express their affection  to them. After receiving the rakhi from a sister, a brother takes the responsibility of protecting his sister. The sister pray for the well-being, success and safety of her brother.

                  We initiated our programme by an invocation song sung by the VIII Standard boys.
                  The welcome address was presented by Abirami of IX Standard. “Lord Krishna’s birth and life had a profound impact on Indian culture, philosophy, civilization. And the self actuation towards a noval cause between a brother and sister is the theme of Rakshabandhan”. Bala Sindhuja of IX Standard delivered the speech in Tamil about the importance of the day.

                  Mann.Rekha Didi, Joint General Secretary of Vivekananda Kendra addressed the gathering. She shared her views about the origin of Rakshabandhan. She expressed her thoughts on the formation of Rakhi and the relationship between the sisters and brothers. She exhibited that Lord Krishna is a real teacher and reminded us the ‘Srimat Bhagavat Gita’. She instructed the students to bringout their knowledge and also asked them to develop their personality. She adviced  the students to give importance to ‘Srimat Bhagavat Gita’.

                  “The enchanting music of the flute played by Krishna is symbolic of divinity”. The students of VIII Standard sang a pleasant song.

                  Our Chief guest, Poojaneeya Swami Athma Swarupanandaji, Chief Secretary of Hindu Dharma Vidya Peedam, Vellimalai addressed the audience. He expressed his views about the importance of Krishna Jeyanthi. He  narrated a story from Krishna leela. He reminded us about the Gurukula system of education in Lord Krishna’s life and also about the teachings of the elders to their young ones in their daily activities. He instructed the students to do their work with concentration of mind. He adviced the students to become great as their wish in their life.

                  “In Indian tradition the frangible thread of Rakhi is considered even stronger than an iron chain as it strongly binds a brother and a sister in circumference of mutual trust”. Our school students Bhavani and Gowtham of XII Standard tied the Rakhi to each other and then to the Chief guest, Special guest and Principal.

                  Mann.Rekha Didi, Joint General Secretary of Vivekananda Kendra, presented the memento to our honourable Chief guest.

                  The student from I to IV Standard performed a beautiful dance to the Krishna songs followed by the Uriyadi.

                  Rishika Bharathi of IX Standard delivered the Vote of thanks. The programme concluded with Kendra prarthana and then prasadam and rakhis were distributed to the students and all the participants.