Tuesday 31 July 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.