Saturday 20 October 2018


The tenth day of Navarathri celebrations is known as Vijayadashami.  It marks the triumph of Matha Durga over Mahishasura.  Vidhyarambham is a Hindu tradition observed on Vijayadashami day all over India.  
Children are formally introduced the learning of music, dance, languages and other folk arts.  It involves a ceremony of initiation into the characters of syllabary.
            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated Vidyarambham ceremony on 19th October 2018 in a grand manner.  The ceremony started at 8 a.m.  Mann. Hanumantaraoji, Treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra conducted the programme. 
 The staff, the teachers of Vivekananda Kendra, Parents and Children participated in the ceremony.  Vidyarambham was carried out by Mann.Hanumantharaoji.  Seven children participated in vidyarambham.  Mann. Hanuji held the children’s right index under finger and guided them to write ‘OM’ followed up by alphabets over fistful of rice placed in a large plate.

            Mann. Hanumantaraoji addressed the participants about the importance of education and the Hindu ritual being practicedthroughout India.  Smt.K.Kavitha, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya delivered the Vote of thanks.  The ceremony ended with Santhimanthra.


Saraswathi Pooja is one of the major annual events celebrated in our Indian culture.  Goddess Saraswathi is an embodiment of wisdom, knowledge and learning.  Vasant Panchami is the festival dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi.  She is the energy of Brahma and symbolizes creative energy and power in all its form.

            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated Saraswathi Pooja on 18th October 2018 in an auspicious manner.  The programme was graced with the presence of Mann. Hanumantharaoji, Treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra.  The programme started at 9 a.m.  Sri. K.Manikumar, Music teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya initiated the function with “SahanaBhavathu” Mantra.  The teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya sang melodious songs of Goddess Saraswathi.  Finally pooja was done by Sri. R.Sundarakumar, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  The programme ended by serving Prasad to everyone present.

Monday 8 October 2018


Vinayaga Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. Vinayaga Chaturthi is celebrated for ten days to honour the elephant headed Lord Ganesa’s birthday.  He is the lord of arts and science and the deva of wisdom.  He is honoured at the start of rituals and ceremonies as he is considered the God of beginnings.
            Ganesa Chaturthi was celebrated in Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Kanyakumari in an auspicious manner.  Every year, our Vidyalaya celebrates the festival by preparing the idol of Lord Ganesa with dedicative effort of the students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.  The Vinayaga Chaturthi was celebrated from 13.09.2018 to 21.09.2018. 

Every class got a chance to give their offerings.  The first day celebration was arranged by IX and XI standard students and teachers on 13.09.2018. LKG and UKG students and teachers offered Lord Ganesa on 14.09.2018. 
The I standard students and teachers arranged the Pooja on 15.09.2018.  On 16.09.2018 the Pooja was arranged by VII standard students and teachers.  On 17.09.2018 the Pooja was arranged by II standard students and teachers.  On 18.09.2018 the Pooja was arranged by III standard students and teachers.  On 19.09.2018 and 20.09.2018 the Pooja was done by IV standard and V standard students and teachers respectively.

The final day Pooja was conducted by VI, X and XII standard students and teachers in a grand manner.  The students offered flowers and Prasatham.  The Visarjan of Lord Ganesa was done at 11 am on 21.09.2018. 
The celebration ended with the great blessings of Lord Ganesa whose brilliance is always removes all obstacles from our endeavours truly.