Chief Guest: Dr.Savitha, Asst.Professor, Dept.of English, Sri Ayyappa College, Chunkankaddai
On March 19, 2020 around 45 mothers and students from X standard assembled in the premises of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya and participated with great zeal in Mathru Pooja celebration. The event commenced at 3.15 pm. The celebration was initiated with three Ohmkaras’.
Smt.K.Kavitha, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya delivered the welcome address.
The students were followed the guidance given by Sri.R.Manikumar. Students performed the Mathru Pooja by offering flowers and chanting the slokas. As a part of the ceremony the children washed the feet of their mothers and applied chandan (sandal) and kumkum. They worshipped their mothers and got blessings with them. They also performed Aarathi. He explained the value of the mother.
We were fortunate to have an eminent personality Dr.Savitha, Asst.Professor, Dept. of English, Sri Ayyappa College, Chunkankadai, addressed the gathering. She initiated her speech by singing the guru song. She insisted the students to get the blessings with their parent’s everyday. She explained about the reason of Shasti Viratham and why the mothers were doing that. She illustrated the mother’s value through some characters like mothers of Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji and Aathi Sankaracharya. She asked the parents to instruct about our culture to the children and to maintain it throughout their life. She also blessed the students to live a healthy life.
Some of the mothers and students shared their experiences about the importance of this pooja.
The students who came regularly to the school during this academic year were honoured by our Chief Guest Dr.Savitha.
Finally, the celebration was concluded by Shanthi Mantra at 4.40 p.m.