Monday, 18 October 2021

Vijayadhasami Celebration Report-2021

 

Vijayadhasami Celebration Report-2021

Venue:Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya MHSS.

Date: 15-10-2021

“SaraswathiNamasthubhyam

VaradeKamarupini

VidyarambhamKarishyami

SiddhirBavathumeSadha”


            Vijayadhasami marks the end of Navaratri festival and this day signifies the victory of good over evil and the time for all positive beginnings.

            Vidhyarambham is a Hindu tradition observed on Vijayadhasami day all over India. On this day, the children are introduced into the world of knowledge, letters and process of learning.

            In our school, Vidyarambham celebration began on the fine morning of 15.10.2021 at 8.45 a.m. The ritual was initiated by Shri. R.Manikumar, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya with 3 Om’ Karas and ShanthiManthra. 

         The welcome address was delivered by Smt.T.Maheswari, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Vidyarambham was carried out by Mann. Rekha Didi, Joint General Secretary of Vivekananda Kendra. 


Mann. Rekha Didi held the right index finger of the children and made them write ‘Om’ on the fistful of rice placed in a large plate. She delivered a beautiful oration highlighting the importance of the day. She quoted the legendary hero, Swami Vivekananda who has sheltered in the minds of the people and is revered equal to God for his strong will power, positivity of thought and his valuable message. 


She insisted us to have positive thoughts spread positive vibrations among the children, and guide them to unfold the obstacles that hinder their progress. The Pooja was performed by Smt.M.Nalarani, the Librarian of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The floral obeisance was paid to Goddess Saraswathi by all the participants. 

Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt. K.Kavitha, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Finally the day came to an end with Shanthi Mantra and distribution of prasadham to everyone present in the ritual.

Saraswathi Pooja Celebration Report-2021

Saraswathi Pooja Celebration Report-2021

Venue: Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya MHSS.

Date: 14-10-2021

“Om saraswathiVidhmahe

BrahmaputriyeDhimahi

Tanno Devi Prachodayat”

On the auspicious day of Saraswathi Pooja, the staff of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya andNivedita Balwadi celebrated the day to seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswathi, who showers us with abundant knowledge and wisdom. 

   The ritual started sharply at 9.30 a.m. with  3 Om’ Karas and and shanthi manthra. The day was graced with the presence of of the Secretary of VKVAPT, Mann. Aparna Didi and SusSus. Bhuvaneswari Didi. 


  All the participants sang SaraswathiVandhana to invoke the divine’s blessing. The Pooja wasperformed by Shri. R. Sundara Kumar, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.The event came to a fine end with the distribution of prasadham to all the participants.





Monday, 13 September 2021

Universal Brotherhood Day Celebration report-2021



 Venue:Eknath Hall

Date: 11-09-2021

    One of the most important occasions in the history of our school calender is Universal Brotherhood Day. 51st Anniversary of the dedication of Vivekananda Rock Memorial to the nation and Universal Brotherhood Day was celebrated in our school on 11th September to commemorate the historic speech of Swami Vivekananda at the “World Parliament of Religions” held at chicago, America on 11th September 1893.

The festivity started at 3.30 p.m. in the Eknath hall with the GayathriManthra followed by the lighting of the lamp by Mann. D.Bhanudasji, General Secretary of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra and Mann. Krishnamoorthiji, jeevanvridikaryakartha and the editor of ‘Vivekavani’. Shri. R.Manikumar, teacher invoked the blessings of the lord through a prayer song. A warm welcome was offered to all the participants by our Pricipal Shri.S.AbrahamLingom. 

     Mann. D.Bhanudasji graced the function and delivered a power pact speech on the importance of the day. In his oration, he highlighted that each nation has a destiny to fulfil and we must prepare ourselves for the development of the nation. He quoted Swamiji who remarked “Each soul is pontentially divine” and instructed us to manifest the pontential divinity within us. 

      He recalled Eknathji’s hard work and perseverance in the construction of Vivekananda Rock Memorial that stands majestically in the midst of the sea. He advised us to bring God in ourselves for the unity in the nation. He also instructed us to understand, remember, bring Swami Vivekananda in our lives, convey his rich message and play a role as good citizens of our nation. Chicago address was presented by I.Bavin of XII Standard.Some of our teachers sang a song praising the glory of Swami Vivekananda. Mann. Krishnamoorthiji also showered us with the words like pearls on this happiest occasion. He illustrated that Swami Vivekananda, “the crest jewel of India” was not a saint who lived in the past but a living legend whose words still serve as a motivation for the people. 

       He quoted Swami Vivekananda who said, “In the future, people will not see a man as intelligent as the one who has given us Bhagavat Gita” praising the rich moral values found in it. He also referred the book “YezhuminVizhumin” where Swami Vivekananda ha instructed us to feed the starve and help him to stand on his own legs when he comes for the next time. He also advised us to bring out our hidden potentials to set forth a drastic change in the society.

     The staff who had completed 10,20 & 30 years of service in this service oriented organization were honoured by our dignitaries. Vote of thanks was proposed by our Vice Principal ,Smt.K.G.Sariga followed by the cultural programme of our teachers and students. The day came to a fine end with Kendra Prarthana led by Smt. S.Kalaivani, teacher. The programme was compered by Smt. T.Maheswari, teacher.

Ganesh Chathurthi Celebration report-2021

Venue:Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya

Date: 10-09-2021

“ OmEkadantayaVidmahe

Vakratundyadheemahi

TannoDantihPrachodayat”.

 

                Festivals educate, bring people together, break the monotony of routine and give us a chance to energise our body, mind and spirit.

            Ganesh Chathurthi is one of the Hindu festivals that marks the arrival of Lord Ganeshato the Earth who is considered the symbol of wisdom and the remover of obstacles. Ganesh Chathurthi was celebrated in our school on 10.09.2021 with the active participation of our Correspondent, Principal, Vice Principal & Teachers. We initiated the celebration sharply at 10 a.m. with 3 om’kars and shanthimanthra led by Shri. R.Manikumar, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. All the participants sang songs to fill the air with the divine blessings of Lord Ganesha. 

Pooja was performed by Shri. R. Sundarakumar, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya and flowers were offered to Lord Ganesha by all the participants. Finally the day came to an end with the distribution of prasadham.

Saturday, 11 September 2021

Teachers' Day Celebration Report 2021

 Venue:Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya

Date: 04-09-2021

“ A good teacher is like a candle.

It consumes itself

to light the way for others”.

 


     Behind every successful person, a teachers’ contribution is significant an notable. Teachers’ day is observed in India on 5th September, the birth anniversary of Dr.SarvepalliRadha Krishnan who was a philosopher, teacher the first Vice President of India and also the second President. We celebrated Teachers’ day on 4th September in our school. We initiated the celebration with 3 Om’kars and Shanti Mantra. Guru stothram was led by Smt. K.G.Sariga, the Vice Principal of VKV. Our Principal Shri. S.AbrahamLingom delivered the teacher’s day message. He instructed the teachres to recall their teachers and get their blessings on this auspicious occasion who helped to mould their life and personality. He also advised them to be grateful to their parents for uplifting them to a higher position in life. Finally he honoured the teachers with sweets and shawl. It was really a wonderful day for all the techers.



 

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

GOKULASHTAMI AND RAKSHABANDHAN CELEBRATION 2021

 

                                                    Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya

                 Glanir Bhavati Bharatha

                 Abhyuthanam Adharmasya

                Tadatmanam Srijamyaham

-          Bhagavat Gita

  

Venue: Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya M.H.S.S.

Date  : 31-08-2021

             “ Gokulashtami” celebrates the birth of Shri Krishna, the nineth avatar of Vishnu and “Rakshabandhan” glorifies the chaste bond between a brother and a sister.

         On the very fine day of 31-08-2021, we celebrated the twin festivals Gokulashtami and Rakshabandhan in our school sharply at 3 pm presided over by Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, Vice President of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra. The master of ceremony was presented by Smt. Nalammal, Teacher. Smt. Saranya Teacher initiated the celebration with an invocation. Smt. Jeya Teacher delivered a speech on the importance of the day in which she highlighted Krishna’s life in the Brindhavan, importance of celebrating Gokulashtami and Rakshabandhan and the lesson we learn from Krishna’s life. 

        All the teachers sang hymn in praise of Lord Krishna to invoke his divine blessings. Some of our teachers gave vivid explanation on the avatars of Lord Vishnu. Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, gave a clear cut explanation of dharma and adharma. He focussed on the importance of selfless action in his oration and quoted Swami Vivekananda who said that Dharma is doing something for a noble cause without selfishness. He pointed out “ The Bhagavat Gita” that reveals Krishna as a great teacher. He suggested each and every teacher to be Shri Krishna himself. He instructed us to inculcate goodness within us like Shri Krishna and guide the students to lead the way of dharma.
            

     As a part of Rakshabandhan celebration, Smt.Nalarani , Librarian tied the holy thread to Mann.Hanumanta Raoji and the Principal Shri. S.Abraham Lingom.Finally the celebration came to an end by Shanthi Manthra.




Monday, 16 August 2021

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION REPORT-2021

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION REPORT-2021

 

DATE: 15-08-2021

VENUE: VIVEKANANDA KENDRA CAMPUS

                “Thousands laid down their lives so that our country is breathing this day”.

            15th August has a special significance in the history of our nation. It was on this day, in 1947, India attained freedom from the strangle hold of the mighty British. All the Indians pay their tribute to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives and fought to free motherland.

            The programme was compered by Smt.S.Prema, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. We initiated our celebration in Vivekananda Kendra campus sharply at 8.30 AM by an invocation song ‘VandheMatharam’ by Sri.R.Manikumar , Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. We paid our salutation to our Mother Bharath by unfolding our tricolor flag. The flag was hoisted by Mann. H.Angirasji, Senior JeevanVrudhiKaryakartha of Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra. National anthem was sung by all the participants followed by the pledge. The welcome address was delivered by Smt. R. Venkadeshwariteacher.

            “ When the pain penetrates, the music resonates”.

           The teachers on Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya sang a patriotic song in our National language. Sri. R. Kannan, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya addressed the gathering on the importance of the day. He highlighted the invasions of foreign nations into our country, attracted by our wealth and the sacrifice of our freedom fighters to free India.

    75th year Independence day sankalpa was presented by Smt. K.G. Sariga, Vice Principal in English followed by Smt. T.Maheswari, Teacher in Tamil. Vote of thanks was proposed byTeacher V.K. Bowya. The programme was concluded by Kendra Prarthana.

 

 

 

Monday, 26 July 2021

Guru Purnima Celebration Report -2021

 

Guru Purnima Celebration Report

Date: 23-7-2021

Venue: Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya

Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu

Guru Deva Maheswarah

Guru Sakshat Parambrahma

Tasmai Sri Guruave Namah

           Guru Purnima, the festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers was celebrated in our school at 3.00 p.m on the 23rd of july 2021. The full moon day in the month of Ashadth of the Hindu calendar is celebrated as guru purnima. This day is also marked to pay our tribute to the great sage Vedavyasa who compiled the Vedas, eighteen puranas, the Mahabharatha and the Brahma Suthras.

            The programme was inaugurated by chanting 3 ‘om’ karas followed by the lighting of the lamp by Mann.Praveenji, All India Treasurer of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra. Smt. Uma selvi, Teacher of VKV invoked the divine blessings of the almighty by an invocation song. The welcome address was delivered by Smt.Geetha, Teacher of VKV.

            “Guru is inspiration,guru is aspiration”. The teachers chanted guru stotram lead by Smt.Sariga, Vice Principal of VKV, Smt. Nallammal and Smt.Anuradha , Teachers of VKV to offer their salutations to the Lord, their spiritual guru.

            The presidential address was delivered by Mann.Pravenji, All India Treasurer of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra. He explained vividly the meaning of ‘Guru’ and their role in bringing up the progress in the society. He insisted the teachers to carry out the tradition to their future generation. He brought to light the three stages of seva as propounded by Swami Vivikananda 1) to provide the basic needs 2) to provide educational survival to the upcoming children ie., they must earn the living by their own livelihood 3) to give guidance by which the people understand “Who am I?”. He instructed the teachers to aspire to be a teacher apart from their working hours. He quoted Sri Ramakrishna who chose Swami Vivekananda as his vehicle to spread the culture of “Sanadhana dharma”. He advised the teachers to follow the ideas said in the lectures and work on it in their own way.

            “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our own lives”. On this special occasion, we expressed our patriotic fervour by singing a patriotic song led by Sri.Manikumar, Teacher of VKV.

            The teachers offered their salutations to their spiritual guru by offering the flowers.

           “A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles”. Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt.Sumathi, Teacher of VKV, to all the noble souls who took part in the celebration. The programme was concluded by Kendra prarthana.

Monday, 28 June 2021

International Day Of Yoga 2021


International Yoga  Day Celebration Report

2021-2022

 

Date: 21.06.2021

Venue: Vivekananda Kendra  Vidyalaya, Kanyakumari.

Total no. of participants: 158

 

“Yoga adds years to your life

And life to your years”

‘International yoga day’ was celebrated in our school premises amidst the pandemic situation to emphasize the importance of inculcating our ancient Indian art in our lives and to bring peace, harmony, happiness and success in the world.

The programme was initiated sharply at 6a.m with the lighting of the lamp by mann.Nivedita Didi, The Vice President of VRM & VK followed by prayer. A patriotic song was sung by our teachers to bring out the patriotic fervour amongst us.]

Yoga postures like Vajra asana, Trikona asana, Bhujanga asana etc… were performed by the staff of VRM & VK and our most respectable karyakarthas. We ended up our yoga performance by offering our salutations to Patanjali Rishi, the father of yoga. Sankalpam was taken by all the participants.

Mann.Nivedita Didi presented a clear cut picture of yoga and its importance in our daily lives. She remarked “Doing exercise is not only yoga but doing our work in a disciplinary way and leading a moral life is the real yoga”. She insisted us to have a regular practice of yoga to have a control over our body and mind and spread the fragrance of sweetness in the world. The programme ended with the Kendra prarthana. The programme was hosted by Selvi.Ajitha, teacher of VKV.

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.