The auspicious Navratri poojas started every day in the morning with a prayer session by the Sandeepani Sishu Vihar tiny tots along with their teachers in front of the ‘Bomma –Kolu’. In the evening it concluded with the Chanting of Devi Mahatmyam by all the inmates of the Kendra.
On Durga Ashtami morning at 10 a.m., there was a get together of the ex-Sandeepani Sishu Vihar students of the first two batches who are at present in classes Xth to XIIth. 16 students turned up. Sri Arjun and Gishore of class XII, took the initiative of calling all their classmates and juniors to Ananda dham. It was decided that every fourth Sunday evening a Swadhaya Varga will be held in the campus, especially for these ex-Sandeepani students.
In the noon Sishu Vihar children enjoyed prasadam in Kendra after placing their study books for puja before Goddess Saraswathi. A number of children of different age groups from neighbourhood also placed their books at the feet of Saraswathi at the ‘Bomma Kolu’
Vidyarambham: On Dashami day, 23rd October, early in the morning, Sishu Vihar tiny tots and other toddlers from the neighbourhood came for Vidyarambham from Didi’s hand. After the usual ritual of writing ‘Hari Shree Ganapathaye Namaha’ on rice, all the older children took their books and read from them. All of them received prasadam.