Monday, October 29, 2018

KERALA PIRAVI




Kerala Piravi was celebrated by the tiny tots of Shishuvihar with the help of their teachers and the inmates of Anadadham on 1st November. A medicinal plant Indian Rosewood or simply Sissham was planted in the park and all children took a vow to pour a mug of water on it each day.



As a flood relief aid, Vivekananda Kendra handed over a cheque of Rs 25000/- to the S.N.V.U.P school at Elthuruth. The school suffered heavy losses, one of which was complete damage of their library books worth Rs 25000/-.At a function in their school, Mananeeya Lakshmi Didi handed over the cheque to the Headmistress Smt Shobhana, in the presence of Vidyarthidayini Sabha Chairman Professor Ravi, Kodungallur Municipality Chairman Sri Jaitran Master, School manager Sri C.Thamarakshan and the Ward Councillors Smt Parvathy and Sri Vaiju.


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Friday, October 19, 2018

VIJAYA DASHAMI AND SISHUVIHAR VRINDAVANAM PARK OPENING

On the 19th October,toddlers of Sishuvihar and the neighbourhood were seen arriving one by one holding hands of their parents,for Vidyarambham ceremony. Sitting on the lap of Their Didiammuma
( Ma.Lakshmi Didi) holding their hands, they are made to write 'Hari Sree Ganapataye Namaha' on a plate containing rice grains. The older children then wrote on rice grains by themselves before they could take the books which they had kept at the feet of Goddess Saraswati for her blessings.

After Dashami programme at about 10.30 a.m. all the children were led to the newly created park named as 'Sishuvihar Vrindavanam' .Smt Vijayalakshmi teacher -retired principal of Govt.Higher .Secondary school,Kodungallur,who was the sponsorer of the Merry-go round, one of the play items in the park,  was invited for the occasion . Inauguration was done by the children . From that  day onwards the park was opened by Mananeeya Lakshmi Didi  for  the Sishuvihar students as well as other children  .








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Thursday, October 18, 2018

NAVRATRI CELEBRATION

This year Navratri started on 10th October,Wednesday. As usual a beautiful collection of gods and goddesses in the form of dolls 'bomma' were kept on the stage of the Dakshina Hall. Daily lighting of lamp and puja in the morning with the chanting of one chapter of 'Devi Mahatmyam' each day by the inmates of Anandadham was a regular feature.




 On the eighth day i.e. 'ashtami ' day to get the blessings of Mother Saraswati to the Goddess Saraswathi, all students place their books , pens, pencil   , instruments ( musical or any other) in front of the deity. The books are worshipped and they are allowed to take their things back only on the 10th or 'dashami' day. Children from the neighbourhood, Sishuvihar present students and ex-students totalling about 60 students all came to place their books in front of Mother Saraswati deity.

On the ninth day morning ('navami') 51 kumaris or girls of age 15 and below were worshipped ( kumari puja)by their mothers and inmates of Anandadhama. Mananeeya Lakshmi Didi guided in performing  of the puja.







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