GITA JAYANTI 27.12.2020
This years Gita Jayanti Celebration at VKVVF Kodungallur was conducted online on Sunday,27th December .
Previous to the that a State level online Gita Chanting competition for students from classes I to VI was held.Students from 12 different school from all over Kerala participated . The 12th chapter was chosen for the chanting competition.More than 100 students registered. 80 students sent their video links.
Programme started with invocation by Master Ananthakrishnan of class III from Sri Sai Vidya Bhavan Kodungallur, and our ex- Sishuvihar student who chanted the Dhyana sloka of Bhagavad Gita
Sri Sashi Master, whole timer karyakarta and Saha Sikshana pramukh of Sanskrit Bharati's branch Sankrit Pratisthan at Kodungallur, was the Chief Guest.In his address to the students who participated in the online programme, Master explained to them through small examples as to how Gita encourages one to face the difficilties in life.
In her benedictory address Ma. Lakshmi Didi who was also graced the occasion, said that Bhagavad Gita teaches the lessons of cooperation and self development.
52 students with their family members participated in the programme. The prizes were announced at the end of the programme. Kum. Akshara S of Cl II of Amrita Vidyalayam, Manantavady-Wayanad secured the first position in catgory I(Cl I to Cl II). Kum.Diya Sumesh of Class IV of Amrita Vidyalayam , Edapally,Kochi secured first position in the second category ( Cl III to V) and Kum. Rithupoorna Shenoi of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavn -Kodungallur and Kum. Meenakshi S.Varma of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Girinagar, Ernakulam together secured the first position in category III (Cl VI).
A special prize was announced for Kum Rituvarna a budding lawyer who was the lone participant in the adult group who were to chant any 5 slokas of the Gita and explain the meaning.
The vote of thanks was given by Sushree Bindu teacher and programme ended with shanti mantra.
All the 80 participants will be receiving E-certificates and the prizes will be directly sent to the nearby schools and to the others who are far off by speedpost.