Guru Poornima has got a lot of significance in the history of mysticism, religion and holiness. Hindus attach paramount importance to spiritual gurus. Gurus are often equated with God and always regarded as a link between the individual and the Immortal.
The festival of Guru Purnima, a day to celebrate and honour the guru, was held at Sarvanaman Vidya Mandir on Saturday 20th July 2013. The celebration commenced with a devotional prayer and Shloka followed by Thakorji and Swamiji’s Poojan by P. Khandumama , Principal Mr Govind Borade sir and other dignitaries. Students expressed their gratitude and respect for their teachers and mentor Didis by performing Guru Poojan.
The skits on Guru-Shishya relationship were preformed to a great extent. Incident on the life of Shivaji Maharaj was gracefully acted by the students of various grades. The dance acts on a bhajan from junior and senior groups were the major pursuits of the events.
Students took hold of a very important message of being extremely faithful towards Guru’s commands from all the performances. The programme was marked with a blend of different presentations including bhajans, dances, dramas, video presentations, personal experiences and enlightening speeches.The event was concluded by a teacher’s speech followed by Mantra Pushpanjali.