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Vivekananda Navaratri 2020 (Photos)

15.02.20 12:39 PM By Admin

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In 1897, Swami Vivekananda after his triumphant return from West stayed 9 days at the Vivekanandar Illam from Feb 6 – 14. These 9 days are celebrated as ‘Vivekananda Navaratri’ by Sri Ramakrishna Math and devotees.


Day -1 


Programs :
Vedic Chanting by Sri Varadarajan & Party
Inauguration by Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj Vice President, Worldwide Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, Kolkata.
Guests of Honour:
Mr.Satish Parasaran, Senior Advocate, High court of Madras
Padma Shri Awardee Nalli K.Kuppuswami Chetti
Dr.R.Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank, Qatar
Padma Bhushan Awardee Smt.Sudha Raghunathan
Sri Balasubramaniyan, Mangal Tirth
Music Concert by Padma Bhushan Awardee Smt.Sudha Raghunathan
As part of this program, Vivekananda Institute of Leadership & Governance SIGNATURE AWARDS were conferred to achievers.


Day - 2
Bharata Natyam by Selvi Shruthi Raghavan
Talk on Swamiji by Swami Apavargananda, Editor, Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam
Talk on Swamiji by Swami Satyaprabhananda Ramakrishna Mission, T.Nagar
Devotional Songs by Kalaimamani K. Veeramani Raju & Party


Day - 3
Chief Guest:
Dr.Thangam Meganathan, Chairperson, Rajalakshmi Educational Trust, Chennai
Guest of Honour:
Sri Alagesan Thasari, Vice President, Bombardier Transportation
‘Bhakti Sagar’ Namasankirtan by Selvi Prashanthi Vinoth & Party
Swami Vivekananda’s Vision on Yoga for Humanity
Yoga Demonstration by Satyananda Yoga Centre


Day - 4
Chief Guest:
P.Sriram, Chairman, Chennai Institute of Technology
Guest of Honour:
Gr. Capt.Vijayakumar(Retd), VSM, Executive Director of Madras Management Association
Patriotic songs by students of Smt.Meenakshi Srinivasan
Dummies Drama presents Raghuramam a social drama by Sreevathson


Day - 5
Speech on Swamiji by Swami Mahamedananda, Editor, The Vedanta Kesari
‘Kavi Arangam’ by Elandai Ramaswamy & Party
Bhajans by Kumari E.Tejaswini & Party
Sri Thiyagarajar Pancharatna Keerthanam by Women Artists


Day - 6
Chief Guest:
C.Sivakumar, Director, Roots Industries India Ltd
Managing Partner, R.V. Industries

Vision 2020 Programme by Nallorvattam Manikka Manavarkal
Bommalattam on life of Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna by M.Somasundaram & Party, Mayiladuthurai


Day - 7
Bhakta Tukaram – a Tamil Drama by KRS Kumar & Party
Bhajans by Students from Sarada Grama Mangalam, Meyyur Village


Day - 8
Chief Guest:
Sri L.S.Satyamurthy, District Judge, Chennai

Guest of Honour:
Smt. Girija Raghavan, Editor, Ladies Special

Bhajan by Visually Challenged Girls of Gnanadharshan Seva Foundation for the Disabled, Chennai
Dance Drama on Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam – The First Centenary Tamil Magazine by Students of DAV School, Adambakkam, Chennai


Day - 9
Chief Guest:
Sri Rangaraj Pandey, Senior Journalist, CEO, Chanakyaa TV

Guest of Honour:
Sri M.Murali, Sri Krishna Sweets, Chennai

Cultural Programmes by Kannaki Nagar Students
Vivekananda Institute of Leadership & Governance –
VIVEKAVEER AWARDS for achievers in various fields

Krishnadhwani School of Natya Dr.Gayatri Krishnaveni Lakshmanan presents
‘Nritta Samarpanam’ – An Offering to the Divine