The eighth day (13th Feb) of Vivekananda Navaratri Celebration 2019 started at 5 pm with prayer.
Kannaki Nagar students performed a cultural program that included short speech, dance, stick fighting, and musical drama on the topic “Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached”, and “universal religion”. All of them performed well. They were honored with mementos.
Swami Satyaprabhananda ji Maharaj, monk, Ramakrishna mission T. Nagar has narrated few interesting incidents happened recently and correlated them with the teachings of Swamiji. His lecture was informative, interesting and inspiring.
Sri C.A.Sathya, Founder, CEO & Chief Strategist of Tycoon Plus Advisors Pvt. Ltd. has narrated as to how the teachings of Swamiji were relevant to uplift the economically and socially backward people and he produced many beneficiaries. He arranged awards to those who have participated in their upliftment from all walks of life.
Today special lecture was delivered by Srimath Swami Omkarananda ji Maharaj. He spoke on the topic “Swami Vivekananda & Hinduism”. Maharaj openly declared that though he came from a Veda parampara, he took Sannyasa and serving the society as a Monk only because of the inspiration of teachings of Swamiji. He addressed Swami Vivekananda as the Yugachariya Swami Vivekananda and recalled some of Swamiji’s famous quote and explained them in detail in quoting from scripture. He said, ‘we must build a habit of reading “The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda” daily.’
Swami Omkarananda ji Maharaj was felicitated with a dhoti, fruits, books, and mementos by revered Swami Vimurtananda ji Maharaj.
With a vote of thanks, prayers and distribution of Prasad the function concluded at 8.20 pm.