Chinmaya Vidyalaya Vasant Vihar was blessed with Pujya Mukhya Swami Swaroopananda ji visiting the school on 16 Feb 2018. In the welcome address Ms. Archana Soni, Principal, quoted the above line and expressed how blessed staff and students of the Vidyalaya was to have Pujya Swamiji visit the school.
Mukhya Swamiji was escorted into the Vidyalaya premises by the energetic marching squad. Cheer and joy to have Swamiji on campus was visible through the smiles on the faces of all on campus.
A cultural presentation which included orchestra, choir group singing by Junior and Senior school, dance performances by students – including a Kathakali dance was greatly appreciated by Mukhya Swamiji and guests.
Principal, Ms. Archana Soni expressed gratitude towards Swami Swaroopanandaji for accepting the invitation and blessing the students with his benign presence.
Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji enthusiastically interacted with the students and staff and shared some very valuable tips for life inspiring them to realise their real potential to identify and work upon their weaknesses. He explained the real meaning of actual happiness which has no relation with material success. He motivated the students to research, explore and gather knowledge. He stressed upon the importance of Guru in our life to develop our talents and skills. He emphasised the value of having faith in the Lord, confidence in the teacher within and our own potential to excel. He asked the students to set extremely high goals and work relentlessly towards achieving them.
To make the day immortal, Swamiji planted a sapling. Vote of thanks was proposed by the Vice-Head Girl, Nandita Chaturvedi. The program concluded with the National Song.