VIVEKANANDA KENDRA VIDYALAYA MATRIC. HR.SEC.SCHOOL, VALLIOOR
UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD DAY CELEBRATION
“Sisters and Brothers of America” with these words of Swami Vivekananda, India’s message of universal brotherhood reverberated across the world.
Chicago address of Swami Vivekananda in the parliament of world religion on September 11, 1863 “Sisters and Brothers of America is celebrated every year as Universal brotherhood day in the world. As per the excellencies of the Universal brotherhood day was celebrated on September 11, 2017 at 2.00pm in our school. The programme was commenced with prayer song. Our honourable Chief Guest Dr. Soma Sundaram (Velan Hospital Radhapuram) lighted the lamp. An interesting dialogue between the children highlighted all the important incidents happened in Swamiji’s life while going to introduce the Hindu Vedanta in the Parliament of world religion which held in America. Next our Chief Guest Dr. Soma Sundaram delivered a vibrant speech about Universal brotherhood day. He also quoted the importance of reading. Reading makes a man perfect and also enriches our knowledge. Next our Special Guest Sridharan PeriyaNambi Swamigal (Aaacharya Peedam, Tirukkurungudi) delivered an inspiring speech about Universal brotherhood day. He told about Swamiji’s thought that “Each soul is potentially divine”. Next our Chief guest distributed prizes to the toppers in the Ramayana Exam and also to the achievers in the state level and District level competitions. Various cultural programmes were performed by our students. Finally, the programme concluded by Kendra prayer.
Let us remember the words of swami Vivekananda and dedicate ourselves to furthering the cause of Unity, brotherhood and world peace.