Janmashtami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Krishna, one of the most powerful and famous reincarnations of Lord Vishnu. According to the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon. This day indicated the beginning of hope in the older times.
To seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami was celebrated at The MIT VGS School on 18th August, 2022 with mirth and joy. The fragrance of flowers, soothing aroma of camphor and the jingle of bells filled the air. While this religious importance is not lost, this day signifies a lot more too modern India; it signifies excitement, euphoria and a joyous spirit of enthrallment. To celebrate the extraordinary bond between children and the Almighty, The MIT VGS School took the opportunity to both jubilant and learn with the young minds. The students dressed up as lord Krishna and Radha, complete with flutes, peacock feathers and matkas. The premise was decorated beautifully and the spirit of festivity was enhanced with Jhankis depicting life history of Lord Krishna. Nursery and Junior KG students colouring the EVS Dahi handi Images and Sr.KG, Students will draw the Dahi Handi picture and coloured it beautifully. The celebration that followed was truly entertaining and educating.
The Principal of the school, Rekha Patil Ma’am blessed all the students on this auspicious day and gave them the message as always, looking ahead instead of reminiscing in the past. Her words truly summed up the efficacy of celebrating festivals of devotion and obedience towards their parents and teachers.
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