Aradhana Day was observed reverentially by the staff and students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala. On the 29th Maha Samadhi Day of Pujya Gurudev teachers and students gathered at the beautifully decorated altar in the school to pay their respects to one of the greatest spiritual masters the world has ever seen.
The program commenced with Bhajans and it was an offering of our love and devotion to Gurudev.Tapovanashtakam composed by
Gurudev's Sikhsha Guru,Swamy Tapovan Maharaj in praise of Lord Siva was chanted with devotion. The resonating lilts of Thapovanashtakam was a becalming experience for all.
The 101 divine names of Gurudev strung together as a fragrant garland was offered with deep devotion to him. The chants of Chinmaya Ashtothara Shata Namavali,a compilation of the beautiful attributes of Gurudev uplifted our hearts to the great mission Gurudev had taken up to bring about a spiritual renaissance.
A speech by one of the teachers, Ms Girija K,on the importance of the day that is observed as Sadhana Day, emphasized on the importance of contemplating on Gurudev's work and teachings always. The need to remain steadfast in our faith as we sail towards the grand shores of spiritual enlightenment as assured by the grand vision of Gurudev was stressed upon by the speaker.
Arathi was offered to Gurudev and Prasad was distributed.