VISAKHAPATNAM: The Kalabharathi Auditorium in Visakhapatnam resounded with the teachings and ideologies of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Swami Vivekananda on Sunday as the Ramakrishna Mission celebrated its 125th anniversary. A year-long celebration to mark the historic day has begun in the presence of Andhra Pradesh High Court Judge, DVSS Judge Somayajulu.
The event commemorated the dual ideal of renunciation and service realized by Swami Vivekananda after the death of his guru Ramakrishna Paramahamsa in 1886. On the 125th anniversary Sunday, a skit performed by the students of Ramakrishna Mission High School, re-enacting the meeting held by Swami Vivekananda to discuss the ideologies of Ramakrishna Mission on May 1, 1897, Kolkata captivated the audience.
Earlier, the guests inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. Retired HoD Professor of Osmania University, Dr. Sumita Roy, Former Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University, Professor Nageswara Rao were the keynote speaker and guest speaker respectively. honor.
DVSS Judge Somayajulu said his life had come full circle as he never imagined while studying at Sarada Bala Vihar, the school run by Ramakrishna Mission in Vizag, that he would one day attend as a guest principal to a historic event like this. He described Ramakrishna Mission as the gold standard of service.
While emphasizing the profound impact a good book can have on a person, he said he was forever indebted to his teachers at Sarada Bala Vihar for lighting a spark within him to instill in him the habit of reading. and a quality to identify problems and find solutions. solutions.