Andhra Pradesh High Court Judge Justice DVSS, Somayajulu took a trip down memory lane as he reminisced about his school days at Sri Sarada Bala Vihar which is run by Sri Ramakrishna Mission, Visakhapatnam and gave his all credit to the school and its teachers for what it is today.
He took part as guest of honor in the inaugural program organized on the occasion of the 125 e anniversary of the founding of the Sri Ramakrishna Mission, by Swami Vivekananda, at the Kalabharathi Auditorium here on Sunday.
He said his life had come full circle because he never imagined when he was at school that he would one day attend such an auspicious event as a guest. Emphasizing the need to read good books, he recalled that his school library ignited his passion for reading books.
“I have an eternal debt to my teachers. The school, which had a tight play area, where we used to play cricket, also taught me to focus on hitting the ball, making sure it didn’t fall in the way. adjacent enclosure. The wonderful schools and its teachers have made me who I am today,” Judge Somayajulu said.
The ancient Indian scientists like Aryabhatta, Varahamihira and Susruta were responsible for several scientific discoveries. Narendra, later known as Swami Vivekananda, sowed the seeds for India’s revival of glory. It was after he addressed the House of Religions in Chicago that the West began to take India seriously, Justice Somayajulu said.
Referring to the Ramakrishna Mission’s services in education, health and spirituality, Justice Somayajulu described the Ramakrishna Mission as the “gold standard” of public service. Turning to the students, who were seated on the balcony of the spacious auditorium, he called on them to follow the teachings of Swami Vivekananda to fulfill their dreams and also to bring glory to the nation.
Sumita Roy, a former English professor from Osmania University, Hyderabad, asked students and the younger generation what they could contribute to further the work of the mission in the year 125 e birthday parties.
G. Nageswara Rao, former Vice Chancellor of Andhra University, spoke about the philosophy behind the establishment of Ramakrishna Mission and its aim to promote social welfare through individual development.
Earlier, in his inaugural address, Swami Bodhamayananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Visakhapatnam, appealed to the youth of the city to take advantage of the lectures that will be organized by Ramakrishna Mission, Visakhapatnam, for the benefit of society over the next 52 weeks. . as part of the celebrations of the year.