Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration
Festivals build group cohesiveness, bring people together, break the monotony of routine, and energise the body, mind, and spirit. Echoing this festive spirit, the Pre-primary students of Laxmi International School celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with much zeal and zest in a von 30th august 2022.
Ganesha is the first to be worshiped among all the gods in Hindu mythology. He is known as the God of prosperity and wisdom who removes all obstacles, bestows happiness, and spreads peace.
The special assembly commenced on a spiritual note with the chanting of the famous Ganesh shloka. “Vakratunda Mahakaya Surya Koti Samaprabha |
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvadaa ||
Followed by Aarti by kids and educators. Educators spoke about the festival and its significance. The keen toddlers watched a video on the importance of the moral virtues of devotion and obedience, synonymous with the attributes exhibited by Lord Ganesh towards his parents. A quiz round was conducted. The toddlers displayed their knowledge. The grand finale saw the rousing chants of Ganpati Bappa Morya!
Later, in their respective classes, the children crafted beautiful idols of Lord Ganesh from clay. The activity aimed to signify the eco-friendly celebrations of this festival.
The festival awakened devotion, creativity, understanding, and learning amongst children.