Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti
Today marks the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru, and the founder of Sikhism. Having spent his entire life spreading the message of peace and love, Guru Nanak taught us that selfless service was the prime way of life and is our supreme duty.
Here is a short story about Guru Nanak for you to reflect upon– Read More
WORLD STUDENTS’ DAY ~ 15 October 2020
Birth Anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
On 15th October 1931, a small town called Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu witnessed the birth of a gracious little boy, just like any of us, but with incredible courage, a unique vision, and high hopes. And eventually, he went on to become an Aerospace Engineer at the much coveted ISRO and DRDO, and later on became India’s 11th President – Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. Owing to his immense love for education and students, 15th of October is celebrated as World Students’ Day.
“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”
Today marks the 151st birth anniversary of one of India’s greatest Independence activists, and in fact, the world’s most popular peaceful political activist – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, or as we know him, Mahatma Gandhi. Remembered fondly as the ‘father of nation’, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on October 2nd to commemorate his birth anniversary. ‘Mahatma’, the title meaning ‘great soul’ in Sanskrit is conferred to Gandhi ji by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, stands true for the peace protagonist.
Our Internal COVID-19 Fighting Team
At Victorious Kidss Educares, Cleanliness is Godliness. The proverb ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ expresses the idea that those who are pure and wholesome ~ are close to God. When the proverb was put forward, in the 17th century, cleanliness referred to both purity and hygiene. That meant internal as well as external. In Vedanta, as per Shankaracharya ~ 1500 years ago, had written down the same requirement amongst 15 essentials, ‘soucha’ as such inner and external purification, if one wishes to attain perfection and remove all sufferings from their life and ‘ananda’. Read More
Happy Father’s Day
When our father from heaven or from this earth, holds our hand, then we are protected and safeguarded, beyond all sufferings and doubts. In most of the religious books, it is said that this father on earth is the extension of the ‘Father in Heaven’.
Even if we slip and fall, our father balances, supports us and yanks us back to life, to our feet without letting us get hurt ~ without letting us suffer and fall. We all remember, how our father took care of us, don’t we? Read More
The Origin of April Fools’ Day
Today Is 1st of April and Appears Over Many Many Years to Be Known As April Fool’s Day! But How Did April Fool’s Day Start, Let Us Explore the History? Have you ever thought about the origin of April Fools’ Day? It’s not as easy to pinpoint this day’s history as you might think. The history of April Fools’ day is a little more complicated than some other celebratory days. Read More
VKE and Vanitashray – A Social Drive Towards a Much-Neglected Area ~ Girl Children
Vanitashray is non-sectarian, non-political and non-profit organization that provides crucial support to abandoned, exploited and marginalized girl children in India. Victorious Kidss Educares, an IB World School has been a part of this beautiful association for over a decade now. Ms. Anupama Silas Dongardive, who is the Founder and Director of Vanitashray, has beautifully penned down her thoughts about what it means to her to have the extended support and care of our VKE family. Read More