Celebrations as we know them are an articulation of inner joy socially. They stand as an embodiment of sharing and warmth. When we look deeper into the busy hearts of today, it is the Joy of celebration and the memories that mark their signatures the strongest.
In wise words of a giant “festivals and celebrations feast individuals with doors to grand fairs of otherwise ordinary lives”
Festivals form an illustrious medium to explore roots of Civilization and Philosophy. They encompass the glimpses of our ancestors, their lives and their societies. That is the reason we see festivals surviving thousands of years of time with only little changes.
Lord Swaminarayan’s Gurukul tradition combines the Indian Culture with Holistic Education. At Neelkanth Vidyapeeth, the top CBSE Boarding School for Boys, our learners observe all the primal festivals of Hindu Tradition. The Gurukul holds celebrations on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra, Diwali, Gokul Ashtami, Holy Birthdays of Swamy Narayan Saints. Every such occasion passes the soul of Indian Festivity to the younger generations. The Gurukul efforts to reach the festivals’ essence of Universal Brotherhood and the need of a pious and peaceful life.
The way the Gurukul manages the festivity is as close to the way families do at home. Learners, staff and saints work in concert sharing the mirth. And so students here never feel their abandoning of home a burden, in fact they dwell more in happiness here.
The spiritual empowerment and knowledge we gather from our festivals set us on to the righteous ways of life.