of the Lord: bhajans, and classes to students on spirituality.
anniversaries of Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda
and Guru Poornima are celebrated with piety and religious
fervour. Special pooja and bhajans, Vedic recitation, homa, lecture
and mass feeding mark the occasions.
The birth anniversaries of the direct disciples
of Sri Ramakrishna are also celebrated.
Rama nama sankeertanam is conducted after evening
arathi on ekadasi days and special bhajans are conducted on Fridays.
The inmates of Shivananda
Students Home perform pre-dawn bhajans in Margazhi month in the traditional manner going round the
streets of Nattarampalli.
The birth anniversary of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna
is also celebrated at Thiruppattur, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, and
Krishnagiri with usual gaiety.
On Sunday, 3 April
2005, a grand procession was organised along the principal streets of
Nattarampalli carrying the portrait of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna in a decorated
chariot, accompanied by students, devotees and monks. Over 1,500 devotees
received ‘Prasad’ in the afternoon.In the evening, the 24th
annual day of our vidyalaya was celebrated in a grand manner with cultural
programmes by the students. About 300 parents and well-wishers participated