ADDRESS AT THE MAZHALAYIN MOZHIL MADHAVANIN NAMANGAL – II, CHANTING OF SI VISHNU SAHASRANAMAM BY CHILDREN AT SRI KRISHNASWAMY KALYANA MANDAPAM, T. NAGAR ON 16.11.12 AT 6.00 PM
It is a pleasure to distribute prizes to student’s honour, the dedicated persons of Chennai Group of Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Mandalis and address this distinguished gathering here today. Prayer is a special skill. It has to be learnt and practiced and should be a part of once daily routine. It refines one: Leads to positive thinking: brings in peace of mind and leads one to a moral life.
All religious guide mankind towards the path of truthful living. Meditation, Yoga, Chanting of mantras and reciting slokas or versus from the Bible or Quran evoke the inner feeling and steers the people towards the path of good conduct and character: creates in a spirit of compassion: builds in the habit of sharing and giving.
India is known for its rich tradition, culture and is a home to many religious. We are proud to say that we belong to the tradition and the civilization which had led a moral, true and disciplined way of life. Let us carry these values and sprit of character throughout our life and pass it on to the generations to come.
I commend the initiatives taken by the Chennai Group of Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Mandalis for organizing the “Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam” mass chanting by school children every month. I am sure that this will cultivate good habits build in them the practice of praying and make them the people of moral conduct and character.
I am told that today morning “Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam” was chanted by nearly 65,000 children at various schools in Chennai. We all know “Sahasram” means thousand and “Namam” means the names. Lord Mahavishnu only has thousand names and each name has got different meanings with moral messages to mankind.
In the earlier days, parents ensured that their children start chanting “His” Divya Namam during leading a righteous life, thereby climbing the peak of knowledge and wisdom. It was really a “Vedantic quest”. The efforts taken by Chennai Group of Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Mandalis of all India Vishnu Sahasranama Cultural Federation to organize “Children’s Day Special Parayanam” jointly with Sri Krishna Sweets deserve a special mention. It is a pleasant surprise to note that about 65,000 children from 15 group of schools have participated in this spiritual programme.
Our ancient history reveals that our forefathers led a peaceful life with Bhakthi Spiritualism, Discipline, Dignity, integrity and above all lived in unity and peace. We should also strive hard to follow their way of life.
I convey my warm felicitations to Shri. T.J. Sridharan and the members of the Chennai Group of Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Mandalies of All India Vishnu Sahasranama Cultural Federation, Shri Murali, Managing Director, Krishna Sweets the vedic scholars, principals, teachers, children and to all those who have been associated in organizing the mass chanting of Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam.
My greetings to all of you. Jai Hind.
(Speech by Dr. K. Rosaiah the Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu)
Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam Mahimai
Sri Sri Jagadguru Shakaracharya's Anugraha Sandesam
Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam Mahimai
Mazhalaiyin Mozhiyil Madhavanin Namangal
Morning: School children assemble in their
respective school premises and chant one
avarti of Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam from 9am
to 9.30am on 13th November, every year
Evening: Valedictory function to felicitate
and acknowledge our sponsors , supporters
and school staff for their service to the
MEGA chanting event
2011: 1500 students.
Chief guests: Mrs. YGP, Sri AVM Saravanan,
Sri A.M. Rajagopalan, Smt. Visakha Hari
2012: ~60000 students from 35 schools in
Chief Guest: His Highness Governor of Tamil
Nadu Sri Rosaiah
2013: ~ 1,00,000 students from 84 schools in
Chennai, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Kanchipuram,
Chief Guest: Sri T.S.Krishnamurthi, former
CEC, Government of India
2014: Nearly 100 schools have agreed to
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