Portfolio Category: Celebrations

Saluting the Tri-Colour

In every year 15th of August, 23rd January and January 26th the inmates of the Ashrama show their heart-felt reverence to their Motherland by congregating under the hoisted national flag and saluting the tri-colours. As these dates are marked to remember and cherish the braveries of the sons of our Motherland, who sacrificed themselves to…
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Raja Maharaj’s Utsav & Christmas Eve

“Since 1920, the 24th of December has come to be a red-letter day in the Student’ Home. For it was on this day of that year that the Students’ Home was consecrated by the Holy presence of Srimat Swami Brambhananda. It was like a visit of the son of God. It is still fresh in…
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Kali Puja-worship of the Divine Mother

Sri Sri Kali Puja is the annual festival of our Ashrama. Since1917 we have been celebrating Kali Puja with due éclat. Preparation for arrangements starts from much advance. Untiring endeavour of our students, staffs and monastic brothers give Ashrama premises a festive look during Kali Puja. Worship of the Divine Mother Kali accompanied with devotional…
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Saraswati Puja & Saraswat Sammelan

Saraswati Puja is celebrated with all joy and solemnity. Worshiping of goddess Saraswati, devotional songs and performing Hate-khari are its characteristic features. Everybody offers flowers (pushpanjali) at the feet of the Divine Mother – the Goddess of Learning seeking divine knowledge. Around 1500 devotees and ex-students attend and are served with cooked prasada at noon.…
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Al fresco dining: Picnic

Inmates really look forward with anticipation for this day to come. Normally a day in the month of January is selected for organizing Picnic. Every arrangement is done and executed by the third year students under the guidance of monastic members. Picnic spot wears a festive appearance with the advent of picnic. Cooking materials, utensils…
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Krishna: Janmastami & Rath-Yatra

The Home is also a land of festivity! Festivals go on throughout the entire year. ‘Sri Sri Kali Puja’ is celebrated as annual festival with great éclat, and ‘Sri SriSaraswati Puja’, ‘BhatriBaranCeremony’, ‘Shiva-Ratri’, ‘Holi, ‘Janmasthami’ and ‘Christmas Eve’ are some of its evergreen festivals celebratedwith solemnity and grandeur. The celebrations like ‘Independence Day’, ‘Republic Day,…
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Bhratri-Baran : (Freshers’ Welcome)

Bhratribaran ceremony (fresher’s welcome) is celebrated every year with great éclat . Getting up early, and attaining Mangalarati and Homa and taking five vows mark the day so special to the new brothers. Formal ceremony at the Vivekananda Dham is the chief attraction. The function is embellished with songs, speeches of sr. ex-students and release of…
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Shiva Ratri : ‘Om Namaha Shivaya…’

The Home is also a land of festivity! Festivals go on throughout the entire year. ‘Sri Sri Kali Puja’ is celebrated as annual festival with great éclat, and ‘Sri SriSaraswati Puja’, ‘BhatriBaranCeremony’, ‘Shiva-Ratri’, ‘Holi, ‘Janmasthami’ and ‘Christmas Eve’ are some of its evergreen festivals celebratedwith solemnity and grandeur. The celebrations like ‘Independence Day’, ‘Republic Day,…
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Sports & Games

The Home is also a land of festivity! Festivals go on throughout the entire year. ‘Sri Sri Kali Puja’ is celebrated as annual festival with great éclat, and ‘Sri SriSaraswati Puja’, ‘BhatriBaranCeremony’, ‘Shiva-Ratri’, ‘Holi, ‘Janmasthami’ and ‘Christmas Eve’ are some of its evergreen festivals celebratedwith solemnity and grandeur. The celebrations like ‘Independence Day’, ‘Republic Day,…
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Swami Vijnanananda Smriti Utsav

Swami Vijnanananda Smriti Utsav is observed on the immediate next Sunday of the Appearance Date (Janma Tithi) of Srimat Swami Vijnananandaji in his ancestral house at 108, Feeder Road, Kolkata 700056. It is a day-long programme with special puja and homa, reading and discourses on Rev. Maharaj’s life and teachings, devotional songs by artists, Ramnam…
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