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Event Start Date : 06/08/2017 Event End Date 06/08/2017

DAV Patiala today concludes a month-long performance of Hawan Yajna to mark 'Shravani Upakram' by organizing a pious Hawan Yajna in its premises. This Hawan Yajna was attended by many eminent Arya Samajists and other dignitaries of Patiala and by the staff of the school.


The celebration also marked the pious festival of Raksha Bandhan and Sanskrit Diwas. It was followed by a melodious bhajan ‘Hey Eshwar Janaste Vayam’ which is a Sanskrit translation of ‘Ae Malik Tere Bande Hum’ presented by the Sanskrit students under the guidance of Ms Rajneet Kaur to offer their prayers to almighty. To make the Sanskrit Diwas more significant and to infuse the love for it, various activities highlighting this ancient and most proficient language were conducted in the school in which around 800 students participated. The activity of Sanskrit Shalok Ucharan was conducted for classes V and VII. Recitation of 'Ishwar Stuti Upasana Mantra' was conducted for class VI and Sanskrit Samvaad for classes VIII, IX  and  X.

Principal S. R. Prabhakar during his address quoted that ‘Sanskrit is a language of rites lending continuity to Indian civilization. It is mother of all languages. It has acclaimed universal significance as it is being taught in many Foreign Universities.’ Highlighting the importance of 'Shravani Upakarm' he also quoted that, ‘ Hawan Yajna is greatest human deed and it strengthens the intellectual and spiritual ability of humans motivating them to attain self-actualization .Celebrating such festivals connect us with our culture and religion.’ He also gave his heartiest greetings on Raksha Bandhan. He congratulated the Sanskrit Department and all the staff members on the successful completion of this pious occasion. The programme concluded with the showering of flower petals  and the distribution of Prashad.

The renowned Arya Samajists Mr. Ramesh Puri, Mr. Y.P. Mehra ,Advocate Vinay Vatrana and others members of Arya Samaj graced the occasion.