EVENTS OF THE MONTH OF JULY 2016
AS MENTIONED IN OUR LAST MONTH’S NEWSLETTER, STUDENTS WERE TAKEN TO KUMBAKONAM.
THE EDUCATIONAL TOUR STARTED ON 23RD JULY, 2016 AND ENDED ON 27TH JULY, 2016.
WE VISITED THE FOLLOWING DIVYADESHAM : -
4. THIRUKUDALOOR (SANGAMA KSHETRAM)
5. THIRUKAVITHALAM (KAPISTHALAM),
6. THIRU ADHANOOR
8. THIRUCHERAI (PANCHASARA KSHETRAM)
10. THIRUKANNAMANGAI (KRISHNA MANGALA KSHETRAM, SABTHAMRUTHA KSHETRAM, LAKSHMIVANAM).
11. THIRUKUDANTHAI BASKARA KSHETRAM
12. THIRUVINNAGAR (OPPILLIAPPAN KOIL), MARKANDEYA KSHETRAM
13. THIRUNARAIYOOR (NACHIYAAR KOIL)
14. RAMASWAMY TEMPLE (KUMBAKONAM)
WE ALSO VISITED RAJA PATASHALA IN KUMBAKONAM. THERE ARE 150 STUDENTS IN THIS PATASHALA. WE EXCHANGED OUR VIEWS ABOUT THE GURUKULA SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WHICH WAS AN OVERWHELMING EXPERIENCE.
FLAG POST ERECTION : - As per the Government rule, we need to have the Indian Flag hoisted in the premises to teach the students about patriotism. We have already placed the order for the same, which will be ready during this week.
INFO ON OUTDOOR STUDENTS : - We have sent three of our students to different places to learn archaka duties practically for 6 months on rotation. We have changed few students to replace the one in the temple and there are some new temples too. One of them is Chethan, who is in Chengalpet, Chennai, assisted by our another junior student Lakshmikanth. Another student Balakrishna is in Malleswaram, Bangalore. Our Senior most student named Balaji is in Gubbi, assisted by Mithun. This month we are sending one more student Raghavendra, to Koramangala Temple, and will be assisted by Gurukiran.
WE HAVE BEEN SEVERELY FACING SHORTAGE OF SPACE FOR STUDENTS’ STAY & LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS. WE WILL BE HAPPY IF SOMEONE COMES FORWARD TO HELP US TO BUILD A TEMPORARY SHED TILL THE NEWLY PROPOSED BUILDING COMES UP.
WE ALWAYS WELCOME OUR READERS FOR THEIR SUGGESTION AND QUERIES IF ANY.