Guru Purnima celebrations at Prince Ashokaraje Gaekwad School
Paid respects to teachers and gurus
Guru Purnima is the occasion where we pay respects to our teachers and gurus helping us to climb the ladder of success in life. The day is observed all across the country on full moon day where we worship our path bearers and remember them.
Prince Ashokaraje Gaekwad School in Vadodara celebrated Guru Purnima by paying respects to their mothers and mother land. Students dressed up in traditional clothes of the school paid respect and homage to their mother who is the real path bearer in their lives. She is the one who makes them introduce to the real world outside and taking care of all their needs.
The students worship their mothers offered them sweets and touch their feet to take blessings. Afterwards they offer saplings to them along with handmade cards. The students done Matru Bhumi Poojan in order to save environment and took oath to nurture the saplings they give to their mothers.
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This year they pledge to limit the mobile use in order to concentrate more on their studies. The school also held a books exhibition to spread awareness in the children and parents about reading books as the real source of getting knowledge.
“We celebrate Guru Purnima in unique way where the children pay respects to their first teacher their mother. They offered sweets, take their blessings and offered them saplings with a oath to nurture them and save the mother earth. Mother is the first teacher of everyone and mother earth gives us many things from food to shelter. The students worship both and celebrate the day in a perfect way. Secondly this year the students pledge to limit use of mobiles and concentrate more on studies. A book exhibition in the school spread the message among all to get indulge in reading,” said Dr. Tushar Bhonsle administrator Prince Ashokaraje Gaekwad School.