Janmashtami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Krishna, one of the most powerful and famous reincarnations of Lord Vishnu. According to the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon. This day indicated the beginning of hope in the older times; hope, that the malicious rule of Kansa would soon end.
To seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami was celebrated at Gajera International School on 18th August, 2022 with mirth and joy. The fragrance of flowers, soothing aroma of camphor and the jingle of bells filled the air. The students dressed up as lord Krishna and Radha, complete with flutes, peacock feathers and matkas. The premise was decorated beautifully and the spirit of festivity was enhanced with drama depicting life history of Lord Krishna. The celebration that followed was truly entertaining and educating.
A lot of fun-filled activities like matki decoration, “Natkhat Bal-gopal movie” , solo dance competition were organized. The purpose of the flamboyant celebration was to inculcate value of sharing and respect in the learners.
The Principal of the school, Mrs Sonia Budhiraja blessed all the students on this auspicious day and gave them the message as always, looking ahead instead of reminiscing in the past. All educators also joined for Janmashtami aarti. Her words truly summed up the efficacy of celebrating festivals of devotion and obedience towards their Educators.