Thursday 1 January 2015

Priest felicitated to mark Guru Purnima

Vivekananda Kendra Arunjyoti ,Itanagar celebrated Guru Purnima on 20/07/2014 at Central Nyedar Namlo,Doimukh. The programme started with the lightening of lamp by shri  Joram Begi , Director of Higher and technical Education, and Prant Pramukh of Vivekananda Kendra ,Itanagar. The occasion was conducted in the presence of  Shri.Nabum Atum , President of Central Nyedar Namlo, Doimukh  and other members and devotees of the Namlo in the Rono Auditorium. Sushri  Sutapa Roy ,Nagar sangathak recited the shanti paath followed by Deshbhakti  geet by Miss Pura Aku.

Shri Taba Tatup ,Prant Karyalay Pramuk of Vivekananda Kendra , AP  gave a brief introduction about Vivekananda Kendra and it’s various service activities in Arunachal Pradesh. In his introduction ,he talked about the seed of Swami Vivekananda being sowed in Arunachal Pradesh through Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas and various other formal and informal education centres . He also emphasized on the various vocational centres carried out by the Kendra in order to empower the women both socially and economically. Further he cited about the ‘ MAN- MAKING AND NATION BUILDING ‘ the motto of Vivekananda Kendra.

Dr. Joram Begi, highlighted the importance of Guru Purnima . He urged the youths to carry out the age old tradition of ‘Guru-Shishya Parampara’. He stated that “What I am today is only due to the blessings of my Guru” .He also mentioned about the importance of Nyibu and advised everyone to respect and value the  Nyibu who is seen as the promoter and protector of our old indigenous traditions and culture of Arunachal Pradesh.

Later, Dr.Joram Begi, Prant Pramukh of Vivekananda Kendra felicitated Beloved  Nangbia Taji, the Nyibu of Central Nyedar Namlo, Doimukh , with a citation and a memento for his sincere and dedicated effort to revive and restore the age old indigenous heritage of the Nyishi  community and to the Arunachali society as a whole.

Shri.Nabum Atum, President of Central Nyedar Namlo, Doimukh also guided the participants of the programme and thanked Vivekananda Kendra Arunjyoti for taking such a moral initiative to felicitate the priest.

Every year Vivekananda Kendra Itanagar organizes such felicitation programs in order to recognize the yeoman services being rendered by various elders and priests of the society to promote their indigenous faith.