Sanskrit Diwas was celebrated at BGSPS Kengeri, Banagalore on 19th August 2016. The programme began with a welcome speech in Sanskrit delivered by the student of class IX. Which was followed by devotional Sanskrit invocation song sung by the students of class V.
A speech on the importance of Sanskrit and the history of the ancient Sanskrit language and its modern usage, also being the mother language of many other Indian and foreign languages was the highlight of the programme which caught the attention of the audience.
Many cultural programmes like group song sung by the students of class V, glorifying the history of Sanskrit, was a melody treat. Simple sentences for instant learning of Sanskrit language was enlightening for all.
Bhagavadgeetha recitation with its meaning, added more value to the programme. A traditional dance performance to the tunes of a Sanskrit song, cheered the audience.
A quick test of knowledge in Sanskrit language and learning in the form of quiz was the brain teaser.
The values and morals of ancient culture and duty of upcoming citizens in preserving our golden heritage was conveyed through an effective skit in Sanskrit language by the students of class VIII and IX.
The day’s events concluded successfully leaving everyone with a thirst for learning more about the language.