BBK DAV College for Women organized a special Vedic Havan Yajana on 15th October, 2020 to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Anand Swami Ji. The Havan began with the chanting of Gayatri Mantra and concluded with Bhajan performed by the Music Department of the college.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia prayed that we all be imbued by the teachings of Mahatma Anand Swami Ji. She mentioned the title of some of his books and relayed that his books are a retreat for mind and soul. She said that his teachings convey that a man can seek the quest for salvation even while leading a domestic life. Principal Dr. Walia and the esteemed guests also praised Dr. Punam Suri, President, DAV CMC, who by virtue of being the grandson of Mahatma Anand Swami Ji, is the essence of the ethos and values of Arya Samaj and a rich source of inspiration.
Sh. Sudarshan Kapoor, Chairman, LMC, congratulated Dr. Walia on the organization of the Havan despite the trying times. He praised the sincere dedication of the staff and their immense contribution to the growth of the institution. Sh. Rakesh Mehra from Arya Samaj, Shakti Nagar told that Mahatma Anand Swami Ji attained intuitive knowledge through incessant chanting of Gayatri Mantra. Sh. Inderpal Arya, Member of DAV CMC and President of Arya Samaj, Lakshmansar talked about his works as a means to lead a righteous life. He mentioned Do Raaste by Mahatma Anand Swami Ji, a book that keeps the soul alive.
The celebration concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Anita Narendra. Smt. Balbir Kaur Bedi, Mrs. Anita Mehra, Principal DAV public school, and faculty members were also present on the occasion.