Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

National youthday

265 views

Published on

Published in: Spiritual
  • Be the first to comment

National youthday

  1. 1. National Youth Day ‘Swami Vivekananda’s birthday’ 12th January
  2. 2. National Youth Day  is celebrated in India on 12 January on the birthday of  Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared the day as the National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every
  3. 3. History   In 1984, the Government of India declared and decided to observe the birthday of Swami Vivekananda (12 January, according to the English calendar) as a National Youth Day every year from 1985 onwards. To quote from the Government of India's communication, 'it was felt that the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth.' On 12 January 2011, Indian Prime Minister  Manmohan Singh told in his address at the inauguration of four-year-long celebrations of Swami Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary
  4. 4. Celebration and activities  Swami Vivekananda's birthday (12 January 1863), according to the Indian Almanac (Vishuddha Siddhanta Almanac) is on Pausha Krishna Saptami tithi, which falls on different dates in the English Calendar every year (generally in the month of January). This is observed in various centres of Ramakrishna Math and Mission in a traditional Hindu manner which includes mangalarati (a kind of worship practised in India, specially by Hindu people), special worship, homa (fireritual), meditation, devotional songs, religious discourses and sandhya-arati (vesper service at evenings).
  5. 5. Happy Youth Day! Keep Inspiring Keep building responsible citizens Promote simple and healthy life style Conserve energy and save earth
  6. 6. Happy Youth Day! Keep Inspiring Keep building responsible citizens Promote simple and healthy life style Conserve energy and save earth

×