Suttur, Sept. 11, 2021: The JSS Educational Institution, Suttur, had organized a program to observe the 106th Jayanthi Mahotsav celebrations of HH Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswami and Teachers Day.
Prof. H.B. Devanna, Principal, JSS Degree College, Mysuru, participated as the chief guest. In his address, he said, “Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’s life history and his achievements are relevant in the protection of the ancient Indian culture. He took birth in our State as if a boon for the people of Karnataka. The day on which he was born is one of the auspicious days. He became a Vishwa Guru through his vision and knowledge. He is one of the noble saints of the world. He had inculcated a simple life with noble thoughts and had a deep concern for the poor students. As a result of this, he established several free student hostels and helped lakhs of students. Though is religious rituals were personal the results always was universal. We are all enjoying the benefits as a result of his efforts. His Jayanthi Mahtosav should become an inspiration for all of us,” he said.
Another chief guest, Sri S. Timmaraju, Headmaster (Retd.), JSS High School, Suttur, in his address expressed his view that Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was one of the best philosophers and visionary. He introduced the Indian culture and traditions to the entire world. “His life itself is a lesson for all of us,” he added. “A good teacher will provide clarity to the student’s feelings and inspire them. Teachers should try to create curiosity among the students on the subject. They should become more creative. Students should utilize their time properly. India is a land of many good teachers,” he opined.
Sri S.P. Udayashankar, Administrative Officer, JSS Institutions, Suttur presided over the program. Smt. D.S. Veena, Assistant Professor, JSS B.Ed. College gave the pledge to the students.
Dr. Sunanda Gurappa Bhoopali, Principal, JSS Sanskrit College, who recently received the award from the Hon’ble Governor of Karnataka was felicitated on the occasion.
Heads of various departments of the JSS Institutions including Sri G.L. Tripurantaka, Sri Sampath, Sri Veeabhadraiah, Dr. M.C. Nataraj, Sri S. Shivaswamy, Sri G. Shivamallu, Smt. C.P. Nirmala, Sri B.M. Siddappa, Sri G.M. Shadakshari, and others were present.
Earlier the program commenced with an invocation by the students of the school. While Sri K.V. Yogesh welcomed, Sri M. Rajashekaramurthy gave a vote of thanks. Sri G.N. Manjunath compered.