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Darshan Academy Scholarship Felicitation Ceremony Kirpal Bagh, 9 February, 2020

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, Founder Chairman of Darshan Education Foundation, presided over a felicitation ceremony to award scholarships to the students of Darshan Academy, Delhi who had excelled in the areas of study, sports and other co-curricular activities in the year 2019-20. The ceremony took part on the grounds of Kirpal Bagh, Delhi on 9 February, 2020. It commenced with a report showcasing the major achievements of Darshan Academy, Delhi, one highlight being the 100% pass record since its inception and five students achieving merit certificates for ranking among the top 0.1 % Central Board of Secondary Examination results, out of more than one million students last year. During the silver jubilee year Darshan Academies have initiated a community project to offer free after school classes to underprivileged children. This has been a successful and highly appreciated venture. The event honoured Payal Vohra, named the Golden girl of Darshan Academy Delhi. She was felicitated by Maharaj Ji and Mata Rita Ji for her recent gold medal in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020. A recording of her 400m race was played on the big screens which was appreciated by all with loud cheers and thunderous applause. This is her 4th successive gold medal. Payal is currently the fastest runner in her age group and category in India. Darshan Academy students regularly win prizes in various sports, including chess, rope skipping, basketball and table tennis. 89 meritorious students received scholarships for excellence in various fields. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj and Mata Rita Ji awarded the scholarship cheques, appreciation letters and prashad to the students. The various scholarships are: Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj Scholarship for excellence in academics, Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj Scholarship for all round excellence, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Scholarship for excelling in Class X & XII and Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Sports Scholarship for students who show a brilliant performance in Sports. In his ensuing address to the students, Maharaj Ji congratulated all the students, teachers and staff on their hard work and achievements. Expressing his joy to see Darshan Academy doing so well, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, emphasized how a spiritual curriculum helps us achieve our goals in life. When we focus on our spiritual growth by inverting our attention daily, we can concentrate better and begin to excel in all aspects of life. After the ceremony, Maharaj Ji met with the students and staff of grade XII from Darshan Academy Delhi, Meerut, Ludhiana and Hisar who were present to seek the blessings of the spiritual Master for the upcoming grade twelve exams. The uplifting presence of Maharaj Ji made the wonderful ceremony an unforgettable day to treasure.

(February 17, 2020)


REPORT ON REPUBLIC DAY AND VOTER’S DAY CELEBRATION

ARSHAN ACADEMY, Delhi celebrated Republic Day and Voter’s Day. The program started with a talk by Ms Amrit Kaur on benefits of meditating together followed by meditation. Being the Silver Jubilee Year, the entire school sits on mediation to mediate together on 25th of every month.Mr.Salekh Chand – Director of NIHFW (National Documentation Centre of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. A beautiful cultural program was presented by the students after the hoisting of National Flag. Malshri of grade IV gave a special KATHAK Performance and mesmerised everyone. The other performances on patriotic songs and dances were appreciated by all.Mr. Salekh Chand presented Mementoes and prizes to the winners who took part in various activities organised by Reading club of the school. Mr.Chand appreciated the school and the librarian for organising such activities amongst students and encouraging the reading habits in school. He also presented a memento to school Principal Mr.A.David and the librarian Ms.Mamta Amarpuri for their contribution and developing such habits in students.Finally OATH ‘THE RIGHT TO VOTE’ was taken by all in honour of the Election Day.

(February 10, 2020)


Darshan Academy, Delhi recognised to have Best Academic Innovative Curriculum and Teaching Excellence Awards 2020 at IUEF Award Ceremony

International United Educationists’ Fraternity, IUEF is a forum framed by like-minded professionals and principals working for the enrichment of schools. It seeks to empower teaching fraternity and enrich school environment. IUEF organized their 3rd International Mega Summit & National School Award (INSA 2020) on January 4 and 5, 2020 at S. D. Public School, Pitampura on Innovative Learning Ecosystem for the New Age School Leaders. The two-day workshop was attended by Mr. A. David, Darshan Academy, Delhi principal, Ms Mamta Sabharwal, HM and Ms Bhavna Arora, senior coordinator. IUEF found them to have set an example in creating a hallmark in the field of education for the betterment of society in bringing up 21st century learners. Darshan Academy, Delhi was recognised as the school with the Best Academic Innovative Curriculum. Mr. A David, Ms Mamta Sabharwal and Ms Bhavna Arora were honoured and awarded with Teaching Excellence Awards 2020 for their innovative, inspirational and effective leadership and inventiveness to amplify student performance, promote safe and secure leaning environment and for improving the lives of pupils. Dr Dinesh Singh, Former Vice Chancellor-DU presented the key note address of the summit which was followed by a panel discussions on New Education Policy-Final Draft and Academic Leadership and Planning. Other important sessions on Day-I were 'Leadership and its Style’, ‘Happiness Curriculum’ and ‘Annual Pedagogical Planning’. Day-II began with a discussion on New Age Educational Paradigm and Integration of Art education in CBSE Curriculum and a session on CBSE Bye-Laws: Examination and Affiliation Bye-Laws by Dr J Ajeeth Prasath Jain. The annual award ceremony in the afternoon felicitated and recognised various educators, academic leaders and heads of different institutions who are maintaining excellence in the field of education.

(February 7, 2020)


Number Party, Delhi

Darshan Academy, Delhi organised a number party for the pre-primary students who came dressed up with number cards. They participated in fun games and interesting activities to recapitulate different mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, greater than and less than. Students enjoyed a hopscotch game, riding a number train, arranging numbers in sequence to make a number tree, playing with number puzzles and making towers with blocks. All the tiny tots had a great time learning and revisiting numbers.

(February 2, 2020)


D.E.S.A. Alumni Meet 2020, Delhi

Darshan Academy, Delhi organized Darshan Ex-Student Association (DESA) Alumni Meet 2020 during the Silver Jubilee year of Darshan Academy. The theme of the event was ‘Positive Empowerment’. The day began, with ten minutes of meditation initiated by the principal, Mr. A. David. After that Mrs. Bhavna Arora gave a brief session on positivity and bringing the DESA of all Darshan Academies under one roof. The alumni were then divided into their four DA houses for a competition, with Kirpal House awarded the Best House trophy. A current Darshanite, Ms. Payal Vohra, was honoured by the alumni for her recent achievements in ‘Khelo India 2020’. Teachers were then presented with tokens of love by DESA, and the alumni were also given a gift for their valuable presence. A group photo, delicious dinner and dancing followed. The ceremony then ended with closing words by Mr. A. David, thanking the organizers, sponsors and alumni for making the event a memorable one.

(February 2, 2020)


Spiritual Talk and Book Review Workshop for Teachers, Delhi

To deepen the teachers’ knowledge of spirituality, a spiritual talk and book review workshop were held on 8 and 9 January, 2020 at Darshan Academy, Delhi. It was a delightful two days session where all the teachers of the school reviewed Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj’s book Spark of the Divine. The session began with meditation. The book is abounding with numerous stories describing the journey of those who have unraveled the secrets of spirituality. Through various speeches, anecdotes and incidents, the teachers explained and presented the concepts in the book. Ms Vandana shared her valuable insights and stressed that everybody can bask in the inner sunshine through meditation. All in all, it was a marvelous experience for everybody.

(February 2, 2020)


Spiritual Workshop and Parent Orientation, Darshan Academy, Delhi

Darshan Academy, Delhi organised a workshop on January 18, 2020 for parents. The workshop began with a message by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj and ten minutes of meditation. Ms. Anjali Keshwani, middle wing coordinator, welcomed the parents with warm regards, followed by a presentation by Ms. Mridula, member of DEF, who talked about the importance of being positive in one's life and the power of gratitude. The gathering was then addressed by the principal, Mr. A. David who urged parents to stay in touch with their wards' activities and motivated the parents to be their strength. It was followed by an orientation program for parents and students by Ms. Anjali Keshwani, on the latest changes brought in by CBSE. Ms. Aarti Vohra then guided parents on how the co-scholastic activities are conducted and evaluated. Parents found the session to be very informative.

(February 2, 2020)


Republic Day and Voter’s Day, Delhi

Darshan Academy, Delhi celebrated Republic Day and Voter’s Day. The program started with a talk by Ms Amrit Kaur on the benefits of meditating together followed by meditation. Being the Silver Jubilee Year, the entire school mediates together on 25th of every month. Mr. Salekh Chand, Director of NIHFW (National Documentation Centre of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. A beautiful cultural program was presented by the students after the hoisting of the National Flag. Malshri of grade IV gave a special mesmerising Kathak performance followed by patriotic songs and dances. Finally the ‘Right to Vote’ oath was taken by all in honour of Voter’s Day.

(February 2, 2020)


Reading Club Competition, Delhi

A competition for the Reading Club students was organised under the guidance of the librarian, Ms. Mamta Amarpuri on 17 January 2020 to reinforce the importance of reading and to explore the library more effectively. A week later a prize distribution ceremony was organised by Library Professionals Association, Delhi. The Director of Library from NIHFW, Dr. Salek Chand, was invited to distribute the prizes to the Reading Club student winners. He briefed them on all the good works being carried out by the association and encouraged the habit of reading books. Mementos were presented to the principal, Mr. A. David, for his support and guidance, and Ms. Mamta Amarpuri, for her contribution to the event. A memento was presented to Darshan Academy Library, Delhi for implementing innovative strategies to enhance reading skills among students. Mr. A. David concluded the function with an encouraging speech that motivated the students to read books and enhance their reading skills.

(February 2, 2020)


Spiritual talk and book review of Spark of the Divine

“Spirituality is a brave search for the truth about existence, fearlessly peering into the mysterious nature of life.” The divine spark and spirituality is the portion of God that resides within each human being. Only a true Spiritual Master can take us to the divine path of spirituality. To keep up the spirit of spirituality kindled in the hearts and souls and to celebrate the teachings of Master, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, a spiritual talk and a book review were held on 8th and 9th January, 2020 at Darshan Academy, Delhi. It was a delightful session of two days where all the teachers of the school gave a hearty spiritual talk and a spiritual current ran through the souls. Master's book, “Spark of the divine” was reviewed by the teachers. The session was an undaunted effort to achieve the goal of realizing the creative essence of God. Through various speeches, anecdotes and incidents, the teachers connected the dots and brought forth a clear understanding of the book. The teachers explained their idea of spirituality through presentations and after a meticulous reading of the book, reviewed it in its true sense. The main objective was to discover an easy blueprint of the spiritual journey and unite everybody for two days, thereby sharing their spiritual secrets and to find the hidden spark within. The spirituality which they tried to find in the most distant quasars and the smallest quarks in the atom laid their own self. The book is abounding with numerous stories describing the journey of those who have unraveled the secrets of spirituality. The session was presided over by Ms. Vandana Panesar and shared her valuable knowledge. Everybody could bask in the eternal sunshine. Various personal experiences were also shared which added on the fervour of spirituality and made sure that it is not something reserved for the few, but available to all. The wonderful session began by meditation. The teachers were appreciated for working hard on pursuing the book carefully and exploring the recesses of spirituality. All in all, it was a marvelous experience for everybody.

(January 29, 2020)


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