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Apeejay’s IB school unveils the timeless wisdom of Lord Krishna

Celebrating Janmashtami, students embrace history, values, and togetherness



In an enchanting display of cultural reverence and profound wisdom, Apeejay School International (ASI), Panchsheel Park, Delhi recently reverberated with the celebrations of Krishna Janmashtami, the venerated Hindu festival marking the divine birth of Lord Krishna, hailed as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. With the grandeur of legends, allegories, and stories gracing the stage, the festivity assumed a transcendent significance, weaving innumerable threads of mythology into timeless lessons for the youth.

The tapestry of this celebration was interwoven with an indelible focus on one of the most cherished facets of Lord Krishna’s life – the paradigm of unconditional friendship. Through an awe-inspiring musical portrayal, ASI’s erudite students masterfully depicted the profound camaraderie shared between Sudhama and Krishna. This portrayal transcended the confines of earthly realms, shattering barriers of caste, colour, creed, and societal standing. Herein lay a narrative that exemplified the IB learner profile, embodying the virtues of care, principled conduct, and an open-minded approach.

In the wake of this mesmerising portrayal, the reverberations of the tale resonated deeply within the hearts of the students, leaving behind an indelible mark of enlightenment. For it is through allegory that the most profound lessons are often etched in the tender minds of children, imparting purpose and direction.

The ceremonial hall, adorned in resplendent hues, was a testament to the meticulous preparations that had gone into the event. The air was charged with the anticipation of the impending cultural revelation. The young minds, with their unwavering dedication, showcased a dance performance that exuded the vibrancy of the cultural heritage enshrined within Lord Krishna’s legacy.

From various echelons of academia, students fervently participated in diverse presentations. These ranged from impassioned elucidations on the pivotal role of Lord Krishna and his teachings in shaping human values, to collective dance performances, each eloquently reliving the enchanting tableau of Lord Krishna’s mellifluous flute-playing.

The Janmashtami celebrations at ASI were a confluence of culture, devotion, and jubilation, and provided an invaluable opportunity for students to forge a profound connection with their illustrious heritage. In the hallowed annals of Lord Krishna’s life, they gleaned invaluable wisdom regarding the sanctity of friendship, the art of compassion, the bedrock of integrity, astute decision-making, and the imperative of nurturing a life imbued with purpose.

This commemoration transcended the bounds of a mere event, fomenting a palpable sense of unity and community amongst the students. Each participant carried memories etched in their souls, a treasure trove of spiritual enrichment that will continue to illuminate their path for years to come. 

Mrini Devnani is a Principal Correspondent and Marketing Coordinator at Newsroom. She covers student achievements, conducts interviews, and contributes content to the website. Previously, she served as a Correspondent specialising in Edu-tech for the India Today Group. Her skill areas extend to Social Media and Digital Marketing. For any inquiries or correspondence, you can reach out to her at [email protected].