St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru organized Deepavali Celebration on 23rd November 2019 at Robert Sequeira Hall, LCRI Block.
Brahmakumari Vishweshwari, Centre-in charge, Brahmakumaris, Mangaluru, Prof. Rahamath Ali, Principal, Badriya First Grade College, Mangaluru and Rev. Fr Joackim Fernandes, Director, Small Christian Communities, Diocese of Mangaluru were the Chief Guests. Rev. Dr Praveen Martis, SJ, Principal, presided over the programme.
Rev. Dr Praveen Martis, SJ, in his presidential remarks said “Deepavali is the festival of human bonding and it signifies the light of knowledge.”
Prof. Rahamath Ali spoke about the relationship between each religion and its festivals also speaking about their significance.
Fr Joachim Fernandes, gave his insights about the emotional perspective of Diwali and the depiction of light in many ways.
Brahmakumari Vishweshwari gave her thoughts about spiritual perspective of light and Diwali. She also mentioned about self-realization and God realization.
Besides this, students enacted a play depicting the significance of Diwali.
Kripali, II B.Sc. compered the programme. Chethan Shettigar welcomed the gathering. Reshma Oommen proposed the vote of thanks.