The 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda was observed at Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI), Kolkata with much respect and perseverance on 12th January, 2018.
All the students and staff of FDDI Kolkata paid their floral homage to the great saint on this occasion.
The program started with the lighting of the lamp by the senior officials of the campus followed by floral homage to the great saint.
Students at the Pepperfry Digital Studio
After paying the floral homage to the spiritual genius, all staff and students of FDDI Kolkata donated clothes for the poor and needy.
As a part of the social & humanitarian activities of FDDI, cloths donated by the staff members and students of FDDI Kolkata were distributed amongst the poor and needy slum & street dwellers with the help of an NGO named Bah Mission.
Swami Vivekananda was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century.
Philosophies, teachings and ideas of the Swami Vivekananda are the great cultural & traditional assets of India.