The festival of Vasant Panchami or Navvasantotsav in Srikrishna Museum on 24th January 2015 was jointly celebrated in collaboration with Sanskrit Bharti, Haryana. On this occasion, Saraswati Puja was performed in premises of the museum in the morning, which started with the installation and worship of the image of Goddess Saraswati, which was followed by a Hawan. Many prominent citizens of Kurukshetra, Members of Sanskrit Bharti, Haryana and staff members of Srikrishna Museum participated in the puja ceremony. 
In second session, the educational programme was held in the Lecture Hall of the museum in which Smt. Uma Sudha, Chairperson, Municipal Council, Kurukshetra was present as Chief Guest. Dr Surendra Mohan Mishra, Department of Sanskrit, Kurukshetra University and President, Sanskrit Bharti, Haryana welcomed the chief and distinguished guests and learned dignitaries from the city of Kurukshetra present on the occasion as audience. 
On this occasion Dr Himmat Singh Sinha, Former Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Kurukshetra University and Member, Kurukshetra Development Board delivered a talk on different facets and aspects of Saraswati. He said that Saraswati, the goddess of learning, wisdom, knowledge, fine arts, and sciences was worshipped all over India to attain enlightenment through knowledge. 
On this occasion a PowerPoint presentation on Saraswati Valley Civilzation in Haryana was shown by Sh. Rajendra Singh Rana, Curator, Srikrishna Museum in which the origin of river Saraswati from Himalayas and archaeological sites on its banks in Haryana were shown. He said that Saraswati civilization is one of the most ancient and important civilization of the world, which is revealed by the excavation of Bhirdana, an archaeological site, located in district Fatehabad of Haryana, the antiquity of which goes back to 4th millennium BCE. 
Dr Surendra Mohan Mishra, President, Sanskrit Bharti, Haryana also presented the poem on Nav Vasant in Sanskrit which were full of erudition and brilliantly composed. Dr Mahavir Prasad Sharma from Karnal also presented the Hindi poems on Vasant or spring. Both the poems were was appreciated by the leaned audience. On this occasion special invitees Brahma Kumari Jamila from Spiritual Application & Research Center, Mount Abu, Rajasthan also delivered a talk on Saraswati. She said that the concept of Saraswati or the Goddess of enlightenment and wisdom is common in all religion though in different forms but the sole purpose is to eradicate the ignorance from the world. Brahma Kumari Saroj Bahan, the Head of local center of Kurukshetra also expressed her views on this occasion. 
Speaking on the occasion Chief Guest Smt. Uma Sudha promised her support to strengthen the cultural tourism in Kurukshetra. She said that Government of Haryana is taking special interest for the promotion of tourism in Kurukshetra. She appreciated the efforts of Srikrishna Museum for organizing the event like Saraswati Puja in the museum. 
Presiding the lecture session Dr Mahendra Hans, a fellow from Pondicherry Foundation of Sh. Aurobindo defined the concept of Saraswati in the light of Maharishi Aurobindo’s viewpoints. He briefly explained the concept of Maha Saraswati citing the examples from the epic Savitri. Sh. Ashok Kumar, employee of the museum successfully anchored the event. On this occasion Prof. K.K. Sharma, former Pro Vice Chancellor, North Eastern Hill University, Prof Narendra Nath, Dr Raj Mehrotra, Project Coordinator, Kurukshetra Panorama, Dr Ramendra Singh, Director, Vidya Bharti, Kurukshetra, Dr Dinesh Rana, Dr N.N. Dogra, Dr Sashi Bala Mittal, Dr Sharma, Former President KUTA, Dr R.D. Shrama, Sh. Hari Singh, Former Inquiry Officer, Indian Railway, Sh. Haridev Shastri, Sh. Ramesh Shastri, Sh. Anil Verma, President, Uthan, Vijayanti Bindal, President, Sanskar Bharti, Sh. Subhash Gupta, former Officer Secretary, Kurukshetra Development Board and other grace the occasion as audience.
In the end, the education coordinator Sh. Balwan Singh presented vote of thanks. He said that credit for successful accomplishment of the event goes to Dr Pooja Bharti, HCS, Chief Executive Officer, Kurukshetra Development Board for organizing which has opened a new chapter in the history of educational and cultural activities of the museum. 
He also admired the efforts of Dr Surendra Mohan Mishra, President, Sanskrit Bharti, Haryana whose guidance and active participation made this programme possible. He said that this programme was successful because of the wholehearted contribution of Dr Anand Dubey, Prof I.C. Mittal, Dr Jiwan Bakhashi, Sh. Ramesh Sukhija and others. He also appreciated the efforts of Sh. Balwant Singh, Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, Sh. Bhupinder Singh, Sh. Ravi Chopra, Sh. Jaswinder Singh, Sh. Chandi Bishwas, Sh. Manish Kuamr, Sh. Deepak Kumar, Sh. Mandeep, Sh. Ravinder Dhiman, Sh. Satnam Singh, Sh. Sukhvinder, Sh. Jasbir, Sh. Kripal, Sh. Amit Kumar, Sh. Ramesh Kumar, Smt. Vatsala and Kalawati and others employees of the museum for their contribution and services.

At the end of the function all the invitees took Mahaprasadbhojnam (lunch) in the museum premises.


Srikrishna Museum is offering school students during winter vacations to learn the techniques of museum display in the Archaeological Gallery. The display techniques will help them to organise the exhibitions in their schools. This training will be imparted to the curious students from 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM every day from 1st to 10th January 2014. This practical training has no fees. The object of imparting this training is to create the awareness among the students for preservation and display of their heritage objects.

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