Hundreds of kishores and kishoris
from all over the North East Region had gathered in Edison
to celebrate Kishore-Kishori Din in the divine presence of
Pramukh Swami Maharaj. All of the programs during the day
revolved around one central idea - "Shu na thaay?" - "Nothing
During Swamishri's pooja, kishores
sang kirtans promoting a firm, strong, and optimistic attitude.
There was a special assembly arranged for the kishores and
kishoris in which Pujya Viveksagar Swami gave examples of
devotees, past and present, who had imbibed such an attitude.
Senior saints answered questions raised by kishores, and Swamishri
concluded by blessing the assembly and joking around with
In the evening, Kishores presented
a magnificent cultural program furthering the day's theme,
"Shu na thaay?" This program clearly demonstrated the weeks
of effort and hard work put into organizing it.
Examples of Eklavya, Panini,
Ravindranath Tagore, Nelson Mandela, and Sardar Vallabhbhai
Patel were presented through many different skits to show
that nothing is impossible in life.
In his blessings, Swamishri
added a new dimension to this theme by saying that "if one
puts in the effort, God will definitely be compassionate,
and things will be achieved." Furthermore, he explained that
the impossible is only possible if one uses God's strength,
and if one believes that everything is achieved only through
the grace of God.