Submitted by Supratim-Sanyal on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 14:26.
By Booma Natarajan, M.Sc., M.A., B.Ed.
Principal, Jamuna Mishra Academy – JMA
Rajasthan, May 9, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) In the words of
Gurudev “The highest education is that which does not merely give us
information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” Well
before the era of Internet, Google+, Twitter, Facebook etal, Tagore had
talked about the globalized world linked by thoughts and cultures.
Established in the year, 2004 Smt Jamuna Mishra Academy – JMA which
has been making rapid strides in early childhood education derives its
inspiration from the quote “Information is just bits of data while
knowledge is putting them together and wisdom is transcending them.” JMA
which is one among the most sought after and top ranking schools in
Pilani, has a rich tradition of celebrating various events of not only
national importance like Republic Day, Independence Day, Mahatma Gandhi
Jayanti, National Science Day, National Education Day, Children’s Day
etc but also of international importance such as World Health Day,
International Women’s Day, World water Day, World Sparrow day, World
Sight Day, Grand Parents Day, Earth Day etc.
Nobel Laureate Tagore (07 May 1861 – 07 August 1941) is a Poet,
Novelist, Musician, Painter, social reformer, Playwright and freedom
fighter all rolled in one.
However, it has been a tradition to observe Rabindra Jayanti always
on Pochishe Boishakh (Twenty fifth day in the Month of Baisakh) and for
the year 2012 with Poila Baishak falling on 14 April, Pochishe is on 08