DJJS Jalandhar commemorated Lohri as a girl child festival


After a successful launch and completion of Santulan Campaign 2010-11 in Ludhiana, DJJS has established a trend of celebrating girl child lohri with great zeal across the nation. Following this trend, a sensitizing event was organized at KMV College on February 16, 2013 with a message of killing the demon of immoral behavior, crime & violence against women, titled "Mahishasur Mardini". A dance performance was presented on the killing of Mahishasur demon to re-establish the status of women and invoke the inherent 'shakti', the divine feminine potential within women of today. Sadhvi Akshita Bharti ji delivered a discourse explaining the literal meaning of the title Mahishasur Mardini, where 'Mahish' stands for 'Immoral', 'Asur' means 'Demon/Devil' and 'Mardini' is 'Mother Goddess Durga', representative of feminine potential; thus illustrating women power.

About Santulan

Santulan is the Gender Equality program of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan that is working for the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the female gender; through advocacy and holistic empowerment of wo

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