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Darshan Academy, Jagdishpura

Darshan Academy Poetry Fest

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Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj (1921-1989) is known as a great poet-saint and one of India’s foremost poets. He is the recipient of four poetry awards. His poems began being broadcast on national radio when he was only seventeen.

During Sant Darshan Singh Ji’s four world tours, he was presented with the keys to many cities and was honored by the Colombian parliament with its Medal of Congress and by the Congress of the United States with citations of merit.

He worked tirelessly to spread the message of human unity and peace throughout the world and published books translated into over fifty languages. He emphasized pursuing spiritual goals while fulfilling all our obligations to family, society, and the world. Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj was imbued with love for all creation. Divine love was his hallmark and was reflected in his every word and action.

POETRY FEST 2022-23

An all Darshan Academy Poetry Writing and Recitation Fest is organized annually in memory of Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj. The aim is to encourage students to develop their own creativity, poetry writing, and recitation skills.

An All India Darshan Academy Poetry Fest is organized every year in memory of the great poet, Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj, with an aim to encourage students to develop their creativity i.e. recitation of poems as well as composing poems. In this connection, the following activities will be conducted in the current academic session 2022-23:

Poetry Recitation

The poetry recitation is organized in the following 9 categories:

Group 1: Nursery, LKG, and UKG
the poem for recitation to be selected from any of the class text books
Group 2: Class I and II
the poem for recitation to be selected from any of the class text books
Group 3: Class III to IV
Group 4: Class V and VI
Group 5: Class VII and VIII
Group 6: Class IX and X
Group 7: Class XI and XII
Group 8: Teachers
Group 9: Parents and Grandparents
For Groups 3 to 9, the poems for recitation to be selected from any of the class text books or a poem by Sant Darshan Ji Maharaj.
Poetry Writing
Group 1: Class III to IV
Group 2: Class V and VI
Group 3: Class VII and VIII
Group 4: Class IX and X
Group 5: Class XI and XII
Group 6: Teachers
Group 7: Parents

All students are encouraged to participate in the Poetry Writing Competition. The participants can compose poems on any topic from the Darshan Academy Spiritual Curriculum Books either in Hindi or English. Entries need to be submitted in a neat handwriting in original, or a typed one on A4 sheets.

Awards: The best three entries in each group in each Academy are awarded at the Academy level.

Period of Conduct of Poetry Fest: Between 10th October 2022 and 10th November 2022.

Glimpses of Poetry Fest