The villagers of Ayodhya welcomed Ram, Lakshman and Sitaby decorating and illuminating their village withdiyas. In West Bengal and some other places in North India Goddess Kali is worshipped during the Diwali.
Jains says this is the day when Lord Mahavira attained “moksha or salvation”. Dayanand Saraswati of Arya Samaj also attained ‘Nirvana’ on this day. As the lights keep away the darkness, Goddess Kali drives away the evil forces in our world. Everyone starts making arrangement one month before Diwali, new cloths are purchased, houses are cleaned and decorated with lights, flowers etc.
Above news items are indicators of the present status of the discipline of the people. People have forgotten previous old human values; student’s indiscipline is the talk of the town. Discipline, according to the dictionary, means the training of the mind and the character of a person to observe self-control of habits of obedience to the superiors, seniors or to the established authority. The entire cosmos, all heavenly bodies, and all natural objects seem to be acting, moving and existing under a disciplined of their own.
The plants and crops grow in a disciplined manner; the various organs of our body cooperate with one and other; the food you take has to be taken in a disciplined way; life of animals is also a model of disciplined living; the ants moving in a straight line with single-minded attention; the bees work as a team; the wolf another animal in the forest have their own organized way of their life, therefore discipline is a basic necessity of the life. It is necessary for schools and colleges, students should be respectful to their teachers and teachers should show the proper respect to their principal. In the words of Jim Rohn, “Discipline should be self-imposed, it should come from within, self-discipline is necessary for health and for the progress in life by observing discipline we can make our lives bright.
It falls on the Amavasya of the month of Kartik every year by Hindu calendar and in the last week of October or in the starting days of November by English calendar. According to some on this day Lord Ram reached Ayodhya along with Sita and Lakshman.
As a matter of fact, Diwali is the symbol of the victory of the forces of good over evil.
Some of the newspaper reports are listed as under:1.
On Jan 20, 2018, a principal of Swami Vivekanand School Ritu Chhabra while she was in her office was shot dead by her student of class 12.2.
The entire cosmos, all the heavenly bodies and all the natural objects, seem to be acting, moving or existing under a discipline of their own. Nowhere is discipline more necessary than in the army.
The plants and crops grow in a disciplined way ; the various organs of our body co-operate with one another ; the food we take has to be taken in a disciplined way. Here a little indiscipline may mean defeat and death. This point has been forcefully put across by a poet who said: Discipline costs nothing but pays rich dividends.