THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ‘Daiva Dasakam’ will be included in the curriculum so that new generation will be able to study about Sree Narayana Guru in depth, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday. Chandy distributed the copies of ‘Daiva Dasakam’ at Pattom Government Girls Model Higher Secondary school as part of the 100th year of the prayer written by Sree Narayana Guru in a study-cum-campaigning function organised by Sree Narayana International Study Centre on Wednesday.
“Through Daiva Dasakam, Guru is leading us along the God’s way,” the Chief Minister said. Cultural Affairs Minister K C Joseph who presided over the function said that in a secular country such as India, ‘Daiva Dasakam’ could be recited as a prayer at any function.
“For the many social issues faced by Kerala, an answer can be found in Daiva Dasakam. We are living in a period where Guru’s life is meaningful,” the Minister said.
He said that the work would be made a topic of study from Higher Secondary to University-level. S Sharma MLA, received a copy of Daiva Dasakam.