Shri Sanjeev Newar is a Yogic scholar of Vedas, Gita and Hinduism. He has written several popular books on Vedas, Yoga, spirituality and misconceptions on Hinduism. He is the founder of Agniveer – a spiritual movement that works for equality of castes, genders, regions and religions in India and abroad. He is pioneer of Dalit Yajna initiative to bring caste equality in tribal regions. He is an eloquent poet, orator and motivational expert who works to address suicidal or depressive tendencies. He is an alumnus of IIT-IIM, and a noted data scientist specializing in Risk Management.
श्री संजीव नेवर वेद, गीता और हिन्दू धर्म के यौगिक विद्वान हैं। वे वेद, योग, आध्यात्म और हिन्दू धर्म विषयक भ्रांतियों का निराकरण करनेवाली अनेक सुप्रसिद्ध पुस्तकों के लेखक हैं। वे अग्निवीर के संस्थापक हैं जो कि जाति, लिंग, क्षेत्र और मत-मतान्तरों की समानता के लिये देश-विदेश में कार्यरत एक आध्यात्मिक मुहिम है। वे जनजातीय इलाकों में जातिगत समानता का प्रसार करनेवाले अग्निवीर के उपक्रम ‘दलित-यज्ञ’ के प्रवर्तक हैं। वे एक भावनाशील कवि और प्रेरणादायक वक्ता भी हैं। उन्होंने आत्महत्या की ओर प्रवृत्त और अवसाद ग्रस्त युवाओं को निराशा के अंधेरे से बाहर निकालने में महारत हासिल कि हैं। वे आई.आई.टी और आई.आई.एम के भूतपूर्व छात्र और विख्यात डेटा साइंटिस्ट हैं जिन्हें रिस्क मैनेजमेंट में महारत हासिल है।
Once a teacher asked children, “If God comes in front of you right now, what would they do?” Someone said, “He would bow.” Another said, “He would worship.” Some said, “They would ask for wealth.” All students had their wish lists to fulfill. Suddenly, the teacher asked a boy named ‘Sanjeev,’ “What would he do with God?” The boy replied, “I would rush to God’s lap and would never come down.” All of a sudden, a pin drop silence pervaded the classroom. The teacher was shocked! Those innocent but straight words of a little boy shook her entirely. Was this the innocence of a ten-year-old boy or resolve of a soul to attain salvation?
This boy was born on 17th July in Kolkata. Parents gave him the name “Sanjeev.” The world does not know much about his past, but who interacted with him remembers one thing that he is a staunch Hanuman Bhakt, who could not stand vulgarity even for a second. His belief that every woman is to be respected as Mother had started carving a different persona out of that otherwise ordinary looking child. The boy was right on track of spirituality on which the likes of Ram, Krishna, Shankaracharya, Dayanand, and Vivekanand stepped once! Moreover, then came the Ram Mandir Movement, and the Hanuman Bhakt got actively involved in awakening people about the same. Spirituality had started making a blend with nationalism in the boy’s brain.
Though, at home, parents were not happy with the boy’s social work and started losing hope for his bright career. However, the Divine had different plans. Boy cracked one of the toughest entrance exams in the world- IIT JEE and went to the most prestigious IIT Guwahati. By this time, he had mastered most of the religious texts like Geeta, Ramayan, Mahabharat, Upanishads, Puranas, and Ayurved. Then it was the time to study the holy Vedas. He went to many scholars and Yogis to discuss concepts of Vedas, and in no time, hecompleted Vedic Studies. By the time he graduated from IIM Calcutta (top management institution of India), he could break up Vedic Mantras into constituent words and the words into their roots, to explain the essence of individual Mantra!
He was recruited by prominent organizations in health, finance, and education worldwide. He had served in 8 countries before he quit from a professional career and launched Agniveer to revive the Vedic era in 2009. In his own words: “In the view of the deteriorating situation of the nation, misdirection of youth, and threats to humanity, I was inspired by divine to start Agniveer – the only way to salvation”. Within two years, Agniveer became the number one spiritual website of the world. Whether it is equality in society or women rights, Vedas or spirituality, self-help or nationalism, world peace or universal humanism, Agniveer became a pioneer in all.
He has dispelled the myths like beef, alcohol, violence, history, and scientific errors in Vedas single handed. He challenged fanatics to bring even a single Mantra from Vedas that support any of the above! The challenge is yet to be taken up after it was thrown three years back!
People ask many times, what is his brain made up of? He starts explaining Vedic Mantra to students of Vedas and the next moment he is found discussing Robotics with Scientists. He discusses Particle Physics and Geeta side by side. He delivers lectures on the immortality of the soul as well as on computational models for forecasting performances of firms! He teaches advanced probability to IIT Scientists and Yogdarshan to Acharyas! He can be an object of jealousy to many bodybuilders for his physique. Those who have seen his face can tell what is that glow that always resides on his face. “A man with a great physique, the greater brain, and the greatest soul,” is all he can be concluded in one sentence! It seems the little boy has found the God! He is now on the mission to help others do same…