Purpose of this session was to make people aware that Vedas are not about mere memorization of hundreds and Thousands of Mantras in different styles to preserve heritage. Rather humanity needs Vedas all the time regardless of howsomuch Scientific and Economic progress we attain.
Main Speaker, Sh Sanjeev Newar, an IIT-IIM Alumnus and renowned Vedic Scholar, enlightened the participants with the fact that Vedas are intuitive and possessed by every Soul every time! He quoted Mantras from Vedas to back his arguments. He also denounced the idea of believing texts including Vedas blindly to ensure bliss. He produced famous Mantra ‘Idam Aham Anritaat Satyam Upayimi’ to show that it is against Vedas to have blind faith even in Vedas.
He gave examples from Vedas and explained how teachings of Vedas alone are worthy of being implemented in one’s life and society in order to restore peace, brotherhood, freedom, and spiritual values in our lives. He emphasized on never taking eyes off from the ultimate goal which is to discover our ‘self’ and its purpose. All our actions and thoughts must be aligned such that the ultimate purpose is served in minimal time, he added.
Other Speaker, Dr Vivek Arya, Child Specialist, famous Historian, and Research Head, Agniveer Foundation threw light on how knowledge of Vedas ignited hearts of Rishis and how Vedas were propagated. He discussed approach to understand Vedas and talked about different works on Vedas being done by various Rishis and commentators till date.
Audience was very enthused and interactive. Lectures were truly wonderful experience for all gathered for the session specially youth who did not let speakers go anywhere for another hour quenching their spiritual thirst! Session ended with Shanti Mantra, prayer dedicated to Peace and Brotherhood for entire Universe.
All Arya Samaj officials cooperated fully and made this session success. Event Coordinator Sh Vivek Arya, Arya Samaj Rohini, managed everything to the perfection.