India can become ‘Vishwa Guru’ by imbibing knowledge, wisdom and love of Indian culure: Mahant Devendra Das Ji Maharaj of Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib
Dehradun, July 2
“Our culture is our identity and country’s Sant Samaj are its’ ambassadors. The company of saints establish peace and harmony in the society and the young generation must inculcate in themselves the teachings of the hermits and saints which propagated the message and meaning of of Indian culture. It is with the excellent knowledge, wisdom and love of the Indian culture that Indian can again emerge as “Vishwa Guru” (World Mentor). The ideals and teachings of great sages must be combined with advances in science, technology and new innovation that could lead to the welfare of the human race swiftly,” these were the words of Mahant Devendra Das Ji Maharaj of Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, the famous historical spiritual centre of Dehradun valley while addressing ‘Sant Samagam’ as a chief guest organized at Shri Gurumandal Ashram, Devipura, Haridwar.
The programme was attended by saints and sadhus of various Akharas. It was this occasion that ‘Mahamandeleshwar’ of ‘Shri Gurumandal Ashram’, Mahant Bhagwat Swaroop Ji Maharaj publicly declared Mahant Shiv Swaroop Ji Maharaj as his successor. The hermits who attended this programme also enthusiastically participated in ‘Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra’.
The programme was marked by the auspicious presence of Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib’s Mahant Devendra Das Ji Maharaj who congratulated the new successor of the ashram Mahant Vishwa Swaroop Ji Maharaj.
Mahant Vishwa Swaroop Ji Maharaj in his address at the gathering praised the remarkable contribution of Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib and institutions of Shri Guru Ram Rai Education Mission in imparting quality education and healthcare in Uttarakhand. He said that it’s a matter of pride for the society of sadhus and saints that the first medical college of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand is Shri Guru Ram Rai Medical College.
He said that Shri Guru Ram Rai Medical College, Shri Guru Ram Rai University is the biggest chain of public schools in Uttarakhand being run by Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib. He also remembered the charismatic personality of Parampujya Gurudev Brahnleen Shri Mahant Indiresh Charan Das Ji Maharaj who is the Guru of i Mahant Devendra Das Ji Maharaj.
Mahamandleshwar Bhagwat Swaroop Ji Maharaj congratulated Shri Mahant Devendra Das Ji Maharaj over his outstanding achievement in the fields of healthcare and education. He also expressed this gratitude on behalf of sant samaj.