GURUKULA-S IMPART HOLISTIC EDUCATION

Gurukula  was an institution of residential schooling in ancient Bharata  with pupil-students better known as Sisya-s, stayed with a Guru  in a hermitage for the objective of studying. GuruSisya Parampara  has been a sacrosanct tradition in Sanatana  Hinduism  including Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism too. Gurukula  is a syntax of two words i.e. Guru  i.e. one who precepts and Kula  i.e. family at home. Till 19th century, Gurukula-s served as central pillar of entire education system in Bharata  wherein, all learners were regarded as equals irrespective of any factor whatsoever. While learning in a hermitage, they served the Guru  as well including all hosehold chores as a measure of inculcating self-discipline and responsibility towards others. Sisya-s used to be away from their homes after undergoing Upanayana Samskara  by 12th year for years together while learning in a Gurukula  observing strict rules of Brahmacarya. Pupils were divided into three categories viz. Vasu-s studied till their age of 24, Rudra-s till 36 and Aditya-s till 48 years of their age. With GuruSisya Parampara  being sacrosanct, Guru-s never charged any fee from their pupils as Gurukula-s were financially supported through donations. It was Maharsi Yajnyavalkya  who transformed Gurukula  system from State funded to society funded. After completing education, Sisya-s used to offer GuruDaksina  as a symbol of gratitude and acknowledgement before departing from the Gurukula. GuruDaksina  may also be in the form of a special task that Guru  may assign to the departing student. Students used to move out of Gurukula  as highly accomplished virtuous persons capable of achieving anything in life. 

Gurukula  system of education has been an ancient feature in Bharatavarsa. Gurukula-s have been centres of many inventions too and every Gurukula  specialised in a different stream of knowledge and learning. Veda-s and Upanisad-s mention Gurukula-s in laudatory terms viz. Gurukula  of Guru Dronacarya  at Gurugram, Guru Varuni’s Gurukula  that witnessed evocation of Bhrigu Valli  etc. By the time British intruders started spreading their tentacles across the nation in 18th century, there were some 8,00,000 Gurukula-s functioning all over. As British occupiers realised in no time that Gurukula-s imparted concrete foundation of cultural nationhood among young minds with which it would have been impossible for them to realise their nefarious goals, task of destroying the institution by implanting British oriented teaching to raise a community of Brown-Sahabs subjugated and loyal to the British Crown, was assigned to Thomas Babbington McCaulay, a confirmed Hindu-hater and colonialist. It was McCaulay who designed an elaborate action-plan to emaciate and destroy lakhs of Gurukula-s across the nation, raise a generation of Hindu-s who used to be embarrassed when introduced as Hindu-s to anyone anywhere and loyal to the British Crown. 

However, the tradition of Gurukula  could not be extinguished completely thanks to the indomitable spirit of a motley crowd of determined ones resolutely pursuing their ancient values. Swami Dayananda Saraswati  of Arya Samaja, Swami Dharmajivan Sastri Maharaja  of Swaminarayana Pantha  and a few others established a network of Gurukula-s, Universities during 19th and 20th centuries respectively. These Gurukula-s have been centres of not only impartation of education but also exhaustive research by educationists to ferret out their positives with the intention to replicate elsewhere. General impression prevailing all over that Gurukula-s have restricted themselves to education of Sanatana  scriptures, religious rituals etc. is entirely misplaced and malevolently nurtured by Secularists, Communists and other ‘enemies’ of Sanatana Hinduism. Mission of Gurukula-s has always been holistic development of younger generation rooted in fundamental values of life capable of competing very well in the contemporary world. Holistic teaching demanded that all students stayed together in hermitage without any differentiation or discrimination, everyone participated in all activities like attending cows, collecting fruits from orchards, extracting water from well or even chopping vegetables for cooking, surviving on simple food, all sleeping on straw mats spread on floors, wearing simple clothes etc. Students from wealthy families, royal scions to very poor ones, all shared life in a Gurukula  with equal verve and any observer could not have been able to discern background of any learner by that. It was an effective way to dissolve any sense of entitlement or privilege caused by anyone’s family background in minds of all students. Differentiation among students was strictly based on academic merits and performance. Gurukula-s were generally located in remote areas, preferably surrounded by jungles to facilitate them focus on their learning. Kith and kin were not permitted to visit their wards in Gurukula-s to prevent emotional obstructions in young minds during learning. All students were Guru’s own family members that developed resolute bond of brotherhood among students. Discussions and question-answer sessions consumed lion’s share of their time while learning to ensure, they wereall well-groomed and resolutely grounded to core values of life. In 1823, Thomas Munro had recorded 100% literacy in Bharata  out of which 76% were highly educated. The glory remained intact even during Mughal invasions as Gurukula-s were society financed and not State supported.   

Immediate past 50 years or so have witnessed paradigm shift in contours of education with information explosion, digital revolution, artificial intelligence and sophisticated learning techniques. These developments are impossible to be wished away on the pretext of sacrosanct values imparted in Gurukula-s. Indeed, now we need both, an amalgamation of all that is sacrosacnct in Gurukula  curriculum and all newer means of learning as well as knowledge developed thereof so as to ensure, Gurukula  taught students do not discover themselves inferior to anyone later in life. While designing an amalgamated curriculum, objectives of Gurukula  education viz. self-restraint, character development, socio-political consciousness, personality grooming, intellect bereft of biases and prejudices, Adhyatmika  advancement etc. must remain foundational as before while incorporating into it all contemporary knowledge and advancement.   

Antarrastriya Virata Gurukula Sammelan  was organised by Maharsi Sandipani Rastriya Vedavidya Pratisthana  from April 28 to 30, 2018 in Ujjain  to introduce Gurukula  education to the world as a brand to envy, organise all of them at one platform and raise their level of self-esteem very high. It was attended by 3,600 representatives from over 8oo Gurukula-s out of some 4,000 functioning in the country. There were 95 delegates from 70 Gurukula-s from Nepal alone in addition to participants from Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Japan, Dubai, Singapore, Qatar and Canada. Concluding session of the Sammelan  heralded restoration of pristine glory of the institution by dedicating it to display of extra-ordinary talent of Gurukula  students.

Some of the instances are worth mentioning – 

TV Talavat (16) was declared World Champion in Vedic Mathematics-2016 in Indonesia ahead of 1300 students from 18 countries after solving 70 mathematical puzzles in 2.57 minutes flat from three levels of fingering, abacus and visualisation. In addition to Veda  Mathematics, the lad is also proficient in 20 Kala-s out of 72 mandated in Gurukula-s of ancient Bharata. These 20 Kala-s include music, astrology, Ayurveda, Samskrita, painting, logics, wrestling, gymnastics, Judo, Yoga, martial arts,rope, Mallkhambha  etc.

Vatsal Shah (17), proficient in Samskrita, Prakrita, Gujarati, English, Astrology, Ayurveda, Mallkhamba, Yoga, Karate, wrestling, Judo and violin, topped in Slaka Pariksa  of Nyayasastra held in Ahmedabad.

Aditya Dixit (15) is well versed in Mallkhamba, Astrology, painting, Vedic Mathematics, Samskrita  and horse-riding.

Manish Chauhan (13) has mastered the art of painting.

Brahmayogananda  (8) is an expert in blind-fold reading i.e. he can read anything written blind-folded.

Sri Brahma  (7) is an expert in body scanning i.e. diagnosing one’s body to detect disease and healing…. 

All those studied in Gurukula-s across Bharata  viz. Sabarmati Gurukula  of Ahmedabad, Nityananda Gurukula  of Bangaluru etc. and those skills were acquired is a relatively short span of learning, always in great demand where admission seekers throng their portals for enrolment. Maharsi Vedavyasa Pratisthana  of Pune have been managing 34 Gurukula-s from Jammu to Manipur since 1990 specialising in ancient recitation techniques of Veda Mantra-s viz. Swaraghata  and Anupurvi  through Sabdaraksa, Artharaksa  and Siddhanta Sthapana. Punarutthana Samarasta Gurukulam  of Pune specialise in education of skills like pottery, casting, designing, architecture, idol making etc. Majority of their students belong to nomadic communities like Wadars. Apart from these skills, some 350 students are also taught Veda-s, Upanisad-s, Jnyaneswari, Dasabodha, Dhammapada  as well as computers too, equipped with video-conferencing facility. Maitreyee Gurukulam  was established in 1994 at Daksina Kannada district of Karnataka engaged in raising SastraParangata Vidusi-s to the nation through revival of Pancamukhi Siksa. Entire learning is imparted through the medium of Samskrita  alone. They have 97 girls and they all recite Veda Mantra-s everyday. Prabodhini Gurukulam  at Chikamagalore in Karnataka enrols some 20 students in the age group of 10-11 years annually to impart comprehensive education in Yoga, Veda, agriculture, science, art and music. Four languages Kannada, English, Hindi and Samskrita  constitute medium of learning at the Gurukulam. These students are also mandated to render service of treatment through Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Reiki and cow-urine therapy to inhabitants of 20 surrounding villages. Those students also conduct Samskara Kendra-s and Balagokulam-s in those villages. Raised in 1997 in Karnataka, Veda Vijnana Gurukulam  preserve all ancient practices of Veda-s, Sastra-s and Yoga  in their respective pristine ways hitherto on the verge of extinction. Students serve at Samskara Kendra-s, hold Yoga  camps, assist specially-abled ones, visit homes to recite Veda Mantra-s, examined through Slaka  and Pravacana  methods. Nivrtti Gurukulam  at Udupi  admits students after Class 12 to ensure high standards of their higher education. Their everyday morning prayer itself explains mission and vision of the nation. Nityananda Gurukulam  at Bangaluru offers temple based education focused on Agama Sastra  with the temple managed by children. Their syllabus is affiliated with IGCSC of Cambridge University, all students have cracked Mensa IQ having been initiated into 80 Siddhi-s including blindfold reading, body scanning, materialisation etc. out of 463 mentioned in Agama. In 2012, some ISKCON devotees established Avanti Gurukulam  in Baroda wherein students are taught different occupations and live life as defined in Srimadbhagvadgita. One Gurukula  based in Chennai trains in Lakhpati Kheti  wherein a family of five lives joyously with just one acre of land. Akhil Bharatiya Siksana Mandala  supports some 22 Gurukula-s. Griha Gurukula-s too, are being developed wherein a single Acarya  teaches students at his home. Demand for Gurukula-s is growing steadily in Bharata  as well as abroad. KP Sharma, heading Hindu Dharma Samudaya  of Bhutan expressed desire to establish network of Gurukula-s in Bhutan as they have none. Nepal has 225 Gurukula-s supported by their Government, as disclosed by 95 delegates who attended the Sammelan. Two of them are 130 years old and they all encountered existential crisis when Maoism was at it’s peak in Nepal. Ramesvara Gurukula  of Myanmar is the largest one in that country and their Principal Swami Visnu Vallabhananda Saraswati  came to attend the Sammelan.  

The conclave proposed to study all existing Gurukula-s, identify areas of intervention, then suggest remedial measures to benchmark them through Yugunukulikaran  i.e. modernisation bereft of westernisation and Gurukulikaran  i.e. modifying other educational institution on the lines of Gurukula  against best international practices, revival of all 72 Kala-s prescribed for men and 64 for women, priority for CSR funds and recognition from Government bodies. Sarasanghacalaka  of RSS called for concretisation of blue-print of action-plan to be initiated immediately after conclusion of the Sammelan. Study of original scriptures too, was stressed upon in the Sammelan. SamkalpaPatra  of 10-point pledge was administered to attending delegates before the ceremony was concluded. It is expected to be a milestone in reviving Gurukula  system of education in the country.

 

 

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SPECTACULAR FOUR YEARS OF MODI GOVERNMENT

Narendra Modi Government have accomplished much more development in the country in their four years of tenure than 48-years of almost uninterrupted rule of Congress. Following principles of Antyodaya, development plans under ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Government have been committed to inclusive growth that ensured welfare of poor, youth, farmers, minorities and women. Even minorities are quite satisfied as Government have ensured ‘empowerment without appeasement’. Such a massive development extended to all sections of society, had never been witnessed before in country’s history. 

Most conspicuous achievements of the Government have been – 

Revival of economy  When the Government was sworn in May, 2014, national economy was gasping for survival, currency was sliding, foreign exchange reserves under erosion and nation countenanced a menacingly bleak future. PM Modi moved methodically with extreme patience deflecting onslaughts from opposition, demolishing all hurdles to notch 7% GDP by the end of four years of his tenure. FDI has been steadily rising as the nation moved onto to first 100 preferred nations for investment. Even our long time adversary China too have just launched India Investment Fund with an appeal to all to invest in it liberally as Bharatiya  economy is well-poised to enter into a golden era.  

International relations  In this area, Modi Government have performed exceedingly well. While BRICS has been energised, SAARC has been accorded a well-deserved burial courtesy our immediate western neighbour. Prestige and image of the country have expanded vertically as well as horizontally multiple fold with the nation being viewed as one of the most important powers in the world. Relations with immediate neighbours are as important as with USA or Japan unlike in past. Real moment of glory was arrived at when UAE allowed us to raise temple in their country. While Prime Minister is assiduously striving to raise the nation to the level of a superpower, his diplomatic efforts to cartelise petroleum buying countries to unite and neutralise frequent petroleum price-hikes by oil producing middle-east countries is unique in it’s own way. His intense efforts to revive Hindu and Buddhist circuits with South-East Asian countries proximate to China to wean them away from China and defeat hostile Chinese designs, are marvellous in vision. Quite paradoxically, Prime Minister proved his nerves in foreign relations in 2014 itself when he secured safe release of Bharatiya nurses from captivity of ISIS without bloodshed or use of force !! 

National defence  Modi Government have been aggressively pursuing upgradation of security forces in all respects. Their morale is now sky high and forces have proved their mettle on several occasions like surgical strikes across borders with Pakistan and Myanmar. Operation GaganSakti, held in April 2018, was acclaimed worldwide with even China compelled to admire that. It was due to rising strength of security forces that Chinese had to retreat in Doklam and Kashmiri separatists brought to book. 

MakeInIndia, Ujjavala, MUDRA Yojana, and JanDhan Yojana  These development schemes have brought about revolutionary changes in lives of crores of deprived natives, languishing at the last rung of society. These schemes have been instrumental in women empowerment too as approximately 74% borrowers without collaterals happen to be literate and semi-literate women. Crores of women have been liberated from the agony of smoke-chulhas through Ujjavala Yojana. Every native of the country now has his / her bank account linked with Aadhaar so that there is no pilferage of subsidies by middlemen / musclemen. These schemes are so effective that even poorest of poor can dream of becoming entrepreneurs instead of being pathetic job-seekers.        

Corruption free governance  Not only there has not been even a single allegation of corruption on Central Government but also radical measures have been adopted to eradicate big-ticket corruption through digitisation, Aaadhaar linking etc. All old cases of corruption charges are being probed meticulously by SIT, agencies and guilty brought to book as per the process of law. 

SwacchaBharata, Demonetisation and GST  These three are historic moves to clean the nation, nullify all illegitimately earned money, inflation as well as counterfeits followed by one indirect taxation system throughout the country. After temporary initial hiccups, these moves have proved to be great boons for nation’s economy that has started growing exponentially. 

Social re-structuring  Modi Government have adopted tough, realistic stand of issues like Haj subsidy, Triple Talaq and Halala, reservation for religious minorities etc. standing like a rock against all sorts of pressure and manipulations. These bold measures have imparted a new dimension to nation’s psyche altogether unknown hitherto. 

These four years were largely consumed in laying foundation stones for a dynamic, thriving Bharatavarsa after mending, repairing all deep cuts, nicks and festering wounds inflicted upon the nation during five decades of Congress regime. Simultaneously, Prime Minister Modi has been relentlessly waging a long-drawn battle against all sorts of anti-national elements within the country bent upon driving the nation towards decline, destruction and disintegration. After reversing decline of the nation, PM Modi is furiously engaged in transforming the nation into a modern and dynamic one. In a nutshell, even poorest of poor have now started dreaming confidently of their golden future in years to come. Following lines of the famous American poet Robert Frost aptly describe the scenario on behalf of the greatest statesman in the world that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is – 

“Woods are lovely, dark and deep,

But I have promises to keep,

And miles to go before I sleep,

And miles to go before I sleep.”

 

Incidentally, these lines were also very dear to our first Prime Minister JL Nehru too !!         

 

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XV-FINANCE COMMISSION : FINANCIAL UNIFIER TO THE NATION

First Finance Commission was established by President in 1951 under Article 280 of the Constitution to define financial relations between Central Government and individual State Governments. The Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1951 lays down terms of appointment, qualification, disqualification and powers of the Commission. As prescribed in the Constitution, Finance Commissions are appointed every five years comprising of Chairman and four members. XV-Finance Commission constituted in 2017, has been mandated to formulate recommendations on the basis of which tax revenues are to be divided among Centre and States under new regime of GST and a resolve for augmented devolution of financial resources to States, ground of real actions of development.  

XV-Finance Commission has suddenly attained paramount importance owing to their decision of relying on Census-2011, the latest one available hitherto, for the purpose of formulating their recommendations. This one decision, absolutely appropriate and objective, has raised lot of dust and storm in southern States, aggravated by ongoing political atmosphere of recriminations and isolationism. GST and Census-2011 have together transformed entire contours of the institution of Finance Commission just as entire political class suddenly woke up to tremendous importance of NCERT ignored and neglected till then, when NDA-1 headed by PM Vajpayee undertook the exercise of re-writing school textbooks in 1998 !! Finance Ministers of Southern States lost no time in assembling in Thiruvananthapuram to express their serious apprehensions about XV-FC recommendations based on Census-2011 report that states declining rate of population growth and population stabilisation in those States. Those are Apprehensions In Anticipation (AIA) indeed !!   

Their AIA are largely based on a possible significant decline in their share of taxes received from Centre as they have been performing better than northern States in terms of HDI including population replacement. Kerala and Tamil Nadu together declined to add 30 million more mouths in that period of 1971-2011 while UP, MP, Bihar and Rajasthan merrily added 50 million more mouths to burden national resources during the same KalaKhanda. Every prosperous State whether Gujarat, Maharashtra, Panjab or Haryana have a permanent grouse that they always receive much less share of taxes per Rupee transferred to Centre by them. Whenever political party in power in these States is different from that in Centre, they vehemently demand, entire revenue collected by them must not be touched by the Centre while more than willing to ‘sacrifice’ their share of central allocations in favour of backward States. If such nefarious demands are to be considered seriously, not only entire concept of distribution of resources among States is rendered infructuous but also it raises a serious question as to why should all these States remain united in a single republic at all !! Why should the country exist at all then ?? If wealthy States in a nation decline to support weaker States to rise and prosper, it will lead to complete anarchy and fragmentation of entire country which in turn, will destroy their entire prosperity to reckon with. Addressing regional disparities financially, is a paramount task of every Finance Commission. Poverty anywhere in a country is a threat to prosperity everywhere in the country. Richer States shall always receive less than what they contribute to the nation only to ensure, all round development and inclusive growth for all. That is celebrated as the most progressive way of devolution of development funds from Centre to States.  

Reverting to the myth of North-South Divide being methodically created by Southern Finance Ministers, it is interestingly ironical that north too have rich States viz. Panjab, Haryana and they too, receive less than what they contribute to the Central pool of taxes. So resources ‘sacrificed’ by southern States do not move into coffers of wealthy northern States at all. It is an interesting observation that districts in north Karnataka contribute higher proportion of taxes than districts in southern Karnataka yet they spend more in districts of southern Karnataka even as the State Finance Minister complains about North-South Divide in the country !! Western UP, as developed as any other advanced State in the country, contributes maximum revenue to the State Government that is mostly deployed in eastern regions of the State. North-South Divide is being propagated by vested political interests owing to impending Karnataka Assembly-2018 and Lok Sabha-2019 elections notwithstanding grave consequences that may fall upon national unity and scars thereof, may be difficult to heal soon. 

Nation have come a long way from Census-1971 to Census-2011. During this period of existence and development, even poor, backward States have registered giant strides when it comes to demographic composition and they are continuously improving in terms of population replacement. It will be an entirely preposterous and a regressive exercise in futility if XV-Finance Commission are to formulate their recommendations based on Census-1971. Nation have undergone gigantic socio-economic changes in this 30 year KalaKhanda  and it would amount to spike of irrationality if improvised data available are ignored to placate a few lobbies of vested political interests. As a matter of fact, all their AIA are hilarious and ignorant in nature because during KalaKhanda  of Census-1971 to Census-2011, poor and backward States had added more than 100% mouths to be fed than those Southern States (50 to 75%) whose Finance Ministers congregated to object incorporation of Census-2011 as baseline of fresh recommendations !! They may well turn out to be losers in terms of devolution of taxes if recommendations are again based on Census-1971 which they have been demanding ignorantly. On the contrary, Finance Minister has already categorically assured them ‘incentives for efforts and progress made in moving towards replacement rate of population growth” destined to reward States all over the nation who have done well in terms of demographic composition. 

It may well turn out to be a matter of interesting research as to how much poor and backward States contribute to tax collections as large number of manufacturing units are located in those States, vast reservoirs of natural resources viz. coal, iron ore and other minerals, water, petroleum etc. too, are located in those States. Moreover, being highly populous, they are Consumption States and pay indirect taxes on huge volume of purchases. Now all these huge amount of taxes collected in natural resource rich Consumption States, are transferred to their respective corporate headquarters located in metros like Mumbai, Bangaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad etc. from where direct and indirect taxes are paid to the Government and credit for being huge tax contributors to the Centre is appropriated by those States. Therefore, is it not true that poor, backward States have paid significantly for the development and prosperity of developed and prosperous States in western and southern regions ?? Is it not true that large chunk of taxes contributed by wealthy States to Centre in reality, belongs to poor and backward States ??   

Similarly, it may also be researched how much funds collected as deposits by commercial banks in poor and backward States are deployed as credit for development of developed and prosperous States. Credit-Deposit Ratios of all these States may well turn out to be an eye-opener for all those holding Apprehensions In Anticipation dear to their bosoms and stoking fires of separatism for their political gains.  

The institution has also been responsible for democratising the issue of Special Status accorded to certain States based on defined guidelines. This issue had assumed extensive coverage in media when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister CB Naidu was obstinate about grant of special status to AP though Prime Minister firmly turned it down as it would have opened a Pandora’s Box for 10 more States (Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, 6 NE States, Bihar and Rajasthan) to rise demanding the same though their reasons for special status are more genuine than that of Andhra Pradesh. 

Finance Commissions have always been instrumental in integrating the nation financially, then socio-politically.

 

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‘ROYAL NEHRU-GANDHI-VADRA DYNASTY’ vs. BHARATIYA JUDICIARY

April 23, 2018 was not only a Black Day for Bharatiya Judiciary but also a Golden Day for the Constitution of Bharata. Personal honour and prestige of a sober, erudite highest Judicial Officer of the country was poised to be badly mauled on one hand and the institution of Chief Justice of Bharata molested by a rapacious Opposition determined to destroy the nation into pieces, on the other. It was great relief to behold, Vice President addressed the call of nation, rose to the challenging occasion and nipped the sinister, ominous conspiracy in it’s bud. Vice President deserves to be saluted by the nation. Not only unmitigated friction and attrition were deftly precluded, but also worthless anti-national Opposition Leaders were exposed like never before. Sanctity of Judiciary was protected and the Constitution upheld in a remarkable way. 

Why are Congress led by Royal Nehru-Gandhi-Vadra Dynasty so venomously hostile to Chief Justice Dipak Misra, so much so that they have even risked their remaining political fortune by pressing such a frivolous Impeachment Motion for consideration ? Answer to the question lies hidden in entire history of the way the Royal N-G-V Dynasty has approached Bharatiya Judiciary particularly Supreme Court. Congress is still encapsulated in Indira Gandhi’s whimisical and despotic approach towards Judiciary. She had appointed AN Ray as CJB on May 2, 1973 ignoring three other seniormost veteran Justices JM Shelat, KS Hegde and AN Grover and prompted Law Minister Mohan Kumaramangalam condescend and validate thus, “Certainly, we as a Government have a duty to take the philosophy and outlook of the Judge in coming to the conclusion whether he should or should not lead the Supreme Court.” So, appointing pliable and manageable Justices to higher judiciary has been a Congress forte ever since they realised potential of the institution to forestall them in their nefarious anti-Constitutional designs so as to ensure, future of the Royal N-G-V Dynasty remains golden howsoever bleak that may be for the nation.  

Unscrupulous CJB AN Ray teamed up with Justices MH Beg, YV Chandrachud and PN Bhagawati to deliver an altogether unbelievable edict that right to life and liberty was not a fundamental right at all !! Lone dissenter Justice HR Khanna was lynched by the Royal N-G-V Dynasty for failing to pass the ‘trial by fire’ ordained earlier by Kumarmangalam. MH Beg was elevated to the august position of CJB. By this turning point of nation’s judicial history, MH Beg was audacious enough to initiate suo moto contempt proceedings against Times Of India’s Editor Sham Lal in Jan. 1978 for having criticised his earlier judgement of denial of right to life and liberty as a fundamental right. In spite of his loud and brazen arguments, MH Beg could not wash away the sin of that obnoxious judgement and his suo moto contempt proceedings were withdrawn by another Bench subsequently. MH Beg’s ideology so precisely superimposed over what Kumarmangalam had uttered in Parliament that his accolades galore continued uninterrupted. He was roped in as Director of National Herald, Padma Vibhushan conferred upon him for his ‘outstanding services’ to life and liberty of crores of nation’s natives etc. Similarly Justice Baharul Islam did several round-abouts in and out of Judiciary and Parliament alternately with great verve and finesse. Islam did an outstanding service to the Royal N-G-V Dynasty during trial of Emergency excesses. Then arrived Justice RN Mishra who honourably exonerated all ‘Holy Cows’ of Congress from the taint of massive Sikh-slaughter as an aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination by her Sikh guards. Quite blandly, he blamed Delhi Police for the Sikh-slaughter of 1984, albeit another version of Jallianwala Bagh genocide ordered by Reginald O’Dyer during British occupation of the country. There was no dearth of accolades galore for RN Mishra too who was the first Chairman of National Human Rights Commission in 1993 as he had profoundly ‘honoured’ human rights of Sikh victims, then Rajya Sabha membership followed by Chairmanships of National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities as well as National Commission for SCs and STs. Chief Justice VN Khare was very proud of being an ‘apple’ of Indira gandhi’s eyes and bragged about it privately !! While throwing away his Judicial-Dharma into Judicial-Dustbin, he was bold enough to admonish the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the ‘crime’ of not having followed his ‘Raj-Dharma’ diligently. Padma Vibhushan reached him as automatically as Bharata Ratna came to be honoured by being conferred upon JL Nehru by the Government headed by JL Nehru himself !!! In spite of 11 out of 14 charges discovered to be genuine after investigations conducted by the Royal N-G-V Dynasty regime, Justice Ramaswami was methodically defended by Kapil Sibal for full 6 hours culminating into ridiculing the impeachment motion thus “motion for the removal of a judge for purchases of a few pieces of carpets or a few suitcases”. Commanded by the Royal N-G-V Dynasty, Congress defeated the motion by abstaining from voting as it would have hurt very pious Soul of late Rajiv Gandhi who had incidentally appointed him in his capacity as country’s Prime Minister !!! The irony has climaxed now as scion of the Royal N-G-V Dynasty Rahul Gandhi and his mother ‘Rajmata’ Sonia Gandhi are hurling all sorts of accusations while themselves out on bail bond of Rs. 50,000 each in a criminal case of fraud pertaining to National Herald.   

Most exquisite Judicial-Interference by the Royal N-G-V Dynasty under Indira Gandhi regime deserves a separate mention. When Indira Gandhi’s election petition was under adjudication at Allahabad High Court, Justice JML Sinha received a phone call one fine evening close to the Judgement Day, asking him to advise his wife not to observe Karwa-Chauth fast to prolong his life if he had decided to declare Indira Gandhi’s election null and void. Justice Sinha calmy replied, “Fortunately my wife expired just two months back.” How much Justice Sinha was harassed and chased by the Royal N-G-V Dynasty, has been elaborately documented by several chroniclers. 

Ostensibly, it must now be crystal clear to you all as to why the Royal N-G-V Dynasty is so venomously opposing incumbent Chief Justice Dipak Mishra. He is entirely unrelenting when it comes to principles of justice being conscientious and a man of his own mind. The Royal N-G-V Dynasty incited four serving Justices to Rebel Without A Cause, hold a press conference and declare, ‘democracy is in danger’ flashing images of some Mulla Nasaruddin complaining of ‘Islam is in danger’ all around !!! It was an age-old tactic and people in the country thoroughly enjoyed it in social media mirthfully. The Royal N-G-V Dynasty is mortally scared of Sri Ramajanmabhumi Case being adjudicated in favour of Sri Rama Mandira  and all claims of a ‘pre-existing Masjid’ being trashed forever. They are acutely conscious of the fact that the incumbent Chief Justice very much possesses guts and nerves to deliver such a decision and that would be the end of their political fortunes. Hence all this raucous brouhaha and nasty shenanigans.  

The Royal Dynasty of Nehru-Gandhi-Vadra brooks no trace of Judicial defiance at all. They appointed a rootless politician as Prime Minister in LB Shastri who flew down to Tashkent and handed over entire victory earned by our Army / Navy / Air Force with their blood and lives, to the defeated foe in Pakistani Dictator Ayub Khan on a platter. Why should he have gone over there at all instead of ordering Ayub Khan to come over to New Delhi crawling on his knees begging for mercy ? And so swiftly he was wiped out to pave way for Indira Gandhi to succeed him and turned out to be the most vicious, venomous and vindictive Prime Minister in nation’s history. After Rajiv Gandhi was slain, PV Narsimha Rao was appointed as Prime Minister who proved himself to be the best Prime Minister that Congress delivered so far. Very soon PVN Rao was ostracised and humiliated for having a mind of his own. It was for that reason Pranava Mukherjee was not offered Premiership and the Royal N-G-V Dynasty then appointed ManMohan Singh as Regent Prime Minister to warm the seat for Rahul Gandhi. As a perfect courtier, ManMohan Singh grew into being the most favourite Prime Minister for the Royal Dynasty. I mentioned this tiny fraction of recent history even at the risk of digression only to bolster the fact that the Royal Dynasty always wished a courtier occupying every Constitutional position in the country, so appointed very carefully after verifying his / her impeccable track-record of boot-licking over years. And if anyone dared to defy unseen / unheard Oath of Loyalty to the Royal N-G-V Dynasty after being installed in the Constitutional office, they would unhesitatingly launch a fierce no-holds barred campaign to denigrate and malign the ‘Brutus’ !! It is this very reason why the Royal Dynasty of Nehru-Gandhi-Vadra is now baying for blood of Chief Justice Mishra in spite of his having been appointed by them only. 

The sordid tale also triggers another valid question whether lawyer-members of Congress charging lakhs of rupees for a single ‘Mukh-Dikhai’ in courts really deserved stupendous fees that thay commanded and demanded from their clients. How can one be certain beyond an iota of doubt that those exhorbitant legal fees were in reality, price for managing benches and judgements and the brazen loot shared by all those ‘whomsoever it may concern’ !!! And now that they are outrightly unable to pull strings, they are rattled and tormented like fish out of water !!    

May the vanishing tribe of Chief Justice Mishra multiply and proliferate as much as possible. Nation shall always breathe easy with such upright officials like him occupying high Constitutional offices of authority.           

 

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NASTIKA AND DELUDED ARE OPPONENTS OF MURTI-PUJA

I am gradually drifting towards the view that those who oppose MurtiPuja  among Hindu-s are in reality, Nastika-s i.e. atheists notwithstanding how much they adore Veda-s, recite Vedic Mantra-s and conduct Yajna-s. I shall methodically elaborate my perception for all to examine and assess. I have already explained in one of my articles in recent past that Murti  is not just an idol carved out of a dead object. Once an idol is consecrated through PranaPratistha, an elaborate procedure detailed in Sanatana  scriptures, it is transformed into ‘Murti’ wherein presence of deity symbolised by the Murti  is augmented and every such Murti  is worshipped and treated as living deity. 

PranaPratisthit Murti  does symbolise the deity invoked therein through elaborate rituals, has been established beyond an iota of uncertainty through ages. Swami Ramakrisna Paramahamsa  had Darsana  of Ma Kali  through the Murti  of Ma Kali  that he used to worship everyday as Pujari  of the KaliMandira  at Kolkata, is a well-known, well-established reality. This mystical and Adhyatmika  event has been underscored, highlighted and repeated scores of times all over. It is mentioned in memoirs of Tailanga Swami Maharaja  of Varanasi  by one of his ardent disciples that Ma Kali  had appeared before them i.e. author in presence of Swami Maharaja, as a girl out of the small Murti  of Her that he used to worship everyday, blessed them, reverted into the Murti  and vanished. Several such tales have been circulating around wherein  a specific deity is purported to have appeared from a Murti, supported the person in distress and disappeared subsequently. Swami Vivekananda  had consecrated a Murti of Ma Kali  in a temple somewhere in Kolkata for one of his disciples. Hindu  Kings always used worship and invoke their deities before proceeding to battle-field. It is also interesting and mystical to note that Mughals had not been able to destroy even a single SaktiPitha  anywhere in the country during their diabolical and brutal spree of despotism against Hindu-s and Hinduism despite their efforts, aggressive and persistent. Sanatana  scriptures are full of tales of MurtiPuja  by much adorable deities themselves. Sri Rama  is mentioned in Valmiki Ramayana  to raise a Sivalinga  at Ramesvarama, consecrate  and worship Siva  through His Murti  of Sivalinga  before embarking on the victory battle of Lanka. So also all Rsi-s, Maharsi-s and Siddha Yogi-s criss-crossing the country on various missions. Adi Samkaracarya  travelled all over the country, established and consecrated several Mutts and Dhama-s as centres of pilgrimage, learning and for renaissance of Sanatana Dharma. Entire content of Srimadbhagvadgita  As Svadharmayoga Upanisad  I received in a fraction of second in 2001 while having Darsana  of Sri Radha Ramanji Maharaja  in His ancient temple located at Vrindavana. Such mystical instances and events are far too frequent to be ignored or disbelieved.     

If a Murti  is consecrated and live, how can that be rejected in the name of Idol-worship as movements like Arya Samaja  do ? Well known contemporary icon of Arya Samaja Swami Ramdeva  not only denounces MurtiPuja  but also ridicules astrology, influence of planets on human beings etc. He ridiculed even Bhagavana Kala Bhairava  live of Astha  Channel as being an alcoholic !! Is that Islamism or Christianity in garb of Astha  or lack of it being pedalled by Arya Samaja ? Does that not amount to rejection of our entire heritage in the name of social reform of opposition to MurtiPuja ? Buddhists claim to reject idol-worship albeit they worship Murti  of Gautama Buddha. Sikhs claim to reject idol-worship yet they worship Guru Grantha Sahib  and Guru-s themselves. Similarly, Zorostrians worship Agni  as their Murti  and Agni  does not need PranaPratistha  at all being purest of all. Christians worship idols of Jesus albeit they do not have any well-defined procedure of PranaPratistha  at all. In Islam, they are purported to be adoring ‘Allah’ with an imaginary idol in their mind during Namaz. Of course during Haj, they worship Kaba which may dubbed idol-worship as MurtiPuja  after PranaPratistha  is entirely Greek to them. Ostensibly, ‘MurtiPuja’ or whatsoever in the name of it, does exist everywhere as a measure of religiosity whether wholeheartedly, reluctantly, illusionary or even deceptively but it does exist. It is so because it is intrinsic to human nature and persistent rejection only leads to a sham of it. 

MurtiPuja  has significant socio-politico-economic value too, associated with it. It leads to erection of temples, constitution of groups and societies, strengthening of social bonds, national integration etc. Not very long ago, week long MurtiPuja  of Bhagavana Ganesaji Maharaja  on GanesaCaturthi  used to be centre of gravity of Swaraja Andolana  and struggle for independence from British yoke heralded by a great visionary, Lokmanya Tilak. Swami Vivekananda  received lessons on mission of his life at holy feet of a PranaPratisthit Murti  of Ma Kali  in a Kolkata temple before heralding resurgence of Sanatana  pride all over.     

Next higher rung after MurtiPuja  is Nirguna BrahmaPuja. Those who happen to be proficient in Nirguna BrahmaPuja  alone are eligible and qualified to ignore or decline MurtiPuja. However, with a rider. They may ignore or decline MurtiPuja  only for themselves and not for crores of others who are yet to comprehend nuances of Nirguna BrahmaPuja  or they may not have even heard of it. Nirguna BrahmaPuja  is not an easy affair and I would be intensely curious to know, how many great Souls in this country of some 85 Crore Hindu-s are advanced enough in Adhyatma  to pursue that earnestly ? Is the great Arya Samaja  luminary Swami Ramdeva, an ardent opponent of MurtiPuja, capable of pursuing Nirguna BrahmaPuja ? Is he a Param Siddha Yogi ? None of it. As a prominent Hindu  sect and ardent opponent of MurtiPuja, Arya Samaja  failed to grow beyond a certain level and considerably harmed Hinduism by eroding and ravaging faith of masses in Sanatana  beliefs, rituals, wisdom and heritage in the name of preposterous excessive rationalism. By rejecting MurtiPuja  as a superstition while not being capable of pursuing Nirguna BrahmaPuja, opponents of MurtiPuja  inadvertently fall into the trap of atheism ultimately. Thus having rejected Saguna, incapable and unable to pursue Nirguna, opponents of MurtiPuja  are degraded into being faithless creatures sooner than later. This state of faithlessness, uprooted from moorings, dangerous and detrimental, may compel them to remain precariously adrift, perilously close to disasters of secularism and communism before being eventually proselytised, then becoming proclaimed enemies of the nation. 

MurtiPuja  has indeed, embellished Sanatana  Hinduism.

 

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WHY DEMOLISH STATUES ? THOSE ARE PsOLH !!

Immediately after BJP’s historic victory in Tripura Assembly elections of 2018 wherein the winner stamped out 25 years old despotic Communist regime that allowed the beautiful State to rot in miseries and agonies, an excited mob demolished statue of Lenin erected years ago by the oppressor regime. Later one more Lenin fell and that triggered a chain of serial reactions and counter-reactions. Several statues of Lenin, Dr. SP Mukherjee, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, MK Gandhi etc. were vandalized or demolished. It led to riotous flare ups too, in some regions of the country in spite of appeals of peace from all over. Arguments were raised by several groups and lobbies to the effect that they nurtured anti-national / anti-Hindu / pro-secular / pro-pluralistic / pro-communal / anti-Leftist / pro-Rightist…ideologies incompatible with a rising modern nation, quite familiar and conventional arguments. Some argued, all statues are national ‘assets’ debited to tax-payer’s ‘Consolidated Fund of India’ hence, must be preserved at all cost !!!! Quite interesting indeed.

I venture to assume the liberty of extending an alternate point of view whereby every statute may be transformed into a POLH – POINT OF LEARNING OF HISTORY by either attaching an invulnerable plaque listing out all his / her achievements / failures or engraving the same on it’s pedestal to minimise possibilities of being defaced. I list out a few examples to illustrate the novel concept explicitly.

 

‘Bapu’ Gandhi Let this be engraved on his ‘Samadhi’ and all statues –

He was such a great man that even an ardent Rightist Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been compelled to sing ‘Bapu-Bhajans’ and spin ‘Wheels of Freedom’ accompanied by Chinese President and Israel’s Prime Minister at Sabarmati Ashrama !! Also, every visiting foreign dignitary visits his Raj Ghat which he richly deserves, to lay down wreaths of colourful, fragrant tributes.

In words of famous scientist Albert Einstein, “…coming generations shall not be able to believe that such a man in bones and flesh ever walked on this earth who succeeded in throwing out a very cruel, inhuman despotic British regime occupying the country just by singing Ahimsa-Bhajans, by drinking goat’s milk after a staple dinner of Khichari, by bathing with Multani-Mitti….’ His contribution to country’s freedom is so ‘enormous’ and ‘deep-rooted’ that several Gandhigiri-scholars are still researching through annals of history to identify that even after seven decades of so-called Independence-1947. We hope, that will be identified soon, so mysteriously elusive hitherto.     

 

JL Nehru  probably he has the highest number of statues across the nation. His achievements and failures may be engraved to present a balanced picture –

First Prime Minister of India and a declared freedom-fighter albeit nobody knows his precise contribution to the freedom struggle as with Bapu Gandhi. It is still a mystery as to why he was not hanged to death by the despotic British regime if his contribution to the freedom struggle was so enormous !! Certainly he was an expert in dodging the Empire.

Established IITs but did not restrain engineering graduates to serve the nation, allowed them to go abroad and serve USA after receiving heavily subsidised engineering education in the true spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam !! Pauparised nation was strong enough under his tenure to bear with the financial / economic torture !!

While maintaining a semblance of integrity, he promoted corruption, black-marketing, hoarding etc. at it’s best. He justified corruption by declaring, ‘Corruption !! So what ! Country’s money remains within the country’ !! He proved, only fools and anti-nationals worry about corruption !!

No doubt seeded development of atomic energy albeit did not allow it to bloom to benefit the nation in the true spirit of nuclear disarmament.

Industrialised the country through public sector undertakings, nurtured ‘Licence-Permit Raj’ to ensure, country barely survived. ‘So long as you barely survive, you remain virtuous’ was his vision for the nation. Admirable indeed !!

China attacked North East, massacred more than 40,000 people yet he did not order Army to protect them as he believed, Chinese were butchering Chinese !!

He declined to merge Baluchistan and Nepal with the country though they offered it eagerly.

Sultan of Oman offered Gwadar Port to us as a gift. Nehru declined the offer.

He gifted 11,000 sq. Kms. of Kabo Valley in Manipur and Coco Island to Burma.

He had agreed to gift Hyderabad to Pakistan which Sardar Patel thwarted firmly.

USA and USSR, both offered permanent membership of UN Security Council to us yet JL Nehru not only refused but also ensured, it was offered to China. He had been a glorious and selfless prime Minister !!

He conferred upon himself Bharata-Ratna with utmost grace and dignity……

 

Indira Gandhi  Daughter of JL Nehru, made yet another great Prime Minister, being and should be remembered for –

She allowed Pokharan nuclear explosion yet did not allow the nation to become an atomic power in the interest of world peace.

She ordered firing on a procession of Sadhu-s led by Swami Karapatriji agitating for cow protection that too, in a secular country !! Some 5000 Sadhu-s were butchered in daylight, roads leading to Parliament were drenched in human blood, to strengthen roots of Secular Democracy. Thus she enjoys the honour of staging a repeat of Jallianwala Bagh right in front of Parliament on Nov. 7, 1966.

In 1975, she imposed Emergency as Opposition Leaders were after her life and endangered very continuance of the Republic of India. Her prompt actions, massive arrests of anti-national leaders, press-censorship, prolonged torture of citizens on the lines of British brutes and monsters during their occupation of the nation, saved the day for country !!

She derogated and humiliated Sikhs, then ordered raid of the Golden Temple to save Panjab from separatists. She sacrificed her life for the sake of country’s unity and plurality !!

She deserved Bharata-Ratna and was graceful enough to order that for herself…..

 

Rajiv Gandhi  Yet another great Prime Minister from the Royal Dynasty, son of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, deftly parachuted from the cockpit of now dead Indian Airlines to the Cockpit of the nation at South Block in New Delhi.

Following may be engraved on columns of his statues – 

He ordered military training of LTTE and armed them so as to enable them to assert for their rights, entered into a pact with Sri Lankan President Jayavardhana, deployed IPKF to slaughter LTTE. When IPKF was parachuted into Sri Lankan territory, they were fired at by LTTE shooters from ground. World witnessed a rare spectacle wherein dead bodies of Bharatiya soldiers rained like monsoon from skies of Sri Lanka, in a foreign country, for the sake of foreigners !! Very broad-hearted PM indeed. Nation was kind enough to confer upon him Bharata-Ratna for staging the rare spectacle !!

He followed Canakya-Niti of being suspicious for his security and continuance in Office in spite of having more than 400 MPs and enacted Anti-Defection Act !!

He is very famous for buying Bofors guns that were very useful during Kargil war…his achievements are too many !!

 

Lenin  Let this be declared on every statue of VI Lenin –

Leader of the USSR era, attempted his best to impose Communist ideology at any cost in his country. Russians were naïve enough to reject the ideology decades later. Massive blood-bath in the USSR that he caused, was a small price that any country must concede for such a ‘revolutionary’ ideology !! This statue stands in honour of lakhs of Lenin-Bhaktas in the Dynasty’s India. Bengal and Tripura were particularly very fortunate to have Lenin era for decades and flourished to no limits.

 

‘Bahan’ Mayawati  Let this be engraved on every statue of ‘Bahan’ Mayawati –

She started as a promising ‘Dalit Leader’ under supervision of her mentor ‘Manyavara’ Kanshi Ram from the levels of abject deprivation, rose to become one of the wealthiest ‘Dalit’ leaders in the country. She is an outstanding example of ‘Dalit’ empowerment through ‘Dalit’ politics of ‘Dalit’ hatred for non-Dalits, erected her own statue and worshipped it herself !! Long ago, a notorious Pseudo-Intellectual known as Ramakant Tiwari had ruefully remarked, ‘…coming generations shall not be able to believe such a great ‘Dalit’ leader ever walked on this earth in flesh and bones who erected her own statue with tax-payer’s funds and worshipped herself with her own hands…’

Her statues are really very unique ones that way and must be preserved intact for being a source of motivation and empowerment for all deprived sections of society across the world !!

 

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar  He served the country as Law Minister in JL Nehru’s Cabinet.

Citation for his statues may read something like this –

He dwarfed several stalwarts in his erudition and wisdom. In spite of years of humiliation, he was truly a very great man with malice towards none. He crafted entire Constitutional framework to ensure sound governance of the nation on principles of equity, equality and equanimity. Nation would have been honoured had he held high Constitutional positions like Dy. Prime Minister, Lok Sabha Speaker, Vice President or President of the Republic, which he eminently deserved.  

 

Dr. KB Hedgewar  Let this be engraved on every statue of this titanic personality for the knowledge and wisdom of all –

He was the greatest visionary of 20th Century who for the first time in recorded history of Sanatana Dharma conceptualised Hindu-unity and Hindu-Community inclusive of all sects, groups, Varna etc. The organisation he raised to accomplish the dream famous as RSS, is now a gigantic banyan tree whose ‘Shakhas’ encompass entire globe. Augmented possibility of his being raised to the glory of Gautama Buddha by generations down the stream, very much exists.

 

Similarly, we may ferret out all positives of every statue erected throughout the country and engrave those achievements for the benefit of all ignorants and ignoramuses. It is all the more necessary to impart lessons of correct history and achievements of our great as well as not so great ones because our school education provides exactly the opposite in lessons and turns youth anti-Hindu anti-nationals by the time they are adolescents. School curriculum was severely distorted with blessings of the Royal Dynasty by proclaimed Enemies Of The Nation like Maulana Azad, Nurul Hasan, Irfan Habib, Romilla Thapar, DN Jha etc. Visual impact of these statues transformed into POINTs OF LEARNING HISTORY (PsOLH) would be tremendous on adults and children both. Certainly will it bring about perceptible and significant course correction in minds of all with respect to our glorious history. 

 

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TRANQUILITY AT THE CORE OF TURMOIL

Universe is in reality, tranquil at it’s core albeit celestial activities beginning with birth of planetary bodies and culminating into complete dissolution after a long cosmic cycle continues eternally. Oceans are serene in their lower depths while exceedingly turbulent on surface. Human life too, appears to be perpetually in turmoil. Whenever we are mired in turmoil and tired of turbulence, we longingly sigh for some ‘peace of mind’ expecting it to reach us from some obscure external source. That reservoir of tranquility resides within us while we are continuously engaged in exploring for something outside us albeit it exists within us. 

It is this rope of turmoil and turbulence that leads us to the tranquillity concealed within us. It is our mind that is expected to hold on to the rope and our intellect, guide the way culminating into the attainment that we crave for. This is the only mechanism available before us, provided to us by the Providence, to surmount the turmoil howsoever turbulent. If today we stand convinced of the right way to transcend turmoils of all sorts, whiff of tranquility lying at the core of every turmoil is rendered perceptible immediately. Till the grand moment of being so convinced arrives, we continue wallowing in the welter of turmoils and turbulence. If tranquillity is impossible to be overwhelmed by turmoil, why do we allow problems of life to bully us ? Every turmoil in life carries it’s solution ensconced at it’s core and we just have to unravel the turmoil to arrive at the solution before the turmoil overwhelms us. Whenever we are bogged down by a turmoil, the only fact relevant is to unravel it to blow it away and not at all analysing entire ‘horoscope’ of the anomalous situation. Quite often, turmoil turns out to be trivial which might have been traumatising us absolutely disproportionately.  

Children playing on seashore with moist sand extend a precious lesson of life to us. Whatever they craft with moist sand whether a house, hut, animal or some weird looking edifice, is invariably washed away by sea waves, sometimes even incomplete. Often they are not even allowed enough time by waves to behold, admire and enjoy those structures gleefully. In spite of all those ‘traumas’ being inflicted upon them by sea waves again and again, children restart with a renewed vigour squealing in joy, creating another structure or sculpture with moist sand afresh. Quite precisely, waves of turmoil often wash away all our efforts in life. Should we then retreat like cowards and sulk in a corner for the rest of our lives ? Are we ordained for that ? None of it.  

Saying ‘Thumbs Up’ to life joyously, with a cheerful laughter not only symbolises profound positive attitude towards His creations but also absence of Ahamkara. In such a state of enlightenment, crisis of turmoil is modified into a cause of celebration of sort and a newer resolve to start afresh. If turmoil of a crisis causes seriousness or augmented religiousness, it is raising barriers around ourselves culminating into being self-handicapped. Aridity of this variety transforms life into being a mere desert and nothing germinates out of it. Children squealing in joy on seashore watching their creations being washed away like it never existed at all, is at the core of essence of life that is joyous and tranquil. Joyous because it dissipates scars of crisis and tranquil because it inspires to begin all over again with an absolutely untainted mind and intellect. You may be surprised to learn that Jews have best of jokes in the world which they invented after undergoing centuries of holocaust after holocaust. They somehow succeeded in discovering the tranquillity hidden within those centuries of miseries and holocausts, loudly said ‘Yes’ to life, guffawed heartily and transformed entire turmoil, so intense and too frequent, into boons of prosperity. Today they are mighty enough to stand alone should entire world resolves to isolate them in a corner. 

Infinite reservoir of tranquillity embedded deep within us, constantly prods us to calm down, retain our innate serenity in the midst of storms and calamities of life. It knocks at the door of our wisdom often, emitted directly by the Supreme Absolute. No doubt we have been thrown into the ocean of Karma  yet He uninterruptedly continues throwing at us life-guards to ferry us to the seashore of safety and eventual emancipation. And we are repeatedly reminded never to ignore such Karma-Lifeguards sent to us by Him, by realised Sadhaka-s and Tapasvi-s, recognise them instantly and ensure our immunity to turmoil and turbulence prevalent in the world remains intact. All such enlightened ones inevitably evolve into an inexhaustible source of inspiration for so many others around them. Aureole that they attain and carry around along, radiates all over and subtly inspires others to focus on their mystical tranquillity eclipsed within and experiment with life again and again, every time afresh. That treasure of tranquillity that we all hold within our mortal frames, is too precious to be forgotten even for a fraction of moment. No other treasure howsoever precious, may ever match our innermost tranquillity on any parameter of attribute so ascribed to it.  

 

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