I have been following the posts by Maria Wirth, a Hindu of German ancestry. She has spent a lifetime learning scriptures and following Vedas. Her articles are illuminating…
(This one-hour speech happened to be a first for me, and I want to thank the students that they made it easy for me and looked interested throughout.)
My three main points:
- To encourage the students to know and be proud of their heritage.
- To point out what is lacking in the west
- To give inputs on Jnana, Bhakti, Karma and Raja Yoga – the way of life which enables one to tap/ realise the Divinity within.
Here is my talk, most of it recreated from the points i had made:
Knowledge of India’s wisdom – and Swami Vivekananda was an excellent teacher of it – is very much needed as western education (and Indian education is also still western education) is highly lopsided.
Only yesterday I saw a news item: a 12th class student from Haridwar was fished out from the Ganga. He had posted on facebook “I…
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