YOUTH FOR INDIAN CULTURE
Updated: Jan 24, 2021
My friends, my plan is to start institutions in India, to train our young men as preachers of the truths of our scriptures in India and outside India. Men, men, these are wanted: everything else will be ready, but strong, vigorous, believing young men, sincere to the backbone, are wanted… A hundred such and the world become revolutionized. The will is stronger than anything else.
What we want is muscles of iron and nerves of steel. Take up this philosophy; the greatest truths are the simplest things in the world, simple as your own existence. The truths of the Upanishads are before you
Preach, preach unto the world the great truths of your religion; the world waits for them. Take them up, live up to them, and the salvation of India will be at hand. --by SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
The Sunday webinar was devoted to the Youth of our nation. Realization with a sense of responsibility to understand the essence of this vibrancy and conviction in Swamiji’s message was the aim of the webinar.
OATH OF YUVA BHARATH
Committed to the mission of strengthening the roots of magnanimous, enriched Indian Culture the enthusiastic young brigade from Chennai addressed the Yuva Bharath, YOUNG INDIA. The promising enthusiastic minds took Oath for the Resurgence of India, Strengthen Indian Culture by spreading the meaningful value of our Sanskriti far and wide from friends, family, society to the world at large. This indeed was the prime focus of the webinar, feel for the nation!. Musical recite by Advaith, student volunteer, VIHE, lend a soothing connection to the feel of the show.
Swami Vivekananda’s Message
A power-packed narration of swami Vivekananda’s messages by Parvitha and Neha of Balvikaas Kendra instilled courage and optimism.
Swami Vivekananda’s life mission was to see India and its people rise and reclaim its past glory.Is it good to look back at the past? In case of India the answer is yes . Swamiji said out of the past is built the future.Look back therefore as far as u can drink deep of the eternal fountains that are behind. And after that look forward march forward and make India brighter greater and much higher than she ever was.What Swami Vivekananda wanted was a band of fiery patriots he said...."My faith is in the younger generations ,in the modern generations out of them will come out my workers they will work out of the whole problem like lions".Study the history of the world you will find that every high ideal that you met with anywhere had its origin in India. From time immemorial india has been a mine of precious ideas to the human society.Giving birth to ideas herself she has freely distributed them for the broadcast of the whole world .This is the motherland of philosophy , of spirituality and of ethics of sweetness,gentleness and love . Swami Vivekananda said as "I look back upon the history of my country I do not find any other country in the world which has done quiet so much for the improvement of the human mind.The past was great no doubt but , I sincerely believe that the future in store is glorious still ,India will be raised not with the power of flesh but with the power of spirit not with the flag of destruction but with the flag of peace and love". What India wants is the new electric fire to stirrup a fresh vigour in the national veins.The national ideals of India are renunciation and service intensify her in those channels and the rest will take care of itself .Arise! Awake! And stop not till the goal is reached
Swami Bodhmayananda Ji drew our attention to this eternal term used by swami Vivekananda to address the audience in Chicago. ’Swami Bodhmayananda Ji engulfed the minds with confidence and motivation when he explained the Amritasya Putra,(we belong to that infinite power), the meaning with the significance it carries in our development as excellent human beings!
Arise, Awake, and Stop Not Till The Goal Is reached! A powerful message thundered on the world platform was narrated in the form of strotam by Swami Vivekananda on 19th September 1893 in Chicago. It left a tremendous impact of Indian Culture on the world community. A recorded video play enact of the same was shared in the webinar to breeze the minds with freshness and zeal. The aim was that may we awake as responsible daughters and sons of this motherland, shoulder the responsibility to revive OUR INDIAN CULTURE IN ITS TRUE LIGHT!
K.Subhramanyam Pro-Chancellor of SVYASA enthralled the audience with a remarkable appeal to anchor on to the Internal cultured Self to outgrow the pressures of external materialistic demands. Anxiety and Depression can be handled when we accept ourselves the way we are. Contentment fosters growth and unnecessary comparison pushes into darkness. He said that complacency is the result of laziness. The collected mind is a concentrated focused mind. Goal Accomplishment requires sincere love and devotion towards the goal. This purity promotes growth and success.
The webinar closed with the mention of the spellbound impact of Swami Vivekananda’s messages on the western mind. Christine Greenstidel attended a lecture of Swamiji in Detroit she was so captivated by his speech that she fell in love with India and she wrote
Our love for India came to birth,I think when we first heard [swami Vivekananda]say the word “ India ”,in that marvelous voice .It seems incredible that so much could have been put into small word of five letters . There was love ,passion ,pride ,longing ,adoration ,tragedy,chivalry ,heimweh and again love .whole volumes could not have produced such a feeling in others .It had the magic power of creating love in those who heard it. Ever after,India became the land of heart’s desire.