During his stay there, Natarajan joined the Sanskrit College in Chamrajpet and had the privilege of studying one on one with Prof. To him, the Vedas as the source book contain the seed of science, and to him, the Vedas advocate the philosophy of dynamic realism. I could not , young as I was, help suspecting misinterpretation and sophistry in all this. For this mission, he founded the , enunciating the as a code for Universalism, called Krinvanto Vishwaryam. The Arya Samaj not only sought spiritual reorganisation of the Indian psyche, it also worked towards abolishing various social issues.
I kept practicing that science in the solitude of the jungle of Chandee; and after the pilgrims had separated, I transferred myself to Rishikesh, where sometime in the company of good and pure Yogis and Sanyasis, oftener alone, I continued in the study and practice of yago visit to tehri After Passing a certain time in solitude, on the Rishikesh, a Brahmachari and two mountain ascetics joined me, and weall three went to Tehri. His society was open to all men and women on the basis of personal interest and commitment. A biography of Dayananda is Har Bilas Sarda, Life of Dayananda Saraswati, World Teacher 1946. Swami Dayanand Saraswati sincerely believed that through the spread of Vedic education the urge of regeneration of Indian society could be met. At present there are at least sixty centres in India and abroad that carry on the tradition of Vedantic teaching under the banner of Arsha Vidya. One should always be ready to accept truth and to renounce untruth.
Fearing a new encounter, I remained concealed on the dome the whole day, and it was not till darkness, had again set in that, alighting, I fled in an opposite direction. In my embarrassments he succeeded in getting himself informed of my future intentions. Dayananda concluded that current religious beliefs and social institutions were hopelessly corrupt. Still later, it was divulged to me that there were many far higher and more learned Yogis than those I had hitherto met yet not the highest still — who resided on the peaks of the mountain of Aboo, in Rajputana. The great revivalist set his reforms against the prevalent orthodoxy of the Hindus like caste system, practice of child marriage etc.
The family being deeply religious, Mool Shankar was taught religious rituals, piety and purity, importance of fasting from a very early age. It is a unique centre for the study of Vedanta and Sanskrit; unique in the sense that the classes are conducted in English yet the adherence and reverence to the ancient tradition of teaching Sampradaya is total. But it was not eclectic like the Brahmo Samaj, and consequently it appealed more to the human mind of the Hindus. यदि आपको इसमें कोई भी खामी लगे या आप अपना कोई सुझाव देना चाहें तो आप नीचे comment ज़रूर कीजिये. He advised his countrymen to direct their energy towards betterment of mankind as a whole and not waste away in unnecessary rituals.
Between 1972 and 1979, Swami Dayananda conducted two three-year residential Vedanta courses in Mumbai. Several months later, two holy men, a Swami and a Brahmachari, came from the Dekan, and took up their abode in a solitary, ruined building in the midst of a jungle, near Chanoda and about two miles distant from us. Spiritual Beliefs Maharishi Dayanand was a believer in Hinduism just as the Vedas have outlined, devoid of any corruption and embellishments. . Autobiography of Dayanand Saraswati, : Manohar, 1978. Preserving the purity of the faith was of utmost important to him. He travelled throughout the country to propagate his views and established branches of Arya Samaj at different places.
There upon the learned man brought to me several works upon this subject. I stood motionless for some time and then slowly raised my thin cane over him, and the bear ran away terrified. Pandey, Dhanpati, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. Chennai, India: Arsha Vidya Research and Publication Trust. The prime object of the Arya Samaj is to do good to the world, that is, to promote physical, spiritual and social good of everyone.
Today, it is a global organization that teaches the true Vedic religion, which is at the core of Hinduism. His religious doubts were further intensified five years later by the death of a beloved uncle. During these years he practiced various forms of and became a disciple of a religious teacher named. When he was fourteen he observed Mahasivaratri fast and visited the temple of Shiba along with his father to offer prayer. Maharishi Dayanand also underlined the importance of educating the girl child and opposed child marriage. One should regard oneself under restriction to follow the rules of society calculated to promote the wellbeing of all, while in following the rules of individual welfare all should be free. Sri Dayananda Saraswati brought various monks and matathipatis across India under one umbrella called Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati was the founder of Arya Samaj and propagated egalitarian approach of the Vedas at a time when widespread casteism was prevalent in the society. He strongly advocated the concepts of Dharma which he believed to be free from any partiality and as an embodiment of truthfulness. At the age of 19 he left his family and undertook a long period of rigorous, ascetic study of the ancient Vedas--the oldest core of the Hindu religion. In 1860, he found his guru and mentor Swami Virjanand Saraswati at Mathura. I found it on the same night.
His new doctrine was attacked in a public meeting of Kashi and he was asked to defend it. Soon after, an uncle a very learned man and full of divine qualities,-one who had shown for the greatest tenderness, and whose favourite I had been from my birth, expired also; his death leaving me in a state of utter dejection. The unorthodox party argued that although Dayanand did not favor eating meat, the ten principles were silent about it. Extremely surprised, I questioned his disciples and pupils and learnt from them that such was his habit, though no one could tell me what it meant. Social Reforms: With its opposition to various social evils, the Arya Samaj rendered valuable services to Hindu society. Subramania Iyer, a retired Professor of English.