Source: News Bharati English01 Aug 2016 14:53:46
London, Aug 1: Describing Hinduism as an inclusive way of living, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohanrao Bhagwat reiterated that Hinduism is more inclusive and not exclusive.
He was speaking at the concluding programme of the 3-day mega residential Sanskriti Maha Shibir organised by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) in the UK as part of its Golden Jubilee celebrations.
On Sunday evening at Hertfordshire County Show Ground, near Luton, London near about 2200 delegates from different parts of Europe participated in this unique camp.
Bhagwat spoke about the positive aspects of Hinduism which believed in the principle of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the world is one family). Further, he said that the world will flourish when all cultures in their diversity are respected.
Expressing his concern over the ongoing conflict between environment and development Dr Bhagwat said that Hinduism has the answer to mitigating this global conflict and provide an alternative for sustainable development on the values enshrined in Hindu philosophy.
Speaking on the importance of holistic health care Dr Bhgawat said that exercise is essential for a healthy body and mind. The healthy society depends on leading a disciplined life, with proper eating habits and regular exercise.
Earlier, on July 29, Dr Mohanrao Bhagwat inaugurated the Sanskriti Mahashibir-2016 at London. Sahsarakaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale, Dr Ram Vaidya of HSS UK Unit, other senior functionaries were present during the inaugural. During the three-day camp, there were discussions on ‘Sanskaar’ (values of life), ‘Sewa’ (selfless service) and ‘Sangathan’ (community spirit).
The Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Mr Rajesh Agrawal attended a breakfast meeting with top business leaders and HSS UK on Friday. An exhibition displaying the numerous achievements of HSS UK in the past 50 years was a special attraction at the event.
The Mahashibir was addressed among others by Swami Dayatmananda, Head of Ramakrishna Vedanta Centre UK, Swami Nirliptananda, Head of London Sewashram Sangh UK and Acharya Vidya Bhaskar, Omkarananda Ashram Switzerland.