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2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]
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2010Dec05-Indian Values - Lions Club-Swarnadham - [Please download and view to appreciate animation aspects]

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This presentation was used at a seminar on Indian Values, at a monthly meeting of the family members of Lions Club Swarnadham.

This presentation was used at a seminar on Indian Values, at a monthly meeting of the family members of Lions Club Swarnadham.

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  • 1. PROF. V. VISWANADHAM Indian Values
  • 2.  
  • 3. Who are we ? Why are we hear ?
  • 4. Sarve Janah: Sukino Bhavanthu Lokha Samastha Sukino Bhavanthu
  • 5. tat tvam asi YOU ARE THAT
  • 6. Dharma Morality Ethics Individual Responsibility Social Responsibility Laws of the Land Profession Ahimsa (non-violence) The Law of Dharma “ Don’t do to others what you don’t want to be done to you.”
  • 7. 4 Debts of Human Life <ul><li>Four Debts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deva Runam - Debt to God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rushi Runam - Debt to Sages and Saints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pitru Runam - Debt to one’s parents and ancestors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sangha Runam - Debt to the Society </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. 4 Stages of Human Life <ul><li>Four Stages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brahmacharya (Studentship) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gruhastha (Householder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vanaprastha (Retirement) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sanyasa (Renunciation) </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. 4 Goals / Ends of Human Life <ul><li>Four Ends : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dharma - duty to be performed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dharma is appropriateness in thought, action and attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artha - economic security, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> means to fulfill wants and desires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kama - desires / seeking pleasure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moksha - freedom from desire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> and rebirth </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. PURUSHARTHAS &amp; ASHRAMAS DHARMA ARTHA KAMA MOKSHA BRAHMACHARYA GRUHASTHA VANAPRASTHA SANYASA 4
  • 11. Progress of Human thought Towards Dharma 1. Dependent 2. (Independent) Individual 3. Family 4. Community 5. Nation 6. Humanity 8. Universe 7. Truth
  • 12. V A L U E S
  • 13. ? Your Values influence your behaviour Do you agree ?
  • 14. ? Your behaviour influences your actions Do you agree ?
  • 15. ? Your Habits reveal your behaviour Do you agree ?
  • 16. ? What is the link between values, behaviour, actions and habits ? Do you see !
  • 17. ? Habits Create Values ? or Values Create Habits ? What do you feel ?
  • 18. ? WHY VALUES ARE NEEDED FOR LIFE ? VALUES ? WHY VALUES ? WHAT IS LIFE ? WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF LIFE ? WHAT ARE HUMAN VALUES ?
  • 19. ????? ARE VALUES DIFFERENT IN DIFFERENT FIELDS ? Why there is general indifference towards VALUES?
  • 20. ARE THESE VALUES ETERNAL ? OR, ARE THEY SUBJECT TO CHANGE , WITH CHANGING TIMES ? . . . . as in the case of fashions ? ARE THESE VALUES UNIVERSAL ? [ UNIFORMLY APPLICABLE TO ALL ~ IRRESPECTIVE OF RELIGION, CASTE, CREED, AGE, GENDER, AND SO ON ? ]
  • 21. HAS LACK OF CONCERN FOR VALUES ANYTHING TO DO WITH THESE STATE OF AFFAIRS ? THE INEQUALITY, THE INEFFICIENCY, THE INDIFFERENCE, THE INEFFECTIVENESS . . . THE GROWING POVERTY, THE EXPLODING CORRUPTION, CHEATING, CRIME, VIOLENCE, VULGARITY, EVER-INCREASING POLLUTION, ~ NOT JUST IN ENVIRONMENT, BUT IN THOUGHT, WORD AND ACTION, DECREASING STANDARDS, DECLINING VALUES, WEAKNENING FAMILY TIES, GET-QUICK-RICH BY ANY MEANS ATTITUDE . . .
  • 22. VALUES ARE NEEDED FOR PEACE, HEALTH, PROSPERITY &amp; HAPPINESS ~ for you and also for everyone else
  • 23. VARIETY VALUES VICES VULGARITY VIOLENCE VULNERABILITY VACUUM
  • 24. IN GOD’S CREATION, IT IS BELIEVED THAT THERE ARE 84 LAKHS OF SPECIES ~ WITH HUMAN LIFE TOPPING THE LIST. THE HUMAN BEING IS BLESSED WITH A MIND – THE THINKING FACULTY, &amp; “ VIVEKA” – THE FACULTY OF DISCRIMINATION.
  • 25. “ EVERYBODY TODAY SEEMS TO BE IN SUCH A TERRIBLE RUSH, ANXIOUS FOR GREATER DEVELOPMENTS AND GREATER RICHES AND SO ON, ~ PARENTS HAVE VERY LITTLE TIME FOR EACH OTHER; PARENTS HAVE NOT MUCH TIME FOR THEIR CHILDREN; - AND IN THE HOME BEGINS THE DISRUPTION OF PEACE OF THE WORLD” MOTHER THERESA
  • 26. THE MAIN PURPOSE OF LIFE IS TO LIVE RIGHTLY, THINK RIGHTLY AND ACT RIGHTLY MAHATMA GANDHI
  • 27. A LONG WAY TO GO TO PRACTICE THE VALUES WE ALL KNOW &amp; ARE HAPPY AND EAGER TO PREACH THE POINT IS. . . HOW SINCERELY WE FOLLOW THE VALUES WE KNOW
  • 28. INDIA IS AMONGST THE MOST CORRUPT NATIONS ARE YOU PROUD ? ?????
  • 29. A TRAGEDY MUST NOT BREAK US BUT ONLY STRENGTHEN OUR RESOLVE TO FIGHT EVEN HARDER A P J ABDUL KALAM
  • 30. ARE HUMAN VALUES NECESSARY FOR A HAPPY LIFE ? WHAT IS LIFE ? WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF LIFE ?
  • 31. PEOPLE ARE NOT HESITATING . . . TO TELL LIES TO CHEAT TO DO ANYTHING FOR MONEY TO THINK OF UNFAIR THINGS TO COMMIT A CRIME TO COMMIT SINS TO REMAIN A SILENT SPECTATOR TO BE EVEN A PARTNER IN THE CRIME DO YOU NEED VALUES OR NOT ?
  • 32. WE ALWAYS WANT ALL OTHERS TO FOLLOW VALUES, TO BE FAIR AND JUST, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO OUR OWN SELF FOLLWOING VALUES . . . ARE WE FOLLOWING UNHESITATINGLY THE VALUES WE PREACH ? Why don&apos;t we walk our talk ? WHY THESE DOUBLE STANDARDS ? IS THIS NOT PURE SELFISHNESS ? IS THERE A SOLUTION ? AT LEAST, AN EXPLANATION ?
  • 33. DESIRE FOR MORE AND MORE OF . . . GOOD THINGS ? OR BAD THINGS ?
  • 34. HAS CHARACTER ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ? C = R RESPONSES RESPONSIBILITIES RELATIONSHIPS P
  • 35. HAS QUALITY ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ?
  • 36. POLITICS PRINCIPLES SCIENCE HUMANITY COMMERCE MORALITY WEALTH WORK WORSHIP COMPASSION PLEASURE CONSCIENCE EDUCATION CHARACTER 7 WITH OR WITHOUT
  • 37. Satyam vada; Dharmam cara; … Satyanna pramaditavyam; Dharmanna pramaditavyam; Kusshalanna pramaditavyam; Bhutyai na pramaditavyam; Swadhyayapracvacanabhyam na pramaditavyam. Tell the Truth; Act according to the instructions of the Scriptures; Never deviate from Truth; Never deviate from Dharma; Don’t neglect taking necessary steps for self-defence; Don’t be negligent where your own interests are at stake; Don’t neglect reading the scriptures and teaching them to others. From Taittiriya Upanisad – Chapter 11
  • 38. Learn to Distinguish
  • 39. GOOD / BAD ? ? WHAT IS JUST / UNJUST ? S I N DHARMA / ADHARMA ? LOVE / HATE ? RIGHT / WRONG ? TRUTH / UNTRUTH ?
  • 40. WHAT IS THE REWARD FOR DEVELOPING AND PRACTICING VALUES ? HEAVEN AND HELL IS FAITH IN GOD NECCESSARY FOR PRACTICING VALUES ?
  • 41. IS IT FAIR TO ALL CONCERNED ? IS IT SELFISH ? THINKING MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE WHAT DOES YOUR CONSCIENCE SAY ?
  • 42. DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WANT OTHERS TO DO UNTO YOU IS NOT THIS VERY FAIR ? CAN YOU IMPROVE UPON THIS ?
  • 43. C O N T R O L DESIRES SELFISHNESS DOUBLE STANDARDS WEAKNESSES
  • 44. WHETHER WHAT WE ARE THINKING, SAYING, DOING &amp; ACHIEVING WILL MAKE OUR MOTHER, FATHER &amp; TEACHER FEEL PROUD OF US ? WILL MAKE OUR GOD FEEL PROUD OF US ?
  • 45. VALUES HAVE THEIR ROOT IN LOVE
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  • 47. LOVE FOR GOD FEAR OF SIN S O C I A L M O R A L I T Y
  • 48. &nbsp;
  • 49. &amp;quot; BE GOOD AND DO GOOD &amp;quot; GET INSPIRED - SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
  • 50. IN UNDERSTANDING LOVE – THE MOST BASIC HUMAN VALUE IN SPEECH IN ACTION IN THOUGHT IN UNDERSTANDING TRUTH RIGHTEOUSNESS PEACE NON- VIOLENCE WITH LOVE IN YOUR HEART
  • 51. S T A R T THE DAY WITH L O V E S P E N D THE DAY WITH L O V E FILL THE DAY WITH L O V E END THE DAY WITH L O V E ~ THAT IS THE WAY
  • 52. DO YOU FEEL THAT EVERY ONE OF US SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT VALUES IN OUR LIVES ? THAT IS THE WAY TO BECOME HAPPIER
  • 53. Help ever Hurt never
  • 54. <ul><li>CHARACTER </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRITY </li></ul><ul><li>OBJECTIVITY </li></ul><ul><li>PURSUIT OF TRUTH </li></ul><ul><li>CONCENTRATION </li></ul><ul><li>PURITY OF [ T+W+A ] </li></ul><ul><li>TRUTHFULNESS </li></ul><ul><li>PATIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>SELF-MASTERY </li></ul>HUMAN VALUES
  • 55. <ul><li>COMMITMENT </li></ul><ul><li>PUNCTUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>EQUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>ORDERLINESS </li></ul><ul><li>SIMPLICITY </li></ul><ul><li>HONESTY </li></ul><ul><li>HUMILITY </li></ul><ul><li>ABSENCE OF ANGER </li></ul><ul><li>CLEANLINESS Etc., </li></ul>HUMAN VALUES
  • 56. H A B I T S
  • 57. ? What is the link between Values and Habits ?
  • 58. Creates and develops FORCE OF HABIT WHY WE DO, WHAT WE DO THE WAY WE DO IT ?
  • 59. EASY TO ACQUIRE DIFFICULT TO STOP HABITS
  • 60. HABITS REVEAL / REFLECT OUR CHARACTER OUR PERSONALITY
  • 61. HABITS HAVE THE POWER TO ATTRACT / REPEL PEOPLE THINGS CIRCUMSTANCES
  • 62. ABILITIES [ By Birth or Acquired ] Combined with adequate PRACTICE Develop YOUR SKILLS As well as Your HABITS
  • 63. GOOD HABITS, are very essential for SUCCESS in LIFE.
  • 64. Foundation of GOOD HABITS forms the basis for developing competence &amp; strengthening of positive attitudes that together contribute to SUCCESS IN ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE.
  • 65. NEVER NEVER NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GOOD HABITS
  • 66. GOOD HABITS GOOD WORK HABITS GOOD LIFE HABITS GOOD HABITS
  • 67. W. A. T. C. H. W = WORDS A = ACTIONS T = THOUGHTS C = CHARACTER H = HEAD &amp; HEART
  • 68. DEVELOP &amp; PRACTICE GOOD VALUES &amp; GOOD HABITS
  • 69. VALUES lead to GOOD HABITS &gt; LEAD TO GOOD LIFE Lead a Good Life With best wishes and thanks for a patient listening.
  • 70. December 6, 2010 Dec 6, 2010 Viswam-2009 For the sake of record As on 3 rd Dec. 2010 Prof. V. Viswanadham has uploaded live recordings of more than 380 of his speeches to www.archive.org . ‘ Communication Skills’ - has been downloaded, 793 times. More than 150 Power Point Presentations, [ slides ] can be freely viewed at: www.scribd.com So far, 77,804 have viewed. www.slideshare.net/viswanadham - One of the presentations, titled Communication Skills , was viewed 8,814 times, &amp; downloaded 1,215 times. Thank you dear friends for helping me to reach many more.
  • 71. December 6, 2010 In case YOU liked this speech and presentation ~ for listening to more speeches and for viewing more presentations, Please Visit: Visit: http:// www.archive.org and Search for Prof. V. Viswanadham ~ please download and then kindly listen. thank you
  • 72. In case YOU liked this presentation ~ for viewing more presentations, on various topics, Please Visit: Please visit : www.scribd.com and search for Viswam.vangapally4581 and / or www.slideshare.net/viswanadham In case YOU want to give some feedback / contact me : Prof. V. Viswanadham [email_address] ~ [040 – 2722 3383] A BIG THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENT LISTENING
  • 73. Thank you once again

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