A global movement for transformation of thoughts21st Century – Bright Future“Om bhoor bhuvah swah tat savitur varenyam bhargodevasya dheemahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayat “
About AWGP Rise of divinity in human beings and heavenlyatmosphere on earth Individual, familial and societal refinement Healthy body, pure mind and civilized society Atmavat sarvabhooteshu (all living beings aresoulkins), Vashudhaiv kutumbkam (Entireearth is our family) One nation, one language, one religion, onegovernment Everyone should get equal opportunity for self-growth irrespective of caste, creed, color,religion, region, language or sexOURMission & VisionBasic ProgramsDeclarationBeliefs4 formulas for fulfillinglife3 means of spiritualawakeningMovement•Mega movement for moral, intellectual and socialtransformation•Public education through various media, usingthe religious platform•Dissemination of Gayatri (collective wisdom) andYagya (cooperative virtuous demeanor) Self–transformation will lead to thetransformation of society; self-refinement willlead to global refinement Twenty-first Century- Heralds advent of Goldenage Love humanity – Serve humanity Man is the maker of his own destiny. A man is what he thinks and does. Man and woman are not opponents; theycomplement each other.•Sadhana (Self-refinement)•Swadhyaya (Study of enlightening literature)•Sanyam (Self-control)•Seva (Service) Upasana (Worshipful prayer) Sadhana (Self-refinement) Aradhana (Service of society as embodimentof Cosmic Divinity)Vichar Kranti Abhiyan(Movement for Revolutionizing theThought Process)Through a three-pronged approach:Advertising campaignCreative campaignCombative campaign
About AWGP Rise of divinity in human beings and heavenlyatmosphere on earth Individual, familial and societal refinement Healthy body, pure mind and civilized society Atmavat sarvabhooteshu (all living beings aresoulkins), Vashudhaiv kutumbkam (Entire earth is ourfamily) One nation, one language, one religion, onegovernment Everyone should get equal opportunity for self-growthirrespective of caste, creed, color, religion, region,language or sexOURPatron FoundersMission & VisionMotto7 MovementsPublications Awakening Divinity Within Oneself Education Health Self-reliance Women Empowerment and Awakening Protection of Environment Deliverance from Addictions & Eradication of EvilCustoms When We Reform, the World WillReform with us When We Transform, the world willtransform with usPt. Shri Ram Sharma Acharya(1911 – 1990)Mata Bhagwati Devi Sharma(1926 – 1994)
Founder- Vedmoorti, Taponishth, Pt.Shriram Sharma AcharyaSaintPhilosopherWriterReformerFreedom FighterResearcherVisionaryHarmonious blend of
Why Thought Transformation? Lack of righteous attitude Ignorance of inner powers Crisis of faith Rapidly changing lifestyles(specially Urban)Stress&InsecurityLeading ToSolutionSocial & cultural reformationElevation with collective participation of awaken souls.Dissemination of scientific spiritualityThought Transformation
Why Gayatri Indian Culture is founded on the principles of Gayatri (the protector of vital lifeforce, praana, and the Goddess of wisdom and pure intelligence) Gayatri inspires the brain to remain saturated with divine, virtuous (satoguni)qualities, which in turn inspire a person onto the path of true well-being.Cultivating noble thoughts and practicing righteous deeds safeguard and increasethe person’s strength.“Om bhoor bhuvah swah tat savitur varenyam bhargodevasya dheemahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayat “In short it is a prayer to the Almighty Supreme God, the Creatorof entire cosmos, the essence of our life existence, who removesall our sins, pains and sufferings and grants happiness;beseeching His divine grace to inculcate within us His Divinityand Brilliance, which may purify us and guide our wisdom on therighteous path.
Why Yagya The word Yagna is derived from the Sanskrit verb yaj, which has a three-fold meaning: worship ofdeities (deva-pujana), unity (sangatikarana) and charity (daana) Yagna teaches a way of living in the society in harmony and a lifestyle which promotes and protectshigher human values in the society, which is indeed the basis of an ideal human culture.Scientific Aspects of Yagna treatment of various diseases removal of atmospheric pollution sublime showers of vital energy and spiritual strength from the upper cosmic planesExperimental studies have shown thatYagna or agnihotra creates a pure,hygienic, nutritional and healingatmosphereResearchers from the field of microbiologyhave observed that the medicinal fumesemanating from the process of agnihotraare bacteriostatic in nature, i.e. theyeradicate bacteria and micro-organismsBurning sugar and its smoke has asignificant effect in purifying theatmosphere. It kills the germs of T.B.,measles, smallpox and cow-pox” –remarks Prof. Tilward.A Russian Scientist named Dr. Shirowichmentions – “if cow’s ghee is put into thefire, its smoke will lessen the effect ofatomic radiation to a great extent”.
Brahmavarchas Shodh SansthanHouses well equipped laboratories ofHaemetology, BiochemistryNeurophysiology, Cardiology,Phytochemistry, Psychometry,Yagyopathy, etc.Established in 1979Research studies of tens of Ph. D. degreesawarded from different universities in India -Vedic Cosmology”, “Review of the multipledimensions of Vedic Culture” to “The Effectsof Japa, Pranayam, Shavasana and Yagya onHuman Physiology”Experiments on:•Psychomatic Disorders•Environmental Purification•TuberculosisYagyopathy Research Effect of Gayatri Sadhana
Dev Sanskriti UniversityA Centre for Research and Study ofAncient Indian Culture and SpiritualityValue based practices•Prayer•Meditation/Yogic exercises•Community services•YagyaValue based Management•Work culture•Subsistence allowance•Teaching by self behavior and action•Involvement in the development of society
WHAT WILLCHANGE THEWORLD?INDIVIDUALSWILL.All a person’s situations area result of his outlook.Bangalore Gayatri Pariwar Yagya Program 2012-2014
Series of Gayatri Yagya in Bangalore Deep Yagya 5 Kundiya Yagya 9 Kundiya Yagya Ashwamedha Mahayagya
“Our Aim is tospread Dev Sanskriti(pure) thoughtsto each and everyresident ofKarnataka-BangaloreCITY through theYagya”
Yagya Outlook 5 or 9 Kundiya Yagya Book Exhibition/Pushtaka-Mela Bali-Vaishava Yagya (Agnihotra) Tulsi Distribution Talk on present problems and holisticsolutions Mission Information 7 Movement of Gayatri Pariwar
Ashwamedha-WhyBring divinity in communitySelf up-liftmentEvolve ideal society in the nationGet rid of Animal instincts and beastly behaviorAwaken latent potential in human being & organize and mobilizethem for welfare of society
Ashwamedha-Meaning “Ashwa” Evil Instincts “Medha” signify uprooting Ashwa symbolize for Dynamism Medha symbolize for creative intelligence Process of uprooting evils in human beings. In olden times territories are conquered, now byparticipation in Ashwamedha let us conquer others’mind by true love and affection Let us engage society in dynamism and creativeintelligence for community well-being and progress
Ashwamedha- StructureIt is large scale sacred fire ceremonyRitualistic fires are lit in special Altarcalled Agnikund, We will have 251AgnikundWood and various herbs are offered infireSpecific mantras are recited.
Ashwamedha-Benefits It brings prosperity to nation It unites society towards progress of nation Remove subtle pollution from Environment Upliftment of Spirituality Diminishing Evil traits Increase will power to get rid of addiction to drug,alcohol and smoking It is magnificent display of harmonious &comprehensive aspect of vedic teaching, which haspotential to find solution of today’s problems
Ahwamedha-Significance First time in Bangalore and first time in the history ofKarnataka. It is also a life-time opportunity Ashwamedha process started nearly after gap of twomillennium
Ashwamedha-Features Kalash Yatra Agnikund Pooja Various “Sanskar” program Various cultural activities Interactive Thought Provoking Seminars Yoga Meditation Exhibition Workshop
Ashwamedha- History 37 places in India and world during last 25 years List of some of Ashwamedha performed out ofIndia Los Angles 1993 Leicester (UK) 1993 Chicago 1995 Sydney (Australia) 2005 Newzealand 2009 And for your benefit, in Bangalore from 17th Jan2014 to 20th Jan 2014
Ashwamedha- InvitationYou are cordially invited to attendprogram with your friends and familymembers and relativesAdmission is free to every oneirrespective of faith & religionHoly food and prasadam is offeredduring event
Ashwamedha-Schedule Friday 17th Jan 2014 7.00 a.m. till Sunset –Kalash Pujanam and Kalash Yatra Saturday 18th Jan 2014 7.00 a.m. tillSunset – Dev Pujanam and Gayatri Diksha Sunday 19th Jan 2014 7.00 a.m.till Sunset –Sanskar and Cultural program Monday 19th Jan 2014 7.00 a.m.till Sunset– Purna Ahuti
Ashwamedha-Contribution As a visitor As a volunteer for one day or two days or even for fullprogram and preparation of program days (Samay-Dan) You can donate as much as you can afford ( Ansha-Dan) Donation of talent and resources You can sponsor “Kalash” (Holy Water in copper vesselspecially brought from Haridwar) You can sponsor Agnikund (Havan) You can sponsor Food, Tent, Place, Residential place etc Help in getting permission from police, fire-station etc