Indian Saints & Gurus preached humanistic values of love, truth & piety
Addressing 634th birth anniversary congregation of Guru Ravi Dass Ji here at Krishna Nagar, Azad said no government in post independence era or rulers of medieval times have made such a great contribution in reforming the society as the great munis and reshis did. He said their struggle to establish egalitarian society to promote universal brotherhood will continue to inspire the mankind forever.
Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Minister of State for Cooperatives, Dr. Manohar Lal, MLC, Subash Gupta and B. R. Kundal besides prominent citizens were present on the occasion.
Azad said Indian constitution guarantees equal rights, freedom and justice to all, adding that these fundamentals were practised and propagated by the saints and seers of
He said Guru Nanakji and Guru Ravi Dass Ji who were born in 15th century taught humanism and worked for reforming the society to enlighten people and eliminate greed and hatred.
Azad said Guru Ravi Dass Ji was a great champion of equality and human dignity. He said real human being must have sympathy towards the poor and weak. He must think beyond his personal interests and develop compassion towards all forms of life.
Azad said all religious teach truth, justice, equality, and dignity and forbid hatred, greed and anger. “Unfortunately modern man has no time to have comparative study of religions”, he said adding that lack of basic knowledge of different faiths and cultures leads to misunderstanding, which in turn breeds hatred and animosity.
Later, Azad inaugurated Community Hall in Krishna Nagar constructed at a cost of Rs. 50 lakh.
The Deputy Chief Minister announced Rs. 25 lakh for the dispensary communing up in the vicinity of Ravi Dass Mandir and B. R. Kundal Rs. 10 lakh.
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