Teachings of seers, saints more relevant today: Dy CM
JAMMU, NOV 19 (PTK):Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the teachings and the path shown by our religious seers and saints are more relevant today and these need to be propagated, promoted and imbibed in order to usher an era of peace, tranquility in the world.
The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing a function organized in connection with celebration of 6th Annual function of Bharat Seva Ashram Sangha, at Panch Garian Nagrota here today after laying the foundation of a School (Vidya Mandir) being constructed by the organization.
Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi, prominent people from different walks of life, families in large numbers were present on the occasion.
Dr Singh while speaking on the occasion said that teachings of great saints and Gurus have great significance for promoting world peace and prosperity.
While calling upon the people to infuse such spiritual teachings in their lives to fight the challenges of today’s modern living, the Deputy Chief Minister said teachings of seers have more relevance in present time for heralding peace, prosperity and amity in the State. He said the present, society is being guided by the materialistic pursuits and spirituality is the only tool to liberate it from this unending web of self-destruction.
He asked the people to follow the teachings of seers and Sufis which remind us of the importance of practicing of non-violence, compassion, harmony and peace in our personal as well as social life. He said that we should also effectively propagate these teachings among the younger generation, so that they are attracted towards the concept of Ahimsa, mutual co –existence and tolerance towards each other.
Priya Sethi while speaking on the occasion said that the teachings of non-violence, truth and compassion enunciated by our seers and saints hold great significance in the present times and by following them we can promote world peace and amity.
A colorful cultural programme was also presented on the occasion. (PTK)