Jorhat plays host to its first ever Vedic conference
Jorhat (Assam), Jan.3 (ANI): The Sri Sri Dakhimpat Satra a religious institution of India's North Eastern Assam, recently hosted a five-day long Vedic Sammelan (conference) at Notun Dakhimpat Satra in Sotai with the aim of restoring peace and harmony in the entire country.
The conference was held between December 25 and 29, and was reportedly the first of its kind to be held here.
It was attended by 150 religious scholars from all over India such as Varanasi, Ujjain, Puri, Kolkata and even Kashmir as well as thousands of devotees.
"We want to spread the knowledge about international peace and brotherhood. Today entire world is suffering from lot of difficult situations, just like insurgency, political and economic problems. All this issues can be resolved if we spread Vedic (ancient Indian scripture) message. This message can eliminate all the evil thoughts from the mind of human being," said Pandit Lakhan Saroop Brahmacharya, a religious scholar from Varanasi.
A major highlight of this Vedic seminar was the chanting of the four Vedas - Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharveda by the delegates and the devotees.
"Not only in Assam but all over India, the violence and destruction of human lives and properties are happening everyday and also severely disturbing the peaceful existence of the society. This is an evil act. So there is only one way to remove those evils and that's through the recitation of edas," observed Noni Gopal Debo Goswami, Satradikhar Prabhu, Dakhimpat, Assam.
Besides, the conference, a book fair was also held at the venue alongside a medical camp where the poor and needy persons availed free treatment including pathological tests.(ANI)
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