Keralites of the city celebrated the 157th jayanthi of Sree Narayan Gurudevan by taking out a rally at Vashi. Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik joined the celebrations here.
Keralites of Navi Mumbai celebrated the 157th Jayanthi of Sree Narayana Gurudevan by taking out a rally at Vashi. Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik participated in the rally. Kerala witnessed the birth of this great saint and social reformer in the year of 1856, Malayalam month Chingam on the Chathayam star. Gurudevan is revered for his vedic knowledge, poetic proficiency, openness to the views of others, non-violent philosophy and most importantly his unrelenting resolve to set aright social wrongs. He was instrumental in setting the spiritual foundations for social reform in the Kerala and was one of the most successful social reformers who tackled caste in India. He demonstrated a path to social emancipation without invoking the dualism of the opressed and the opressor. The rally started from the Vashi Railway Station. He said that if one followed the teachings of the Swami, one would get peace.
A popular leader of the Kerala community in Navi Mumbai Bhupesh Babu said that Sree Narayan Gurudevan brought change in society. Sree Narayan Gurudevan stressed on the upliftment of a community through its own efforts by the establishment of schools and temples. Bhupesh Babu said that the aim of the rally is to create awareness on the teaching of the gurudevan.
The rally was organized by the Sreee Narayan Dharmpal Yogam Sanstha. There are 6000 branches of this NGO all over India with 35 in Maharashtra. With cameraperson Deepak Kamble, bureau report – NMTV News.