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Sri Guru Pooja - Chennai - 1st August

Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh

South Chennai

cordially invites you for

Sri Gurupooja

On 1st August 2010, Sunday at 10:00AM

At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha

Maharajapuram Santhanam Road

Opp. Muppathamman Temple

T.Nagar, Chennai- 600017.

Presided By - Shri J Krishnan, (President – The Air Cargo Association of India)

Keynote AddressMananeeya Shri Ram Madhav, Central Executive Member, RSS

Invocation Song – Shri Unni Menon, Cine Playback Singer

The Guru in the Hindu tradition is looked upon as an embodiment of God himself. For, it is through his grace and guidance that one reaches the highest state of wisdom and bliss.

Gururbrahmaa gururvishnuh gururdevo Maheswarah |
Guruh-saakshaat parabrahma tasmai shrigurave namah ||

(My salutations to the Guru who is Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara. The Guru is Parabrahma incarnate)

The preceptor for a whole society should be able to act as a perennial source of inspiration to the people, embodying the highest and the noblest national values and ethos.

The Bhagawa Dhwaj is the most resplendent emblem of this sublime philosophy. And, worship of this holy flag on this Guru Poornima Day is intended to instill in us this positive Hindu attitude towards life. The ceremonial worship of the flag through flowers accompanied by monetary offering is just an external expression of this attitude of surrender to the ideal. Real worship, for a Hindu, lies in becoming an image of the idea himself.

Shivo bhootwa shivam yajet - one has to become Shiva Himself if one has to worship Shiva. Whatever one achieves in this life in terms of physical prosperity and knowledge, one has to offer them back to the society.


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