Legship, November 17 (IPR): The three days Regional Vaidik Sammelan began at Kirateswar Shiva Dham at Legship, today.
The Chief Guest of the inaugural function Hon’ble Minister for Culture and Road and Bridges Departments Shri Samdup Lepcha inaugurated the historic event of Vedic Sammelan.
The inaugural day was also graced by the Hon’ble Minister-cum-Area MLA of Gyalshing Bermiok constituency Shri Lok Nath Sharma as the Guest of Honour in special presence of Professor Ravindra Mule, Professor & Director, Sanskrit Department Pune University; Dr. Prafulla Kumar Mishra, Chancellor Dr Rajendra Prashad Central Agriculture University, Pusa, Bihar; Dr A Venkateswar, Consultant, Maharshi Sandipani Ved Vidhya Prathisthan, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
The Vedic Sammelan encompasses various components with the centric attractions of Veda chanting, a vast collection of hymns that were heard by ancient Indian sages when they were in a deep meditative state.
Addressing the occasion the Culture Minister Shri Samdup Lepcha applauded the initiative for organising the historic and unique event for self realisation and prosperity of the state. He also shared his inclination with the religious philosophy and expressed happiness for being part of the programme.
Minister Lepcha also drew lights on the the implementation of secular freedom in practice and articulated leadership of the Chief Patron and his extroverted nature to lead the programme based on Hinduism philosophy. He also extended gratitude to the Guest speakers for their enlightening presentations and anticipated peace and prosperity for the state and the nation through the Vedic knowledge imparted in different sessions. He also urged young generations to be more proactive and sincere to take benefit of the Vedic wisdom to build up their career.
Minister Shri Lok Nath Sharma proposed welcome address and said that the collective chanting and interpretation of four Vedas in one stage made the programme historic and consequential to ensure realization of invaluable knowledge in practice.
Minister Sharma also reiterated his commitment to work tirelessly for the all round development and welfare of the society. He also underlined vision and inclusive politics of the state government under the leadership of the Chief Minister Shri P.S. Tamang.
Professor Ravindra Mule spoke on the historic and religious significance of vedic knowledge. He also urged people to imbibe Vedic wisdom in human life to realise human values and make the world sacred and peaceful paradise.