Sunday, 10 January, 2016

Preserve Vedic culture: President Pranab Mukherjee

Dillon Hess | 02 January, 2016, 19:18

Former TTD chairman Kanumuri Bapiraju, the man behind the Veda Patashala at I Bhimavaram, his native village, explained the objective of Veda Patashala and the efforts that went into it.

The Veda Patasala which was constructed with a cost of Rs 4.57 crore includes Goshala, Yaga Shala, Pushkarini, Late Kanchi Seer Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Gnanamandir, Sai Baba Temple and Pranab Mukherjee visited all the buildings and also listened the chanting of Vedas from the child students. It has also established Centre for Veda Science Research (CVSR) for promoting research in Vedas under the enlightened care of scientific institutes.

"Vedas are a source of our heritage and culture". The ideas enshrined in the Vedas not only address the welfare of the individual, society and the nation, but also manifest a spirit of universal brotherhood. "They provide us with knowledge, wisdom and understanding", said President Mukherjee. Lauding TTD for establishing Vedic institutions and University, Mr Mukherjee said the TTD taking several measures to preserve the oral tradition of Vedas. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu wished that the School would become a hub for vedic learning.