Adi Shankaracharya’s biography to be in MP school syllabus

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 May 2017 08:39:09


Staff Reporter,

Bhopal,

Promoter of Advaita Vedanta philosophy, Reviver of Sanatan Dharam and Ambassador of Cultural Unity Adi Shankaracharya’s ‘Prakatotsav’ was celebrated in the entire State on Monday. A series of cultural programmes focusing on life and philosophy of Adi Shankaracharya was held in all the districts.


Holy reminisces of Adi Shankaracharya were recalled in the presence of Jagatguru Shankaracharya Swami Jayendra Saraswati of Kanchi Kamakoti Peeth in Mansarovar Auditorium of Assembly at Bhopal. Expressing views on contributions of Adi Shankaracharya, Jagatguru Shankaracharya Swami Jayendra Saraswati said that welfare is possible keeping calm attitude according to Adi Shankarcharya.


CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that curriculum based on biography of Adi Shankaracharya and his contribution towards the upliftment of Sanatan Dharam will be included in school education. Making announcement towards establishment of Acharya Shankar Sanskrutik Ekta Nyas, Chouhan said that activities to expand Adi Shankaracharya’s philosophy and Vedanta Shiksha will be conducted through this ‘Nyas’. Sant community will provide guidance, whereas the Government will play a role of its aide. He further mentioned that besides development, Government has responsibility to educate new generation about cultural, religious and spiritual values under the guidance of sants.