“VEDAGAMA SCHOLARS SHOULD TAKE UP THE RESPONSIBILITY OF REVIVING THE SOCIETY”-FORMER EO SRI LV SUBRAMANYAM
Tirupati, 9 January 2015: Vedas and Agamas are the sacred Hindu texts which taught the society to lead a life full of ethics and today there is dire need to propagate the great ideals embedded in these holy scriptures by Vedagama Scholars in order to revive the society and bring the humanity back on track, asserted, former TTD EO and Principal Secretary Medical and Health Department of Andhra Pradesh, Sri LV Subramanyam.
Addressing the valedictory session of the three-day national seminar on Agamas organised under the aegis of Sri Venkateswara Vedic Varsity in Tirupati on Friday evening, Sri Subramanyam who graced the occasion as Chief Guest, in his enlightening speech called upon the pundits and scholars to take up the responsibility of orienting the society about the divine and humane principles of Hindu Sanatana Dharma.
He said Agamas are manuals of divine worship which instilled the faith in masses through systematic rituals, mantras,shilpakala and temple worship. “They have given us a perfect picture of offering worship to the presiding deity and it is now our turn to streamline our system of worship by taking the sacred principles to the common man and making the masses aware about importance of temple worship as prescribed in our holy scriptures”, he added.
Later, Sri Subramanyam felicitated three renowned scholars of Pancharatra, Vaikhanasa and Saiva Agamas including Sri Annadur Ramanujacharyulu, Sri Vedantam Gopalakrishnamacharyulu and Sri Sivasri Rajappa Sivacharyulu with the title “Agama Kalpadrumaha”. He also released a CD on “Paramatmakopanishad” and three literary works including “Laghwaswalayanasmritihi”, “Vidyasthanavinirnayaha” and “Vasadhikaraha” on this occasion.
Varsity Vice-Chancellor Sri KE Devanathan, Registrar Sri Phaniyagneshwaracharyulu, Dean Sri Srinivasacharyulu, Convenor Sri Brahmacharyulu and other faculty members, Students, scholars from across the country were also present.
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