We make arrangements of food, clothing, housing and vehicles for our children but the mistake we commit is to ignore the need for ensuring their ideological, moral, intellectual and spiritual development. What is taught in schools and colleges may be useful for earning a living but if the students are not taught, at this juncture that which is so important for shaping one’s life, the techniques to awaken their dormant powers and to cultivate the virtues of industriousness, courage, patience etc., if traits of adoring parents and elders are not inculcated in them, these students will grow up to be educated failures and will develop in such manner as to send their parents to old-age homes, to be prone to commit suicide for little or no cause, to be the selfish one’s, eager to divorce their spouses, desolate, addicts, perverse and unquiet citizens.
We should, for the sake of all round development of our beloved children, send them to Vidyarthi Tejaswi Taalim Shibirs (Students’ Educational Camps) where Param Pujya Bapuji who is the master of Knowledge of Ultimate Truth, which is supreme among all branches of knowledge, himself instructs student by way of satsang and his pious company. There, the traits of serving parents are inculcated in the students and they get the supreme path of upliftment in their lives.
Pujyashree is travelling through the length and breadth of the country and blowing the conch of awakening the youth of India through Vidyarthi Tejaswi Taalim Shibirs, through 19000 Baal Samskar Kendras being run under his auspices, through Yuvadhan Suraksha Abhiyanas (protection of youth, the wealth of the nation) and through the newly formed Yuva Seva Sangh (Youth Service Union). He is a great proponent of teaching self-restraint to the youth. More than 17.2 million copies of ‘Divya Prerana Prakash’, a booklet containing his teachings on self-restraint, have been distributed.
Fast bowler, Ishant Sharma, who plays an important role in Team India’s victory in cricket matches, says, “Since the time I received guidance and blessing from Pujya Bapuji, doors of success have opened in my life. All young men and women should read Pujya Bapuji’s ‘Divya Prerana Prakash’.
Pujyashree’s way of explaining is such succinct, affectionate, marvellous and benevolent that even the dullest student is able to grasp the techniques of success in life. A characteristic feature of Pujya Bapuji is that on one hand he is an experiential teacher of Vedanta and on the other he is capable scholar of child psychology as well. He becomes a child himself while with children and gives them the esoteric Knowledge of the Gita and Vedanta in a very simple and convenient language.
The results of Saraswatya Mantra-Diksha given by Pujyashree and the Yogic exercises and the various techniques for success in life taught by him are clearly visible in the society. Singer Bhavya Pundit, a rising star in the world of music, who secured the first place in many music competitions, gives all the credit for her success to Saraswatya Mantra-Diksha received from Pujya Bapuji and to Guru’s grace. Dr. Rahul Katyal, a young scientist and physiotherapist, who was honoured with a national prize by National Research Development Corporation, remembers his weak student life and says, “Saraswatya Mantra-Diksha received from Pujya Bapuji is an elixir of life for development of talent.” Ajay Mishra, who did away with his weak memory with the help of Mantra-Diksha and was appointed ‘the Global Product Manager’ in the telecom firm, Nokia, too holds the same view. Kshitij Soni, a poor boy who used to graze cattle and had difficulty finding even a sum of Rs.2.50 to buy tyre-soled chappals, has, as a result of Anushthana (repetition of a mantra for a set number of times during a given period) of Saraswatya Mantra received from Pujya Bapuji and reading Sri Asharamayana, become an Aircraft Engineer in ‘Go-Air’. A youth, Virendra Mehta has, with the help of Saraswatya Mantra-Diksha received from Pujya Bapuji and Yogic techniques taught by Pujyashree to improve memory, earned a place in 25 most amazing persons of the world. He memorised 80000 words of ‘Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary’ along with their respective page numbers and thereby achieved a world record.
Apart from these, there are lakhs of students, who received guidance from Pujya Bapuji and developed their powers of memory, decision-making and many other dormant powers in an extraordinary manner and they have begun to meet with success in all spheres. Through his forceful teachings and transmission of spiritual energy, Pujya Bapuji fills even the most desperate of students with immense Self-confidence. After getting initiated by Bapuji and moving tirelessly on the path of devotion and Yoga as shown by ‘Him’, a young boy Suresh is being revered as ‘Sureshanand,’ today. His devoted-in-service, blissful and elevated life presents an inspiration for the society. We know how degraded his life was! But, it hardly matters now, when his life has reached heights of success, after getting Bapuji’s satsang, performing selfless service… Thus, no one should get disheartened. Everybody is well-acquainted with Sureshanandji’s childhood days. Because of bad company his life had deteriorated to such an extent that he was thrown out of his own house and used to live on foot-path. Such Suresh is in front of us as the Bapuji’s loved one, Sureshanand, revered by various millionaires and billionaires and lakhs of people around the globe. That is why all students having received Mantra-Diksha from Pujya Bapuji proclaim in unison: ‘Bapuji’s children can never be weak.’
Pens, pencils, notebooks, school bags, uniforms and inspiring literature are distributed free among poor children, in schools under Pujya Bapuji’s instructions. In the tribal areas, in addition to distributing mats, furniture and clothes etc. Bhandaras (feasts) too are organised for children.
Many more projects are in full swing. ‘Vidyarthi Ujjwal Bhavishya Nirman Shibirs’ are being held during vacations so as to rid students of weakness and inferiority feelings. Secondly, students are trained in Yoga and noble traits are inculcated in them through ‘Yoga Va Uchcha Samskar Shiksha Abhiyan’. National-level competitions are being conducted for the development of students’ spiritual knowledge. In just 3 such competitions, more than 22 lakh students have been benefited. Another initiative taken by Pujya Bapuji is organising of ‘Matri Pitri Pujan Divas’ to save the youth of India from the decadent western custom of Valentine Day and inculcating love and respect for parents in the youth. ‘Matri Pitri Pujan Divas’ is celebrated on 14th February every year in homes and also in a number of schools.
There are also available to students, VCDs, MP3s of Pujyashree’s satsang and literature, which contain tips to improve memory and to get good marks in examinations and also inspiring anecdotes to give correct direction to students’ life. Lakhs of students have profited from them and have elevated their lives; are doing so and will continue to do so.
Param Pujya Bapuji wants to give to the country and also to the world, ideal citizens, by making them abundantly endowed with a strong body, sharp & intelligent mind, full of Self-confidence and multifariously talented. Pujyashree says, “Those lacking in self-restraint and probity in life cannot make progress in life nor can they do anything great for the society. Fascination for materialism, and egotism drowns them. They suffer the fate Ravana and Kamsa did. The society and the country comprised of such people lags behind in real happiness and peace and in spiritual progress.”