Ujjain: The opening ceremony of annual day celebrations of the Vedic Training and Research Institute at Chintaman Jawasia, was held in the city on Wednesday. A book ‘Puranetivrittam’ containing 58 research articles on various sects and architecture, published under the joint aegis of Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee and All India History Compilation Project, New Delhi was released during the occasion.
During the ceremony, RSS Madhya Bharat unit head Ashok Sohoney said the city of Ujjain is identified with its rich legacy as an education hub. Research and training of Vedas is today’s necessity he said. “Our Vedas have an ancient legacy and are recognised at an international level. Ancient compositions of the Vedas have been in use for thousands of years and it is very necessary to understand our Vedas,” he said.
He added that there is a mention of the Vedas in our social life. “Modern science does not acquaint itself with the Vedas. Sanskrit has to be understood keenly and extracted in its true sense,” he stated.
Energy Minister Paras Jain, MLA Mohan Yadav, collector Sanket Bhondve, Mahant Rameshwardas and deputy administrator Avadhesh Sharma were present.
Rs 3 lakh donated to setup RO plant
Local donor Ashish Upadhyay donated a cheque of Rs 3 lakh to Shree Mahakaleshwar Vedic Training and Research Institute to setup an RO water plant for the students. Upadhyay was felicitated on the occasion. Meritorious students in different genres were also honoured. Students of Lokmanya Tilak School performed Malkhamb on this occasion. In-charge, Piyush Tripathi conducted the programme.