India’s Leading Monastic Institution
The Bharat Sevashram Sangha is a spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers dedicated to the service of humanity with non-sectarian, non-communal, non-political character and outlook. IT was founded in 1917 by the illustrious patriot saint Yugacharya Sreemat Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj. The Sangha is a pioneer in organising relief work at the time of natural calamities like flood, epidemic, famine, earthquake etc. It has hundreds of branches in India and abroad.
Organization of Monk.
Moral & Spiritual regeneration.
Service to humanity irrespective of caste, creed, or colour.
Spread of man-making education.
Reformation of holy places.
Reconstruction of Hindu Society.
Introduction of physical culture.
Relief work during Natural Calamities.
Medical aids & leprosy welfare projects.
Propagation by moral & spiritual publications.
Overseas cultural missions.
Welfare of the aboriginals and uplift of the backward classes.
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The Bharat Sevashram Sangha is a spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers devoted to the service to humanity. It is purely philanthropic and charitable organisation with non-sectarian, non-communal and non-political character and outlook. The main activities of the Sangha are to help selflessly the distressed sick and poor people of the society. The central objective is to build the nation based on Sanatan Vedic Culture.
|1||The lofty ideal of the Sangha||Self-renunciation, Self-control, Truth and Brahmacharya|
|2||Founder||Yugacharya Shrimat Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj.|
|3||Avirbhav||29th January, 1896, on Maghi Purnima Tithi at evening.|
|4||Birth Place||Bajitpur village of Madaripur District, Bangladesh|
|5||Parent||Father: Shri Vishnucharan Das Bhuinya, Mother: Shrimati Shardadevi.|
|6||Diksha Grahan||Vijaya Ekadashi, 1913 at Gorakhpur.|
|7||Diksha-data||Mahayogi Baba Gambhirnathji, Gorakhpur|
|8||Siddhilabh||Maghi Purnima Tithi, 1916 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth.|
|9||Sangha founded on||Maghi Purnima, 1917 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth.|
|Important Events||Places and Dates|
|1||First Big Sevakarya (Relief Work)||Madaripur Cyclone, 1919 and Satkhira Famine 1921 in Bangladesh|
|2||Started Spreading-Ideal-Education||Foundation of Brahmacharya Vidyalaya at Madaripur - 1923 and at Khulna - 1925|
|3||Naming Sangha and Taking Acharya Title||Maghi Purnima, 1923|
|4||Founded Preaching party for spreading the Vedic Culture and message of Swami Pranavananda||Head Office, Kolkata, 1924|
|5||Sanyas Sanskar||Kumbh Mela, Prayag, January, 1924|
|6||Sanyas-Guru||Shrimat Swami Govindananda Giriji Maharaj|
|7||Started Teertha Sanskar Movement||At Gaya, July 1924|
|8||First Pujarati Acceptance||Khulna Sevashram, Raas Purnima, 1924|
|9||First Trishulotsav||Bajitpur Siddhapeet, Paush Purnima, 1924|
|10||Publication of Sangha's Monthly Magazine 'Pranav'||Maghi Purnima, 1927|
|11||First editor of Magazine "Pranav"||Rev. Shrimat Swami Vedanandaji Maharaj||12||Registration of the Sangha and The Rules & Regulations of the Sangha||02-06-1927, no. Act XXI of 1860|
|13||First Relief Work at Kumbh Mela||At Haridwar, January 1927|
|14||First Durgapuja and "Shakti-Sadhana Pravartan"||October, 1928, at Kashi|
|15||Garhasthya Movement Started||Shivaratri, 1928 at Kolkata|
|16||Initiated propagating Vedic Culture overseas||1929 at Myanmar (Then Burma)|
|17||Shri Shri Pranav Math Sthapana Utsav||March, 1930|
|18||Accepting puja and offerings from all as a Jagatguru for the first time||Maghi Purnima, 1931 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth|
|19||Accepting Rajvesh as a Dharma Rashtra-Sangathak for the first time||Maghi Purnima, 1932 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth|
|20||Started Hindu Milan Mandir Movement||December, 1934 at Bajitpur|
|21||First Hindu Maha-Sammelan||Maghi Purnima, 1935 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth|
|22||Taking oath of creating a Rakshee Dal (Self Defence Group)with a capacity of 5 lakh Volunteers||March 1940 at Hindu Sammelan held on Shivaratri at Ballygunge, Kolkata|
|23||Blessing Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukhopadhyay and empowered him specially||August, 1940 at Ballygunge, Kolkata|
|24||Mahaprayan (Left his physical body)||8th January, 1941 (Paushi Shukla Ekadashi), at Main Ashram, Ballygunge, Kolkata|
|25||Samadhi Sthan (Memorial and Epitaph)||10th January, 1941, at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth|
Self Realization, Universal Emancipation
Self Sacrifice, Self decipline, Adherence to truth and continence
Forgetfulness of the "self"
Self-Possession, Self-Remembrance, Self-Conciuosness
Heroism, Virility, Manliness and aspiration for Emancipation
Weakness, Fear(Defeatism), Cowardice, Meanness and Selfishness
Patients, Fortitude and Endurance
Self Confidence, Self-Reliance, Self-Respect
Indolence, Slumber, Inertia, Procrastination, Lustful senses and passions
Energy, Initiative, Enthusiasm and perseverance