Addressing the 28th Arya Mahasammelan organized by Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, America and hosted by Greater Atlanta Vedic Temple, Governor Acharya Devvrat, who is on a visit to the United States of America, said that Arya Samaj cultivates strong ethical and moral values as well as advocates peaceful and productive human living.Acharya Devvrat said that Indian civilization was one of the oldest in the world and we need to carry forward our traditions while moving ahead with times. We should learn every new thing that contributes to development and was necessary to keep pace with present and future times. He added that most glorious aspect of our civilization was that it focuses upon instilling humanitarian values in individuals by developing inspiring qualities like empathy, compassion and sensitivity which strengthens spirit of oneness and brotherhood and promotes peace in the society.He said that Arya Samaj was established by Swami Dayanand Saraswati in the year 1875 to get rid of social evils from the society.He said that Swami Dayanad Saraswati has been the corner stone to the edifice of the strong culturally unify India and his teachings were more relevant in the present scenario.
The Arya Samaj was established to propagate true pristine knowledge enshrined in the Vedas. He said that Satyartha Prakash was magnum opus of Maharshi Dayanand and wrote this great book for benefit of all the human beings.“The prime object of the Arya Samaj is to do well to the world, that is, to promote physical, spiritual and social good of everyone. Our conduct towards all should be guided by love, righteousness and justice”, said Acharya Devvrat.He appreciated the efforts of Arya Pratinidhi Sabha America for organizing such a big conclave to promote love, justice and righteousness towards all, irrespective of race, caste or creed and following the principles espoused in the Vedas, which were universally true for all of mankind.Acharya Ashish Darshanacharya, Dr. Rajendra Vidyalankar OSD to Governor, Dr. Vinay Vidyalankar, Acharya Bramdeo Mokoonlall, Dr. Balvir Acharya, Dr. Sushrut Saamashrami and other dignitries also spoke on the occasion.Delegates, youth participants, Vedic Scholars, Yoga experts, speakers from around the world were present on the occasion.