Agartala, November 29, 2022: In a bid to awaken spiritual thoughts in the north-eastern states of India, the “Ashta Lakshmi Sant Vichar Sammelan” will be organized in Tripura on December 09 and 10 next symbolizing the conference as “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, said Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Saturday last.
While interacting with media personnel at the Constitution Club in New Delhi, Tripura’s Deputy CM Dev Varma said that the state government’s Tourism department, along with Amarwani Event Foundation and Indus Moon Private Limited is organizing this conference on December 09 at Agartala in Tripura.
This conference is a grand replica of the First World Literature Conference of Kolhapur and Ashtalakshmi Jagar of North East will be organized through this conference.
“Sarve Bhavantu Sukhina Surve Santu Niramay”, a message will be given through this gathering, Chairman Haribhakta Parayan Justice Dr Madan Maharaj Gosavi said on the occasion.
Scholars of saint literature from North Eastern states are participating in this conference and Chief Ministers of some states are participating while other ministers will attend the conference as chief guests.
The format of the conference will be seminar on saint thoughts, seminar on spirituality by foreign intellectuals and presentation of folk arts of North-Eastern states. The conference will be presided over by Swami Chittaranjan Maharaj of Tripura’s Shantikali Ashram in Amarpur.
In his welcome speech Dr Prakash Khandge told about the background of the first Ashtalakshmi Sant Sahitya Sammelan to be held in Kolhapur and outline of the conference to be held in Agartala and thanked the present journalists.
Dr. Madan Maharaj Gosavi suggested that the media should cooperate fully to reach more and more people in India that contemplation of saints is necessary to increase faith in human life after the terrible crisis of Corona.
“North Eastern states like other parts of our country have produced many saints and writers. We are organizing Ashtalakshmi Sant Vichar Sammelan in Tripura, so that other parts of the country also get to know about the literature of this saint”, Dev Varma told reporters.
He further said “Despite many invasions on India before independence, the rich cultural traditions and heritage of our India have survived. Also, the purpose of this meeting is to inform people from other parts of India that there are many temples and places of worship in the North Eastern states.”
Dr Madan Maharaj Gosavi, the executive chairman of this meeting, said, “In our country, various saints and religious leaders have given the message of helping each other in times of crisis, people have helped each other by forgetting caste and religion. Corona pandemic and thoughts of saints are trying to enrich the lives of people. I am sure that like this Sant Sammelan to be held in Kolhapur in April, the upcoming Saint Sammelan will be equally successful.”