INVOCATION – October 2021

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. – Gandhi *   *   *   *   * Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. – Emerson *   *   *   *   * All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they Read More …

Editorial – October 2021

Let us begin the issues for the month of October by remembering three extraordinary personalities who were born on October 2nd.  A recent article highlighted the outstanding qualities of these three persons – Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Leela Roy. The first anecdote relates to Mahatma Gandhi. Motilal Nehru always wondered at the unusual attachment of his son Jawaharlal Nehru to the Mahatma. In fact, he was not happy at the way Gandhi was influencing his son to forgo Read More …

The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi – Part VI

Prof. Santanu Sen It has become as it were, a part and parcel of the bourgeoisie order in modern India seek to find a new application of ‘Gandhism’ in defending modern social system against the encroachments on the part of the exploited classes. The Gandhian methods of non-violent resistance turned out to be effective enough in the struggle against colonial oppression and for national independence, combined at times with extreme violent methods of struggle used by the masses in defiance Read More …

The Kerala Brahmo Samaj

Alok Ayathan The Kerala Brahmosamaj was founded in 1893 by Rao Sahib Dr. Ayathan Gopalan. He joined the Brahmosamaj when he was a student of Madras Medical College (1884). He started his reform activities since his childhood. During his college days he read about Raja Ram Mohun Roy and was inspired by his the reform movements. He was greatly influenced by the faith and principles of Brahmosamaj and joined the Madras Brahmosamaj which was running successfully during those times, being the main Read More …

Spirit is Perfect in Every Believer

Siluveru Sudarshan Salvation lies at the heart of being a protestant.  Anne Hutchinson, like everyone around her, believed that God was intimately near. Under His Gaze, every soul was naked. It was up to each believer then, to enter in to a soul and bargain with the Lord. Father’s love could only be kept by acting the part of a perfect child. Anne Hutchinson shared with everyone a belief that reading the “Book of creation” would reveal sins of inner Read More …

NEWS – October 2021

Rammohun Roy’s Death Anniversary & Book Release Programme On 27th September 2021 at 6:00PM at the Raja Rammohun Roy Memorial Museum a programme was organized jointly by Rammohun Roy Sestercentennial Birth Anniversary Celebration Committee, Raja Rammohun Roy Memorial Museum and Rammohun Roy Reappraisal at 250 society to release the special 250th birth anniversary edition of Rammohun Roy’s “Tuhfatu’l – Muwahhidin” published jointly by Sadharan Brahmo Samaj and Raja Rammohan Roy Memorial Museum. Prayer was conducted by Dr. Madhusree Ghosh and Read More …

NOTICE

SADHARAN BRAHMO SAMAJ Annual Election of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj: 2021 – 2022 Election of Office-bearers: Nominations are invited for the under mentioned posts of the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj for 2021-2022 from amongst the valid members of the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj. The name for each post shall be duly proposed and seconded in writing by two valid members with their full addresses and with written consent from the candidate with his address. Eligible candidate must be at least 25 years of Read More …