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Respected Guruji , Sat-Sat Pranam and  Namaskar

 

We feel glad ,proud and previliged to have blessing on us and to have a place in your feet .

With Warm regards

Sukhvir Sangwan and Rakesh Kumar from India


By Dr.Satish Prakash


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Aryasamajtoday is under the spiritual leadership of Satish Prakash, PhD., Vyakaranacharya. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Maharishi Dayananda Gurukula, NA, Inc. He can be reached at satishprakash@yahoo.com
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Dayananda's Stature
 
His stature was nearly 6 ft. high. His body was plump and somewhat corpulent. He shaved all the hair. A scarf formed his upper garment. A sash passed round the waist, and between the legs. He sat on the folds of a blanket. It appeared from the long time he was engaged in conversation that he used no stimulant drugs like other ascetics. The color of his body was light swarthy tending to fair. His eyes were of middle size, calm and penetrating. He preferred to sit cross-legged upon the ground. The mouth was a little wide; the voice sonorous; pronunciation clear; accentuation well marked, enunciation loud, distinct, and slow; the modulation of tone very harmonious ; the delivery of speech fluent, eloquent, and impressive ; the dialectical power highly persuasive ; reasoning convincing ; arguments sound, concise, and logical; and judgments quick and decisive. The recitation and quotation of long passages of poetry and prose without any hitch or hesitation on the requirement of occasion, attested the wonderful retention of memory and readiness of knowledge. His answers were always to the point. The anger of opponents never disturbed and ruffled the placidity of mind and the gravity of features. Abusive epithets never called from him corresponding ill names either explicitly or suggestively. The sweetness of the language called forth the admiration of opposition. The profundity of Sanskrit learning was astounding to the Indian scholars. The acuteness of argumentation confounded even the Christians and Mohammedans. On all reformatory matters his decision was marked with deliberation and pregnant with universal good. All objections were silenced in anticipation. His language was easy, natural, and well adapted to the communication of his thoughts with intelligibility and in consonance with the capacity of hearers. His method of expressing things was so unique and uncommon and agreeable to the nature of mind, that however long his lecture might be, the audience listened to it with breathless attention. Though his comments sometimes produced smiles and laughter in the audience, yet no gust of pride ever flushed upon his cheek. Seriousness and earnestness were always displayed in the expression of thoughts; no interest however dear caused his deviation from truth. His undivided attention enabled him to grasp speedily and surely the import of speaker’s statements. His affability induced the most taciturn to talk with him. Politeness was the chief characteristic of his conduct; perfect equanimity pervaded all his actions. Decency and decorum adorned his deportment. He had no ambition to shine in the world by the royal or popular favor. Being advised to learn English he told the good intentioned counselors that they should accomplish what was deficient in him. He said that he was like one of them, which proved that no pride of knowledge, great as it was, puffed him up so as to set up for a prophet, as was the case with some shallow people. He further illustrated his satisfaction with Sanskrit alone; by relating what had happened at his interview with Babu Keshub Chander Sen. The illustrious teacher of the Brahmo Samaj expressed his regret at the Swamiji’s ignorance of the English tongue; for otherwise the Vedic scholar would have formed a very desirable companion in his visit to England. But as vanity did not guild the character of the luminary of ancient philosophy, he replied to the Indian orator of English that he was equally sorry for the want of Sanskrit knowledge in the Brahmo leader, who professed to teach a civilized religion to the Indian people by the medium of a foreign language which they did not commonly understand. Such was the effect of the Swamiji’s lecture on some of the Muir College pupils that they are members of the Arya Samaj in different parts of India unto this day. (Source: English Translation of Satyarth-Prakash, By: Durga Prasad)
 
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