16 - 30 September 2016 Issue

Attempts to portray Dabholkar as a Saint will be foiled ! - Adv. Sanjiv Punalekar

        Mumbai - A protest march was taken out on 21st August to protest against the arrest of innocent seekers of Sanatan in connection with the killings of Dr. Dabholkar and Comrade Pansare, their persecution at the hands of investigating agencies and the unjust demand made by so-called progressive elements to ban Sanatan Sanstha.

Mamata changes Durga immersion timings to suit Muharram !

    Kolkata - Talking to heads of various Durga Puja organisers and Kolkata Police, Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, on 30th  August announced that there will be no Idol immersion after 4 p.m. on 11th  October - Vijaya Dashami - as Muharram processions would begin after that. There will be no immersion on 12th  October too.     

Pitrupaksha Fortnight

                                         Importance of Shraddha 
       Krushna Paksha of Bhadrapad month is called ‘Pitrupaksha’. This period is favourable for the pitars (Departed ancestors). During this period if Mahalaya Shraddha of pitars is performed, they remain satisfied the whole year.

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      In the 3 Marathi Editions of the ‘Dainik Sanatan Prabhat’ published from Goa and Maharashtra, we print a treasure of thoughts from Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale that give us an insight into the pathetic state of our Nation and Dharma, and the only solutions to problems we face today. We reproduce here some for the readers to get the right perspective.

Killing kar-sevaks was necessary to save Babri : Mulayam Singh

      It is shameful for the Hindus that in a ‘secular’ Nation, politicians like Mulayam and Mamta appease Muslims !This is the punishment for Hindus who vote for such politicians !
      Lucknow (UP) - On 27th August, Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav said he feels ‘sad’ about ordering Police firing on kar- sevaks during the Ram Temple movement in Ayodhya, but it was necessary to save the Babri Masjid. (Mulayam Singh never says that anti-national Muslim rioters should be killed to save Kashmir !

Sanatan Sanstha files civil suit against ‘The Times of India’

       Ponda (Goa) - Despite being aware of the increasing activities of Sanatan Sanstha and its prestige in the society, ‘The Times Of India’ published a defamatory article with the heading ‘For this cult, critics are demons’ on 20th  June 2016.

Do not publish names of lawyers, judges : HC to media

      Chennai - A Division Bench that handled the false case against 6 Dalit students, said that media should not publish the names of advocates and individual judges. 
      “Publication of names of advocates can lead to indirect soliciting or indulging in advertising the professional abilities of the advocate.


                               Action against cow-protectors and free run 
                                      for butchers is injustice on Hindus !
                         Devout Hindu organisations protest against the arrest
                     of Satishkumar Pradhan (Chief of Punjab Gouraksha Dal)
A free run for slaughterers of cows, that Hindus worship, and unjust actions against Gourakshaks (Cow protectors), who are protecting their own religious faith is like hanging the innocent and letting the accused go free.

Excerpts of a reply to Dr. Zakir Naik by Maria Wirth

      Hindus generally don’t criticise other religions in spite of the fact that Christianity and Islam not only criticise, but demean Hinduism badly. Dr. Zakir Naik is only one example. Do Hindus know what is preached in the innumerable churches and mosques across India ?

B’desh seeks details of Zakir’s operations

       New Delhi - After clamping down on Zakir Naik, Bangladesh on 19th August asked Bharat to share details of its investigations against the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. “From Bangladesh’s side, Zakir Naik’s case has been settled. We have stopped the broadcast of Peace TV.

Endowments Department offered prayers at Shiva Temples to appease rain Gods !

       Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) - Worried over prolonged dry spell in the District, the Endowments Department officials offered special prayers to propitiate rain Gods. (Congratulations to the Endowments Department officials ! Such rituals need to be performed by concerned Departments in each State. - Editor)

Nearly 7,000 Islamophobic tweets in English generated every day in July

      London (UK) - Nearly 7,000 Islamophobic tweets in English were generated every day in July across the world, with the most significant increase coming after the terror attack in the French city of Nice, according to research conducted by the think tank Demos.

Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale’s useful perspectives for seekers when they perform spiritual practice

1. Perspectives seekers must have if there is tension while performing sadhana

A. The reason for seekers facing tension during efforts to perform sadhana (Spiritual practice) is that they are falling short somewhere. Once they progress spiritually, such tension will not be experienced.

Biggest enemy Nations of Hindus and Bharat

1. China. After six decades of bitter experience at the hands of the Chinese, of double talk, betrayal and contempt, India still gets hoodwinked by the Chinese. You should also know that China still occupies one third of Ladhak, which it took during the ‘62 war, still claims for itself the whole of Arunachal Pradesh and has not only furnished Pakistan with its missiles (c/o North Korea), but has given them the know-how to manufacture nuclear weapons ?

J&K gets 10% of Central funds with only 1% of population

                        The State has received Rs.1.14 lakh crore
                                in grants over sixteen years 
                              Where did the money come from ?
J&K has received 10% of all Central grants given to States between 2000-2016, despite having only 1% of the country’s population, analysis by an English Daily of Central and State finances shows. In contrast, Uttar Pradesh makes up about 13% of the country’s population but received only 8.2% of Central grants in 2000-16.

Amnesty International : Do we need them here ?

      In a country like Bharat , where there is a vibrant Democracy, founded on one of the world’s most liberal and comprehensive Constitution, an organisation like Amnesty International is not only unnecessary, but appears to be redundant. In fact, often one gets the feeling that the Constitution is over-liberal, over-democratic, and even overdone !

Four RSS activists hacked in Kannur

        Kannur (Kerala) - Four RSS activists were hacked and severely injured after CPM workers hurled bombs at them at Muzhakunnu Panchayat in Kannur on 26th  August.

We cannot bring ‘Ram Rajya’ : Supreme Court

     New Delhi - The Supreme Court said last month that it cannot order the establishment of ‘Ram Rajya’ in the country, and it cannot do several things it wanted to due to its ‘limited capacity’. “Do you think with our directions, everything will be done ?

Hindus condemn PMC’s drive to immerse Ganesh Idols in Ammonium Bicarbonate

       Pune - “Government officers take decisions related to religious matters and force them on the citizens. They have no knowledge of our scriptures, but fatwas are issued repeatedly at the Government and administrative levels. Taking advantage of the tolerance of Hindus, a mockery is made of their religious sentiments.

Decision to celebrate Ganeshotsav in an ideal manner due to awareness created by HJS !

       Mankhurd (Maharashtra) - This is the silver jubilee year of Maharashtra Nagar Navanath Seva Sangh (MNNSS) ‘Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandal’. Under its campaign of celebrating Ganeshotsav in an ideal manner, volunteers of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) met the office bearers of this ‘Mandal’ and explained to them various facets of celebrating Ganeshotsav in an ideal manner.


                        Note : Image here is only meant to create awareness amongst 
                       people and not to hurt anyone’s religious or national sentiments.
                  Protest against the denigration of Shri Ganesh by OLA Cabs !
        Bengaluru - OLA is India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, which integrates city transportation for customers and driver partners onto a mobile technology platform.

Protest anti-national & anti-Hindu incidents with restraint !

      The main objective of protesting is to bring about intellectual change in the anti-Hindus. Hence, use theoretical points while protesting. While pointing out mistakes of the errant individual, we should have the larger perspective of bringing him onto the right path.

Businessmen resolve to join ‘Dharmaprasar’

     Solapur (Maharashtra) - “There is a golden opportunity made available by Bhagawan Shrikrushna to businessmen. Resolve to contribute your time for Dharmakarya on Janmashtami by contacting people you come in touch with”, said Mr. Manoj Khadye (Western Maharashtra Coordinator of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti) during a meeting with businessmen here.

Hoarding denigrating Shri Ganesh removed after awareness created by a devout Hindu !

     Pune (Maharashtra) - A denigrating picture of Shri Ganesh was seen on a hoarding put up by Crystal City, a construction company in Bhosari area. Mr. Yashwant Kardile of Bajrang Dal noted down the contact number of company’s representative from its website, called him up and explained to him about the denigration of Shri Ganesh taking place through the hoarding and how it leads to hurting religious sentiments of Hindus.

Zee TV omits denigrating portion from re-telecast

       Pune (Maharashtra) – In a ‘Comedy Show’ aired on Zee TV channel, great Maratha warrior Bajirao Peshwa, a National hero, had been denigrated. Upset by this denigration, Brahman Jagruti Seva Sangh (BJSS) and other patriots registered a joint protest.

Dr. (Mrs.) Minu Ratan’s ‘Aromatherapy’ workshop in Sanatan’s Ramnathi Ashram

Dr. (Mrs.) Minoo Ratan
       Dr. Ravi Ratan and his wife Dr. (Mrs.) Minu Ratan came to Sanatan’s Ramnathi Ashram for a workshop on ‘Aromatherapy’. Within 4-5 days,
       Dr. (Mrs.) Minu Ratan mingled with the residents of the Ashram and became one of them ! We liked many of her qualities (She is at 62% spiritual level), some of which are enumerated here.


                      ISIS bigger threat than Pak terrorists : NIA Official
      New Delhi - Just 18 months after Daesh’s (ISIS) early attempts to recruit Bharatiya youth, especially from Maharashtra, were uncovered, the extremist group has emerged as the biggest threat to national security, surpassing Pakistani outfits, said one of the country’s top anti-terror investigators.

Sedition : A few questions to Congress

     The Law Commission, in its 42nd report, had noticed that the sedition law is 'defective' but did not favour its deletion. In another report, the Commission sought a change in the definition of sedition but did not favour scrapping of the law.
- Kiren Rijiju, MoS, Home Ministry

57% doctors in Bharat without medical qualifications : WHO report

      Nearly 31% of those who claimed to be Allopathic doctors in India in 2001 were educated only till secondary school level, a study by World Health Organisation has found. Some 57% of them did not have any medical qualifications, the report titled ‘The Health Workforce in India’ added.

Afzal Guru event : JNU panel holds 21 guilty of indiscipline

       New Delhi - The Jawaharlal Nehru University panel, which heard the pleas of 21 students in connection with 9th February event, has found all of them guilty of indiscipline.

Supreme Court admits plea to declare triple talaq illegal; issues notice to Centre

      New Delhi - The Supreme Court on 26th August issued notice to the Central Government on the plea of a Muslim woman challenging the Constitutional validity of ‘triple talaq’ to end a marriage. The apex court tagged this plea with pending matter.

Let women enter Haji Ali sanctum : Mumbai HC

Mumbai - Four years after the Haji Ali Dargah Trust barred women from entering the sanctum sanctorum, the Mumbai High Court lifted the ban on 26th August, saying, “The ban imposed by the dargah trust, prohibiting women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah, contravenes Articles 14 (equality before law), 15 (prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth) and 25 (free profession and practice and propagation of religion) of the Constitution.

JNU student who raped a girl was a regular panelist on NDTV !

       New Delhi - Anmol Ratan, the AISA (All India Students’ Association) activist who raped an M Phil student in his room happens to be the same person who used to appear on NDTV for debates and discussion regularly. He is a very prominent member of the AISA, which is a left wing organisation.

Inferior treatment, Clandestine Conversions : True Face of Christians

                            Christian community’s biased treatment
                             leads to Dalit Christians’ ghar-wapasi
      Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala) - A few Hindu organisations in Kerala had undertaken ‘ghar-wapasi’ drive to bring back converted Hindus. Many ‘Dalit’ families felt dejected with the biased treatment given to them by Christians; therefore, they left Christianity and others are also on the way.


  • Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) : AP Government to identify Hathiraj Mutt lands under illegal occupation
  • Mumbai : ‘Let women enter Haji Ali sanctum’, says Mumbai HC
  • Mumbai : Rs 1.800 crore worth gold, silver embezzled from Tuljabhavani Temple

Golden opportunity for seekers, well-wishers, devout Hindus who know Bharatiya languages !

                         Participate in translation seva to publish Sanatan’s
                            wealth of Holy texts in all Bharatiya languages !
1. Holy texts published by Sanatan Sanstha in various languages are an invaluable nectar of Knowledge : Holy texts are the best mediums to spread Spirituality. Sanatan Sanstha has an invaluable wealth of Holy texts in various languages. These Holy texts strike a balance between Spirituality and the scientific perspective, and impart Knowledge in a comprehensible manner; these are ideal guides for readers.


  • Can women perform Shraddha ?
  • Is a crow a link between man and the pitars ?
  • It is said that the Shraddha rites are a plot of the Brahmans to earn a livelihood 
  • It is said that performing Shraddha is an uncivilized act; instead, it is better to donate to social organisations 
  • It is said that honouring & gifting to the father, grandfather etc. while they are alive is also a Shraddha

                                      Read Sanatan’s Holy text on ‘Shraddha’

Instructions for seekers and earnest request to active devout Hindus !

                           Ensure that ‘Sanatan Almanac’ reaches every doorstep
                               Distribute ‘Sanatan Almanac’ before 31.10.2016
     All seekers should give priority to distributing this Almanac. Make a list of all your contacts in cities and towns, and contact them accordingly. Plan this seva for young children of seekers, part-time seekers, and active devout Hindus on holidays. Complete the distribution of this Almanac before 31.10.2016. 

Golden opportunity for all priests to participate in the seva of imparting Brahmatej !

     Priests who are desirous of performing religious rituals in a scientific manner either by accepting appropriate dakshina or otherwise, should participate in the seva of priestly duties !
1. Yadnya is like a boon : In Shrimadbhagwadgeeta, Shrikrushna called Yadnya a ‘Kamadhenu’. Due to the recital of mantras by priests in a scientific manner and with full concentration, not only is the environment purified, but individuals, society and the Nation also benefit from the energy in the mantras.

The Veda Pathashala that teaches ‘Vedavidya’ will play an important role in the ‘Maharshi Adhyatma Vishwavidyalay’

     In future, the students who enroll in the ‘Maharshi Adhyatma Vishwavidyalay’, a pillar of support for the spiritually curious people throughout the world, will be taught 14 Vidyas (Knowledge) and 64 Kalas (Art forms) in this Vishwavidyalay. By imparting Knowledge on the most important Vidya - ‘Vedavidya’ - efforts will be made to create ideal and sattvik Purohits (Priests).