People are always in the quest of the economic and material pursuits of today’s world. In creating our relation to the divine and cultivating the conviction that there is supreme energy that serves as a regulator in our everyday lives, it is traditions that play a crucial role. The spiritual connection is thus formed by…
| Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam | The World is One Family!
Every religion embraces its ideology and the wellness and welfare of the people have always been the crux of it. There are concepts such as “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (the whole world is a family), “Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaḥ, Sarve Santu Nirāmayāḥ” (let everyone be happy).
| Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve Santu Niramayah |
Traditions help to establish an ethical structure and to govern principles in everyday life as well. This unique approach assists in a person’s character building. Traditions, in other words, function as an agency of socialization. Traditions thus help to create ideals such as compassion, empathy, reverence, and harmony.
| Asto Ma Sadgamya | | Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya |
For an individual, traditions play a crucial role in providing cultural identity. Every religion has festivals, rituals and mythologies that are part of the country’s tangible and intangible heritage. Thus, faith contributes to the preservation of this heritage and also adds to the country’s diversity.