Decipher ancient wisdom for humanity, Andhra Pradesh Governor tells SVVU vedic students

Vedic scholars and students should decipher the ancient wisdom of Vedas to spread its essence for the well-being of humanity, Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer has said


TIRUPATI: The Vedas have been treasures of knowledge from several ages and the vedic scholars and students should decipher this ancient wisdom to spread its essence for the well-being of humanity, Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer has said.

The Governor, who is also the Chancellor of the TTD-run Sri Venkateswara Vedic University (SVVU), participated in its seventh Convocation Ceremony held at Mahati Auditorium in Tirupati on Friday. In his address, he said that Vedas were the first fruits of human intellectual pursuits while Sanskrit was the medium to transmit the knowledge from one generation to another. "Vedas are repositories of vast knowledge given by our forefathers. And we need to take forward this abundant wisdom for the coming generations by developing a synergy between the ancient Indian tradition and modern science and technology," he said.

Abdul Nazeer complimented the SVVU for its efforts to cater to the present day needs by combining the traditional wisdom with modern science to achieve fruitful results. "I was informed that nearly 3,000 manuscripts have been digitalized by the University so far. I wish the University reaches greater heights in its endeavours in spreading the vast knowledge for the benefit of the society, not only in the country but across the world," he asserted.

Earlier, the Chief Guest of the Convocation Brahmasri Mani Dravida Shastry in his address on the occasion called upon the graduates, post-graduates and vedic students to take forward the legacy of the ancient Vedic knowledge and contribute for the development of state, nation as well as the world.

Describing the Vedic Scholars and students as the ‘torch bearers’ of Hindu Sanatana Dharma, TTD EO AV Dharma Reddy said that Vedas were the basis of Hindu Sanatana Dharma and all the Vedic scholars, students should strive hard with dedication to sustain the vedic knowledge for the generations to come. "Explore, research and unearth the hidden knowledge in Vedas and sacred texts for the welfare of the entire humanity," he told the gathering.

Prof. Rani Sadasiva Murty, Vice-Chancellor of the SV Vedic University, was among the others who spoke on the occasion.

On this occasion, the Chancellor conferred the Mahamahopadhyaya titles on Brahmasri Subrahmanya Shastri Salakshana Ghanapati, Brahmasri Mani Dravida Shastry while Brahmasri Ramasomayaji Shastry and Brahmasri Vamsikrishna Ghanapati were conferred with Vachaspathi titles.

Later, 550 students were awarded graduate and post-graduate certificates.

Next Story

Similar Posts