An Intra-faith Conference on the theme Unity in Diversity – a special feature of Hinduism was organised at Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot on Sunday, 30 April, 2023 from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm as a part of the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Ramakrishna Mission. The programme consisted of speeches by representatives of different faiths of Hinduism, question-answer session, audio-visual etc. The feedback received through feedback forms was excellent. The coverage of the event by the print media was also excellent. About 550 persons participated in the conference. The programme was live streamed through our Centre’s YouTube channel, about 1000 persons viewed the programme online.
Vallabhacharya Pujyapad Goswami 108 Shri Vrajrajkumarji Maharaj, Vadoara of Pushtimarg – Shuddhadvaita doctrine, the 18th Descendent of Jagadguru Shrimad Vallabhacharyaji Mahaprabhuji and the founder and inspirer of the first ever spiritual network organization of Pushtimarg “Vallabh Youth Organization(VYO), Vadodara; Mahamandaleshwar Mahant Shri Lalit Kishor Sharan ji Maharaj, Mota Mandir, Saurashtra Nimbarka Pith, Limbdi of Dwaitadwait philosophy; Swami Bholananda Saraswati, Swami Shri Nirdoshananda Seva Sadhana Ashrama, Surat of Shaiva philosophy; Shri Jyotirnath Bawa, Rashtriya Adhyaksha, Sanatan Sant Samiti, Vadodara of Nath Sampradaya; Brahama Kumari Shilu Behen, Senior Rajayoga trainer and Vice Chairperson, Education Dept., Rajyoga Educational and Research foundation, Global Headquarters, Brahmakumaris, Mount Abu, Rajasthan; Shri Aniketan Das, Secretary, ISKCON Mandir Rajkot; Dr. Jayesh Shah, Ambassador, the Parliament of World’s Religions from Vadodara; Swami Deveshananda, Chief Coordinator, Chinmaya Mission, Vadodara and Swami Atmashraddhananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Kanpur expressed their views about their sects and emphasized on the need of the unity among the different sects of Hinduism.