Holiness is keenly interested in restoring to the right path of Piety and Dharma the
Indians who, under the spell of western influences are disinclined to observe Sanatana
Dharma[Pending link]. It is for this purpose that His holiness is travelling all over
India and propogating the message of Sanatana Dharma[Pending link] and
awakening the people to follow the righteous path of Dharma.
His holiness is of the feeling that
Sanatana Dharma is the berath of India and Vedas, Vedanta, Smrutie, Sastras etc. are the
pillares of Dharma The preservation of Dharma has been going on since ancient times
through study, teaching, practice and propogationof Vedas and Shastras. But in
course of time this tradition has been diluted, and its is feared may even perish if the
trend continues. So, it is our responsibility to revive this tradition and see the
resurgence of the Vedic age.
In the past, erudite scholars aquired their
knowledge through royal patronage. Since rich tradition will only survive if impetus,
co-operation, patronage is extended to scholars, who help to preserve the Vedic and
Shastric study, Various scheme have been outlined, to honour scholars from different parts