Tuesday, October 12, 2010

vasudhaiva kutumbakam Wiki | vasudeva kutumbakam Policy | Wikipedia

Vasudhaiva kutumbakam – this is a religious philosophy, misused in socio-political contexts. Particularly the so-called secularists of the current political class use this term as a State policy to give credence to unchecked and unlimited application of Universal brotherhood – mostly to the detriment of Hindu culture and Nation's safety. Vasudhiva kutumbakam does not mean that we can accept and embrace everyone who grabs our space. It does not mean that we can shake hands with those whose sinister designs we are ready to ignore.

Mr Sarvesh K. Tiwari has analyzed well to expose how this term was used in fables of Pancha tantra and Hitopadesha to show the contexts where it can be mis-used. Finally he has zeroed in on the root of this word as belonging to Mahopanishad where it is expressed as the state of mind in BrahmI-sthithi of the seeker and the attainer of Brahman for whom no one is a friend and no one is a foe! Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam is basically a religious or spiritual philosophy that the seeker attains to realize Brahman!

His articles can be read in the following links.

From his post,
"To understand the total meaning and context of VK (Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam)here, quoted below are the shloka-s 70-73 from its sixth chapter:

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