Meaning of our Prarthana (Audio)..
Doctor Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, was born in 1889 in Nagpur. From his early childhood until his very last, his life burned like a steady lamp in the cause of the motherland. Even as a child of eight he threw away in disgust the sweets given to him in his school on Queen Victoria's birthday saying that it was a sign of slavery. He amazed his elders by his strange questions such as- "How is it that these Englishmen coming form thousands of miles away have ..
The very first thing that strikes us about ourselves is that we all belong to a great people called Hindus numbering 30 crores, who dwell in this land of Bharatvarsha and on whose account the country is known as Hindustan. The Hindus were once one of the most powerful and leading nations of the world, and covered with all glory and greatness. In the past, so long as no foreign power polluted the soil of this land, ..
Thus, Muslims, the foreigners, came to dominate this country by our own help and not by the dint of their strength. We were suffering from an acute want of national feelings and hence we were divided and torn among ourselves. How then could we possibly present a united front to foreign aggression? Utter lack of this feeling of Hindu national solidarity caused and hastened our downfall. A mere glance at our history of over thousands of years in the past will again and again prove the truth of the contention..
Foreign travelers have remarked off and again that the Hindus, though brave, are effeminate of character. They cannot fight on their own initiative or for their own nation. Some French traveller was of opinion that often a few thousand well-trained soldiers under an efficient commander could easily overrun the whole of this vast sub-continent. Hindu could fight bravely but only when it was a fight amongst themselves. But they could not present a united front to hurl back the foreign invaders. The ..
The following is a talk given by Paramapoojaneeya Sri Guruji Golwalkar in the Sangh Shiksha Varg (Officers Training Camp) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh held at Nagpur, on Thursday, 7-5-1942. This was delivered when the country was still under the thralldom of British rule. Though more than six decades have gone since he gave this clarion call to the Hindu Nation to shun the inherent weakness of disunity and lack of national consciousness which has brought its downfall, the condition of the Hindus ..
Nowadays people seem to be very much worried about my health. However, I have directed Dr. Thatte to draw up my tour programme for the ensuing Sangh Shiksha Varga Camps. I have a feeling that if the programme is drawn up and kept ready, I may be able to go through it somehow. ..