From saintly sadhus to criminals behind bars,
from the highest class of society to its lowest sections, the message of the Sanstha has
helped to change countless lives for the better.
- Tribal Uplift
- Literacy and culture have been promoted amongst Adivasis,
Harijans, Vankars, Vaghris and Fishermen. Volunteers have totally liberated 35 out
of 72 villages from addictions. Moral centres and educational programmes have been set up
at Silvassa, Raandhaa, Samarvarni, Karchelia, Donja, Ghoghamba, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Panch
Mahal, Pavi Jetpur and Adivasi villages on Narmada's banks. Adivasi Complexes in Ukai and
Surat have been established.
- Sadhus and Society
- More than 625 young, educated and committed sadhus form the
backbone of the activities. They are strict celibates who observe lifetime vows of:
Nishkam (non-lust), Nirlobh (non-greed), Nisneh (non-attachment), Niswad (non-taste) and
Nirman (non-ego). Apart from daily devotion and meditation, they are steeped in
spiritual and social work.
- Festivals of Life
- Large international festivals, in places a varied as England,
America, Africa and India, have reached millions. Through beauty, traditions and
expositions the real values of life are relayed.