“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”-Rabindranath Tagore, Indian Polymath and Nobel Prize winner in Literature, 1913
Currently, India 🇮🇳 is facing one of the worst crisis post independence. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc with the lives of many individuals, devastated many families and has stagnated global economy.
In the unprecedented times of global crisis, let’s come together and unite for a common cause for the sake of humanity and Indians, the world’s oldest civilizations 🙏
During COVID-19 pandemic, a large number of Temples in India have come forward to contribute generously in the terms of food for the needy, health facilities such as running free ambulance seva, providing medical equipment and supplies, running hospitals, quarantine centers, arranging COVID beds in the premises of the Temples.
During last year lockdown, Shree Saibaba Sansthan, Siddhivinayak Temple, Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Mahalaxmi Temple, Shaktipeeth Ambaji Mandir, Jyotirlinga Somnath Temple, Mahavir Temple, Gorakhnath Mandir, Mahamaya Mandir have contributed ₹51 crore, ₹10 crore, ₹10 crore, ₹2 crore , ₹1.01 crores, ₹1 crores, ₹1 crores, ₹51 lakhs, ₹5 lakhs to COVID Relief Fund. Jagannath Puri, Radha Swami Satsang, Ram Mandir Ayodhya, Salangpur Hanuman Mandir, Rani Sati Mandir, Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir made their significant contribution by arranging temporary beds and quarantine centers in the temple premises.
Now, you can make your generous contributions to COVID relief fund organized by these Temples on DevDarshan Devotional Platform. We will add more Temples for COVID relief fund on DevDarshan in the coming days.
Sri Swaminarayan Temple Kalupur is the first temple of the Swaminarayan sect, a Hindu sect. It is located in the Kalupur area of Ahmedabad, India’s largest city in Gujarat. The International Swaminarayan Satsang Organization (ISSO) is spearheading and coordinating global efforts with its COVID relief Fund.
Varnindra Dham Patdi, which is under the Swaminarayan Gurukul Rajkot Organization, is also making its significant contribution to the COVID relief Fund.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness, popularly known as ISKCON, is a Hindu religious organization, established in India as well as abroad. ISKCON follows the tradition of Gaudiya Vaishnavism within Hindu culture. After the onset of the Corona pandemic, ISKCON Dwarka has been successful in delivering food to 25 million people in Delhi. Similarly, ISKCON Delhi is providing food to about 500,000 people every day during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Shreemant Dagdusheth Ganpati Temple, Pune is providing free ambulance service during the pandemic. The main principle behind this service is that the service to humans is equivalent to the service to God. You too can give your valuable contribution in this service.
Belur Math is the perfect place for spiritual uplifting and awakening. It was founded by Swami Vivekananda who has often said “Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.” Belur Math located on the west bank of the Hooghly River is a pilgrimage center that attracts devotees of all religious faiths. Belur Math has also emerged as an important contributor in the pandemic and the Ramakrishna Mission is also making efforts to reach more needy people in Bengal.
Kaila Devi Temple Trust located in Kaila Devi, Rajasthan runs a hospital which has been taking care of patients suffering from the pandemic.
Swaminarayan temples are not only limited to India, but they also have great fame abroad. There are famous Swaminarayan temples in America, Australia, Seychelles, Canada, Thailand, Fiji, Mauritius, New Zealand, Oman, UAE and Zambia. During this Corona pandemic crisis, Sri Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj (Bhuj Mandir) is also trying to serve humanity. The Bhuj Temple has commenced operation of the free corona quarantine center in the temple premises from 29 April, 2021.
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is a temple under construction in India. According to the architectural plan, it will be the highest religious monument in the world, situated in Vrindavan, the holy city of Shri Krishna. The temple is managed by the Akshaya Patra Foundation. The Akshaya Patra Foundation has provided 6 crore (60 million) meals to the needy since the onset of the Corona pandemic. Presently, the Foundation is providing food relief in Rajasthan, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, West Bengal, Punjab, Jharkhand and Himachal Pradesh.
In the battle against the COVID pandemic, BAPS Charities has started providing food, health facilities such as medical equipment to the needy, arranging COVID beds and quarantine centers in the temple premises.
We will add more Temples for COVID relief fund on DevDarshan in the coming days. If you want to add your Temple for COVID relief fund on DevDarshan, contact DevDarshan customer service @ +919015367944
Stay Safe and make your important contribution to the COVID relief fund today 🙏
Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (Sanskrit Phrase: वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्): The World is one Family 🙏