Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Chicago

A spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers, devoted to the service of humanity.​ Founder: Acharya Srimat Swami Pranavananda Ji Maharaj (1896-1941)

The Sangha Vani

The Goal: Self-Realization, Universal Emancipation

The Religion: Self-sacrifice, Self-discipline, Adherence to truth and continence

Real Death: Forgetfulness of the “Self”

Real Life: Self Realization, Self-remembrance and Self-consciousness

Real Virtues: Heroism, Virility, Manliness and Aspiration for emancipation

Real Sins: Weakness, Fear (Defeatism), Cowardice, Meanness and Selfishness

Real Power: Patience, Fortitude and Endurance

Real Assets: Self-confidence, Self-reliance and Self-respect

Real Enemies: Indolence, Slumber, Procrastination, Inertia, Lustful senses and passions.

Real Friends: Energy, Enthusiasm and Perseverance

srimat swami pranavananda-ji maharaj born
Bharat Sevashram Sangha Founded
BSS chicago founded
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