Sadhvi Prachi

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Sadhvi Prachi
Religion Hinduism
Founder of Bhagwa Kranti Sena
Philosophy Advaita Vedanta
Hindutva
arya samaj
Personal
Nationality Indian
Born Bagpat
Parents Harbir Singh Arya (Father)
Guru Mandaleshwar Swami Paramanand Giri Ji
Website www.sadhviprachi.com

Sadhvi Prachi (also transliterated as Sadhvi Prachi Didi, Sadhvi Prachi Arya or Sadhvi Dr. Prachi Didi) is a sadhvi, Hindu political activist, social worker and religious preacher.[1] She achieved prominence for her participation in the movement that led to the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992. She is also a member of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the .[2][3] She was the founding chairperson of Durga Vahini (Army of Durga), the women's wing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

Early life[edit]

Sadhvi Prachi was born as Prachi Arya in a lower middle class home in Sirsali Village in 's Uttar Pradesh in Bagpat District .[4]

At the age of Fourteen, she is said to have attained Nirvana when her village was visited by Yug Purush Maha Mandaleshwar Swami Paramanand Giri Ji Maharaj.[5] She became his disciple and followed him to his ashram in Haridwar and in tours across India, while gaining lessons in oratory.[6][7] She was conferred the title of Sadhvi (ascetic).

Sadhvi Prachi entered public life and the Sangh Parivar as a trainee and member of the Rashtriya Sevika Samiti, which is the women's arm of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), but gained prominence as a member of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).[7]

Education[edit]

She was awarded a Master of Arts degree at Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya. She attended Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, obtaining his P.H.D. in Vedas.

Later she became principal at Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya Gurukul, Karnal, Haryana

Death threats and controversies[edit]

On 13 July 2016, she announced a reward of 50 lakh (US$70,000) to anyone willing to behead Zakir Naik.[8]This has lead her to controversies for spreading violence and hatered.List of statements of her which have triggered a lot of controversies and opposition[9] [10] [11][12]1.She triggered a controversy by unleashing a scathing attack on Shah Rukh khan[13]calling him a pakistani agent and should move there.[14] 2.She said "It is big misfortune in our parliament that we have one to two terrorists sitting there.[15] 3.Why are hindu devotees always under threats during pilgrimages be it Amarnath,Vaishno devi or puri's Jaganath Temple.If such attacks happen I tell you hajj yatris will face consequencies.[16] 4.Those who donot chant Bharat Mata ki jai or Vande Mataram insult national flag and those who induldge in Cow slaughter have no right to live in India.[17] 5.After Dadri lynching she said "Those who consume beef deserve such actions"[18] 6.Why do they always find hindu girls for themselves we must boycott Khans.[19] 7.Gandhian ways of protests and hungerstrikes were worthless in achieving freedom.[20] 8.They are Traping our daughters through love jihad.These people who give birth to 35-40 are spreading love jihad.They are trying to make hindustan Darul Islam.[21] 9.The Nepal earth quake occurred due to visit of Rahul Gandhi who is non vegeterian.He didnot take bath in Holy Ganga.He should have ist purified himself.[22] 10.I am working to make India Muslim free.[23]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "NDTV on Sadhvi Prachi". NDTV. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Babri mosque was a 450-year-old stigma: Giriraj Kishore". Rediff.com. 19 October 2001. Retrieved 14 August 2009.
  3. ^ "Unite under RSS". The Hindu. 8 January 2007. Retrieved 8 January 2007.
  4. ^ Sagar, Parvej (2 Feb 2015). "जानिए, कौन हैं साध्वी प्राची?". Aaj Tak.
  5. ^ "Indian Express article on Sadhvi Prachi".
  6. ^ Haynes 1999, pp. 201–202
  7. ^ a b Bacchetta & Power 2002, pp. 259–260
  8. ^ "Sadhvi Prachi offers Rs 60-lakh reward for Zakir Naik's death" (1). The Indian Express. The Indian Express. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  10. ^ "LIVE updates, Latest headlines, Breaking news, Top stories, Trending topics - Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  11. ^ "Storypick". Storypick. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  12. ^ "Breaking News, India News, Sports News and Live Updates". The Hindu. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  13. ^ Schulenburg, Frank, "Gezieltes Verbessern von Themenbereichen in der Wikipedia Fünf Jahre Wikipedia Education Program – eine Bestandsaufnahme", Wikipedia und Geschichtswissenschaft, DE GRUYTER, ISBN 9783110376357, retrieved 2018-09-01
  14. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  15. ^ "LIVE updates, Latest headlines, Breaking news, Top stories, Trending topics - Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  16. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  17. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  18. ^ "Storypick". Storypick. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  19. ^ "Livemint: Business news, Budget News, financial news, current affairs and analysis of stock markets and Indian economy". https://www.livemint.com/. Retrieved 2018-09-01. External link in |website= (help)
  20. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  21. ^ "Storypick". Storypick. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  22. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  23. ^ "Latest News, Breaking News India, Today Headlines, Election Results 2018 Live News | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.

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