Satsang

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Satsang is an audience with a Satguru for religious instruction. Satsangs are group events, organised by various religious and spiritual organisations. Such activities are common practice in Hindu religion due to its importance in Spiritual growth of an aspirant.

Etymology[edit]

The word Satsang is derived from Sanskrit where ‘Sat’ means “purity or truth” and ‘Sang’ meaning “in group or association”. The main purpose of conducting Satsang by any organisation is for marking an important event in its history.[1][2][3] Participating in any Satsang is considered pious in Hindu religion due to its benefits in Spiritual upliftment of an aspirant.[4] Satsangs are generally conducted by any religious or spiritual organisations in large groups.[5]

Activities[edit]

The following activities may take place in Satsang:[6][5][7]

  • Prayer.
  • Spiritual discourse.
  • Chanting of Mantras.
  • Meditation.
  • Tree planting.
  • Cleanliness programmes.
  • Spiritual stories.
  • Weddings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "श्रीश्री रवि शंकर का 66वां जन्मदिन: गुरु पूजा से शुरुआत, सत्संग का संगत ने लिया आनंद, 1500 से ज्यादा लोग पहुंचे" (in Hindi). Dainik Bhaskar. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  2. ^ "सत्संग की आवश्यकता युवा पीढ़ी को है- पंडित राधे राधे महाराज" (in Hindi). Zee News. 29 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  3. ^ "सहरसा: भटपुरा में अखिल भारतीय संतमत सत्संग का विशेषाधिवेशन 7, 8 एवं 9 मई को" (in Hindi). Hindustan. 1 March 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Satsang: what it really means". The Hindu perspective. 15 March 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  5. ^ a b "सत्संग में गुरु की महत्ता पर डाला प्रकाश" (in Hindi). Hindustan. 22 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Importance of Satsang | Satsang". Hindu Scriptures | Vedic lifestyle, Scriptures, Vedas, Upanishads, Itihaas, Smrutis, Sanskrit. 23 December 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  7. ^ Kumari, Deepika (25 May 2022). "जालंधर में बावा लाल दयाल आश्रम में सत्संग का आयोजन, संकीर्तन मंडली ने किया प्रभु महिमा का गुणगान" (in Hindi). Dainik Jagran. Retrieved 29 May 2022.