Protection of Environment
The huge industrial complexes, rapid urbanization, deforestation, air
and water pollution, ozone-depletion, radioactive wastes etc., have
disturbed and destabilized the natural harmony of human, animal and plant
life cycles. The ecological imbalance caused by these criminal acts of the
so called ‘civilized man` has resulted in a disastrous threat, not only to
the human survival, but also to life as a whole on our planet.
has been found to be a viable cure for the ecological imbalance.
Experimental studies have shown that yagna or
creates a pure, hygienic, nutritional and healing atmosphere. Researchers
from the field of microbiology have observed that the medicinal fumes
emanating from the process of agnihotra are bacteriostatic in
nature, i.e. they eradicate bacteria and micro-organisms, which are the
root causes of illness and diseases. The following quotes by renowned
scientists are noteworthy:
- “Burning sugar and its smoke has a significant effect in purifying
the atmosphere. It kills the germs of T.B., measles, smallpox and
cow-pox” – remarks Prof. Tilward.
- A Russian Scientist named Dr. Shirowich mentions – “if cow`s ghee is
put into the fire, its smoke will lessen the effect of atomic radiation
to a great extent”.
The following example further illustrates the capability of
in fighting environmental pollution.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh, India) Gas Tragedy and
The tragic incident occurred on the night of December 3, 1984 when the
poisonous MIC gas leaked from Union Carbide factory at Bhopal. Hundreds of
people died and thousands were hospitalized, but there were two families –
those of Shri Sohan Lal S. Khushwaha and Shri M. L. Rathore, living about
one mile away from the plant, who came out unscathed. These families were
regularly performing agnihotra (havan). In these families nobody
died, nobody was even hospitalized despite being present in the area worst
affected by the leakage of the toxic gas. This observation implies that
agnihotra is a proven antidote to pollution. (English Daily –
“The Hindu” of 4th May 1985; news item under the heading ‘Vedic Way to
Everyone is aware of the disasters of deforestation. The only solution
to this crisis is to create an awareness and enthusiasm in the people to
plant more and more trees. All World Gayatri Pariwar is running programs
for planting trees in several districts of India.
For more details please open
www.awgp.org , The official
site of All World Gayatri Pariwar