Humanism, harmony can overcome hate: Rana

Hoping that the people would preach and practice the divine philosophy of love bestowed upon the humanity by saints and sages from time-to-time, National Conference (NC) Provincial President, Jammu Devender Singh Rana Monday said that harmony in the society could be brought about by dealing with fellow human beings with compassion and dignity.

A statement of NC issued here said quoted Rana while addressing a congregation held at Ranjan in Nagrota Assembly constituency as saying that the selfless messengers of peace had all along strived for creating a society based on universal brotherhood and tranquility.

“The glorious heritage and legacy of inclusiveness has to be sustained, strengthened and bequeathed to the posterity by spreading the divine message of love, compassion and righteousness,” he said.

Rana said the spirit of humanism alone could guide the society to overcome hate, animosity and bitterness that was pivotal for making this world a better place to live in.

He said the life and teachings of Guru Ravi Dass had inspired the generations and helped in transforming the society, making it conducive for various communities, irrespective of cast, creed and colour.

Shri Shri 108 Swami Gurdeep Giri Maharaj also addressed the congregation and highlighted the need for social justice and equality as preached by Guru Ravi Dass to bring about harmony in the society.