14 th JUNE 1920, TAMKOR, RAJASTHAN, a SUN begins to rise from the west. At the age of 10 in the redness of horizons, the SUN chooses the life of sainthood and simplicity. On the 12 th day of November 1978 in Gangashahar, Rajasthan, this Muni Nathmal was titled Mahapragya by the then Acharyasri Tulsi. As suggested by his title, his divinity lights our path towards non violence and peace. He has, through his sacrifices and practices, built an AURA around himself that can attract and influence anyone and everyone, diminishing the darkness of ignorance within us, helping us lead a healthy, happy and harmoniously peaceful lives.
The nation and the world acknowledged his contribution to mankind and have honoured him with...The nation and the world acknowledged his contribution to mankind and have honoured him with...
Awards & Honours
|2005||Mother Teresa Peace Award|
|2005||National United Front (Membership)|
|2005||Communal Harmony Award|
|-||Vishwa Shanti Doot Award|
|-||MAHATMA (By Madhya Pradesh Govt.)|
|-||Dharm Chakravarti (By Karnataka Govt.)|
|2002||Indira Gandhi National Unity Award (By Delhi Govt.)|
|1974||Doosra Vivekanand (By Delhi Govt.)|
|1999||D.Lit , Netherlands Open Cultural University|
|-||Columbus of Jain Meditation (Anonymous)|
|-||Lok Maharshi (Anonymous)|
|-||Kaaljayi Maharshi (Anonymous)|
Acharya Mahapragya started the AHIMSA YATRA at Sujangarh, Rajasthan on the 5 th Day of Dec 2001 to rejuvenate the SANITY within us and spread the cause of peace. Covering a distance of 11000 kilometers across the country by foot, he preached and influenced many to live a non-violent, abuse free, educated, clean and healthy life.
A great list of politicians and administrative giants of the country volunteered to be a part of this journey. The - then President Dr .A P J Abdul Kalam, The then Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Opposition Leader L.K Advani, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit, The then Rajasthan C.M Vasundhara Raje Scindia are a few to name along with many other notable personalities.
VALUE BASED EDUCATIONAcharyasri Mahapragya believes that it is important to inculcate values in students during their schooling as a child spends 25000 hours with teachers up to the age of 17 years. Hence, Value Based Education was introduced with the curriculum.
Acharya Mahapragya is also a very prominent and influential writer along with being a effective orator. He has scripted more than 100 books. He is also known for his equal proficiency over Hindi, Sanskrit and Prakrit Languages.
He is still constantly putting his efforts in building a scientifically spiritual and peaceful society even at the age of 96 years.
An individualist and servant of mankind was Acharyasri Mahapragya, who gifted humanity with Preksha Dhyaan (A scientific way to visit our within), Jeevan Vigyan for curriculums providing for the holistic development of the human race. With Ahimsa Yatra, he brought about a change that is bound to last, constantly encouraging harmony among various religions. On the 9th of May 2010, this great reformer took to his heavenly abode bidding all his followers a dream to achieve for the mankind. Words fall short to salute this magnum opus of humaneness.