A wave of purity: Sant Nirankari Mission sweeps across Australian shores for a cleaner tomorrow

By Our Reporter
Taking inspiration from the slogan 'Swachh Jal, Swachh Man', Project Amrit’s initial launch saw more than 1.1 million volunteers participate in waterway cleaning programs across 1500 locations in India. Similar waterway conservation campaigns have also been organised in 70 countries all over the globe // Pic supplied

March 3, 2024, marked a significant day as the Sant Nirankari Mission Australia (SNMA) took a monumental step forward in environmental conservation. Aligning with the Clean Up Australia campaign, the SNMA mobilised nearly 1,000 volunteers across seven cities to spearhead beach clean-up operations, emphasising the harmony between maintaining external cleanliness and the purity of the mind. The events unfolded simultaneously in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Tasmania, showcasing a unified effort to preserve the natural beauty of Australia’s water bodies.

The Sant Nirankari Mission, known globally for its spiritual and social welfare endeavours, has always championed the cause of unity among all individuals. Under the guidance of Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj, the spiritual leader of the Sant Nirankari Mission, this initiative is a reflection of the teachings that stress the importance of cleanliness, both in our surroundings and within ourselves. Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj’s message, ‘While maintaining the cleanliness of surrounding, it is equally important to maintain the cleanliness of the Mind,’ resonates at the core of this campaign.

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This Australian initiative is part of the broader Project Amrit, a global endeavour by the Sant Nirankari Mission aiming at environmental stewardship. Project Amrit, with ‘Amrit’ symbolising the life-sustaining properties of water, has seen massive participation in waterway cleaning across India and 70 other countries, advocating for the message ‘Swachh Jal, Swachh Man’ (Clean Water, Clean Mind). The project’s launch attracted over 1.1 million volunteers, covering 1,500 locations in India alone, demonstrating the mission’s vast reach and commitment to environmental conservation.

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The Sant Nirankari Mission’s efforts extend beyond waterway clean-up activities. With a strong emphasis on social welfare, the mission engages in blood donation drives, tree planting, and environmental awareness programs, each echoing the principle of ‘Think Global, Act Local’. These activities are designed to foster a sense of responsibility and service among individuals, encouraging them to contribute positively to their communities and the planet.

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Adding to the mission’s commitment to spreading positivity and unity, Her Holiness Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj, accompanied by her spouse, Nirankari Rajpita Ramit Ji, will embark on a Spiritual Tour across Australia and New Zealand in April 2024. During this tour, Her Holiness will visit seven cities, spreading the profound message of ‘Know One, Be One’. This tour not only signifies the mission’s spiritual outreach but also reinforces the importance of living a life dedicated to spirituality, love, and humanity.

The Sant Nirankari Mission’s initiative to clean Australian beaches and their broader engagement in social and environmental causes underscore the deep connection between spiritual well-being and environmental stewardship. By fostering a culture of cleanliness, service, and unity, the mission continues to make significant strides towards creating a more harmonious and sustainable world. The efforts of the SNMA and its volunteers serve as a beacon of hope, inspiring individuals and communities to take active roles in preserving the environment for future generations.

Details of Her Holiness Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj’s upcoming Spiritual Tour can be found at the official Sant Nirankari Mission website, offering an opportunity for individuals to connect with the mission’s spiritual teachings and partake in its vision of a cleaner, more united world.

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