Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji
Acharya Dr. Lokesh Ji is a social reformer, versatile thinker, writer and poet. For the last 30 years, he has been continuously making efforts for building National character, development of human values and establishing non- violene, peace and mutual co-operation in the society. He has traveled on foot about 20000 kilometers throughout the country for removing social evils and for propagating moral values. He says "My first and last ambition is that I should be able to make the world free from violence, terrorism and tension and that I may help in making my humble contribution in establishing peace and mutual co-operation." In order to give practical shape to these values he founded "Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti" and thus made his field of activities spreading throughout the world. He is well read in Prakrit, Sanskrit, Hindi, English, Gujrati, Kannarese and many other languages. Acharya Dr. Lokesh has earned limit less love, fame and respect not only in India but also at the International level due to his steadfastness, knowledge, energy and perseverance. He is master in the field of Meditation, Yoga, and Peace Education. His contribution is the mode of popular 'Peace Education' which is an administer of age- old meditation and Yoga and current scientific research. It brings an end to the animal instinct in the human beings and awakens the human and spiritual values. In the year 2001, Bill Clinton President of USA was deeply impressed with the fundamental thoughts of Acharya Dr. Lokesh and invited him to visit America. During his first visit to USA in March 2007, Acharya Dr. Lokesh discussed Peace Education and training of non-violence in the Senate, where members of both the political parties namely Republican and Democrats participated. In September 2008, he addressed Milpitas Assembly of California. Mayor Hoze Astawish honored him with ‘Keys of Milpitas City’ for his distinguished contribution in the field of non- violence, peace and mutual co-operation. Acharya Dr. Lokesh is a writer, he has written more than dozen books in prose and poetry. His literature is very famous due to his new approach and solution to current problems. In his writing Dr. Lokesh has not only raised the problems but also presented lasting solution to them. 'The Unborn Curse' is novel discarding abortion of female child. It was released in Hindi by Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, the President of India and it gained popularity to a great extent. The first copy of the English version was releases by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, the president of the Congress. The introduction of this book was written by Shri Shivraj Patil, Home Minister of India Shri L.K.Advani former Deputy Prime Minister of India had penned down his comments. His writing is popular both in India and Abroad. His literature provides solution to personal social, National and International problems. Innumerable people have found solution to their problems through literature and thus got the basic mantra of health, happy and ecstatic way of life. The literature of Acharya Dr. Lokesh has been translated and published in many language including Hindi, English, Gujarati, Tamil, Bengali, Kannares and German etc. Acharya Dr. Lokesh is a noted social reformer. He has performed several experiment for removal of ignoble traditions in the society while establishing Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti, he simultaneously stated a strong movement against the abortion of female child and other social evils such as taking of intoxicant. In the All –Religion Foot travel from Tankara in Gujarat to Amritsar in Punjab passing through five States for creating an awakening among the public against abortion of female child, he was leading the participants of Jain faith successfully leading the movement against abortion of female child and intoxicants in various states. Acharya Dr. Lokesh started National Movement against this evil on February 20th, 2008 and it was inaugurated by Dr. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India. The basic specialty of Indian culture is unity in diversity. The fundamental epithet is mutual brother hood against all religions in order to firmly maintain that distinguished culture and to establish Ahimsa and mutual co-operation in the society. Acharya Dr. Lokesh is making continuous efforts the 1500 km. journey on foot from Haryana to Gujarat in this context helped in establishing the spirit of religious tolerance and mutual brotherhood. Appreciating it Smt. Sonia Gandhi had written once,” I am happy to learn that the status of Yuvacharya is being offered to Muni Lokesh Ji, the founder of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti who has been working hard for the last 25 years towards building National character and uplift of human values. He is famous as a prominent thinker, fundamental author, poet and mutual brotherhood in the society. He efforts in this direction are worthy of appreciation especially in communally affected areas of Gujarat for establishing peace and mutual brotherhood. He has transformed religion in to a spiritual force and has tried to amalgamate it with science and social service. He has also tried to create a wave of awaking among the public by starting a National Movement against abortion of female child and liquor. He is a good social reformer and also a prolific writer.” Acharya Dr. Lokesh had made effects from time to avoid tension among various castes, groups' religions and gathering. In the year 2007, Dr. Lokesh had served as an extremely important back ground to avoid tension between Sacha Sauda Dera and the Sikh community. It saved the society from the imminent disturbance and violence. In the year 2010 Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni was honoured with National Communal Harmony Award by Government of India, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Honrable Vice President of India Mohd. Hamid Ansari. In 2006, Hon'ble Smt. Pratibha Patil conferred the famous 'Ethical Honor' of Gulzarilal Nanda Foundation to Dr. Lokesh for his distinguished services in establishing Ahimsa, Peace and mutual trust in the society. The entire life of Acharya Dr. Lokesh is full of immense contribution towards re-establishing human values and National trust. He was dedicated his entire life for the uplift of humanity, welfare of human being, establishing human integration and mutual brotherhood. He is making various experimental in order to strengthen National Unity and is continuously moving ahead in this direction. The entire community is enjoying the benefits of his experiments and research.