“We are one, this is the reality. There is the feeling that we are different but the spirit of our Indian culture has been Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,” the RSS Chief expressed.
Bhagwat said the basis of America’s unity is economic interest while the Arab nations are together on the basis of religion.
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‘However, India showed the path of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam that the whole world is one family,” Bhagwat said while speaking at the launch of RSS ideologue Ranga Hari’s book ‘Prithvi Sookta: An Ode to Mother Earth’.
The RSS chief’s comments came amid a raging conflict in West Asia after Saturday’s surprise assault by Hamas on Israeli territories and Tel Aviv’s retaliation.
Regarding the recently concluded G20 summit in India, he cited how ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ was the motto of G20 summit, recently hosted by Indian during its presidency. “The founding principle of our motherland is that the world is one big family. This is not a theory but a fact with experience. Our forefathers have experienced this,” Bhagwat said.
On this occasion, Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan said the biggest ideal of India is unity. “After the knowledge of oneness, the difference between God and soul disappears,” he said.