SUBLIMATION which purifies the body and mind and transmits instincts,
passions and emotions into things of beauty.
This, regardless of forms and doctrines, is Dharma the threefold aspects of which
are SATYAM, SHIVAM, SUNDARAM - Truth, Love and Beauty. For these values, our
forefathers lived and died. So did Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Swami
Vivekananda, Gandhiji and Shri Aurobindo, among the moderns.
They are embedded in our national outlook.
We command the respect of the world because of them. We can look forward to the
future with the confidence only because they have the vitality, which gives the
power to vindicate their validity even in this fear-and-avarice ridden age of
ours. We the Bhavan family, whether it is a smaller one or the larger one, must
make every effort in restoring an awareness of these values in personal and