THE STORY BEHIND Laxmi-Vasudeo Award
The most prestigious Laxmi-Vasudeo Puraskar was initiated and is conferred on to outstanding personalites of Indian Culture from the year 2009, in pious memory of Gurudev Abhyankar’s parents – true embodiments of pure character, knowledge and devotion. Pt. Vasudeoshastri was a great Vedic scholar and Sou. Laxmibai was an idol of unflinching devotion. Shree Laxmi-Vasudeo Award comprises of Memento of Saraswati, Citation, Shawl and INR 1 Lac.
,Gurudev Abhyankar always elaborates the eight-fold culture that encompasses and encircles entire human civilization:
- i) Dharmakaran (Ethics, Metaphysics & Philosophy),
ii) Rashtrakaran (History & Politics),
iii) Samajakaran (Sociology),
iv) Arthakaran (Economics),
v) Vangmay (Classical Literature),
vi) Vijnana & Tantrajnana (Science & Technology),
vii) Kala-Krida (Fine & Performing Arts & Indoor-Outdoor Sports) and
viii) Shikshana & Ekatma Jnana (Education & Integral Knowledge).
Shree Laxmi-Vasudeo Award is bestowed on only those outstanding personalities and contributors, who have enriched our Bharat’s glorious cultural tradition.