Vanaprasthashram is the stage of leaving the temptations of the world and moving towards salvation.
It is to hand over all the rules of the world to the next generation and look at their occupations with neutrality.
During the period of 51 to 75 years of life, every person is expected to gradually reduce his attention from his world and do useful work for the society.
Gradually our mind and senses should be given up for worldly pleasures and all our meditation should be devoted to the contemplation of attaining salvation.
In Vanaprasthashram one has to perform austerities, fasting, worship and yagya
is paid One should attain Vairagya by spending some time in Vanaprastha and take Sannyas after the previous destruction of attachment to life. The highest goal of salvation.
Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha are four types of Purushartha Devarin, Pitrurin, Rishirin which is the foundation of our ashram system. The role of the ashram system is that a celibate should pay off the debt of sages, the debt of God through yajnakarma and the debt of fatherhood through fertility.“Chhandogya Upanishad – Instruction on Ashram System.
The three Pillars of the Dharmarupi Tree are the Branches :
1. Grihasthashram – sacrifice, study, charity
2. Tapa- Vanaprasthashram
3. A celibate living in the Acharya clan is a celibate Brahmacharya ashram. Moksha is the ultimate goal of human life without getting stuck in worldly life. As the tortoise slowly and effortlessly draws in all its senses to keep it out of sight. By gradually withdrawing the mind that is involved in sense enjoyment in worldly life
- Worship of God
- Reading of Sat Granths
- To serve society.
Trying to move from trend to retirement.
Vanaprasthashram is the period or laboratory for worshiping nivrit dharma.
Vanaprasthashram is the period of preparation for initiation into sannyasashram.
Types of Vanaprastha:-
1) Tapaswanprasthi: Havan, Rituals and Practitioners Living in the Forest
2) Sannyasikavanprasthi: Abiding in strict Austerities and Constant Worship of God.
Vanaprasthashram – The third ashram of the four ashrams.
Fourteenth Sanskar – One of the sixteen Sanskars.
Freed from family bonds, he vows to devote his life to understanding.
From our experience social welfare plays an important role. After becoming a grandfather, a person is freed from the debts of ancestors. Vanprastha is the concept of handing over the family responsibilities to a family member or an elder son, a responsible person, and devote himself to social welfare work.
And in the labor of the forest, the third, and the husbands, the Culprit
He should go to the fourth ashram, the Brahmana in the manner of Renunciation
Taking Vanaprastha after Gruhastashram Removes Mental Disorders we Perform the Purification Necessary for Retirement He was indebted to the great sages forefathers and gods in various ways.
He took Refuge in the Middleman by the Dwelling of the Whole Society in his Son
Take Vanprastha by Handing Over the Responsibility of the House to the Child According to Age and get Rid of the Debt of God, Father and Rishi.
Vanprasthi is the Soul of the Nation, the Benefactor of Mankind and an Embodiment of God.
Main Objectives –
Seva Dharma ,
The stage of Partial Renunciation.
The Aranyaka was composed by Vanprasthi.
Solitary life and Expansion of Knowledge.