At present 95 million people in India are above the age of 60, by the year 2025 nearly 80 million more will be added to this population bracket. With improved life expectancy rate in our country, it is estimated that as many as 8 million people are currently above the age of 80 years. Due to a sudden change in family values and economic factors, old aged citizens have become common victims of domestic violence and negligence.
At Vishwa Jagriti Mission, we ensure to treat the beloved senior ones with, respect and dignity, they deserve. We help them understand their important role in today’s society and that their wisdom and morals would not go in vain. VJM’s mission is to leave no stone unturned when it comes to aiding of the senior citizens.
Vishwa Jagriti mission opened its first Old Age Home at Anand Dham Ashram in Delhi, slowly with the grace of God and immense support for such a good cause, VJM opened old age homes all over India. At VJM, our aim is not to make the senior citizens feel completely jobless. Senior citizens are given all the freedom to volunteer at our schools and hospitals; they donate their precious time and expertise in our projects.
“To pilgrimage to a thousand holy places would still not be enough if one cannot tend to their parents.” – His Holiness Sudhanshuji Maharaj.
In saying this, Maharajshri has said to tend to your parents and you shall be blessed beyond measure. The money you may donate to temples for their infrastructural growth, spend it on your parents and be in servitude to The Almighty in truest and purest way, for our parents are our Gods.
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