[gha] Re: Review of ABC of Harmony

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On 03-Jun-2013, at 7:09 PM, "Dr Madhu Krishan" <madhujesus@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> MY YES. I Approve
> With Regards,
> Dr. Madhu Krishan
> Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2013 16:28:31 +0400
> From: leo.semashko@xxxxxxxxx
> To: pathak06@xxxxxxxxx
> CC: gha@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Review of ABC of Harmony
> Dear Surendra,
> Thank you very much for your excellent, philosophical review of the ABC of 
> Harmony, which I was happy to publish it here:
>  www.peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=506
> Your review deserves a focus of all, so I'm glad to send it to everyone below.
> Now, only at the three GHA Vice-presidents do not exist the review on this 
> GHA program book:
> Dr. Madhu Krishan,
> Dr. N.S. Ravishankar,
> Arvinder Singh,
> We very hope to read your reviews soon.
> With love, best harmony wishes,
> Leo
> Dr Leo Semashko:
> State  Councillor  of  St.  Petersburg,
> Philosopher, Sociologist and Peacemaker from Harmony;
> Director:  Tetrasociology Public Institute, Russia;
> Founding President, Global Harmony Association (GHA);
> Director, GHA Website "Peace from Harmony": www.peacefromharmony.org
> World Interfaith Harmony Project on the ABC of Harmony Base:
> www.peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=541;
> GHA Program Book, The ABC of Harmony:
> www.peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=478;
> P/Web page: www.peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=253;
> Address: 7/4-42 Ho-Shi-Min Street, St. Petersburg 194356, Russia
> Phone: 7 (812) 597-65-71; Skype: leo.semahko
> Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/leo.semashko?ref=tn_tnmn
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> Review of 
> The ABC of Harmony 
> By Dr. Surendra Pathak*
>         The idea to publish “The ABC of Harmony for World Peace, Harmonious 
> Civilization and Tetranet Thinking” by Dr. Leo Semashko and GHA 75 co-authors 
> from 26 countries is a very momentous & greatest contribution to a scientific 
> perspective of transforming human society towards Harmonious Civilization. In 
> fact, humanity can be saved by the divine and scientific concept of Harmony 
> and such of publications help to achieve the purpose. Before the publication 
> of ABC of Harmony, neither the most of the authors known to each other nor it 
> was possible to assemble at one place to discuss the idea with each-other, 
> time was very short but it seems during the process of collection, reviewing 
> and editing, we have been in a beautiful journey for ages - harmony for 
> humanity and humanity through spirituality in the GHA joint team. The beauty 
> of this noble idea is that every one is thinking almost in a similar way, 
> that is why it reflects the scientific way of thinking, in a definite 
> scientific model. This publication will help the academic community to 
> re-orient and re-structure the education content of the academia. 
>        The philosophical vision of this book is based on the concept of 
> Tetrasociology developed by famous Philosopher, Sociologist and Peacemaker 
> Dr. Leo Semashko. ‘Tetranet thinking’ – Tetra models of harmonious thinking 
> are at the core of this book. Human civilization has undergone many 
> transformations through the ages. It has experienced many conflict-ridden 
> isms, ideologies and ideas. Now in the age of Globalization we need a new 
> scientific perspective of harmonious society taking us beyond conflict-ridden 
> approaches. The ABC of Harmony serves this purpose. I think that to 
> understand and re-structure the curriculum and the content of the education 
> it is necessary to identify the existential harmonious order of everything, 
> i.e. atom to earth (creation); natural human to natural human society, 
> natural laws to constitutional laws. Research studies, right from the 
> earliest literature down to recent times are focused on the essential cosmic 
> harmony - interrelatedness and interdependence of all planets and all beings. 
> The ABC of Harmony also manifests the scientific and natural way of thinking 
> phenomenon. There is divine harmonious unity, symmetry, orderliness and 
> coexistence in the phenomenal diversity. There is continuity in the process 
> of evolution in the four stages of the Natural Order - material order, 
> respiratory order, animal order and human order.  Every unit in the Nature is 
> coherent from within and correlated to the Cosmic Harmonious Order. All 
> existing living and non-living objects are self-controlled and inherently 
> balanced by the Laws of Nature. Every activity is governed by the Laws of 
> Nature and it functions in a harmonious manner. In order to live in harmony 
> with Nature, human beings must recognize and respect its intrinsic laws and 
> its vital cycles. In such a System, all the objects, being and non-beings 
> have to live within their limits as determined by the Law of Nature. The 
> human existence has to function and sustain itself within this System. 
> Accordingly, we need to create political, economic, religious and educational 
> institutions in consonance with the spirit of the laws of existential 
> harmony. Peace & Harmony Education through the ABC of harmony can play very 
> important role. 
>         The ABC of Harmony leads us towards 4H vision (Tetra vision) of H1: 
> Harmonic Globalization, H2: Harmonic Society, H3: Holistic Corporate 
> Management (HCM) and H4: Happy Individuals. This book lies in supporting the 
> scientific perspective with poetic perspectives. While ontology and 
> epistemology of harmony is well articulated in the book through scientific 
> and intuitive approaches. We can develop an action plan to put the ideas into 
> to practice at institutional, national, global, as well in the individual 
> level. Content of the book is bearing global harmonious education based on 
> the ABC of Harmony world textbook. Interfaith harmony, concept of 
> togetherness and scientific non-faith spirituality in the world can find a 
> hard foundation for sustainable development in The ABC of Harmony. Therefore, 
> this textbook must find the way to every school, college and university. The 
> articles includes in this volume cover a wide range and each of authors talk 
> about harmony at various levels. The book provides very important methods and 
> tools & techniques backed up with the historical and philosophical 
> theorization and it has the culture specific flavor. Series of researches 
> must be carried on each aspect of the harmony is need for the further 
> academic development.  
> The focus on harmony which is the essence of spirituality should have been 
> emphasized. The contribution from Vedas and Vedic Literature (from ancient 
> Indian civilization) was made by Dr. Laj Utreja’s excellent article in the 
> ABC: pp 122-126: Social Harmony in the Vedic India. The authors have 
> emphasized throughout on the consciousness a part of ‘feeling’ (anubhuti). 
> Though there is a chapter on ‘The Harmony Stars’, however, the feeling part 
> is less integrated.
>          The thoughts of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr. Charles Mercieca, Dr. Leo 
> Semashko, Professor François Houtart, Dr. Ernesto Kahan, Dr. Evelin Lindner, 
> Dr. Ananta Kumar Giri, etc. are a few noteworthy examples of unity in 
> diversity and inter-connectedness of the world’s authors.  
>          Beyond knowledge the experience comes – the harmonious experience 
> and I am sure the ABC of Harmony will lead us to this experience for social 
> cohesion, global peace and economic justice and spiritual awareness of self 
> and society. I would like to congratulate IASE deemed university of Gandhi 
> Vidya Mandir (Rajasthan) for helping in the publication of this unique book.
> *Dr. Surendra Pathak
> Vice President GHA and President - GHA-INDIA 
> Professor & Head of the Department,
> Chetna Vikas Mulya Shiksha (Value Education)
> Director Research-IASE Deemed University 
> IASE Deemed University, Gandhi Vidya Mandir,
> Sardarshahar, 331401, Dist-Churu, Rajasthan, India
> Phone: 01564 223625, Fax- 01564-220057, 2236827
> Mobile: +91-9414086007,  E-mail: pathak06@xxxxxxxxx
> Special Consultant : International Association of Educators for World Peace 
> (IAEWP) http://www.iaewp.org/, member WCPA, Member,  Scientific Advisory 
> Board, Deep University Press (http://www.deepapproach.com)
> Member International Advisory Board: GROUND REPORT INDIA 
> 02/06/13
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> ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Surendra Pathak, pathak06@xxxxxxxxx
>   To: leo.semashko@xxxxxxxxx
>   Sent: 2 июня 2013 г., 17:55:42
>   Subject: Review of ABC of Harmony
> Dear Dr. Leo,
> I am sending you the review of ABC of Harmony.   Find herewith the copy of 
> review.
> Regards 
> Dr. Surendra Pathak
> Professor & Head of the Department,
> ChetnaVikas Mulya Shiksha (Value Education)
> Director Research-IASE Deemed University 
> IASE Deemed University, Gandhi Vidya Mandir,
> Sardarshahar, 331401, Dist-Churu, Rajasthan, India
> Phone: 01564 223625, Fax- 01564-220057, 2236827
> Mobile: +91-9414086007,  E-mail: pathak06@xxxxxxxxx
> Vice President GHA and President -  GHA -INDIA  
> (http://www.peacefromharmony.org/)
> Special Consultant : International Association of Educators for World Peace 
> (IAEWP) http://www.iaewp.org/
> Member International Advisory Board : GROUND REPORT INDIA 
> http://www.groundreportindia.com/p/advisory-boards.html
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