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Education

In 1933, Sadhu Vaswani founded the "Mira Movement In Education" which has, today, its headquarters at Pune. The Movement was started in Sind and plans were afoot to develop it into a Mira University, when the "partition" came to paralyse the best efforts of enlightened men in Sind. The Mira Movement attempts at enriching students with vital truths of modern life and at the same time making them lovers of the Indian Ideal and India's Culture, at once idealistic and spiritual. Such an education is essential to India's social and political salvation. The emphasis in the teaching passed on in Mira Educational Institutions is that education is a thing of the Spirit and that the end of all knowledge is service, - service of the poor and lowly, the sick and afflicted ones. In 1962, Sadhu Vaswani started St. Mira's College for Girls. It is inspired by the faith that, in the new unfolding of India's destiny, women have to play an important part. As Sahdu Vaswani often said:- "The woman-soul will lead us upward, on!" And while students in the College are trained to show good results at the University Examinations, the emphasis in the teaching passed on them is on three things:- (1) character building; (2) heroic living; and spiritual unfolding.

The Mira Movement in Education has grown and expanded to run no less than six educational institutions in Pune - all of them reputed for their strong sense of discipline, and their insistence on character building, love of Indian ideals, reverence for all life, spiritual, cultural, social and moral values. Over 5,000 students receive their education from these institutions, starting from the pre-primary level and going right up to post-graduate classes. Schools have also been established at Delhi, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Rajkot and Bombay.

Some of the different methods employed in the educational institutes are:
Sanctuary
The first period every day is dedicated to spiritual unfolding and universal prayers. The days sacred to great ones from East and West are also celebrated during this period.
Prayer Circle
Students pray collectively for their dear ones in this circle.
Meditation Circle
Students meditate collectively for a short period.
Service Circle
Periodically, students from every class go to charitable institutions for service.
Freeships
Needy students are provided with free education, medicines, stationery, uniforms, pocket money, daily lunch and milk.

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Promotion Of Sindhi Language

The Sadhu Vaswani Mission has devoted special efforts to run classes in the Sindhi language. Crash courses in Sindhi are regularly conducted for aspiring learners, and have proved very popular with the younger generation. An increasing number of students have learnt to read and write Sindhi in the original Arabic script, or even in Devnagiri, as an easier alternative. To many earnest Sindhi lovers, these classes have opened the door to the vast literary treasures which exist in the Sindhi language.
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Village Upliftment

The Mission has undertaken the work of village upliftment in the backward areas of Maharashtra, Saurashtra and Kutch. Its village adoption programmes help provide employment and improve the quality of life for villagers living below the poverty line. The activities of the programme include the provision of drinking water, digging of irrigation wells, tree plantation, soil conservation, education of children, training households to work and earn their own living, health camps, vocational training classes, service to mother cows at times of famine, and rehabilitation of poor families, provisions of rations etc.
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Medical Relief

In Pune, medical services are offered by the Mission at the following centers:-