Charaibeti Gaighata Samity
Regd. No. S/99235 of 2000 – 2001
A Multipurpose Social Welfare Society
Charaibeti Charaibeti – a hymn of Aitareya Upanishad. A powerful and potent word which intrueUpanishadic style exhorts one to move on and keep going!
“Charanbai madhu vindati charantsvadu mudambaram.
Suryasya pasya sreemanam yo na tandrayate charan.
Charaiveti, charaiveti.” (Aitareya Upanishad, 7.15)
[“The honey bee, by its motion, collects honey, and birds enjoy tasty fruits by constant movement. The sun is revered, by virtue of its constant shining movement; therefore, one should be constantly in motion. Keep moving, keep moving on!”]
Lord Buddha used to conclude his discourses and sermons everyday with these words : Charaibeti, Charaibeti, meaning, oh traveller, march along, march along.
Gaighata is a Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal, situated on the banks of the river Jamuna and
Ichamati. It has 7 census towns and 13 village panchayats covering nearly 245 square km area with 3 lakhs population.
Bangaon is a subdivision of North 24
Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal with 10 lakhs population.
After inspiring by hymn ‘Charaibeti’, a group of self devotional people of Gaighata formed ‘Charaibeti Gaighata Samity’ on 14 March 2000. It is a multipurpose
social welfare society to give service for under privileged people through Self Help Groups. Here, it is mentioned that 2,175 SHGs are working in Gaighata Block.