The above yantra is the symbol of Ananda Marga called the Pratik. Pratik practically means emblem. The Pratik is composed of two interconnected triangles where one points upwards and the other points downwards. This geometrical shape is also found the Anahata Chakra and it is called the Satkona. In the center of the triangle is a rising sun, and in the core of the rising sun is a swastika. The triangle pointing downwards symbolizes internal development or meditation for self-realization. The triangle pointing upwards symbolizes action in the external world. The two triangles are in perfect balance. A person must balance their internal life with service in the world. The rising sun indicates progress that is the result of a balanced way of life. Thus the spiritual aspirant is progresses towards their goal of self-realization. This spiritual victory is indicated by the swastika. Sawastika is is a Sanskrit word that means "to have a good existence of a permanent nature." It is composed of Su which meaning "good" and Asti which means "to become.” The Pratik is a symbol that expresses a universal ideology of Self-Realization and service to humanity. Upwards pointing triangle: signifies work in the world, i.e. social work. Downwards pointing triangle: signifies inner work, i.e. meditation. The sun - the sum of work in the world and inner development leads to personal and spiritual development. The swastika - Signifies personal victory, in the sense of spiritual fulfilment and salvation.

Neo-Humanist Education

Neo-humanist Education facilitates the integral development of all aspects of the human personality: body senses, intellect, imagination, intuition and spirit. It emphasizes not only the content of thought - the subject matter - but the very process of thinking itself, to develop methodical thought processes and creative intelligence. This provides a harmonious balance between academic learning, creativity and inner growth to awaken the highest.