Saturday, June 30, 2012

Prime Minister stood in meditation for a while before the Samadhi

Being a ‘window of French culture’, if I may use Jawaharlal Nehru’s famous words, Puducherry occupies a special place in our country. I am truly delighted to come to this historic city which became the home of one of India’s great spiritual thinkers Sri Aurobindo.

Earlier, the Prime Minister visited the more than 400-year-old Manakula Vinayakar temple, where he was received with temple honours. He also visited Aurobindo Ashram and stood in meditation for a while before the memorials (Samadhis) of Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual collaborator The Mother (Mirra Alfasa). The Ashram was established by Sri Aurobindo on Nov 1926 with just a few disciples staying with him. He continued his spiritual work and later handed over responsibility of the Sadhaks (spiritual aspirants) and the Ashram to The Mother. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Lt Governor Iqbal Singh, among others.

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