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Jain Acharya Brings Message of Ahimsa to the city of Shillong

    Superhuman among us who has walked almost 35000 km on foot

    Nisha Sethia

    In continuation to his Ahmisa Yatra with motto “Harmony, Morality and De-addiction” which began on 9th November 2014, from New Delhi 11thAcharya of Jain Shwetambar Terapanth sect Acharya Mahashraman touched the soil of the City of Shillong on 22nd November 2016 much to the delight of residents of the City.

    This was the first occasion when any Jain Acharya has visited the City. People were overwhelmed and welcomed the Acharya compassionately. The Government of Meghalaya had declared Archarya Shri Mahashraman as “State Guest”. During his six day Yatra in the City from November 22nd – 28th November 2016, Jain Acharya delivered orations inspiring the people to adapt moral values, disregard superstitions and social evils and thereby pave way for a healthy society. Seminars were conducted every day on various topics like Sensitivity of relationship, Building self-confidence, Positive thinking, Being successful in today’s world, Preskha Meditation (be happy). During his visit Acharya travelled through the length and breadth of the City.

    His holiness delivered sermons from Paltan Bazar, State Convention Centre and Aurobindo Ashram. He met dignitaries like Chief Minister of Meghalaya Dr.Mukul Sangma, Nongpoh Legislator D.D.Lapang, North Eastern Hill University Vice-Chancellor Prof. S.K.Srivastava, Minster A.L.Hek, Chief Justice of Meghalaya Uma Nath Singh, MLA of Meghalaya Deborah Marak, Chairman of Aurobindo Ashram Dr.B.B Dutta, Retired DGP S.K.Jain, Chief Secretary K.S. Kropha, Additional Chief Secretary Shri Rajen, Commissioner of Finance Sanjay Goyal, D.C. Nongpoh C.P. Gotmore and many more. Archarya Shri Mahashraman has also visited Assam and Nagalandand now he continues his journey by foot to Siliguri then Kolkata. – News Courtesy:

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