Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, Sree Narayana Guru is the spiritual torch-bearer of India who made priceless contributions to the country’s cultural heritage and value system. Mr. Modi said, by Guru’s birth, Kerala has attained the stature of holy land. The Prime Minister was virtually addressing a programme to mark the 90th Anniversary of the Sivagiri Pilgrimage and Golden Jubilee of Brahma Vidyalaya in Kerala today.
Mr. Modi said, the Sivagiri Pilgrimage has been a great tool to popularise the life and teachings of Sree Narayana Guru in health care, education, and social service.
The Prime Minister also released the logo for the Navati celebrations. Seminars and conferences will be held in various countries and states during the next year to mark the Navati celebrations.
Union Ministers V. Muraleedharan and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham Trust President Swami Satchidananda, and General Secretary Swami Rhithambharananda were among those present.