Seminar on 40th Diksha Day of Acharya Lokeshji to be held at Raj Bhavan, Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Governor Lt. General Gurmit Singh, right, with Acharya Lokeshji. Photo: courtesy Ahimsa Vishwa Bharati

On the occasion of 40th Diksha Diwas of Acharya Dr. Lokeshji, the founder of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti and World Peace Center, a national seminar on “Contribution of Saints in the Preservation of Nature and Culture” will be held at Raj Bhavan, Uttarakhand on October 8, 2022. This National Seminar is to be inaugurated by Governor of Uttarakhand Lt. General Gurmit Singh.

Yogarishi Swami Ramdev, founder of Patanjali Yogpeeth; Niranjan Peethadhishwar Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Swami Kailashanandji; Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Paramadhyaksh, Parmarth Niketan will participate in the National Seminar.

Jainacharya Dr. Lokeshji became a Jain monk on October 08, 1983, at the age of 22, renouncing materialistic comforts, notes a press release Oct. 6. “For the last 39 years, he is constantly striving for National character building, upliftment of human values and promotion of non-violence, peace, harmony in the society. Under his leadership, Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti organization successfully campaigned against female feticide, drug abuse and environmental pollution,” the press release noted.

The work of establishing India’s first World Peace Center was recently started by him in Gurugram.

Col Tejendra Pal Tyagi, convenor of the program, Sanjay Mittal and Mr. Satish Agarwal, coordinator said that the preparations for the function have been completed.

Distinguished dignitaries from different parts of the country, including Anil Monga, chairman of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti Foundation USA from New Jersey, and Saurav Bora, trustee of World Peace Center from Mumbai are arriving to participate in the said Seminar.

Acharya Dr Lokeshji said that saints and Mahatmas have always contributed significantly in glorifying religion, spirituality, Indian culture and lifestyle values at the global level. He added that the organization making world-class contribution to the preservation of nature and culture would be honored with the “Ahimsa International Award” on the occasion.



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