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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 26.10.2014

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of "Tulsi Smriti Granth” on Acharya Tulsi at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 26, 2014). The President received the book from Dr. Karan Singh who formally released it.

Speaking on this occasion, the President complimented all those who contributed or have been associated with the commemorative volume on Acharya Tulsi. He said that every word inscribed in the book is an article of faith that followers should bear in their hearts for life. The lives of people in these modern times are both a matter of opportunity and challenge, of stability and turbulence. He stated that Acharyaji’s teachings and words of wisdom hold great relevance for moral upliftment of individuals and transformation of nations alike. He expressed the hope that messages contained in the Granth travel far and wide and are imbibed by the people.

The President said that he was also happy to learn that Acharya Mahashraman, who is the eleventh supreme head of the ‘Terapanth’, is undertaking an Ahimsa Yatra from Delhi in November, this year. He wished the expedition all success.

This release issued at 1320 hrs.