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Ashes of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj scattered at River Thames

HH Mahant Swami Maharaj scattering the ashes of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj in the River Thames

By: Sarwar Alam

The ashes of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj were scattered in the River Thames on Sunday (18), in commemoration of his longstanding and sacred ties with the British capital. Pramukh Swami Maharaj, who passed away in Sarangpur, India, in August 2016, had visited London 19 times between 1970 and 2007, and created and opened the famous Neasden Temple in 1995, Europe’s first traditional Hindu mandir. London’s River Thames had also been sanctified by Yogiji Maharaj in 1970, when he bathed the murti of Harikrishna Maharaj after inaugurating a new hari mandir in Islington, north London – the first Swaminarayan mandir in…

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