• Thursday, September 21, 2023


Millions bid farewell to HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj was carried in a palanquin for the final rites

By: Eastern Eye Staff

More than 200,000 devotees gathered on Wednesday (17) at Sarangpur in Gujarat for the last rites of His Holiness (HH) Param Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS), who passed away last Saturday (13), aged 95. Followers of the saint came from India and abroad to bid farewell to the fifth spiritual leader of the BAPS Sanstha, and thousands of devotees who were unable to be there in person watched the cremation as it was shown live on baps.org Amid the chanting of hymns, the new leader of BAPS, HH Mahant Swami, carried…

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