#PhotoStory: Priceless Glimpses Of Pune’s Very Own Dada Vaswani

Dada J.P. at Sadhu Vaswani Mission
28.07.14. (L-R) Aamir Khan, HH Dalai Lama and Rev. Dada J.P. at Sadhu Vaswani Mission
Dada holding Anjali Sangrah

The Nation joins the city of Pune in mourning the passing away of the iconic philosopher and spiritual leader Dada Vaswani.

Dada’s immense popularity worked like a magnet to bring the world to the mission to pay their respects.

These images in this photo feature are some of the priceless moments of the ever smiling spiritual leader.  

Dignitaries and celebrities the world over have sent thousands of messages of condolence to the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, some of which have been shared here for our readers. 

Ram Nath Kovind, President of India:

Sad to hear of the passing of Dada J.P. Vaswani, a spiritual leader who contributed so much to our society. He dedicated his life to the betterment of humanity, promoting simple living, high thinking and education. My condolences to his countless followers.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India:

I am saddened beyond words on the passing away of Dada J.P. Vaswani. He lived for society and served the poor and needy with compassion. Blessed with immense wisdom, he was passionate about educating the girl child, cleanliness and furthering peace as well as brotherhood.

Dada J.P. Vaswani was a guiding light for me. About 28 years ago, I had the honour of being with him at a world religions conference in USA. His clarity of thought stood out. In 2013 I had visited Pune to inaugurate a nursing college associated with him.

In August last year, I had addressed the 99th birthday celebrations of Dada J.P. Vaswani. His blessings always gave me courage.

I join the lakhs and lakhs of people whose lives were touched by Dada J.P. Vaswani in remembering him. His thoughts, teachings and social service efforts live on, highlighting the values he stood for and the work he did.

Piyush Goyal, Finance Minister:

Deeply saddened by the demise of spiritual leader Dada Vaswani ji. It is a major loss for society & me personally. I have very fond memories of my visit to the Ashram with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji when I received Dada’s blessings. His teachings will remain in our hearts forever.

Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry:

Saddened to know unfortunate passing away of Spiritual Leader & head of Sadhu Vaswani Mission, Dada J P Vaswani today at age of 99 in Pune His exemplary spiritual journey was a source of enlightenment to lacs of his devotees.His service oriented life inspired,benefited all. OmShanti

Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra:

Saddened to know about the demise of Pujaniya Dada J.P. Vaswani ji, a guide, philosopher to many. Not only in India, but he inspired and mentored millions of lives across the globe with his teachings. Hundreds of books written by him will continue to guide us!

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State (Youth Affairs & Sports, Information & Broadcasting):

Disheartened to hear about the demise of Spiritual Leader and Head of Sadhu Vaswani Mission Sh. Dada J.P. Vaswani. He selflessly served the country and touched millions of lives with his work in the field of education. May his blessed soul rest in peace! ॐ शांति शांति

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#All Images And Messages Of Condolence Courtesy: Sadhu Vaswani Mission

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