Panaji: May 5, 2022

Spirituality is the greatest contribution from India to the world, said Governor, Shri P S Sreedharan Pillai. In democratic system Government is everything, but Dharma was the supreme and no one was superior then dharma, was our country’s original concept he said. If dharma is there, there is no need for a king – this is a real concept. Dharma is superior – meaning people are superior. Dharma is still supreme if we respect it properly, he added.

He was speaking after inaugurating second day of three days satsang programme jointly organised by Akhil Gomantak Sri Siddharudh Sampraday Pratishthan, Goa Prem Bhakti Sadhana Kendra and Shri Hari Mandir Devsathan at Pajifond Margao, yesterday.

After felicitation by Sri Sri Sri Dr Shivkumar Mahaswamiji, Bidar Karnataka, Governor, Shri Pillai said, Swamiji’s blessings are a permanent investment in my mind. Spiritual leaders are the real asset of our country. Spiritual leaders are the representatives of dharma and they have dedicated their life to maintain dharma in the country. Siddharudh Pratishthan promotes spirituality and equality among the mass community, he remarked.

Governor said, we all are servants of the people. When one decides to be a public servant then that person is bound to serve the people and they are the servants of the people. Raj Bhavans discretionary fund is used for helping dialysis patients of the State. The number of beneficiaries which was 71 earlier has now reached 310, the Governor informed.

He said he will write about Goa’s rich villages. Goa is a beautiful place. Tourists mostly come to see beaches and they enjoy. I don’t want to say that restrict the enjoyment of the tourists but at the same time preserve the speciality, culture, tradition and credibility of Goa, he said. I have covered around 100 villages and Goan villages are more beautiful, he opined.

Union Tourism Minister for State and Pratishthan Chairman, Shri Shripad Naik in his welcome speech said the Governor understands the common people’s life and their problems.

Power Minister, Shri Sudin Dhavlikar; Social Welfare Minister, Shri Subhash Phaldessai; MLA, Shri Vijay Sardessai; President, Hari Mandir, Shri Suhas Kamat; President, Prem Bhakti Sadhana Kendra, Smt Manisha Didi were present on the occasion.

Dr Shivkumar Mahaswamiji spiritual awakening and discourse were held on the occasion. Governor also felicitated Dr Shivkumar Swamiji.

Shri Sharmad Raiturkar proposed a vote of thanks. Dr Dayanand Rao compared.


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