Kathmandu, March 8, 2017: Bidya Devi Bhandari- President of Nepal, today inaugurated a spiritual learning centre in Nepal saying that it will ensure religious harmony in the country. Located in Dumkauli of Nawalparasi in South Nepal, Shashwatdham is also expected to promote tourism.
Sri Sri Ravi Sankar, Art of Living Founder and former King Gyanendra graced the inauguration with their presence, mentioned PTI.
According to Bhandari, the pilgrimage centre would play a crucial role in inculcating goodwill and compassion among the people.
“Unity in cultural and religious diversities is Nepal’s unique identity,” she said.
A large number of people were present on the occasion including religious leaders from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, saints, political party leaders, journalists and business entrepreneurs.
The construction of Shashwatdham has been completed in 15 years by a major business group, Chaudhary Foundation.
This centre for spiritual learning is said to house a library, a Shiva temple, yoga hall, religious museum and a Gurukul for students willing to learn the Sanskrit language.
-Prepared by Nikita Saraf; Twitter: @niki_saraf