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(Daily Excelsior) RSS, BJP leaders receive Abhinavgupt yatra at Basohli

स्रोत: Acharya Abhinav Gupt       तारीख: 01-Jan-2016

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, June 1: 1000th year of great Shaivism Scholar Acharya Abhinavgupt of Kashmir Valley is being marked by taking out yatra from Delhi to Kheer Bhawani in Kashmir Valley, which  entered Jammu & Kashmir State from Himachal Pardesh at Basohli today.

This yatra was received by BJP State general secretary (Organisational) Ashok Kaul, State convener of Yatra Pt. Shiv Kumar Raina, RSS Samanvya Pramukh Parshotam Dadheechi, accompanied by large number of social activists and local people, who welcomed it at Basohli.

Ashok Kaul, while speaking on the occasion, said that Acharya Abhinavgupt is considered as a greatest exponent of Shaivism philosophy of Hinduism and his contribution in the development of Hindu Philosophy with Shaivistic ethos has been seminal. He has put Kashmir Valley on high pedestal of centre of great learning and intellect by his contribution to the development of the Hindu philosophy. He said that the motive of taking out this yatra is to educate the people about the life and principles of Acharya Abhinavgupt.

Pt. Shiv Kumar Raina said that the yatra will bifurcate taking two different routes, one through Jammu and the other will directly reach Srinagar via Dhar road- Udhampur. Both will finally meet at Kheer Bhawani on June 9 and shall be followed by a mammoth religious function there on June 10. This function will be graced by his Holiness Shri Shri Ravi Shanker Ji, who is the national Convener for the yatra. It will finally conclude on June 11 under the auspices of Shri Shri Ravi Shanker Ji.

 

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