PM pays tribute to Acharya Mahapragya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Acharya Mahapragya Ji on his birth centenary and said that his teachings have to be taken to every strata of the society.

Modi added that Atal Bihari Vajpayee too was a follower of Mahapragya Ji and that he can be called Swami Vivekanand of modern times.

“Acharya Ji used to say that if you leave me and mine, everything will be yours. His mantra, his philosophy was also clearly visible in his life,” PM said.

Narendra Modi further said that, “I am privileged to have worked with two great personalities, Acharya Mahapragya and APJ Abdul Kalam.”

Acharya Mahapragya was the tenth head of the Svetambar Terapanth order of Jainism. Mahapragya was a saint, yogi, spiritual leader, philosopher, author, orator, and poet.

-CHK