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Pujya Guruji is awarded prestigious Padma Bhushan – watch live telecast on 12th April!

03/04/2016

Chinmaya Mission UK is delighted to announce that Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda, the Global Head of Chinmaya Mission, has been conferred one of the highest civilian honours in India - the Padma Bhushan Award. Chinmaya Mission UK wishes our beloved Pujya Guruji heartiest of congratulations!

The official felicitation of the Padma Bhushan upon Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on 12th April 2016. There will be a live telecast of the event on Doordarshan TV Channel at 11.30 am (IST). The recording will be made available on Doordarshan Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/DoordarshanNational.

This is a moment of great joy and pride for the entire Chinmaya family. Do tune in to the live telecast to be a part of this historical moment.

Message from Central Chinmaya Mission Trust:

“Dear All,

Hari Om!

I am delighted to share the news that today the Government of India has officially communicated that Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji has been conferred the Padma Bhushan award.

The Padma Bhushan award is one of the most prestigious civilian National awards in India, recognising the recipients’ distinguished service of high order to the nation.

It is befitting that in the birth centenary year (2015-2016) of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayanandaji, His devoted disciple is being recognised through the conferring of this award. It is indeed recognition of the work of the entire organisation.

It is an occasion of great joy for the Chinmaya family as well as an opportunity to rededicate and resolve to take forward Pujya Gurudev’s work and message to more and more people.

In His Service,

Manisha Khemlani

Chief Operating Officer”

Dedication in response from Pujya Guruji:

“Dear All,

Hari Om!

I thank the Government of India for bestowing on me the honour of Padma Bhushan.

In all humility I dedicate this Padma Bhushan award to my beloved mother, respected father, revered Gurudev Swami Chinmayanandaji, and the most worshipful God with whose grace and blessings alone this prestigious national recognition has been conferred on me.

I thank all my well-wishers who have been sending messages of congratulations to me with great love and regard.

With Prem & Om,
Tejomayananda”

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