Distinguished Hindus statesman Rajan Zed has offered heartfelt condolences on the death of Hindu spiritual leader His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj on August 13 evening in Gujarat.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that they were saddened by the passing of Pramukh Swami, 94, spiritual head of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), a socio-spiritual Hindu organization with its roots in the Vedas.
Rajan Zed stated that with Pramukh Swami’s death, world had lost an ideal sadhu and spiritual guide who promoted moral and spiritual living, undertook various humanitarian and charitable causes and worked for spiritual upliftment.
Zed, expressing grief over his demise, noted that Pramukh Swami worked for interfaith cooperation with a message of love and peace, stressing harmony through dialogue, and highlighting mutual respect.
A paradigm of humility and selflessness and forgiveness, widely travelled Pramukh Swami exemplified the ideals of religion with his message of selfless love. He also encouraged better understanding and appreciation of Hinduism traditions and was a force behind the construction of hundreds of Hindu temples worldwide. He was an inspiration for the community and mentored many, Rajan Zed added.