Dadi Prakashmani, head of Brahamkumaris passes away
25. Aug.2007. Head of Brahamkumaris sect, Dadi Prakashmani left for heavenly abode today morning. She was in coma since last three days.
Dadi 87 had a severe brain hemorrhage and was admitted to the Sterling hospital here. After she went into coma she was taken back to Mt. Abu the headquarters of the Brahmakumari sect, which has a large following. The cremation held on Monday morning 9.am. at Shantiwan.
Head of Brahamkumaris
Dadi Prakashmani was paid rich floral tributes at the last rites here today
morning. Thousands from world over attended the ceremony. The 87-year old
Dadi had died of brain hemorrhage on Saturday Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi was among the prominent leaders who placed floral wreath on her body
and paid homage
Ahmedabad, August 26: The death of Prajapita Brahma Kumarisí chief Dadi Prakshmani is being mourned by the high and mighty.
While President Pratibha Patil has expressed her grief on Dadiís demise, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi along with his cabinet colleagues is attending her final rights. The funeral is scheduled at 10:30 am on Monday. Modi, along with his cabinet colleagues I K Jadeja, Ashok Bhatt, and Shivanand Ashram president Swami Adhyatmananda, is reaching Shantiban at Abu Road on Monday morning to attend her funeral.
Nirma Group chairman Karsan
Patel has already visited Shantiban and paid his respects. Shivratri Maharaj
of Sutur Math at Mysore has also expressed his grief over Dadiís death.
A release issued from Prajapita Brahma Kumaris said that already more than
15,000 devotees had visited the Sanstha to mourn Dadiís demise.
During her tenure, Bharma Kumari Prajapita expanded with over 8,000 centres in 130 countries, and went on to become an NGO member with the United Nations. She was also the recipient of the UN's International Peace Messenger Award.
She was also conferred Doctoral Degree in Literature by Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur for her contributions towards promotion of human values and moral education.
Governor Naval Kishore Sharma and Chief Minister Narendra Modi expressed their grief over Dadiji's demise. Modi in his message said Dadi had fought her entire life against the evils of society and succeeded in her efforts. The Governor also said Dadi was a living example of love and kindness and her death will be deeply felt by humanity.
Leader of Opposition in the
Assembly Arjun Modhwadia expressed grief over the sad demise of Prakashmani.
Modhwadia and GPCC president Bharatbhai Solanki said that she contributed
significantly towards the spiritual and social growth of the State and
her absence will be felt deeply.
Dadi Prakashmani Recognised
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