Swami Dayananda’s demise ‘a personal loss’, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Sept.24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of his guru Swami Dayananda Saraswati, saying it is a personal loss.

” Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji’s demise is a personal loss. I pray that his soul attains eternal Peace,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

“My thoughts are with the countless people inspired by Dayananda Saraswati ji. He was a powerhouse of knowledge, spirituality and service,” he added.

Saraswati passed away at his ashram in Rishikesh at around 10: 20 pm last night. He had been critical for the last three days. His last rites would take place on Friday.

Prime Minister Modi had met his guru during his visit to Uttarakhand on September 11.