Swami Dayananda Saraswati's demise a personal loss: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mourned the death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, whom he considered as his guru.

Swami Dayananda Saraswati's demise a personal loss: PM Modi

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mourned the death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, whom he considered as his guru.

"Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji's demise is a personal loss. I pray that his soul attains eternal peace," Modi wrote on Twitter, soon after he landed in New York today.

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"My thoughts are with the countless people inspired by Dayananda Saraswati ji. He was a powerhouse of knowledge, spirituality & service," Modi said.

The spiritual guru had been ailing for a long time and breathed his last yesterday.

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On September 11, Modi had travelled to Rishikesh to meet Swami Dayananda Saraswati to enquire his health. 

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