Foundation stone of Spiritual Township laid
Foundation stone of Kerala`s first spiritual township was laid by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishakar at nearby Tottuva in Kalay.
Kochi: Foundation stone of Kerala`s first
spiritual township was laid by Art of Living (AOl) founder Sri
Sri Ravishakar at nearby Tottuva in Kalay on Sunday.
Speaking on the occasion, Sri Sri Ravishankar said the
township, the first of its kind under the AOL, was planned in
line with the universal dictum of vasudevakudumbakam, the
peaceful co-existence of people of all faiths to provide
food, shelter and knowledge.
Facilities for meditation and yoga would also be made
available at the township. Lot of service facilities,
including a de-addiction centre, an ayurvedic hospital, and a
bridge across the river Periyar are planned to be set up at
the township. The proposed ashram is coming up on the banks of
Expressing happiness to visit Kalady, the birth place of
Adi Sankara, he said the idea of setting up of a spiritual
township, to be built in three phases, under AOL was first
conceived in the United States but it materialized at Kalady
in Kerala and it showed that people of the state are a step
forward in spirituality.