125-year-old Swami Sivananda, who was honored with the Padma Shri award by the Prime Minister and President; The grandeur of admiration, President of India Ramanath Kovind has conferred the Padma Shri award on the eminent achievement in numerous fields.
Prior to receiving the award, Swami Sivananda bowed right down to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and different dignitaries. Then got here the stage in barefoot and obtained the award.
Swami Sivananda’s heartfelt admiration was in every single place and he was greeted by the dignitaries who stood up and greeted the gathering.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally paid tribute to the awardees when Swami Sivananda bowed to the assembly. Swami Sivananda has devoted his life to the welfare of human society.
Born on August 8, 1896 in the Sylhet district of present-day Bangladesh, Swami Sivananda misplaced his mother and father when he was 6 years outdated. Growing up in poverty, Swami Sivananda takes refuge in the Guruji’s ashram in West Bengal after dropping his mother and father. Guru Omkarananda Goswami raised Swami Sivananda and gave him yoga and non secular training. Since then, Swami Sivananda has labored in the service of the backward and has made nice strides in yoga.