Mahesh Yogi's ashes immersed in Narmada

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Jabalpur, Feb 18 (UNI) The ashes of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who introduced transcendental meditation in the West, were immersed in the Narmada here today with full state honours in the presence of hundreds of people.

The Maharishi was cremated at Allahabad. An urn containing ashes reached here last night and was placed at the Maharishi Vidya Mandir this morning where hundreds of people paid their respects.

They included Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Ishwardas Rohani, Health Minister Ajay Vishnoi, MP Rakesh Singh, MLA Sharad Jain, Mayor Susheela Singh, the Maharishi's kin and devotees from abroad.

The urn was taken as part of a procession to Gwarighat on the Narmada bank. It was later placed in a flower-decked boat.


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