New Delhi, Sep 28: Sri Vishwesh Teerth Swamiji of the Udupi Pejavar Math on Monday, Sep 28 told Leader of Opposition LK Advani not to retire from politics but to guide youngsters by remaining in the field.
Advani had called on the Pejavar seer here on the occasion of Vijay Dashami.
Advani's wife Kamala Advani also accompanied him.
"Advaniji expressed his desire to retire from politics, but I suggested to him to stay back, because the younger generation needed his guidance," said the Pejavar seer.
"I have not asked him anything about this, but looking at the pace in which the present political scenario is heading Advaniji expressed his desire to retire from politics," the seer added.
The seer, who is also one of the trustees of the Ramjanmabhoomi Nyas Trust, said, "There was no discussion about the Ramjanmbhoomi movement during the meeting."
Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Advani recalled his relations with Swamiji since the emergency period, and said, "I met him to seek his blessings on the occasion of Vijay Dashami and I am happy about the meeting."
Rumours about Advani's retirement from politics is going on the political circles since the Lok Sabha results were announced in May 2009.
The Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat has also said that it is for the party to decide on Advani's future.