Draupadi Murmu | Photo: Mathrubhumi Archives
Coimbatore: The need for a balanced and compassionate life in harmony with mother nature and all children was never felt so pressing as it does today, the Mahasivarathri, President Draupadi Murmu said on Saturday.
Addressing devotees, who gathered in large numbers at Isha Yoga Centre, as part of Mahashivaratri celebrations, near the 112-feet tall Adiyogi statue, Murmu said that Mahasivarathri marks the end of darkness, ignorance and opens the path of enlightenment.
For those in search of higher ideals of life, today is an especially significant occasion, she said and wished that this Mahashivaratri dispel darkness inside us and lead us all to more fulfilling and progressive life.
"May the spiritual light of Sivarathri brighten our paths every single day in our lives," the President said. PTI