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Pejawar seer, Vishvesha Tirtha Swami passes away, PM condoles death

 Sri Vishvesha Tirtharu, an Indian Hindu guru, saint and the former presiding Swamiji of the Sri Pejavara Adokshaja Matha and the head of Pejawar Math in Karnataka, died as per the news given by ANI on Sunday morning to Udupi MLA Raghupati Bhat.

Anab Mehdi

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Published on 29 Dec 2019 4:53 AM GMT

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Lucknow: Sri Vishvesha Tirtharu, an Indian Hindu guru, saint and the former presiding Swamiji of the Sri Pejavara Adokshaja Matha and the head of Pejawar Math in Karnataka, died as per the news given by ANI on Sunday morning to Udupi MLA Raghupati Bhat.

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Bhat said- Vishvesha Tirtha Swami breathed his last at Sri Krishna Math in Udupi.

Aged 88, he was admitted to the Kasturba Hospital in Manipal for the treatment of extensive pneumonia on December 20 and was shifted to the Pejawar Mutt in Udupi on Sunday on ventilator after his health condition worsened on Saturday.

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He was shifted from the hospital to the Pejawar Mutt in a special ambulance. Tight security has been in place on the Car Street in Udupi, where the Pejawar Mutt and the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple are located.

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A health bulletin issued by the Kasturba Hospital said here on Saturday: “The condition of Vishwesha Tirtha Swamiji is very critical and there is further decline in his health condition. He remains unconscious and continues to be on life support systems. Tests done showed severe brain dysfunction.”

In the early hours of Sunday, Visvesh Tirtha Swamiji was shifted from KMC Hospital to Sri Krishna Math in Udupi. Earlier, former Union Minister Uma Bharti also visited Udupi's Krishna Math on Sunday morning to see him.

On the demise of this personality, Prime Minister Of India, Narendra Modi took to his twitter handle to condemn the death of Swami ji.

He wrote in his tweet, "Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji of the Sri Pejawara Matha, Udupi will remain in the hearts and minds of lakhs of people for whom he was always a guiding light. A powerhouse of service and spirituality, he continuously worked for a more just and compassionate society. Om Shanti".

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