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Widely followed spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

Dada Vaswani is known for actively promoting vegetarianism and campaigning for animal rights. He had also written over 150 self-help books.

Followers pay their last respects to spiritual leader Dada J P Vaswani at Sadhu Vaswani Mission Satsang Hall in Pune on Thursday. (Source: PTI)

Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

“He was admitted to a city hospital for age-related problems three weeks ago. His condition deteriorated a couple of days back and he passed away this morning,” one of his close aides said. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon)

Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

Born in Hyderabad, Sindh (Pakistan) on August 2, 1918, Vaswani had initiated a global peace initiative, ‘The Moment of Calm’. His birthday is also observed as World Forgiveness Day. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon)

Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

Dada Vaswani is known for actively promoting vegetarianism and campaigning for animal rights. He had also written over 150 self-help books. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon)

Spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

The Mission had planned a grand celebration to mark Dada’s 100th birthday. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon)

Widely followed spiritual leader Dada Vaswani passes away at 99

His regular discourses at the mission premises attracted people from different walks of life. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon)