Article June 6, 2015

Pandharpur is an important pilgrimage city on the banks of Bhimā river ( also known as Chandrabhāgā because of its half-moon-like shape). It is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites in Maharashtra. It is located 65 km west of Solāpur district, Maharashtra, The city is named after a merchant, Pandarika, who achieved self-realization there....

In the beginning, and in the end, God is always my helper and companion; blessed is my friend....

सभी अच्छे काम छोड़ कर बस भगवान में पूर्ण रूप से समर्पित हो जाओ. मैं तुम्हे सभी पापों से मुक्त कर दूंगा. शोक मत करो.

Setting aside all noble deeds, just surrender completely to the will of God. I shall liberate you from all sins. Do not grieve....

For the soul there is never birth nor death. Nor, having once been, does he ever cease to be. He is unborn, eternal, ever-existing, undying and primeval. He is not slain when the body is slain....