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Business, Government and Community Leaders Welcome Prem Rawat

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prem Rawat, known also by the honorary title Maharaji, is currently addressing audiences throughout the Indian subcontinent. In addition to holding public events averaging each more than 80,000 attendees, he has been invited several times over recent weeks to address cosmopolitan groups of leaders.

On February 17, at the Habitat Center in New Delhi, in a hall filled to capacity, he addressed a group of distinguished members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of the international media and government and business leaders.

On February 19, he was invited by Young Leaders Forum of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to address more than 1,850 young leaders at Sirifort Auditorium, New Delhi's premier conference center.

On February 28, he addressed more than 1,100 community, government and business leaders at the National Center for Performing Arts in Mumbai, the Indian capital. He was welcomed by Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, President of the Indian Merchants Chamber, India's oldest and most respected chamber of commerce. From Jawarhalal Nehru to Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Mahatma Gandhi, who was a honorary member, the Chamber has a history of association with most eminent personalities. Mr. Haribhakti, welcoming Maharaji, expressed how impressed he was by the extent of the recognition that Maharaji has received throughout the world. Mr. Haribhakti praised him for having touched the lives of countless individuals, rich and poor alike, regardless of their beliefs or position in society.

Dr. Hegde, the Sheriff of Mumbai, also a former director of the Terna Medical College and of the Patil Dental College and a member of the executive council of Mumbai University, expressed that we all long to find peace, joy, fulfillment regardless of circumstances. He said that he found Maharaji's message to be unique, interesting, simple and from the heart, and thanked him for taking time from his busy schedule and for offering a noble message of hope and peace.

Maharaji is expected to speak at nine more events throughout India during March and early April 2004. More than half a million attendees are expected.

For excerpts from Maharaji's address at the National Center for Performing Arts in Mumbai, please visit

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SOURCE The Prem Rawat Foundation

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