Tribute to Nelson Mandela

On behalf of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, His Divine Holiness Acharya Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj expressed deep and heartfelt condolence on the death of anti apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

On 5 th December 2013, the former South African President passed away aged 95 after ailing from a prolonged lung infection at his Johannesburg home.

His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, Sant Mandal and hundreds of devotees gathered at Swamibapa Temple in Nairobi to hold prayers for the departed soul. He described Nelson Mandela as a tireless and benevolent leader who worked for the common good.

Acharya Swamishree, in his condolence, message said that Nelson Mandela, a true