President of India Honors Babaji

On Friday, 23rd of November 2012, Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa, Ph.D., was awarded the Sahitya Sammana for his extraordinary contribution to the spreading of Vedic culture through literature on a national and international level. The president of India, Pranab Mukherjee, personally presented the award, a trophy and a certificate of honor .

Dr. Satyanarayana Dasa receives award from the President of India

In memory of the famous national poet, Ramdhari Singh “Dinkar”, who was also a great freedom fighter and social reformer, Indraprastha India International Trust (IIIT) is organizing this function every five years. It was celebrated at the auditorium of the President’s Residence in New Delhi.


Babaji in front of the auditorium with students and followers
Babaji with his followers from Delhi in the President's Residence










5 thoughts on “President of India Honors Babaji”

  1. Congratulations Babaji!!!

    So well deserved!! You have blessed so many with your wisdom, kindness and guidance. It is fitting that India should honor you so as should all the world. May the Lord continue to bless you and enliven others to spread the message of Love and the personal features of Lord Krishna, the absolute truth and supreme personality of Godhead. Jai guru dev!! Radhe Radhe!!!!

  2. Dear Babaji,
    Congratulations for the recognition and supreme compliment from heads of state & Nation.
    It is not surprising at all, considering your selfless devotional time and unconditional love offered to educate and inspire so many over the years.
    May you continue to be blessed as you impart your vast knowledge and wisdom through the Grace of Krishna.
    As always, I am reminded of the honor it is to know you and to receive your guidance.
    Next is the Nobel Peace prize!

  3. How wonderful, dear Babaji!
    Thank you for your example, that will enlighten still a lot of people.

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