Mangaluru, Jul 11: A national level Dharma Sansad (Hindu religious assembly) will be held at Kanyadi Srirama Kshetra near Dharmasthala in Dakshina Kannada district on September 3.
Brahmananda Saraswati, the head priest of the Kshetra told media persons here that around 2,000 saints, monks and religious leaders from across the country would participate in the event.
He said that the Dharma Sansad was being held to mark the celebration of the 10th year of Brahmananda Saraswati’s ascension as Peetadhipati of the Kshetra.
The event will be inaugurated by Dharmadhikari of Shrikshetra Dharmastala D. Veerandra Heggade. Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and a few Union Ministers will participate, he said.
The Peetadhipati said that sadhus and sants from different parts of the country will come to Kanyadi on September 2. They will take part in the Shoba Yatra on September 3 at 9 a.m.
The Dharma Samsad will be held at 11 a.m. He said that the Dharma Sansad will discuss the formation of the “Rashtriya Loka Kalyan Manch” that will deliberate issues concerning religion and give suggestions to governments.
2,000 saints, monks from across India to attend Dharma Sansad in Dakshina Kannada