On 15th May 2019, Shri GM Rao, the Founder-Chairman of the GMR Group, the global infrastructure developer and an acclaimed philanthropist who has also founded the GMR Varalakshmi Foundation which serves the various social causes of the nation visited Pujya Swami Swaroopananda.
He visited the temple to seek Lord Jagadeeshwara’s blessings and was pleased to see the various publications of Chinmaya Mission and the souvenirs of Chinmaya Upahar.
He met Swami Bodhatmananda, the Resident Acharya of the Vedanta Course at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya and heard the students chant. Spending some quality time with Pujya Swami Swaroopananda, they spoke about how important it is to preserve our ancient and rich culture and had interesting discussions on the work being done by Chinmaya Mission.
Pujya Swami Swaroopananda also gifted Shri GM Rao some of our publications.