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Thailand minister visits Saibaba temple, lauds his teachings

Press Trust of India  |  Shirdi (Maha) 

Thailand's Education has lauded Saibaba's teachings, saying they promote communal harmony and brotherhood among people of different religions.

He offered prayers at the famous temple here Sunday evening, and said he hopes more people from his country would get to know about the revered saint and his teachings.

"I came to Shirdi because I know about for quite sometime. I watched Indian Narendra Modi's visit to the shrine (in October)...," the told

He said though died around 100 years ago, more and more people are visiting the temple to seek his blessings, which means "there is something great about him".

"Saibaba could bring harmony betweenMuslims and Hindus, so we can learn how to live together with different religions. I hope that with this visit, I will be able to bring more Thai people to learn about Saibaba," he said.

During his visit, Shri Saibaba Sansthan's presenting him an idol of the saint and a shawl.

The minister also visited the Saibaba English Medium School and interacted with students there.

Saibaba, a widely revered saint, is believed to have taken samadhi in Shirdi on October 15, 1918.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 16:40 IST