Spiritual leader of Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha passes

Dhar­ma­charya of the Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha, Pun­dit Ut­tam Ma­haraj has passed away.

Pundit Maharaj, of Rousillac Village, was initiated as Dharmachaya - Hindu spiritual leader - by India’s Swami Divyananda Teerth at the Maha Sabha headquarters in St Augustine in 2005.

The 70-year-old spiritual head passed away this morning.

Secretary General of the Maha Sabha Sat Maharaj confirmed the passing to CNC3.

Maharaj described his spiritual leader as a pious and committed man. 

Maharaj said he and the rest of the Maha Saba are in shock over the news.

He revealed to CNC3 that Maharaj has been ailing for a short while but they were all hoping he would recover.

Maharaj said he was committed to consolilation and consensus and not conflict.  

Funeral details are expected to be released soon.

 

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