Renowned Spiritual Leader Sri M Launches Bengali Translation of “Jewel in the Lotus” at ICCR, Kolkata

Kolkata, April, 2024 – Padma Bhushan Sri M, celebrated spiritual guide, social reformer,
educationist, author, and speaker, marked another milestone in his literary journey as he
unveiled the Bengali translation of his acclaimed work “Jewel in the Lotus” at a prestigious
event hosted at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in Kolkata.

The event witnessed the convergence of esteemed guests, spiritual enthusiasts, and literary aficionados, all gathered to partake in the celebration of Sri M’s profound teachings now accessible to Bengali readers. “Jewel in the Lotus”, originally penned by Sri M, resonates with timeless wisdom and insights, offering readers a transformative journey towards self-discovery and spiritual enlightenment.

Sri M, the revered founder of The Satsang Foundation, has long been revered for his seminal contributions to spirituality and literature. His literary oeuvre spans a rich tapestry of works, including the bestselling memoir “Apprenticed to a Himalayan Master – A Yogi’s
Autobiography and its sequel. “The Journey Continues. Sri M’s repertoire also includes texts
on the Upanishads, meditation, and the novel ‘Shunya’, each serving as a beacon of wisdom and inspiration for countless seekers worldwide.

In addition to his literary endeavors, Sri M has graced prestigious platforms as a keynote
speaker, sharing his insights on spirituality, meditation, and holistic living. His profound wisdom has reverberated across renowned institutions globally, including the World Health
Organization, the United Nations Office in Switzerland, and the Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore, among others.

Notably, Sri M’s unwavering commitment to education and value-based learning has earned
him the distinguished appointment as Adjunct Professor of Practice (APoP) at the Department of NRCVEE – National Research Centre for Value Education in Engineering at IIT, Delhi. Furthermore, his recent designation as Chancellor of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, underscores his enduring impact on academia and society at large.

Among his illustrious accolades, Sri M was honored with the Padma Bhushan in January 2020, a testament to his exemplary service and dedication to spirituality. The launch of the Bengali translation of “Jewel in the Lotus” marks yet another milestone in Sri M’s illustrious journey, enriching the literary landscape and fostering spiritual growth among readers. As the book resonates with readers in the Bengali language, it promises to ignite a deeper understanding of life’s mysteries and guide seekers on the path to inner awakening.