NORWALK, CA – “In the country of Vishwnath (Lord of the Universe), there should be no orphans and in case a child has to live bereft of a mother’s love, we should be the mother of the child”, said Sadhvi Ritamhbara during her discourse at Sanatan Dharma Temple here on Sept 19.
Earlier Vijay Telkikar, in his welcome address, thanked Sadhvi Ritambhara for her visit. Ramjibhai Patel, President of Param Shakti Peeth of America and co-coordinator of the event, said Sadhvi Ritambhara was a purified soul and was committed to the cause that no child was left without motherly love in India. Kaushik Patel in his address appreciated her efforts and said only divine souls can do the kind of work she was doing. Avdhesh and Uma Agarwal were honored and recognized during the event for donating a million dollars for Vatsalya Gram Project at Nalaghar, Himachal Pradesh. Emcee for the event, Ram Singhania described her as an individual with extra-ordinary virtues and a multifaceted personality. The lamp lighting was done by Avdhesh and Uma Agarwal, Dr. Jashwant Patel, Vidya Ben, Ela Ben and Dr. Nagendra. Earlier, Sadhvi Ritambhara met dignitaries and community leaders and discussed the social and religious issues faced by the local Indian-American community. Organizations that supported the event included Gayatri Chetna Center, Southern California Gujarati Cultural Society, Indian American Senior Heritage, All World Gayatri Pariwar, Lohana Samaj, Sanatan Dharma Temple and others.