Vice President releases CD on ‘Jagannadhashtakam’ brought out by Prasenjit Harichandan

 Vice President releases CD on ‘Jagannadhashtakam’ brought out by Prasenjit Harichandan


Vijayawada, March 2 (prajaamaravati): Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu released a CD on "Jagannathashtakam",  containing the spiritual songs praising the glory of Lord Jagannath and highlighting Jagannath philosophy, brought out by Shri Prasenjit Harichandan, Chairman of Divine Capsule, a spiritual organization and the son of Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking on the occasion Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu said that the ‘Jagannath Philosophy’ is a synthesis of all different cultural trends and religious ideologies of our country and that the Jagannath Culture does not disciminate devotees on the basis of caste, creed or religion and that is the reason for its popularity across the world. He further said that in the present day situation of increasing materialism and social tensions across the world, promoting spirituality is the need of the hour and stressed on the need to carry forward the spiritual heritage of our country. Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu recalled that the “Jagannathashtakam” was rendered by Jagadguru Adi Sankaracharya, in the praise of Lord Jagannath, during his visit to Puri.   

The Vice President complimented Shri Prasenjit Harichandan,  for his efforts in bringing out the CD, singer Shri Suresh Wadekar and music director Shri Jagyan Dash, for their creative composing of the spiritual songs.

Shri Prasenjit Harichandan said that he was able to bring out the CD on "Jagannathashtakam" with the divine support of Lord Jagannath and that listening to these spiritual songs would enlighten people and provide inner peace and happiness.   Several eminent persons from Odisha also participated in the programme.