MP: Simhastha to witness hi-tech seers

  • Sandeep Vatsa, Hindustan Times, Ujjain
  • Updated: Feb 16, 2016 22:09 IST
Acharya Mahamandleshwar Avdheshanand Giri being welcomed by disciples in Ujjain on Tuesday. (HT photo)

Seers have gone hi-tech for the upcoming mega Simhastha fair in Ujjain.

Acharya Mahamandleshwar Avdheshanand Giri camp would be one of the grandest and is spread across 10 lakh sq ft.

Separate maps for the water line, the electricity distribution, electrical equipments, discourse pandals, kitchens has been chalked out for the extravagant camp and everything would be monitored through software linked with GIS and GPS.

Acharya said, “Even if a bulb gets fused or a drain is chocked I will get all the information on my mobile.”

The seer also expressed his wish to beautify his Juna Akhara during the fair as disciples from over 100 countries, academicians, thinkers, students from Howard and Stanford would come and he wants them to have a respectable impression about the holy city.

A green patch would be developed on one lakh sq ft and over 30, 000 species of plants will be grown during the holy month, which would be later handed over to the devotees.

According to the seer the topics of discussions at the camp would range from sleeping disorder, gadget syndrome, stress and tension before exams among others.

Some 12 world renowned psycho therapists have been invited to take part in the convention going to take place during Simhastha.

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