GUWAHATI, July 31 � Governor JB Patnaik today formally inaugurated the Aurobindo Bhavan at Panjabari at a function organised by Sri Aurobindo Society.
In his address, Patnaik lauded the efforts of the organisers in setting up the Aurobindo centre in Assam, and said that it would help spread the eternal message of the great saint-philosopher of modern India in the North-east.
Referring to Sri Aurobindo�s prophecy that a day would come when the division of India�s would go and it would again become its undivided self, the Governor exhorted all to �pray and work for that day to come and try in the meanwhile to tread on the noble path he has shown for us.�
Giving an account of Sri Aurobindo�s life and works, Patnaik said that he was not just the greatest saint and philosopher of modern India but was the noblest messenger of the eternal essence ingrained in Indian philosophy to a global audience for ages. Gopal Bhattacharjee, international secretary, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry, Prof KK Deka, Vice Chancellor, Dibrugarh Universty, among others, were present at the function.