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May 2009

His Holiness Swamiji honoured by the Governor of the Federal Province Salzburg, and the Mayor of the City of Salzburg, Austria

On 15 May 2009, the Federal Province and the City of Salzburg, Austria, bestowed extraordinary honours and acknowledgement upon His Holiness Swamiji. In the beautiful historical Mirabell Castle, residence of the Communal and the Provincial Government of Salzburg, H. H. Swamiji and a group of his followers from Austria were welcomed cordially by Mrs. Burgstaller, Governor of the Federal Province and Mr. Schaden, Mayor of the City of Salzburg.

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December 2007

H. E. Stjepan Mesic, President of the Republic of Croatia met H. H. Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda

At the end of his two-day visit to Zagreb, capital of the Republic of Croatia, His Holiness Vishwaguruji met with Croatian President Stjepan Mesic on Wednesday, December 19, 2007. His Excellency Rajiva Misra, Ambassador of India to Croatia, and Mr. Budimir Loncar, former Yugoslavian Minister of Foreign Affairs and present Special Advisor to the President, were present at this meeting and were talking for almost one hour in a congenial atmosphere. President Mesic had a warm conversation with H. H. Vishwaguruji, sharing with him many ideas and plans.

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September 2007

International day of Peace: Planting of a World Peace Tree in Austria

On September 21, 2007, the United Nations International Day of Peace, His Holiness Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranandaji planted a World Peace Tree and inaugurated a Peace Memorial Stone in a beautiful park in Vienna, Austria. Several dignities from politics and religion attended this function, among them Mr. Adolf Tiller (District Director), Dr. Bimal Kundu (head of the Indian Community in Vienna), Pater Elmar (Catholic parish priest) and Mrs. Windsteig (Vienna City Government).