Senator Michael Doherty (R-23) joined state and federal officials and more than 2,000 members of the state’s Indian-American community to welcome one of India’s most renowned spritiual leaders, His Holiness Brahmrishi Shri Kumar Swami Ji, to New Jersey.
Doherty presented a resolution on behalf of the New Jersey Senate to Brahmrishi Kumar Swami honoring him as an Ambassador of Peace at a reception on September 29th at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset.
(From L to R) Varinder Bhalla, Franklin Deputy Mayor Rozalyn Sherman, Edison Mayor Antonia Recigliano; President of AWB Food Bank, Varinder Bhalla; Sen. Michael Doherty, Brahmrishi Kumar Swami, Guru Ma, Franklin Councilman Rajiv Prasad, Franklin Councilman Theodore Chase.
“It was an honor to welcome His Holiness Brahmrishi Shri Kumar Swami Ji back to New Jersey,” said Doherty. “His unwavering dedication to helping people and building communities serves as an inspiration to all.”
His Holiness is the founder of Bhagwan Shree Lakshmi Narayan Dham Inc.
“I appreciate the message of interfaith harmony that His Holiness exemplifies through both words and actions,” said Doherty. “In a state as diverse as New Jersey, that message truly resonates and can help guide us to building closer communities.”