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Somnath Temple Turns to Solar Energy to Set an Example in Energy Conservation

The world famous SomnathTemple in Gujarat, India, is implementing the use of non-conventional lighting in the temple premises to promote energy conservation. The somnath temple administration has installed two streetlights which run on solar energy. And if found feasible and efficient, the temple administration is planning to replace traditional lights with solar powered lamps.SomnathTemple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the twelve Aadi Jyotirlings. Millions of pilgrims visit SomnathTemple in a year. Indian Express ReportsDr Kamlesh Raval, manager, Somnath Temple Trust, said: “We have installed two of these lamp posts in front of the inquiry office on a trial basis. The temple administration had consulted energy conservation experts in this regard. We are satisfied with the initial result. If the plan succeeds, we plan to reduce the dependence on traditional lights by installing more of these.” He said solar streetlights also keep insects at bay unlike traditional streetlights. T…

Swami Paramahamsa Nithyananda Thoughts

While pain might be inevitable,
the suffering that comes from the pain is not.
Suffering is not a state of life, it is a state of mind.
Suffering is your response to an event.
Whether you suffer or not depends
entirely on your reaction to that situation.Swami Paramahamsa Nithyananda