Meet the modern day Shravan Kumar in Mysuru

After almost three years, The modern-day Shravan Kumar is back in his home town Mysuru, after completing a journey of 56,522 km. Dakshina Murthy Krishna Kumar is today’s Sharvan Kumar, who took his 70 years old mother to the most of the pilgrimage spots in the country on his trustworthy scooter.


Krishna Kumar completes pilgrimage journey on father’s scooter

42-year-old Krishna Kumar said, “The scooter was my father’s (Dakshina Murthy) gift to me in the year 2001. He was a government official who worked in the forest department and he passed away in 2015. The reason I decided to go on this scooter was that so I can feel my father’s presence throughout the journey. We were not just two persons who finished the yatra, but three (my mother, me, and my father’s soul).”


He further added during the journey, they didn’t stay at any Hotel, instead, they opted for temples, mutts, and Dharamshala.

At the end of the day, Kumar was happy for finishing the journey on his 2000 bajaj model Chetak scooter. To fulfill his mother’s wish to visit all the pilgrimage spots in the country, Krishna Kumar resigned from his job as a corporate team leader at a private company in Bengaluru.

The mother-son duo has finished visiting all the holy places in the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in a time period of 2 years and nine months.

Shravan Kumar in Mysuru

The mother-son duo started their journey in 2018

Krishna Kumar and his mother, Chuda Rathna started their journey from January 16, 2018, and named it Mathru Seva Sankalpa Yatra. They started from the temples in Kerala. Then, they continued to Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Odisha, Chattisgarh, West Bengal, Bhutan, Nepal, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, and so on.

Krishna Kumar’s mother was so happy for finishing the yatra so smoothly. She didn’t suffer from any health issues during the journey and she said that her son is taken care of her very well.

Krishna Kumar told during the lockdown imposed in the country, they stayed at Samsing Tea Garden in West Bengal.

Krishna Kumar is inspired by spirituality

On Wednesday, Krishna Kumar reached Mysuru with his mother. He shared his future plans on walking on the path of spirituality. He is highly inspired by the teachings of Swami Vivekananda and Rama Krishna Paramahamsa.


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