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Address: 10 Sadhu Vaswani Path | Near GPO, Pune 411001, India
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+91 20 4006 4447

FREE ENTRY TO ALL VISITORS --- Darshan is not really a 'museum' in the...

FREE ENTRY TO ALL VISITORS --- Darshan is not really a 'museum' in the conventional sense of the term. Although it does what every museum does, keeps alive a memory, but at Darshan, it's done through 3D Holographics, Life-Like Statues, Realistic Sets, Hi-Def Audio, HD Video, Theatrical Lighting and much more!Darshan is the next step in story-telling. The visitor literally 'walks' into a scene and the scene 'plays out' before your eyes! Each scene is brought to life through realistic sets, and within the set are various props that help to recreate the scene before you. For the first time in the country has 3D Holographics been used in a show! Characters appear in thin air and act out scenes before your very eyes! A truly magical experience!Darshan tells the beautiful story of a Saint of Modern India, Sadhu T L Vaswani. He was a visionary, an educationist, a spiritual giant, a poet and much, much more! His life bore witness to the universal ideals of Unity, Brotherhood of all life, Compassion, Love for all, Peace. He inspired many to work for the cause of the independence of India alongside with Gandhi, he worked for women upliftment years before modern society did it, by starting a Women's Education Movement called the Mira Movement in Education. The Mira Movement in Education has now spread to many cities and thousands of young girls benefit from it. He was an animal rights activist, his birthday, 25th November, is celebrated as Animal Rights Day and crores of people pledge to abstain from food of violence on this day every year! He was a spiritual giant. He spread the Eternal Message of the Saints and Rishis amongst the common man and made the Divine accessible to everyone. Ever a believer in the Unity of All Life, He promoted no one religion but taught that all religions lead to but One Goal. The Paths are Many but the Goal is One! His spiritual poetry has been compiled into the largest compilation of Spiritual Poetry by a single author in the world! It is called the Nuri Granth and is revered by his followers as a storehouse of spiritual wisdom and knowledge.We invite you to come and experience His simplicity, His wisdom, His purity, His unique life at Darshan!

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While visiting the museum, we Ned permission and support for help. The visit needs a little more help.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the museum, we Ned permission and support for help. The visit needs a little more help.

Thank CA Ramesh K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Calm and peaceful place which gives insight of who Sadhu Vaswani was and how he lived . But not a hangout place with chill friends and you will see silent crowd.

Thank RuchinV
Pune, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Technological marvel and truly touching... can bring about a transformation in the outlook towards life. Makes you feel very peaceful, very immersive... Must experience! Kids will also enjoy... (but not very small kids)

Thank Priyanka500
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a spiritually enlightening experience. Museum is very well crafted and the plan was aptly designed. Must visit.

Thank saurabh1103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It will remind you of Akshardham of Delhi. Its a life turning experience.It will take overall 2 hrs with fixed show timing.So ask reception before going there for show timings.

Thank sanjeev k
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful peaceful place within city . You will find immense Peace and enlightenment within you once you visit. A must visit in Pune

Thank Sandeep M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really good and interesting place .... The environment inside is so peaceful... Lots of knowledge about the lifestyle of sadhu... Really worth a visit ..

Thank Honeyduke2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

once you visit you get a peace of mind and comes to know the facts of life. You mind becomes fresh by seeing and also get touched.

Thank Chandru M
Pune, India
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

A place worth visiting, We did not realise how the time passed for 2 hours.The best part was that phones were not allowed so there was no disturbance.At a time only 15 people are allowed for the visit which makes it less crowdy and the small crowd can be managed in a better way.There are show timings for which we... More 

Thank KejalSarvaiya
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Hi, while the infrastructure and the presentation is good.. Remember it is more like a religious place.. Describing the life history of a Sadhu. Like minded people would enjoy more..

Thank Aishwarya G

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