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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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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... read more

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Pune, India
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this place on Saturday evening. We pre-booked entry while calling to their help-desk number. The representatives and overall other staff were very soft spoken and very responsive. When we visited this place, I though it will be a live drama, but they played a pre-recorded series in multiple location in the room. The way they represented the concept... More 

Thank Himanshu G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived just in time for the experience. Being from the US the other couple that was with me agreed (unbeknownst to me) to allow the show to proceed in English despite their request for Hindi. Many many thank you's. The show uses a mixed range of media from audio, movie, hologram, storytelling, puppets, interactive media. I had little info... More 

Thank Todd B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best museum !! One has to experience this to feel what a museum should be like !! Great thought ! Great work !! Dint realize how the time went,and can u believe the best museum in India is free ! Would love to take my daughter their when she grows up a little more to understand the great... More 

Thank Priya S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Words will always be inadequate to describe the emotions, those little tear drops, the peace within and the knowedge gained for self motivation to get closer to one truth whom we all call God. The life of a great humanitarian, educationist, philosopher, poet saint of India, Sadhu Vaswani, is aptly shown kind of live. Its a latest technology museum with... More 

Thank Maheshkaidasani
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was with my friends when we visited darshan and let me tell you its one the best palces I have seen not just the technology but they make you feel like you are a part of the story and then its just excitement to see what happens after. As college students we all were not at all bored but... More 

Thank vaishali s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place with friends and we are outing just for fun. This place provides a glimpse of history of art and theatre and is good for all ages. Visit the place when you are free.

Thank anu m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a 2 hr session, so pls see that you have sufficient time ...its very good , the lifestory of sadhu vaswani makes us understand we are born to give, help others. Have to take kids above 8 years...they have made it beautifully inside...it is a must see in pune

Thank Vinod K
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I have to make someone understand history, nothing better than show them a documentary. But if I want them to remember them, I have to make them part of experience. This is exactly what the Darshan museum did with tell-tale of Sadhu Vaswani. I have never seen such creative techniques of 3D display, puppets, movie along with well informed... More 

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