Veteran fashion designer Satya Paul passes away at 79 in Coimbatore

Veteran fashion designer Satya Paul passes away at 79 in Coimbatore

Noted fashion designer Satya Paul passed away in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on Thursday amid natural causes

Renowned fashion designer Satya Paul, popular as the designer who reinvented saree for contemporary women, passed away on Thursday

The 79-year-old was devoted to seeking and spirituality, died of natural cause in Coimbatore.

Taking to Twitter, founder of the Isha Foundation Sadhguru expressed condolence. Spiritual guru tweeted, "#SatyaPaul, a shining example of what it means to live with immeasurable passion and unrelenting involvement. The distinct vision you brought to the Indian #fashion industry is a beautiful tribute to this. A privilege to have had you amongst us. Condolences & Blessings. -Sg."

Sharing the news Paul's son Puneet Nanda wrote on Facebook, "He had a stroke on December 2 and as he was slowly recovering in the hospital. His only wish was to get all the things he was being monitored and poked with (in the hospital) removed so that he could fly away. We finally got clearance from doctors to take him back to Isha Yoga Center, his home since 2015".

Nanda added, "Most people are not aware that more than as a designer or an entrepreneur, he has been steadfastly a seeker. In the 70s, his inner journey started as he attended talks given by philosopher J. Krishnamurti. Later, he sought guidance from Osho. After Osho left in 1990, though he wasn’t seeking another Master, he discovered Sadhguru in 2007. He immediately started enjoying the path of yoga and eventually moved here in 2015”

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