Thiruvananthapuram: The Santhigiri Ashram at Pothencode, near here, is geared up for the dedication of the Parnasala, a 91-foot lotus-shaped structure in pristine white marble.
On Friday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil is scheduled to dedicate the Parnasala, which is the final resting place of Navajyothisree Karunakara Guru, the founder of the Ashram.
The President will also formally inaugurate the month-long celebrations to be held at the Ashram in connection with the Parnasala dedication.
Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Swami Janananma Jnanatapaswi, Swami Jyotiroopa Jnanatapaswi, assistant general manager of the ashram G. Jayakumar and Resident Editor, Communications, T. Sasimohan said the President would reach the ashram at 10 a.m.
She would be received by the representatives of the Ashram led by the �sanyasi sangh.