James K. Hahn, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, has presented to Prem Rawat, also known as Maharaji, the highest award bestowed by the City upon meritorious citizens.
The award reads as follows:
"A Certificate of Commendation is hereby presented to Prem Rawat, Maharaji.
"As Mayor of the City of Los Angeles and on behalf of its residents, I commend you for your tireless, lifelong efforts to bring to people in the Los Angeles area and around the world a message of hope, and for providing them inspiration and guidance to find peace within and live fulfilling lives.
"I am pleased to join with members of the community in recognizing your remarkable achievements and accomplishments throughout the years. With best wishes in all your future endeavors."
, James K. Hahn, Mayor