Articles tagged under: BAPS

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE visits Akshardham temple in New Delhi

June 27, 2018
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE visits Akshardham temple in New Delhi

New Delhi: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has visited Akshardham temple, in the Indian capital New Delhi, as part of his official visit to India. During the tour, Sheikh Abdullah was briefed on the historical artifacts of the temple and its architecture, heritage, traditional culture and unique arts, as well as the Indian architectural monuments and the huge palace which was built from carved sandstone. The Foreign Minis...Read More

Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

February 16, 2018
Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Pierre Trudeau will visit Akshardham temple in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar on February 19 and spend around 40 minutes in its premises. A spokesperson of the temple of BAPS Swaminarayan sect today said that the Canadian PM would arrive in the temple at about 1140am on February 19. His stay was scheduled for around 40 minutes. He refused to divulge more details about the visit at this juncture. N...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

February 14, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arriving in India later this week, will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Trudeau is also going to visit the Akshardham mandir of Swaminarayan sect in State capital Gandhinagar. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to visit the IIMA on February 19 and address its students, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad on Monday. "The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will have the p...Read More

PM Narendra Modi likely to perform ground breaking for Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

January 30, 2018
PM Narendra Modi likely to perform ground breaking for Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

Dubai: Ground breaking for the temple in Abu Dhabi by Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha(BAPS) will take place on Sunday, February 11 this year along with reception in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. The event has been hosted and organized by Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of India in Dubai in association with BAPS Saminarayan Sanstha. A meeting in this connection was recently held in Delhi in presence of Brahmvihari Swami of B...Read More

40 youths undergo diksha ceremony to become monk at Gondal in Gujarat

January 25, 2018
40 youths undergo diksha ceremony to become monk  at Gondal in Gujarat

Rajkot: 40 youths including those who have completed engineering and MBA education today took diksha to become Swaminarayan monks and left worldly life at Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam(BAPS) organized Akshar Deri Sardh Shatabdi Mahotsav in Gondal in Rajkot district. Out of 40, 35 youths underwent Parshadi diksha(primary diksha during which they dress in white and live like a monk but are not given full monk status) while 5 underwent Bhagwati diksha(final diksha after they pass Parshadi dik...Read More

Land of Gujarat is a carrier of “Holiness, Divinity, Ethics”: President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind

January 22, 2018
Land of Gujarat is a carrier of “Holiness, Divinity, Ethics”: President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind

Rajkot: President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind today lightened the lamps and made Pooja, Archna of Shree Aksharderi at world famous Akshar Purshottam Temple in Gondal town, near Rajkot. The President also sought blessings for all-round development of the nation and happiness, peace and prosperity for the people. Mr. Kovind was accompanied by Gujarat Governor O. P. Kohli, Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani, deputy chief minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel, and Education minister Mr. Bhupendrasinh Chudasama....Read More

Rahul starts 4th leg of Navsarjan Gujarat Yatra, visits Akshardham changing schedule, shown black flag in Himmatnagar

November 11, 2017
Rahul starts 4th leg of Navsarjan Gujarat Yatra, visits Akshardham changing schedule, shown black flag in Himmatnagar

Gandhinagar/Himmatnagar: Taking a detour from his fixed schedule Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today visited famous Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar before the fourth leg of his Navsarjan Gujarat Yatra which stared from Chiloda in Gandhinagar district in Northern region of the poll bound state. Rahul spent around 20 minutes in the temple which was on November 2 also visited by PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of its silver jubilee. Rahul's trip to this important t...Read More

PM spends evening at Akshardham Gandhinagar

November 02, 2017

  Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on about 3-hour long visit to Gujarat today evening. He will spend today's evening at Akshardham monument of Swaminarayan sect in capital Gandhinagar to celebrate its 25th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, BAPS has created the ‘Akshardham Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’. This 15-minute show was ritually inaugurated by senior BAPS sant Pujya Is...Read More

PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Akshardham Gandhinagar on Nov. 2

October 30, 2017
PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Akshardham Gandhinagar on Nov. 2

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely visit to the the world famous Akshardham temple in capital Gandhinagar on the occasion of its silver jubilee on November 2. There are lakhs of families in Gujarat which follow the BAPS wing of Swaminarayan sect which has built the grand temple close to the official CM residence here. A temple spokesperson today said that PM Modi would visit the temple and would also see a 15 minute light and sound laser show 'Akshard...Read More

Akshardham Gandhinagar adds ‘Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ as new attraction

October 18, 2017
Akshardham Gandhinagar adds ‘Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ as new attraction

Gandhinagar: Every year thousands visit Akshardham to see its Diwali lighting. This year, to celebrate the 25th anniversary, visitors will be able to enjoy this excellent special show instead. To commemorate the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, the ‘Akshardham Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ has been created for the first time. This 15-minute show was ritually inaugurated by senior BAPS sant Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami on 17 October. Using ...Read More

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