Articles tagged under: Swaminarayan

CM dedicates Swaminarayan general hospital of Vadtal Dham

July 09, 2017
CM dedicates Swaminarayan general hospital of Vadtal Dham

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today dedicated Swaminarayan general hospital providing services free of cost at Vadtal Dham in the presence of senior saints and the acharya of the LaxmiNarayn Dev Gadi Rakeshprasadji Maharaj. During the celebration of rich tradition of Guru Purnima Mr. Rupani said that the duty of state government is to perform for the people. He said that the organization shall plan for a 500-bed hospital and a collage for which State Government would provi...Read More

Yogi Adityanath to visit Gujarat on May 14

April 27, 2017
Yogi Adityanath to visit Gujarat on May 14

Vadodara: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath is likely to visit Gujarat on May 14. He will be attending Atmiya Yuva Mahotsav of Swaminarayan sect religious organization Haridham Sokhda at Vadodara in Central Gujarat which is being held to mark 84th birthday of sect head Hariprasad Swami. The event is expected to see attendance of over one lakh youths. Guruprasad Swami, Vandanpriya Swami and Umesh Yagnik from Haridham Sokhda called on Yogi Adityanath at his Kalidas r...Read More

PM Modi visits Akshardham in Delhi with Australian counterpart

April 10, 2017

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today took Australian counterpart Turnbull to Akshardham temple in New Delhi. Both dignitaries were guided by Brahmvihari Swami. Both Prime Minister removed shoes while entering the main temple. They took a round of temple campus in battery operated golf cart. Both Prime Minister worshiped a murti and also had 15-minute boat ride in exhibition hall. Prime Minister Modi had in recent past took Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to Golden temple ...Read More

CM inaugurates new school-college building of Swaminarayan Gurukul at Junagadh

March 12, 2017
CM inaugurates new school-college building of  Swaminarayan Gurukul at Junagadh

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the new building of Swaminarayan Gurukul at Vanthali of Junagadh District. Swaminarayan institutions have continued the tradition to teach sacrament along with education in Gujarat. Addressing thousands of people from the campus of Vanthali Gurukul Mr. Rupani said, State Government is dedicated for poor and farmers. State Government is taking decision in the direction to establish happiness and peace all around. In the forthc...Read More

Chief Minister attends Swaminarayan Temple decennial celebration at Morbi

February 16, 2017
Chief Minister attends Swaminarayan Temple decennial celebration at Morbi

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today hailed the Swaminarayan sect’s campaign for social harmony and de-addiction, as they spread the message of social harmony, tolerance and art of living in India and abroad, instead of imposing Hinduism on others. Speaking at the Swaminarayan Temple’s decennial celebration at Morbi, he said that his government has also made prohibition strict and effective. Mr. Rupani said that religious authority is above governance as is depicted in scriptur...Read More

Gujarat CM attends Mukta Jivan Swami Bapa Smriti Mandir Silver Jubilee function

September 27, 2016
Gujarat CM attends Mukta Jivan Swami Bapa Smriti Mandir Silver Jubilee function

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today reiterated his commitment to provide a strong, able, corruption-free transparent government with the blessings of religious heads and organizations like Swaminarayan Sansthan. Speaking at the silver jubilee function of Mukta Jivan Swami Bapa Smriti Mandir run by Maninagar-based Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, he said that Swami Vivekanand’s efforts to apprise the world about the high spiritual traditions and saintly practices of Hindu philoso...Read More

Live video: Memorial service of Pramukh Swami Maharaj at Ahmedabad

September 03, 2016
Live video: Memorial service of Pramukh Swami Maharaj at Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Presented here is video of memorial service of Pramukh Swami Maharaj held at Gujarat University convention hall at GMDC ground in presence of BAPS president Mahant Swami, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani among others. Read More

UK armed forces celebrate Raksha Bandhan at London Swaminarayan Mandir

August 15, 2016

London: Armed Forces personnel from across the United Kingdom have celebrated the Indian festival of Raksha Bandhan. The event was held at the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in London on Friday. Speaking at the event, Minister of state in Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the House of Lords, Earl Howe said the festival's "potent symbol" resonated to all servicemen of all kinds of faith. The tying of Rakhi to symbolise bonds of mutual protection is a potent symbol for all here today and one that...Read More

In photos: Pramukh Swami’s body placed in Palkhi for antim darshan at Sarangpur

August 14, 2016
In photos: Pramukh Swami’s body placed in Palkhi for antim darshan at Sarangpur

<iframe width="350" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WQZGIuVlgNA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>   Sarangpur: Shri Pramukh Swami's body was placed in Palkhi at Sarangpur BAPS campus late in the evening on Saturday. Ritual of parikrama of campus was performed later. Thousands of devotees had gathered to have darshan of palkhi. Later Palkhi was placed in a glass enclosure for antim darshan which will begin at 7.00 am today and continue till 17th Aug...Read More

Mahant Swami Maharaj Sadhu Keshavjivandas succeeds Pramukh Swami as Guru and President of BAPS

August 13, 2016
Mahant Swami Maharaj Sadhu Keshavjivandas succeeds Pramukh Swami as Guru and President of BAPS

Sarangpur: BAPS has in a statement today evening declared Mahant Swami Maharaj (Sadhu Keshavjivandas) as successor of Pramukh Swami. An official statement quoting Pujya Doctor Swami(Sadhu Swayamprakashdas) reads: Four years ago, on 20 July 2012, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj had declared in a letter that His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj (Sadhu Keshavjivandas) would succeed him as the guru of BAPS. Thus, His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj is now the president of BAPS Swaminaray...Read More

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