Articles tagged under: Salangpur

Limbdi meet of Sanatani Sadhus passes 14-point resolution

September 05, 2023
Limbdi meet of Sanatani Sadhus passes 14-point resolution

Limbdi: A meeting of Sanatai sadhus was held at Limbdi today to discuss the distortion of Hindu Gods and Goddesses in the Swaminarayan sect's literature and speeches. Various sadhus including Shernath bapu from Junagadh, Chaitanya Shambhu Maharaj and Rushi Bharti bapu from Ahmedabad, Muktanandji bapu among others were present in this gathering. The meeting concluded with 14 point resolution. DeshGujarat Read More

Controversial murals distorting Hanuman ji removed post-midnight at Salangpur

September 05, 2023
Controversial murals distorting Hanuman ji removed post-midnight at Salangpur

Salangpur: Controversial carved mural panels distorting Hanuman ji were removed earlier in the morning from the platform of 'King of Salangpur' statue, just after midnight today by Vadtal branch of Swaminarayan sect. According to those present on the site, the flood lights were switched off just after midnight and cover-curtains were placed around the platform before removing the panels. A large number of police men were present on the site. The panels were replaced with temporary PVC - poly...Read More

‘Salangpur controversy – Why did this disaster occur to Swaminarayan sect ?’

September 05, 2023
‘Salangpur controversy – Why did this disaster occur to Swaminarayan sect ?’

Anand: A senior editor of Central Gujarat based daily, Jashvant Raval has in his Facebook post (in Gujarati) has opined regarding Salangpur Hanuman distortion controversy that such a disaster occurred to Vadtal branch of Swaminarayan sect due to which reasons. ____________________________________________ Why did such a disaster occur? Reconciliation was done but the sect lost a lot. Why? ---Sarvopari (paramount) word itself is the opposite of eternal essence of Sanatan. (the word ...Read More

Vadtal gadi to withdraw controversial murals from Salangpur

September 04, 2023
Vadtal gadi to withdraw controversial murals from Salangpur

Shivanand Ashram, Ahmedabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today held a two-hour-long Sadbhavna meeting at Shivanand Ashram here over the issue of distortion of Hanuman ji at Salangpur mandir which comes under Vadtal branch of Swaminarayan sect. The meeting was blessed by Vadtal gadi's Acharya Rakeshprasad Swami and Shankaracharya Sadanand Saraswati, said Parmatmanandji in a media briefing post 8 pm.  Parmatmanandji chaired this meeting which was also participated by the chairman of Vadtal mandir...Read More

Sanatani – Swaminarayan sadhus, VHP meet at Shivanand Ashram

September 04, 2023
Sanatani  – Swaminarayan sadhus, VHP meet at Shivanand Ashram

Ahmedabad: A meeting between Swaminarayan sadhus and Sanatani sadhus was held at Shivanand Ashram in the city. It was participated by SGVP's Bal Agam sami, Swaminarayan sect's Purushottamcharan Shastri, Sanatani Chaitanya Shambhu Maharaj, Parmatmanandji Maharaj, Shivanand Ashram's Trustee Jitubhai Chauhan, Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Ashok Rawal, Ashwin Patel among others. The meeting discussed the rift between Sanatani and Swaminarayan saints arising out of distortion of Hindu faith and Gods in Swa...Read More

Distortion of Hanuman ji: Gujarat CM meets Swaminarayan saints for solution

September 04, 2023
Distortion of Hanuman ji: Gujarat CM meets Swaminarayan saints for solution

Gandhinagar: A meeting of saints from Vadtal headquartered Swaminarayan sect branch is underway in Gandhinagar in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, minister of state for Home Harsh Sanghavi, minister Praful Panseria along with others for solution of controversy arising out of distortion of Hanunam ji in murals at Salangpur mandir. The meeting is being held at Chief Minister's residence. Laljibhai Patel (Laljibhai Ugamedi wala) and Mathur Sawani are also part of this meeting...Read More

Was made complainant without my knowledge: Security Guard of Salangpur Hanuman Temple

September 04, 2023
Was made complainant without my knowledge: Security Guard of Salangpur Hanuman Temple

Botad: The security guard of the Salangpur Hanuman temple, Bhupat Sadulbhai Khachar, who is a complainant against Harshad Gadhvi, the individual accused of putting black paint on the controversial murals at the temple two days ago, has in a video, revealed that he was made the complainant in the case without his knowledge. In the video, Bhupat said, "I work as a security guard at Salangpur Hanumanji Temple. I was on duty on the day of the mural painting incident. Shortly after the incident, I w...Read More

Sant Samiti to take decision good for Sanatan Hindu dharma: Salangpur Kothari swami

September 03, 2023
Sant Samiti to take decision good for Sanatan Hindu dharma: Salangpur Kothari swami

Salangpur: After a prolonged meeting for the solution of controversy pertaining to the distortion of Hanuman ji, Salangpur mandir's Kothari swami read out a written statement before the media and said: A meeting was held in presence of the political leaders, followers, leaders of the society and faith, a decision has been taken to form a committee of saints to discuss, deliberate and shortly take a decision which will be good for sanatan hindu dharma, we have full trust in Salangpur based Kashta...Read More

Received assurance that controversial murals will be removed in two days: Sanatani sadhus after meeting Kothari swami

September 03, 2023

Salangpur: A delegation of local Sanatan sadhus from Botad and Bhavnagar belt met with the Kothari swami of Salangpur Hanuman mandir which functions under the Vadtal branch of the Swaminarayan sect. The Sanatani Sadhus after the meeting said they have received assurance that controversial murals distorting Hanuman ji will be removed and a decision will be taken by the evening of Monday or in a maximum of two days. Sanatani Sadhus said they were assured that after the removal of the murals, they ...Read More

Nautam Swami removed from the post of President of Sant Samiti: Jyotirnath Swami

September 03, 2023
Nautam Swami removed from the post of President of Sant Samiti: Jyotirnath Swami

Sarkhej: Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti has removed Nautam Swami from the post of the president of Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti's Gujarat unit. The decision was taken at the executive committee meeting of Sant Samiti at Lucknow in response to the representations made by various Sadhus. This announcement was made by Vadodara-based Mahant Jyotirnath at a meeting of Sadhu saints at Lambe Hanuman mandir of Sarkhej. The meeting was held against the Swaminarayan sect's tactics to distort Hindu Gods in ...Read More