Revealed by Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781-1830) in the late 18th century and established in 1907 by Shastriji Maharaj (1865-1951). Founded on the pillars of practical spirituality. The BAPS reaches out far and wide to address the spiritual, moral, social challenges.
Meeting with Pope John Paul II, Vatican City
Pramukh Swami Maharaj honoured in the British parliament.
His Esteemed organization BAPS created over 1,100 Hindu mandirs internationally.
spiritual, moral and social challenges and issues we face in our world. Its strength lies in the purity of its nature and purpose.
7 December 1921
Born in the village of Chansad near Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Original Birthplace : village of Chansad near Vadodara, GujaratHis original Name was : Shantilal Patel
Pramukh Swami Maharaj travelled throughout the world, dedicating his life to the well-being of others.
He visiting more than 250,000 homes in 17,000 villages, 50 Countries across World.
More than 1100 youths ordained into the monastic order to serve society and strive spiritually.
He died on 13 August 2016, at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Sarangpur, Gujarat.