Articles tagged under: Swaminarayan

28 of 150 tested for Covid-19 at BAPS headquarters at Shahibaug Swaminarayan Mandir detected positive

September 03, 2020
28 of 150 tested for Covid-19 at BAPS headquarters at Shahibaug Swaminarayan Mandir detected positive

Shahibaug: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) teams as part of its ongoing aggressive testing drive to detect Covid-19 in last two days including today tested 150 saints and staffers at Shahibaug based Swaminarayan Mandir, which is the headquarters of Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS). 28 of 150 saints and staffers were tested positive for Covid-19 infection. Those found Covid positive were given medical attention and taken to covid care centre/covid hospital. AMC health depar...Read More

Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj of Maninagar Gadi Sanasthan passes away

July 16, 2020
Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj of Maninagar Gadi Sanasthan passes away

Maninagar: Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj ( PP Swami Maharaj ) of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sanasthan passed away today after nearly three weeks of hospitalization at private run CIMS hospital in Ahmedabad today. He was 78. He was hospitalized following Covid-19 infection and related lung issues. From July 8 he was on dialysis to support His kidney function. He had also received plasma treatment, the first dose of which was administered July 8 and the second do...Read More

Maninagar Swaminarayan Gadi: Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami appointed spiritual successor of PP Swami

July 12, 2020
Maninagar Swaminarayan Gadi: Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami appointed spiritual successor of PP Swami

Maninagar: Due to Acharya PP Swami Maharaj’s ongoing illness and prolong hospitalization, the Senior Saints of Shree Maninagar Swaminarayan Gadi Sanasthan, with the unanimous support of all the other Saints, today appointed Sadguru Shastri Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami, to be the spiritual heir of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, and successor to Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami (PP Swami) Maharaj as per the Sansthan statement. Outgoing Acharya PP Swami(78) is on ventilator support and his...Read More

Religious head of Maninagar Gadi Sansthan critical and on ventilator support

July 07, 2020
Religious head of Maninagar Gadi Sansthan critical and on ventilator support

Ahmedabad: Purushottampriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj, religious head of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, one of branches of Swaminarayan sect of Hindu faith, is critical and on ventilator support at present in a private hospital here. He is hospitalized in a private run CIMS hospital for last ten days as per a note released by Maninagar Gadi Sansthan. According to a note, he has been put on ventilator support due to increasing problem in his lungs. A note further added that prayers and dh...Read More

9 area removed from micro-containment zone list; 15 including Maninagar Swaminarayan Gaadi added by AMC

July 01, 2020
9 area removed from micro-containment zone list; 15 including Maninagar Swaminarayan Gaadi added by AMC

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has removed 9 areas from the list of micro containment zones. AMC has also at the same time declared 15 new areas as micro containment zones and added them to the list. The areas that are removed from the list are Sukhramnagar, part of Khodiyarnagar, Jantanagar, Kumbhaji ni chali, Tavakal Vila, Shre Nand Nagar block B, Vinakunj society, Jay Shefali and Javed Park. The areas added in the list as micro containment zones include Muktajivan Swam...Read More

Maninagar Gaadi Swaminarayan Sansthan’s religious head PP Swami hospitalized

July 01, 2020
Maninagar Gaadi Swaminarayan Sansthan’s religious head PP Swami hospitalized

Ahmedabad: Several saints of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan have been infected by Covid-19 virus. The exact number can not be confirmed but it is anywhere between 6 to 11. The temple campus in Maninagar has been closed for visitors and saints have been living in self quarantine. Sect's current religious head Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami(78), popularly known as PP Swami meanwhile has been admitted in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of private run CIMS hospital in the city. DeshGuja...Read More

Akshardham Gandhinagar, BAPS Shahibaug Mandir, Bhadra Ganesh Mandir, Camp Hanuman not to reopen on 1st July

June 30, 2020
Akshardham Gandhinagar, BAPS Shahibaug Mandir, Bhadra Ganesh Mandir, Camp Hanuman not to reopen on 1st July

Gandhinagar: Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar and BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Shahibaug will not reopen on 1st July and continue to remain closed for visitors. All BAPS temples in Ahmedabad and temples in Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Mumbai, Kolkata etc places will also not reopen from 1st July due to Coronavirus infection spread in these places. BAPS temples have reopened at places where Covid-19 infection spread is low with effect from June 17. Camp Hanuman, Swminarayan Mandir - Kalu...Read More

BAPS temples in India to reopen for visitors on June 17

June 14, 2020

Gandhinagar: Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS) has in a statement said, its temples across India will reopen from June 17 for visitors. The timings of visit will be 8 to 11 am and 4 to 6 pm only. However Akshardham Gandhinagar and Akshardham Delhi will continued to remain shut for visitors. Mandirs will reopen only for darshan. Food and stay facilities, book stalls will remain closed. Visitors will not be allowed to attend aarti session. Vulnerable people like those suffering from ...Read More

Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir dharmshala is now a 100-bed hospital to fight Coronavirus

April 08, 2020
Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir dharmshala is now a 100-bed hospital to fight Coronavirus

Gandhinagar: Like always, Hindu religious organizations in Gujarat are on forefront to offer their services during ongoing Covid19 pandemic. One of many examples is KashtBhanjan Hanuman Mandir of Sarangpur in Botad district. A 100-bed, 50-room hospital with 10 ICU beds has been set up at Sarangpur KashtBhanjan Hanuman Mandir run Atithi Gruh. Thanks to full cooperation and help extended by Mandir, the administration could set up a district level dedicated hospital to fight coronavirus her...Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir’s foundation commenced, Abu Dhabi, UAE

March 02, 2020

Gandhinagar: Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS) has released a video featuring Mandir Aadharshila Vidhi for Hindu temple being constructed at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirate. Concrete pouring ceremony was performed in presence of Brahama Vihari Swami, Senior Saint, BAPS, Pavan Kapoor Indian Ambassador among others on February 13. Over 3,000 craftsmen are working in India, carving icons and statues with 5000 tons of Italian Carrara Marble for this temple.Read More