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  • Bhumanand Swami

    Bhumanand Swami Bhumanand Swami was born as Rupjibhai in VS 1852 in a town called Keshiya near Jamnagar. His father was called Ramjibhai and his mother was called Kuverbai, his family name was Kadiya Rathod. He was a sincere and devoted person and composed many kirtans about bhakti. He composed the Ghanshyam Leelamrut Sagaar scripture. He was persuaded by a friend to Read More
  • Brahmanand Swami - Kavi Raj

    Brahmanand Swami - Kavi Raj Ladudanji started studying at the age of seven by Pandit Shiv Shankar Upadhyaya. His parents decided to send their son to Bhuj for further studies as Bhuj was recognised for its education. The parents were worried how to send him as he was too young to go alone. Ladudanji later went to Bhuj with a Brahmin. He completed his study Read More
  • Devanand Swami

    Devanand Swami One day Devidan's father had to go out so he left Devidan in charge of the Shiva mandir. Lord Shiva apeared from the Murti and asked what He can do for Devidan. Devidan asked Lord Shiva for Antyantik Kaalyan. Lord Shiva replied, "the almighty Lord travels the Earth these days, He will give you Moksha and will be visiting Badol Read More
  • Gopalanand Swami - Yogi Raj

    Gopalanand Swami - Yogi Raj Khushal Bhatt was married, but was not attached. He was very intellectual thus helping him learn Sanskrit and acquiring religious knowledge. Later on, he moved to Dabhoi where he set up a school and taught young Brahmins. He heard from Kashiram and Murlidhar about Lord Swaminarayan and later he learned more about Lord Swaminarayan from Sharveshranand Swami. The more he Read More
  • Gunatitanand Swami

    Gunatitanand Swami Gunatitanand Swami was born as Mul Sharma in VS 1841, in the town of Bhadra in Gujarat. His father was called Bhodanath and his mother was called Sakarba. He always saw the divine image of the Lord. For about 40 years he stayed as Mahant at Junagadh Temple. He died in VS 1923 in Gondal Read More
  • Muktanand Swami - Mother of Sampraday

    Muktanand Swami - Mother of Sampraday Muktanand's jivan charitra is a prime example of how to do bhakti of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. His contributions to the Swaminarayan Sampradaya are too many to describe. He was one of the five Sadgurus who compiled the memorable words of Shree Hari in Vachnamrut. He was born in v s 1814, in Amrelli, a city on the slopes of Mount Read More
  • Nishkulanand Swami - Vairagya Murti

    Nishkulanand Swami - Vairagya Murti Lalji's family were very religious. They were the devotees of Atmanand Swami, Guru of Ramanand Swami. He spent most of his time serving Ramanand Swami and also at night travel to Bhadra and had discussion with Mulsharma. Lalji went to Bhuj to express his feelings of Lord Swaminarayan being more popular than Ramanand Swami when he was a small child. Read More
  • Nityanand Swami - Pandit

    Nityanand Swami - Pandit Dinmani Sharma's family were very rich. He went Kashi to learn and acquire knowledge from Jagjit Pandit. He wanted darshan of Lord Swaminarayan and to acquire this, he proceeded towards Badrinath. On the way, he joined other pilgrims and found no joy there. He then went to Jugnathpuri and done his pilgrimage but still could not find any happiness. He Read More
  • Premanand Swami - Premsakhi

    Premanand Swami - Premsakhi Premanand Swami was born as Hathiram in the town of Dora Bharuch in VS 1840. He was born to Hindu parents who abandoned him at a young age. A Muslim family raised him, his foster father was called Dosatai. Dosatai was a good father and wanted Hathiram to learn the art of music. For this reason Dosatai sent Hathiram to Read More
  • Ramanand Swami (founder of Uddhav Sampraday)

    Ramanand Swami (founder of Uddhav Sampraday) Ramsharma's parents were proper devotees of Shree Krishna. In young age, Ramsharma was full of Dharm, Gyan and Vairagya. As he grew older, he got the strength to get himself detached to the family ties. He left home at a very young age and started his pilgrimage in search of a Guru inorder to have darshan of Lord Krishna. He Read More
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