Pramukh Swami Maharaj is the fifth spiritual successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and the present leader of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. He is the vision and inspiration behind BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, and under his leadership, BAPS has grown into a dynamic spiritual organisation with over 3,300 centres worldwide.
Despite his increasing age and ailments, Pramukh Swami Maharaj continues to dedicate his life for the well-being of others, travelling throughout the world to foster love, peace, harmony, righteousness, faith in God, and service to humanity. His compassion for humanity, deep concern for its problems and conscious efforts to alleviate them, have inspired international moral, social, educational, cultural and spiritual projects. His striking humility, wisdom and spirituality have touched many world religious and national leaders. With his genuine care and compassion, he remains a “people’s guru” reaching out to all, irrespective of age, class, colour or creed.
Pramukh Swami Maharaj is recognised and respected as one of Hinduism’s leading teachers.