Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Rajkot, an educational, cultural and socio-spiritual non-profit organization was founded by HDH Shashstriji Maharaj Shree Dharmajivandasji Swami according to the inspiration and message “Pravartaniya Sadvidya, Bhuvi Yatsukrutam Mahat” of Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan in 1948 A.D with the aim to create a moral, ethical and serene society.
Eventually it widen to Junagadh, Ahmedabad, Surat, Hyderabad, Chharodi, Navsari, Mumbai, Taravada, Bangalore, Narmada and USA. Presently, by the blessings of Param Pujya Jogi Swami, all these institutions are organised by 150 Saints under the guidance of HDH Shri Devkrushnadasji Swami.
The organization takes pride to declare, its extra-ordinary service in producing, more than 49,000 virtue base educated individuals, spread world wide, in indulging itself into Spiritual, Cultural, Social and welfare activities.
Apart from being an ideal educational center, the organization belongs to one of the earnest faiths in Hinduism, the Swaminarayan Sampraday, thereby enlivening rich Vedic values. To promote this ethics & values, Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul publishes many inspiring essays, monthlies, audio-video cassettes & cds, conducts cultural exhibitions, spiritual camps, pilgrimages and celebrations.
The 7th Annual day of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul International school and Dwitiya patotsav (2nd anniversary) of Lord Ghansyaham Maharaj were held on 14th January 2013 in the school premises.
The Dwitiiya patotsav (2nd anniversary) and Abhishekam of Lord Ghansyam Maharaj took place between 7:30 am and 9:30 am. Thereafter at 11:00 am the 7th Annual day celebration started with usual galore and enthusiasm.
Shree Krushnacharandasji Swamiji Presided over the function and the school was privileged by the presence of Mr. Sriram B, the General Manager ICICI Bank, who in spite of his busy schedule had consented to be the chief guest. The other guests present were, Prof. G.A Chandrashekar, the former school Principal and Mr.Sridhar Rao Pannem (Parent of Master sai Shiva), and Mr. Ramkrishna. T (parent of Master Rohan B R).
Students presented a plethora of activities. The ceremonies began in a traditional way by lighting of the lamp by the chief guests and other dignitaries present and the school choir presented the invocation song
18th April 2013, the day finally arrived when the Newly established Gurukul has its Opening Ceremony.
The charm was all around and people were eagerly waiting as the clock neared 6 pm for the Ceremony which was divinely blessed by Guruvarya Mahant Shri Devkrushnadasji Swami, Sadguru Shri Devprasaddasji Swami, Hon’ble Anti-Corruption activist & beloved Anna Hazare and Shivacharya Ratna Sri Jay Siddheshwar Swamiji.
With a great joy the Guests &