Acharya Swamishree

Acharya Swamishree


His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree is the spiritual leader of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, a Worldwide Centre for Spiritual, Cultural and Social Welfare.


His Divine Holiness:

  • Is the fifth spiritual heir in the divine lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from the Supreme Lord Swaminarayan

  • Is a reverential leader of many thousands of followers throughout the world

  • Has provided spiritual enlightenment and character reformation to thousands of people, both young and old and of all creeds and races

  • Is actively involved in initiating the preservation of moral and cultural values

  • Is a renowned social reformer and absolute pacifist promoting world peace, tolerance and understanding of all faiths and nations

  • Embarks on tours around the world to raise awareness of the fundamentals
    of humanity

  • Has established schools, colleges, hostels, hospitals, clinics and drug
    rehabilitation centres
  • Instigates campaigns, to offer free medical assistance, distribute vital medicines, and provide assistance in educating the poor and disadvantaged

  • Arranges the distribution of clothes and food for the poor and needy in society

  • Encourages His disciples to donate blood and enrol on organ donor schemes

  • Encourages water conservation and initiates projects to dig reservoirs

  • Has a personal interest in the preservation of the environment and ecology in general

  • During times of drought, famine and earthquake, His Holiness has travelled to the inflicted regions and assisted in saving the lives of thousand



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