New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in Delhi as part of the first official trip that a sitting governor of the state has ever taken to India. New Jersey is home to what will soon be the largest of three BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham complexes worldwide, as well as seven other BAPS mandirs and […]
Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory Andrew Barr visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, along with a delegation of Australian government and university officials, as part of a trip to India meant to encourage more Indian visitors to Australia. The delegation was traditionally greeted by senior swamijis on behalf of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj, […]
United States Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, visited Swaminarayan Akshardham for the first time, signifying the decades-long tie between BAPS and the United States. Ambassador Juster was greeted by Sadhu Gnanmunidas in a traditional manner on behalf of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj, the current spiritual leader of BAPS.
United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi as part of a trip to India. Director Haspel greeted in a traditional manner by senior volunteers of BAPS on behalf of Swaminarayan Akshardham and BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha.“Thank you for sharing this magnificent place and the peaceful and inspiring philosophy […]
Six members of the California State Assembly visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi on the birthday anniversary of Brahmaswarup Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Pramukh Swami Maharaj, creator of Akshardham, was the fifth spiritual successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and led the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) for 45 years. The delegation was greeted in a traditional manner by senior […]