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 […]
Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, as part of his official visit to India commemorating 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Romania. The five-member delegation was traditionally welcomed by senior sadhus of BAPS on behalf of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj.Foreign Minister Melescanu offered his respects at the Swaminarayan […]
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, along with a 13-member delegation, visited Swaminarayan Akshardham, marking the mayor’s first stop in a one-week trip to India. The delegation, which included Houston Council Member Jerry Davis, representatives from the Johnson Space Center and Houston’s Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, and government and business officials from the city of Houston, was greeted […]