Swaminarayan Mahotsav - Gurukul Surat

‘Swaminarayan Mahotsav’ was celebrated at Shree Swaminaraya Gurukul Surat, one of the branches of Gurukul ever sounding with incessant Dhoon, Mantra-lekhan, Yajna, Sanhita-path, Ved-Parayan along with various social, medical and educational activities.

Foundation Stone laying ceremony - Gurukul Bangalore, 2003

Just in the dawn time of independent India Sdg. Shastriji Maharaj Shree Dharmajivandasji Swami obtained the inspiration to propagate the benevolent massage of Bhagawan Shree Swaminarayan round the world. To preserve and propagate the fundamental values of Sampraday and Indian culture Pujya Shastriji Maharaj established the reformed ancient tradition of Gurukul in the modern era at Rajkot –Gujarat in 1948.

Gurukul Vadodara - Bhoomi Poojan & Shilanyas,2003

A new branch of Shree Swaminarayana Gurukul - Rajkot
Vadodara which has carved a niche for itself in the field of education is also known as Chhota-Kashi.
It was a long demand of Haribhaktas to have a Gurukul in Vadodara due to the strong presence of large base of student community which could avail the benefit of Satsang.