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May 2016

Brahmavidyā of the Upanishads

May 21, 2016

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sadhu Bhadreshdas
Swami Bhadreshdas is a renowned Sanskrit pundit. Upon completing multiple masters on the Vedic darśanas, he composed a five-volume Sanskrit commentary on the Prasthānatrayī in 2007.

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April 2016

Bhakti and Prapatti in Indian Philosophy of Religion

April 21, 2016 - April 23, 2016
December 2015

सामाजिक संचार-माध्यमों में संस्कृत

December 10, 2015
December 2014

The Power Within

December 31, 2014

Guest Speaker: P. Swayamprakash Swami (Dr. Swami)

Having studied modern medical science in the 1950s, P. Swayamprakash Swami was inspired to become a sadhu (ascetic) by the life of P. Yogiji Maharaj. He soon after earned the blessing of both Yogiji Maharaj and Pramukh Swami Maharaj due to his purity, dedication, and enthusiasm. He later served as the founding editor of the Swaminarayan Prakash and as the mahanta (head) of BAPS activities in Amdavad, Gujarat.

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June 2014

Interim International Conference on Realizing Global Peace

June 24, 2014 - June 26, 2014
August 2013

International Conference on Sahajanand Swami and the Swaminarayan Sampradaya: Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives

August 1, 2013 - August 4, 2013
March 2013

National Seminar on Shri Sahajanand Swami and the Swaminarayan Sampradaya: Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives

March 1, 2013 - March 3, 2013

Around 80 scholars from Gujarat, South India and New Delhi attended the ‘National Seminar on Shri Sahajanand Swami and the Swaminarayan Sampradaya: Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives’ from 1 to 3 March 2013. The seminar was organized by the Gujarat Historical Society in collaboration with the B.J. Study and Research Institute, Ahmedabad and BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute at Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi.

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December 2012

Sixteen Samskaras – Celebrating & Embracing Life’s Rites of Passages

December 2, 2012

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sadhu Bhadreshdas

Swami Bhadreshdas is a renowned Sanskrit pundit. Upon completing multiple masters on the Vedic darśanas, he composed a five-volume Sanskrit commentary on the Prasthānatrayī in 2007. Titled the Svāminārāyaṇabhāṣyam, this text illuminates the Vedic roots of the Akṣarapuruṣottama philosophy as it was revealed by Bhagawan Swaminarayan and later propagated by Brahmaswarup Shastriji Maharaj.

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August 2012

If There Is Any God – A Bhagwata Question

August 12, 2012

Guest Speaker: Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami

Ācārya Sri Shrivatsa Goswami is a member of an eminent family of spiritual leaders and scholars at Sri Radharamana Mandir, Vrindavan. He tours extensively around the world, participating in conferences and lecturing on philosophy and religion at major universities. He has authored a large collection of literature and published at acclaimed institutes such as Princeton University Press and University of California Press.

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May 2012

Bhagwan Swaminarayan: Life & Message

May 27, 2012

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sadhu Adarshjivandas

Dr. Sadhu Adarshjivandas received his first doctorate for his outstanding work on the lyrical works of Swaminarayan’s sadhu poets from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. He soon after received a second doctorate from Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval for his research on Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s management skills.

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