17th World Sanskrit Conference Holds Scholarly Session And Forum On Bhagwan Swaminarayan’s Akshar-Purushottam Darshan

The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, the premier international forum for Sanskrit scholars, held a scholarly session and a forum on the Akshar-Purushottam Darshan in Vancouver, Canada. Continue reading “17th World Sanskrit Conference Holds Scholarly Session And Forum On Bhagwan Swaminarayan’s Akshar-Purushottam Darshan”

17th World Sanskrit Conference Recognizes Bhagwan Swaminarayan’s Akshar-Purushottam Darshan as a Distinct Vedanta Tradition

 

The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, the premier international forum for Sanskrit scholars, recognized Bhagwan Swaminarayan’s Akshar-Purushottam Darshan as the first new independent school of Vedanta since the 16th century. The recently authored ground-breaking Sanskrit works on the Akshar-Purushottam Darshan, the Swaminarayan-Bhashyam and the Swaminarayan-Siddhanta-Sudha by Sadhu Bhadreshdas of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, were also launched in the conference’s inaugural session on July 9, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada.

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Felicitation Ceremony of Mahamahopadhyaya Swami Bhadreshdasji at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India

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It has been nearly 150 years since a bhashya, or commentary, on any of the Upanishads, Brahmasutras, and the Bhagavad Gita – collectively known as the prasthantrayi – has been written. Inspired by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Swami Bhadreshdasji is the latest in the lineage of acharyas to author bhashyas in Sanskrit on the prasthantrayi. The creation of the bhashyas by Swami Bhadreshdasji is considered by many scholars to be this century’s most important work in Vedanta philosophy.

Senior representatives of 27 prestigious universities from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other states gathered at the C.C. Mehta Auditorium of Maharaja Sayajirao University in Vadodara to honor Mahamahopadhyaya Swami Bhadreshdasji for authoring two contemporary Sanskrit texts: ‘Swaminarayan Bhashyam’ and ‘Swaminarayan-Siddhant-Sudha’.

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Akshar-Purushottam Darshan Conference, Gandhinagar, India

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As a part of the silver jubilee celebrations of Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, scholars from throughout India took part in a special conference titled “Akshar-Purushottam Darshan: Different Perspectives”.

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Proclamation of Svāminārāyaṇa Vedanta as the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana

 

In a historic assembly on September 17, 2017 at Robbinsville, NJ, HH. Mahant Swami Maharaj proclaimed Svāminārāyaṇa Vedanta as the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana.

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HH Mahant Swami Maharaj Inaugurates the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā and Announces Parabrahman Svāminārāyaṇa’s Darśana as the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana

 

 

The land of the free and the home of the brave proudly hails once more its twilight’s gleam. With lady liberty’s guiding torch welcoming all to its shores, America has always been the land that has embraced the diversity of cultural expression. September 17, 2017 was witness to such a demonstration.

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Recognition of the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā by the Śrī Kāśī Vidvat Pariṣad at Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi, India

 

Commemorating Brahmasvarūpa Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s first year of passing on 13 Aug 2017 at Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, prominent committee members from the Śrī Kāśī Vidvat Pariṣad presented letters of declaration and endorsement for Mahāmahopādyāya Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami’s recently authored Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā – Parabrahman Svāminārāyaṇa Prabodhitam Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana – a vādagrantha that offers an exposition, justification, and defence of the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana’s philosophical principles.

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The First Discourse on the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā on the Sacred Banks of Ganga, Varanasi, India

 

Mahāmahopādyāya Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami recently authored the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā – Parabrahman Svāminārāyaṇa Prabhodhitam Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana – a vādagrantha that offers an exposition, justification, and defense of the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana’s philosophical principles. On 1 August 2017, an assembly organized by distinguished pundits of Kāshi was held on the sacred banks of the Ganga in Varanasi to honor Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami’s first discourse on the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā. Continue reading “The First Discourse on the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā on the Sacred Banks of Ganga, Varanasi, India”

Inauguration of The Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

 

 

Distinguished scholars at the Bharat Adhyayan Kendra – Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi inaugurated and acclaimed Mahāmahopādyāya Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami’s recently authored Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā – Parabrahma Svāminārāyaṇa Prabodhitam Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśanam – a vādagranth that offers an exposition, justification, and defense of the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana’s philosophical principles. This historic vādagranth was inspired by Brahmaswarup Pramukh Swami Maharaj and blessed by Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj.

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‘Swaminarayansiddhantasudha’ Acclamation by the Śrī Kāśī Vidvat Parisad at Varanasi, India

 

Mahāmahopādyāya Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami, the head of the BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute at Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, was felicitated in Varanasi by Śrī Kāśī Vidvat Pariṣada – an esteemed scholarly council on Vedic studies. Eminent scholars of the council revered Sadhu Bhadreshdas Swami for his recent creation of the Svāminārāyaṇasiddhāntasudhā, a vādagrantha that offers an exposition, justification, and defense of the Akṣara-Puruṣottama Darśana’s philosophical principles. Continue reading “‘Swaminarayansiddhantasudha’ Acclamation by the Śrī Kāśī Vidvat Parisad at Varanasi, India”