Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, USA is the Branch of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Rajkot.
Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Rajkot, an educational, cultural and socio-spiritual non-profit organization was founded by HDH Shashstriji Maharaj Shree Dharmajivandasji Swami according to the inspiration and message “Pravartaniya Sadvidya, Bhuvi Yatsukrutam Mahat” of Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan in 1948 A.D with the aim to create a moral, ethical and serene society.
Eventually it widened to Junagadh, Surat, Hyderabad, Navsari, Mumbai, Taravada, Bangalore… (27+ Branch). Presently, all these institutions are organised by around 202 Saints under the guidance of Guruvarya Shri Devkrushnadasji Swami.
The organization takes pride to declare, its extra-ordinary service in producing, more than 70,000 virtue base educated individuals, spread world wide, in indulging itself into Spiritual, Cultural, Social and welfare activities.
Apart from being an ideal educational center, the organization belongs to one of the earnest faiths in Hinduism, the Swaminarayan Sampraday, thereby enlivening rich Vedic values. To promote this ethics & values, Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul publishes many inspiring essays, monthlies, audio-video cassettes & cds, conducts cultural exhibitions, spiritual camps, pilgrimages and celebrations.
Daily discourse in the evening
Daily chanting of Swaminarayan Dhoon (Mantra) in the morning assembly.
Weekly classes for kids in the afternoon (Saturday 3pm to 5pm) to build strong moral, ethical characters to promote communal harmony.
Weekly spiritual congregation (Saturday 5pm to 9pm). This service includes singing devotional songs (hymns), discourse, Aarti, Prasadam (Dinner), and special youth assembly.
Weekly assembly for senior citizens for reading of scriptures.
Preaching tours across USA to promote values of Swaminarayan faith like Non-violence, no theft, no addictions etc.
Special camps (Shibir) for kids and adults during summer and winter breaks.
Performing Mahapuja (Special worship service prescribed by Lord Swaminarayan)
Conducting spiritual assemblies at devotees homes on special occasions.