Lord Swaminarayan, established Shree Swaminarayan Gadi in India in the 18th Century. Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa led the faith through the best part of the Twentieth Century. He toured all over India, as well as East Africa, United Kingdom and America establishing Swaminarayan Temples for all the Swaminarayan devotees to worship in peace and harmony.
Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band was established in 1972 in honour of Gurudev Adya Acharyapravar Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa. In 1970, Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa visited His followers in England and a procession was held in the streets of Central London, culminating in a service and religious dance/music concert in Trafalgar Square.
Similarly Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, Nairobi also set a pipe band which was named Swamibapa Pipe Band.
Recently, with the divine blessings of Acharya Swamishree pipe bands in Bolton (UK) and New Jersey (USA) have also been established.