Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
The supreme Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa is ever-present upon this Earth through the Acharyashree of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. At present, this divine spiritual heritage is represented by His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj, who continues in the divine footsteps of His Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, personifying the supreme sovereignty of Lord Swaminarayan.
||HDH Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
Through the immense efforts and endurance of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan has flourished into a Worldwide centre of spiritual, cultural and social welfare.
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj manifested on the 28th of May 1942, (Samvat 1998, adhik Jeth sud 13) in Bharasar - Kutch India .
He accepted initiation as a Sant from Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa at the tender age of 19 years, 9 months and 23 days on Sunday 21st March 1962 (Samvat 2018, Falgun sud 15).
On Wednesday 28th February 1979 (Samvat 2035, Falgun sud 2), Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa appointed Him to be His heir and subsequent Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. This historical event took place 16 years, 11 months and 17 days following His initiation as a Sant.
Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the investiture of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree on Sunday 22nd February 2004 (Samvat 2060, Falgun sud 2).