Shree Swaminarayan Temple New Jersey is not only a place of worship for the followers of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, but it is also a center of the learning, practice, and preservation of cultural and social welfare.
Located in the heart of Secaucus, the temple is the primary temple in the United States of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, which was established by Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa. Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan is the worldwide center for spiritual, cultural, and social welfare and is an organization humbly devoted to the service of humanity.
The temple is run under a non-profit organization - Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal, U.S.A. under the guidance and blessings of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, who is the sovereign of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, the divine office of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. Acharya Swamishree opened the newly constructed temple in the year 2001, and with His divine blessings, it has been successful ever since.
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inspires all of the activities at the temple, and as well as being the reverential spiritual leader of thousands of people around the world, He has been acclaimed as being the “Ultimate Humanitarian” due to the many charitable projects He has carried out. He is persistently instigating campaigns to provide free medical assistance; to distribute necessities which include food, clothing, and medicine; and to educate the poor and disadvantaged.
A prominent social reformer and an absolute pacifist, Acharya Swamishree promotes world peace and compassion for people of all faiths, nationalities, and races. He is truly the “Ultimate Humanitarian,” for He only wishes for the well being of humankind.
“May the sublime message of morality, peace, and truth be spread throughout the world.
Compassion, love for all, and universal understanding are the essentials of humanity; these are the virtues that please the Lord; these are the values that need to be instilled throughout society.”
-His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree