Shree Swaminarayan Gadi (English)

  • Author: Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Published: Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar on 26 Jun 2004


The scripture, Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, contains a narrative describing the supreme heritage of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi - the divine, spiritual office of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. It is a historical treatise of the Swaminarayan Faith, and describes the deeds performed by Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His spiritual descendants, through which, one is able to gain an understanding of the supreme philosophy and teachings of Lord Shree Swaminarayan.

Chapter 4 - Divine Manifestation
Purna Purushottam Lord Shree Swaminarayan blesses Dhrmadev and Bhaktimata with a boon to manifest at their home to establish ekantik dharma on earth. Shreejimaharaj manifests in Samvat 1837 and people experience celestial celebrations. Later, Markandeyamuni arrives to Dharmadev's house and names the newborn Ghanshyam, Hari, Krishna, Harikrishna and Nilkanth. He praises the divinity of Ghanshyam maharaj.