On 13th February 2024, Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu Visit to Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Dharampur. This event is a moment of pride for Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur as Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Hon’ble President of India graciously accepted the invitation of Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji to visit the Ashram. The visit reflects her high regard for the role of spirituality, culture and social service in shaping India’s Amrit Kaal.

Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur is honoured to welcome Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Hon’ble President of India to its international headquarters Shrimad Rajchandra Ashram, Dharampur on 13th February. Spread over a lush expanse of 223 acres, envisioned by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji, the Ashram is a vibrant centre of activity dedicated to the pursuit of a higher existence; attracting people from around the world. This visit by the Hon’ble President is marked by a shared pursuit for fostering world peace, humanitarian values and societal service, resonating profoundly with the Mission’s ethos.

Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur is a spiritual movement for inner transformation through wisdom, meditation and selfless service. Founded by Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji, the organisation works through 204 centres in five continents. Shrimad Rajchandraji was a self-realised saint, a reformer of Jainism, and a remarkable poet-philosopher of the late 19th century. He gave the world a rich heritage that guides generations of seekers. Empowering thousands with inner peace and joy, Pujya Gurudevshri is an enlightened master, a spiritual visionary, a modern-day mystic, and an ardent devotee of Shrimad Rajchandraji.

Pujya Gurudevshri

Embodiment of Divinity:

Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji is an enlightened master, a spiritual visionary, a modern-day mystic, and an ardent devotee of Shrimad Rajchandraji. Advancing the path of Lord Mahavir, He is the founder of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur – a spiritual organisation with 204 centres across five continents. Blending theory with experience and the head with the heart, Pujya Gurudevshri provides powerful and practical tools to joyfully tread the inward journey. He is empowering and transforming thousands across the globe today. Born on 26 September, 1966 in Mumbai, India, Pujya Gurudevshri showed signs of divinity at a very young age. He would observe long periods of silence and remain immersed in deep meditation. At age eight, He came across a picture of Shrimad Rajchandraji and entered into a trance for three continuous days. His extraordinary brilliance led Him to master profound scriptures, effortlessly. He was conferred the M.A. in Philosophy degree with a gold medal, followed by a Ph.D. for His extensive research treatise on Shrimadji’s finest literary creation, Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra, in 1998. In 2001, Pujya Gurudevshri’s boundless compassion manifested in the form of the glorious Shrimad Rajchandra Ashram, Dharampur, a spiritual sanctuary in South Gujarat where seekers from across the world congregate to elevate themselves. Fondly known as Bapa and Gurudev, His glance radiates love, His presence envelopes with purity, and His discourse is a call to realise one’s true nature. Following the spiritual path according to the principles of Jainism, His insights are not limited to a tradition or set of beliefs. He propounds the spiritual universal. Emerging from His experience of the absolute truth is a message for intelligent living and spiritual well-being. Infused with a dose of humour and dynamism, His wisdom is relevant and personalised to our lives today, while centred in the ancient and the timeless. Envisioned by Pujya Gurudevshri, Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care, the global 10 Care benevolent programme serving humanity, animals, and the environment has touched lakhs of lives. Through the 5 S programme of Satsang, Sadhana, Seva, Sanskruti and Sports, He is galvanising the youth with a higher purpose. Through Shrimad Rajchandra Divinetouch, over 250 value education centres worldwide mould children to blossom to their full potential. An eminent leader, Pujya Gurudevshri speaks and engages at several international platforms and interfaith events, bridging the gaps with a message of peace, harmony and universal brotherhood. An ocean of compassion inspiring humanity to seek self-realisation, Pujya Gurudevshri is a 21st century spiritual force, spearheading a global movement, while remaining unmoved Himself – The Unmoved Mover.

His Message:– Pujya Gurudevshri offers an invitation to go within and realise your true nature. Emerging from His profound experience of the self is a message for intelligent living and holistic well-being.

His Life:- He is the guiding light, the paragon of devotion, the eternal well-wisher, the beloved friend, the divine in human form, the sum of all of these, and much more. His life is purposeful, powerful, and prayerful. One thing is for certain, you cannot meet Pujya Gurudevshri and walk away unaffected. He is the Unmoved Mover.

His Works:- A spiritual reformer, Pujya Gurudevshri is the beacon of inspiration, hope and awakening for seekers. He is an ultimate example of how one being’s commitment and contribution to the welfare of the world has a profound and lasting impact.

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Alpa Gandhi
Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Dharampur