SWAMI AVDHESHANAND GIRI MAHARAJ JI
Swami Avdeshanand Giri ji was born in the early hours of a Kartik Purnima in a Brahmin family. Swamiji spent his early childhood in the Himalayas as a hermit. Swamiji is a sage who has been influencing and inspiring millions of people with his extraordinary personality and truly religious truthful and noble living. He isn’t just a simple looking ever smiling calm composed Sanyasi but a noble spiritual leader who has deep insight and
has touched every peak of Spiritual awakening. His eyes don’t see they say to each person who meets him about what peace at heart is all about. His personality makes one feel the wisdom in the ancient philosophy, know the truth that our Vedas carried, his presence fills a fragrance which makes one feel divinity around and purifies every soul.Swami Avdeshanand Giri ji has not only been motivating people towards social awakening and spiritual enlightenment but he has beautiful carved a mission linking spirituality with social responsibility. Swamiji has made an important impact in preparing the generation towards contributing for human rights, social service and irradiating the evils from society and bringing positive effect into the lives of many. He has healed not only the heart & mind of millions with his divine thought philosophy and intellectuals but also purified the soul by showing them the path to self realization.
The prestigious and acclaimed SRIPANCHDASNAAM JUNA AKHADA had designated him as PRIME SAINT in 1998 at the Haridwar Maha Kumbh. He has then been appointed as ACHARYA MAHAMANDLESHWAR i.e. the leader of all the saints of Sri Panchdasham Juna Akhada. As the Acharya Mahamandleshwar of the Akhada, Swamiji is in charge of various Ashrams situated at Haridwar, Varanasi and Baroda. Thousands of Saints across India and elsewhere have been initiated by the Acharya Mahamandleshwar ji.
Swamiji has launched various projects for rural development and has initiated in bringing reforms and helping the poor and the needy. Swamiji has established many hospitals, schools and centers for physically disabled, also has launched many projects like “Shivganga” for this purpose. Swamiji is a great philosopher as well as a Spiritual master. He is also an excellent writer and has penned down many of his teachings. He is a great orator with clarity and profound divinity that has brought a great impact on the minds of millions of people around the world. Swamiji is a member of the World Council of Religious Leaders. He is honored with D.Lit. for social upliftment and promotion of culture. Swamiji with all his efforts has worked towards preserving the auspicious aspects of Indian tradition, dharma and culture among the youth. With his preaching’s, discourses along with chanting of Vedic Mantras he has soulfully filled every corner of the heart of many with a deep spiritual experience and helped them to lead a stress - free life.
Swami Avdeshanand Giri ji explores the secret of surrender to God – the ultimate aim of our being. Swamiji explains, “when one looks spiritually inwards to oneself, one realizes that the first and foremost desire of any human being is life itself …….and the source of life is not money, it is life itself". Swami Avdeshanand Giri ji preaching, Parvachan are viewed & followed by millions of people and has contributed to a large extent in bringing unity & peace, spiritual awakening to many as well as bringing the Indian culture and ancient wisdom closer to world.