INTERNATIONAL SWAMINARAYAN SANSTHAN OF VADTAL INC

aka International Shree Swaminarayan Sansthan of Vadtal   |   Somerset, NJ   |  www.iswaminarayan.org

Mission

The Corporation is organized for the advancement and propagation of the Swaminarayan Sect of the Hindu Religion based on the teachings and principles of Lord Shree Salhajanand Swami which are set forth in Shikshapatri written by Lord Shree Sahajanand Swami Himself. Those principles are propagated and enunciated through two dioceses instituted by Lord Swaminarayan at Vadtal and Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state of India. The Corporation shall be related spiritually to the diocese at Vadtal in the Gujarat state of India (herein called Laxminarayandev Gadi ).
The primary purpose and mission of this Corporation is to keep unity and uniform activities among local chapters in North America, under the name of Shree Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal affiliated with the Laxminarayandev Gadi, under the leadership of reigning Acharya Maharaj of Vadtal diocese, so that such organizations stay spiritually connected to Vadtal Sansthan ancl the Laxminarayandev Gadi.

Ruling year info

2013

President

Mr. Arjunbhai Malavia

V. President

Mr. Rameshbhai Patel

Main address

P.O.BOX # 5621

Somerset, NJ 08875 USA

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EIN

45-3944379

NTEE code info

Hindu (X70)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Youth Centers, Clubs, (includes Boys/Girls Clubs)- Multipurpose (O20)

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National Shibir

A annual religious conference arranged for the Adults and Youths for the followers of Swaminarayan faith.

Population(s) Served
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Population(s) Served

Currently we have 4 to 5 proposed Temple projects around the Country. Each of these communities will benefit with a Temple, where it will allow the organization to further propagate the teachings of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, further awareness of the Hindu Religion and Culture.

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Our Mission:-
This organization is enacted for the advancement and propagation of the Swaminarayan Sect of the Hindu Religion based on the teachings and principles of Lord Shree Sahajanand Swami which are set forth in the Shikshapatri written by Lord Shree Sahajanand Swami himself. This Organization is spiritually related to the diocese at Vadtal in the Gujarat state of India. The primary purpose and mission of this organization is to keep unity and uniform activities among Temples and Chapters in the U.S.A. and Canada, under the name of International Shree Swaminarayan Sansthan of Vadtal, affiliated with Laxminarayandev Gadi, under the leadership of reigning Aacharya Maharaj of Vadtal diocese​ H.H. 1008 Aacharya Maharajshree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj. Aim of this organization is also to preserve and practice the cultural heritage of Sanatan Dharma among the Indian community and the communities at large and exchange the ideas and ideals among religious institutions of various faiths.
With this in mind the organization consistently strives to seek out areas where Satsang can be established and help establish local Chapters.

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The Corporation is organized for the advancement and propagation of the Swaminarayan Sect of the Hindu Religion based on the teachings and principles of Lord Shree Salhajanand Swami which are set forth in Shikshapatri written by Lord Shree Sahajanand Swami Himself. Those principles are propagated and enunciated through two dioceses instituted by Lord Swaminarayan at Vadtal and Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state of India. The Corporation shall be related spiritually to the diocese at Vadtal in the Gujarat state of India (herein called Laxminarayandev Gadi ).

The primary purpose and mission of this Corporation is to keep unity and uniform activities among local chapters in North America, under the name of Shree Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal affiliated with the Laxminarayandev Gadi, under the leadership of reigning Acharya Maharaj of Vadtal diocese, so that such organizations stay spiritually connected to Vadtal Sansthan ancl the Laxminarayandev Gadi.

The Corporation is organized also to preserve and practice the cultural heritage of Sanatan Dharma among the Indian community and the communities at large and exchange the ideas and ideals among religious institutions of various faiths. The Corporation will promote religious, educational, and philanthropical activities in North America and India for the betterment of all involved, and help non-profit organizations get organized and assist in the building of local temples for member organizations throughout North America. The Corporation will promote Swaminarayan religion as well as Hindu spiritual literatures by translating into English, promoting Murtis and other replicas sanctioned by Laxminarayandev Gadi, pictures of the various temples and video recording of events in India and elsewhere relating 1to visits and discourses by H.H. 1008 reigning Acharya Maharajshree and leading saints and shall make items available to its member organizations. The Corporation shall gather resources by means of fund raising events, collecting donations and membership fees from member chapters in North America in order to accomplish the aforementioned purposes.

The organization continues to grow and with the help of hundreds of volunteers around the country continues to perform religious and cultural activities at its member chapters. Since the founding of the organization, two of our member chapters have successfully implemented and expansion program to their facility and one of chapter members has successfully acquired a property where they will in the near future start performing regular religious discourses and celebrate festivals.
With the support of the devotees we continue to progress towards our goals and strategize with our capabilities in doing more for our chapter members.

Financials

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INTERNATIONAL SWAMINARAYAN SANSTHAN OF VADTAL INC

Board of directors
as of 9/7/2016
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Hon. Acharya Shree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj

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Board co-chair

Mr. Arjunbhai Malavia

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Term: Aug 2016 - July 2018

Rameshbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Downey

Ramanbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Downey

Rajeshbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Dallas

Bharatbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Dallas

Mukeshbhai Papaiya Board Member

SSSM Somerset

Girishbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Somerset

Atulbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Toronto

Dhavalbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Toronto

Indravadanbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Florence

Mukeshbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Florence

Niranjanbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM New York

Snehal Pithadia Board Member

SSSM Chicago

Ghanshyambhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Freemont

Rameshbhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Charlotte

Rameshbhai Dhanani Board Member

SSSM Lansdale

Prakashbhai Amin Board Member

SSSM Tampa

Priyesh Kheradia Board Member

SSSM Indianapollis

Narendrabhai Patel Board Member

SSSM Philadelphia

Board leadership practices

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    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes