Established in 1907, the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) is a worldwide Hindu organization dedicated to the collective spiritual and social progress of society by promoting harmony between individuals, within families and amongst diverse communities.
Pictured right: His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj (1921-2016)
Under the leadership of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj (1971-2016) and currently His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, BAPS North America continues to serve society, with a special emphasis on five values.
The members of BAPS are part of the Swaminarayan Sampraday—a Hindu Bhakti Sampraday founded by Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
BAPS has been serving in countries throughout the world, including India, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia and UAE.