BHARAT SEVASHRAM SANGHA

(A Registered Socio-Cultural, Philanthropic, Non-Profit Organization)

India’s Leading Monastic Institution

The Bharat Sevashram Sangha is a spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers dedicated to the service of humanity with non-sectarian, non-communal, non-political character and outlook. IT was founded in 1917 by the illustrious patriot saint Yugacharya Sreemat Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj. The Sangha is a pioneer in organising relief work at the time of natural calamities like flood, epidemic, famine, earthquake etc. It has hundreds of branches in India and abroad.

The Bharat Sevashram Sangha stands for:-

  • Organization of Monk.

  • Moral & Spiritual regeneration.

  • Service to humanity irrespective of caste, creed, or colour.

  • Spread of man-making education.

  • Reformation of holy places.

  • Reconstruction of Hindu Society.

  • Introduction of physical culture.

  • Relief work during Natural Calamities.

  • Medical aids & leprosy welfare projects.

  • Propagation by moral & spiritual publications.

  • Overseas cultural missions.

  • Welfare of the aboriginals and uplift of the backward classes.

Mumbai Branch

263, Swami Pranavanandaji Marg, Vashigaon, Navi Mumbai – 400 703

Phone: 022-2781 1327
E-mail: bharatsevas@gmail.com
Web: www.bssmumbai.com

: www.facebook.com/bharatsevashram.vashi

BHARAT SEVASHRAM SANGHA - AT A GLANCE

The Bharat Sevashram Sangha is a spiritual brotherhood of monks and selfless workers devoted to the service to humanity. It is purely philanthropic and charitable organisation with non-sectarian, non-communal and non-political character and outlook. The main activities of the Sangha are to help selflessly the distressed sick and poor people of the society. The central objective is to build the nation based on Sanatan Vedic Culture.

1 The lofty ideal of the Sangha Self-renunciation, Self-control, Truth and Brahmacharya
2 Founder Yugacharya Shrimat Swami Pranavanandaji Maharaj.
3 Avirbhav 29th January, 1896, on Maghi Purnima Tithi at evening.
4 Birth Place Bajitpur village of Madaripur District, Bangladesh
5 Parent Father: Shri Vishnucharan Das Bhuinya, Mother: Shrimati Shardadevi.
6 Diksha Grahan Vijaya Ekadashi, 1913 at Gorakhpur.
7 Diksha-data Mahayogi Baba Gambhirnathji, Gorakhpur
8 Siddhilabh Maghi Purnima Tithi, 1916 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth.
9 Sangha founded on Maghi Purnima, 1917 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth.

Activities: From Sanghabda 1917, Maghi Purnima:

Important Events Places and Dates
1 First Big Sevakarya (Relief Work) Madaripur Cyclone, 1919 and Satkhira Famine 1921 in Bangladesh
2 Started Spreading-Ideal-Education Foundation of Brahmacharya Vidyalaya at Madaripur - 1923 and at Khulna - 1925
3 Naming Sangha and Taking Acharya Title Maghi Purnima, 1923
4 Founded Preaching party for spreading the Vedic Culture and message of Swami Pranavananda Head Office, Kolkata, 1924
5 Sanyas Sanskar Kumbh Mela, Prayag, January, 1924
6 Sanyas-Guru Shrimat Swami Govindananda Giriji Maharaj
7 Started Teertha Sanskar Movement At Gaya, July 1924
8 First Pujarati Acceptance Khulna Sevashram, Raas Purnima, 1924
9 First Trishulotsav Bajitpur Siddhapeet, Paush Purnima, 1924
10 Publication of Sangha's Monthly Magazine 'Pranav' Maghi Purnima, 1927
11 First editor of Magazine "Pranav" Rev. Shrimat Swami Vedanandaji Maharaj
12 Registration of the Sangha and The Rules & Regulations of the Sangha 02-06-1927, no. Act XXI of 1860
13 First Relief Work at Kumbh Mela At Haridwar, January 1927
14 First Durgapuja and "Shakti-Sadhana Pravartan" October, 1928, at Kashi
15 Garhasthya Movement Started Shivaratri, 1928 at Kolkata
16 Initiated propagating Vedic Culture overseas 1929 at Myanmar (Then Burma)
17 Shri Shri Pranav Math Sthapana Utsav March, 1930
18 Accepting puja and offerings from all as a Jagatguru for the first time Maghi Purnima, 1931 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth
19 Accepting Rajvesh as a Dharma Rashtra-Sangathak for the first time Maghi Purnima, 1932 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth
20 Started Hindu Milan Mandir Movement December, 1934 at Bajitpur
21 First Hindu Maha-Sammelan Maghi Purnima, 1935 at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth
22 Taking oath of creating a Rakshee Dal (Self Defence Group)with a capacity of 5 lakh Volunteers March 1940 at Hindu Sammelan held on Shivaratri at Ballygunge, Kolkata
23 Blessing Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukhopadhyay and empowered him specially August, 1940 at Ballygunge, Kolkata
24 Mahaprayan (Left his physical body) 8th January, 1941 (Paushi Shukla Ekadashi), at Main Ashram, Ballygunge, Kolkata
25 Samadhi Sthan (Memorial and Epitaph) 10th January, 1941, at Bajitpur Siddhapeeth
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