108 Shree Dwarkeshlalji Maharajshree
His Divine Holiness hails from the Pushtimarg tradition of Vaishnavism as direct descendant of Jagadguru Shrimad Vallabhacharaya Mahaprabhuji, the founder of Pushti Bhakti Marg. His Divine Holiness is enthroned as the 14th Gadipathi of Vallabhacharya (Year- 1535)Shashthpeeth at Vadodara, one of the seven thrones of Shri Vitthalnathji Gusainji, the son of Shri Vallabhacharya Mahaprabhuji.
He is presently residing in Vadodara as Raj-Tilak in Seva of Mohini Swarup Shri Kalyanrayji. This is the same Swarup that our Beloved Vallabhacharyaji served (Sevya). He is not only the head at Kalyanrayji Mandir, Vadodara, but also at several cultural centers and Hindu Vaishnav temples in India, UK, USA and around the globe.
From a very young age, HDH has been an inspirational religious, social and cultural leader as well as a guiding force for the young and old alike, and a strong support for the disadvantaged members of society. He has motivated thousand of youngsters towards peace, harmony and brother hood through various religious, cultural, educational and charitable institutions throughout India and the world. Over the years HDH has been honored for His profound philosphical and poetic writings as well as for His religious, social and humanitarian work.
He has received several accolades and awards including the prestigious “Glory of Gujarat” award in 2015 for promoting socal wellbeing, Indian culture and religion as well for his valuable contributions in economic and religious research. He is also awarded Honorary Doctorate in Spiritual for his work towards religious research.
In 2000, UNO organised and invited His Holiness to The World Millennium Peace Summit of Spiritual Leaders – where he spoke on “The Threat to Peace in the Zones of Conflicts”. His speech charmed and mesmerised 1200 respected learned invited guests in the Summit and received Honours as The Youngest Acharyashri and brought Pride and Glory to Pushti Sampraday at his very Young Age. He has a more than 100,000 followers in Georgia, more than 700,000 in USA. In general, he has more than 40 million followers around the globe.