Sadguru Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami
As a blessed disciple of P. P. Sadguru Shastriji Maharaj Shree Dharamjeevandasji Swami, the founder of Rajkot Gurukul, Sadguru Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami completed his Gurukul studies in the year 1968 at Rajkot Gurukul and completed the higher studies of Vedantacharya at Sampoornanand Sanskrit University – Varanasi gloriously with 6 gold medals and 6 silver medals, in the year 1977AD.
HH Swamiji has played a vital role in the education field & development of Rajkot Gurukul and its branches. It is noteworthy here that SGVP school and traditional Sanskrit Mahavidyalay at Ahmedabad are the first one in India to receive an American Accreditation as an International school and Sanskrit college respectively.
It is his inspirations and active efforts which expanded the social services of Gurukul to the far and remote rural areas for the welfare of needy people.
To honor his social and spiritual services,
Shree Lakshminarayan Dev Peethadipati, Vadtal has given him the title of ‘Sadguru’ in the year 1990AD.
Sandeepany Vidyaniketan, Porbandar honored him with the title of ‘Devrshi’, in the year 2002AD.
Award of ‘Professional Excellence’ was conferred on him in the year 2005 by Rotary International.
On the basis of erudition and prophesy the degree of ‘Vidvatvibhushan’ was given to him by Sanskrit Research Academy-Melkot and Gujarat Vidwat Parishad.
For the propagation of true knowledge, H.H. Swamiji visited many countries of America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia.
H.H. Swamiji participated the World Religious conference in United Nations in the millennium year 2000.
He participated in the World Hindi Conference at United Nations, July 2007AD.
He inaugurated the World Gujarati conference, August 2008AD, organized by ,Association of Indian – Americans in North America’ (AIANA), NJ, USA.
In context with the Inter faith religions conference, Swamiji participated in the conferences at Delhi, Jerusalem, USA and Cambodia as a representative of Hindu Dharm Acharya Sabha.
Because of the inspiration and efforts of H.H. Swamiji approximately thousand check dams have been constructed in water scarcity areas of Saurashtra, Katchh. Thousands of trees are planted and protected to maintain the ecological balance. The relief and rehabilitation works are carried out to face the natural calamities such as earth quake, flood etc.
To create religious harmony Swamiji has conducted hundresds of religious, spiritual and cultural discourses all over the world.