Hariprasad Swamiji Biography: Wife, Net Worth, Parents, Children, Wikipedia, Height, Death

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Hariprasad Swamiji, the founder of Haridham Sokhda and the head of Yogi Divine Society, dedicated his life to preaching and guiding countless individuals on their spiritual journey.

His selfless service, unwavering devotion, and profound wisdom touched the lives of people across the globe.


  • Full Name: Hariprasad Swamiji
  • Date of Birth: May 23, 1934
  • Age: 89 years old (as of 2023)
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Asoj, Salvi, Vadodara, Gujarat
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Profession: Preacher, founder of Haridham Sokhda, and head of Yogi Divine Society
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Parents: Gopaldas (father) and Kashiba (mother)
  • Siblings: 1 Sister
  • Relationship Status: Unmarried
  • Net Worth: Estimated at $3 million

Early Life & Education

Hariprasad Swamiji (aged 89 as of 2023) was born on May 23, 1934, in the small village of Asoj in the Salvi district near Vadodara.

Hailing from a family that had long followed the Vaishnava tradition, he grew up immersed in religious practices. His parents, Gopaldas and Kashiba, raised him with strong spiritual values.

Although details about his early life are scarce, it is known that he had a sister whose name remains undisclosed.

Swamiji received his primary education in Asoj before moving to Anand, Gujarat, where he continued his studies at Sharda-Mandir School.

He pursued further education at N.V. Science College in Vallabh-Vidyanagar, where he completed his inter-science studies.

Swamiji dedicated his evenings to performing religious activities at temples during his education. He developed a deep reverence for the Hindu holy book, Bhagwat Gita, studying it 24 times, each version written by a different author.

Personal Life

Hariprasad Swamiji led a life of celibacy and did not marry or have any children. He focused entirely on his spiritual path, guiding his followers and selflessly serving society.

His devotees greatly respected him, and his teachings inspired countless individuals to lead a more meaningful and compassionate life.


Swamiji’s spiritual journey began in 1953 when he first met Yogiji Maharaj in Revandas’s Khadaki. He instantly felt a deep connection with Maharaj and considered him his Guru.

Swamiji spent years learning from Maharaj and engaging in various services such as cleaning, cooking, and temple maintenance. Over time, he gained profound knowledge and took responsibility for 18 different departments of the temple.

In 1961, Swamiji became Yogiji Maharaj’s secretary, serving in this role until 1965. During this period, he honed his administrative skills and expanded his spiritual understanding.

Maharaj officially initiated Swamiji into the sect in 1955, bestowing him the name “Sadhu Hariprasaddas.Swamiji’s dedication and devotion led to the founding of Atmiya Samaj, further spreading the message of love, unity, and spirituality.

Net Worth

Hariprasad Swamiji’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million at the time of his demise.

His wealth primarily stems from his spiritual endeavors, including donations from followers and the activities of the Yogi Divine Society.


On the night of July 27, 2021, the sad news of Hariprasad Swamiji’s passing emerged. After battling a long-term illness related to kidney problems, he breathed his last at a private hospital in Vadodara, Gujarat.

The news of his demise deeply saddened his devotees, not only in Gujarat but also worldwide.

Swamiji’s mortal remains were kept at the Swaminarayan temple premises in Sokhda for four days, allowing his followers and devotees to pay their final respects and offer tribute.

The last rites were performed according to traditional Hindu customs on August 1.

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