Pramukh Swami Maharaj cause of death

Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) December 7, 1921

Death Date August 11, 2016

Age of Death 94 years

Cause of Death Chest Infection

Profession Religious Leader

The religious leader Pramukh Swami Maharaj died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hindu guru and leader in the international Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) organization. Under his leadership, the religious group grew to include more than a million members in numerous countries.

At the age of seventeen, he began his devotion to a religious life and took Hindi monastic vows of nissneh (non-attachment) and nishkam (celibacy).

As President of BAPS — a position he took at the young age of twenty-nine — he was a strong advocate of peace and understanding between members of different religions.

Personal Life

He was born in India’s Gujarat State, in the small town of Chansad, to religious parents Diwaliben and Motibhai Patel.

He and Swami Vivekananda were both important Indian religious leaders.

How did Pramukh Swami Maharaj die?

He had been suffering from a chest infection in his last days from which he was gradually recovering. However, due to his longstanding heart problems, he died on 13 August 2016, at 6 pm at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Sarangpur, Botad district, Gujarat, India.