Dada Bhagwan
Indian spiritual teacher
Dada Bhagwan
Dada Bhagwan, born Ambalal Muljibhai Patel, also known as Dadashri, was an Indian Spiritual personality and leader of a new religious movement. He was a native of Bhadran, Gujarat, India and inspired the Akram Vignan, a spiritual path to achieve self-realization and liberation.
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Gulshan Grover wins best actor at NY fest - Hindustan Times
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Actor Gulshan Grover has been honoured with the best actor international award at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for his performance in the Hollywood film Desperate Endeavours. leader Dada Bhagwan, the man who went to America in
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Gulshan Grover wins best actor at NY fest - NDTV.com
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In the film, directed by French-Algerian director Sam Khassa, Gulshan plays spiritual leader Dada Bhagwan, the man who went to America in the 1970s and enlightened the lives of the Indians there as well as the Americans. "Gulshan Grover's performance
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A cartoon Shammi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan as Anna Hazare! - Bollywood Life
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Grover plays an Indian spiritual guru in New York City called Dada Bhagwan. A far cry from Grover's rapist villainous days, but to be fair to him, he did a decent job in I Am Kalam. Now, where's Shakti Kapoor hiding? There must be some shady fest out
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Gulshan Grover wins NYCFF best actor award - Indiantelevision.com
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MUMBAI: The New York City Film Festival (NYCFF) recently awarded the best actor award to Gulshan Grover for his performance as Indian holy man Dada Bhagwan in Desperate Endeavors. Derived from a true story, the film revolves around the misadventures of
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Gulshan Grover plays Dada Bhagwan in Desperate Endeavors - Indian Express
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Gulshan plays the role of Dada Bhagwan; the man who went to America in the 70s and enlightened the lives of the Indians as well as the Americans there! The said film, that will be shot in NY totally, will be premiering at the New York International
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Gulshan Grover plays Dada Bhagwan in Hollywood film Desperate Endeavors - IndiaFM
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Gulshan plays the role of Dada Bhagwan; the man who went to America in the 70s and enlightened the lives of the Indians as well as the Americans there! The said film, that will be shot in NY totally, will be premiering at the New York International
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  • 1988
    Age 79
    He lived in Baroda for about fifty years and later traveled to the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Kenya and spread a doctrine known as Akram Vignan. He died at the age of eighty in the year 1988.
    More Details Hide Details Dada Bhagwan is recognized as a spiritual leader within Gujarat, India. He was portrayed in a 2011 independent film titled "Desperate Endeavors". Also He was honored as Spiritual Scientist/Master of the 20th and 21st century in the Spiritual Science Museum. After Dada Bhagwan's departure, the Akram Vignan Movement was spearheaded by Dr. Niruben Amin. Pujya Niruma started spreading this spiritual knowledge to the entire world. Through her selfless service, she was instrumental in liberating thousands of people, throughout the world by gracing them with spiritual discourses and Self-Realization Ceremonies. On March 19, 2006 Pujya Niruma left her mortal body, Deepakbhai Desai, her spiritual contemporary now heads the Akram Vignan Movement. He travels around the world conducting spiritual discourses and Self-Realization Ceremonies. To date, Dada Bhagwan Foundation has built twelve "Trimandirs" (tri-temples) which feature idols of Simandhar Swami, Vishnu and Shiva.
  • FORTIES
  • 1958
    Age 49
    He claimed to have attained Self-realisation in June, 1958 at Surat railway station while sitting on a bench at platform number 3.
    More Details Hide Details However this was not revealed initially by him. After A.M. Patel's Self-realization experience, a close relative began to address him by the spiritual name of Dada (a Gujarati term for "Revered Grandfather") Bhagwan (Lord) became his spiritual name. Dada Bhagwan formed a movement which he termed Akram Vignan. Unlike the step-by-step purification according to Jain principles, Akram Vignan promises instant salvation through the grace of Lord Simandhar Swami, for whom Dada Bhagwan serves as a medium. Fl├╝gel regards the movement to be a form of Jain-Vaishnava syncretism, a development analogous to the Mahayana in Buddhism.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1908
    Born
    Born in 1908.
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