Swami Ram Govind Das is an Indian spiritual leader and author, Born on 15 December 1983 in Haldwani, Uttarakhand. He is an exponent of Srimad Bhagwatam, a seeker of Sri Vidya and an ace practitioner in astrology.
He established the global spiritual organisation Hari Sharranam Jun.
His works focused on several social issues, including untouchability, casteism and gender discrimination. He is also well-known for his devotion towards the welfare of the poor and downtrodden especially the people of Valmiki communities.
At the age of 15, he followed the lineage of the ancient sages of India. With a help of an ascetic at Haldwani, he reached Punjab where people were overwhelmed by his divine aura. From a very young age, he started spreading the messages of the holy scriptures and helped to make people good humans by living a pure life. For pilgrimage, at the age of 21, he left Dhuri, Punjab where he was the patron of an ashram there, then he covered the whole of India with all 4 dhams, 12 jyotirlingas, 4 sarovars, 7 sacred rivers,7 puris, many sacred mountains, many shakti peethams, jyotirlingas, Sri Kailash Mansarovar, tapovan, Muktinath etc.
While on pilgrimage in 2003 in Rishikesh he met Swami Ramsukhdas ji Maharaj, one of the prominent saints of India, where swami ji Maharaj gave him the name Ram Govind das. When he met Swami ji Maharaj was 100 years old, Swami ji Maharaj blessed him with the divine words of Srimad Bhagwad Geeta and the path of devotion. After Swami ji Maharaj left his mortal form in 2005 he came back to his birthplace where he started a spiritual organisation called Hari Sharranam Jun, a path of surrender to reach Godhood.
One great Ramanuji saint Swami Pundrikaksh Ji Maharaj bestowed him the bliss of Srimad Bhagwatam.
Hari Sharranam Jun
Hari Sharranam Jun is a Hindu institution led by Swami Ram Govind das since 1997, arising from Haldwani (Uttarakhand) creating harmony through various religious and social works globally. Today his organisation Hari Sharranam Jun is not only organising grand religious congregations but also working efficiently in the field of social service giving huge support to the backward class by giving them good health and education.
Works and interests
Swami Ram Govind das is touring the Uk, Europe and around the major cities of the world to promote the messages of the Hindu faith and religion.
During his travels widely exhorted members of various communities about the value of education, equality among all and the need for social reform.
He always stood up for the rights of women and children, which is one of his most important endeavours. He organized rallies and peaceful demonstrations to bring social awareness against drugs.
He is a true believer in the premise that we all need to nurture and protect the rights of everyone regardless of their gender, social status, religion and race. He studied various religious texts and wrote books about Hindu philosophical traditions and astrology. He dedicated himself to nonviolence, and service to humanity and advocated for selfless action.
Swami ji teaches meditation and the practice of self-awareness and focused on the development of ethical and spiritual growth. He is renowned for his influential teachings and his dedication to the welfare of his devotees.
Swami Ram Govind Das became involved in various charitable activities and undertook numerous projects for the upliftment of the poor highlighted by marries of the 111 poor girls in a great congregation in Haldwani.