Acharya Shree Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj
Sanatan Dharma Dhurandar Acharya Maharaj Shree 1008 Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj (October 1971 - Present) is the current Acharya of the NarNarayan Dev Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday (15 October 2004 - Present) and is the 7th spiritual successor of Swaminarayan in the North Diocese (NarNarayan Dev Gadi, Ahmedabad). The establishment of Shri NarNarayan Dev Yuvak Mandal (NNDYM) has been a major achievement of Acharya Shree Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj. Festivals have been celebrated on a scale never before seen in the Swaminarayan Sampraday under the leadership Acharya Shree Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj, including the Shardha Satabdi Mahotav, Shashti Purti Mahotsav and the Chhapaiya Nij Mandir Pran Pratishta Mahotsav. An initiative taken by Koshalendraprasadji has been the Jai Shree Swaminarayan television serial that has been broadcasted throughout the world.
According to the followers of the Swaminarayan Sampradaya, Acharya Shree Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj is very humble. His philosophy of working centres on the principle that everything can be achieved if we surrender ourselves to the lotus feet of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. All tasks, no matter how daunting they may seem at first, can be fruitful and filled with utmost success if performed with Bhagwan Swaminarayan in mind.