Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Temple in Surat
Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Ved Road Surat

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is situated in India’s Diamond city, Surat. It is an educational and religious organization. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul’s headquarter is situated in Rajkot. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is a popular place in Surat. Local and nearby city tourists frequently visit this place. It includes the Swaminarayan temple, Fun Park, Nature Park, science exhibition, and religious programs.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul's building is like a palace that has a school and temple both. We can divide this nice place into two parts broadly. One part is the school which provides traditional and modern education to the students and another part is the big temple of Shree Swaminarayan which gives religious education to everyone. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is like a unique Diamond in Surat that spreads the light of education and religion in Surat city.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul History

Lord Swaminarayan Mandir in Surat
A view of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

For nourishing and spreading the principles of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, in the year 1948 H.H. Gurudev Shastriji Maharaj Shri Dharmajivandasji Swami established the Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul in Rajkot, Gujarat. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul participates actively in many activities such as social, environmental, spiritual, moral & cultural, medical, and relief work. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Organization has ten branches all over India. It has international branches also in the United States and other countries.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Objectives

The main goal of this organization is to spread good and true education given by Shree Swaminarayan which they called ''Sadvidya''. The other objectives of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul are listed below.
  • Teach everyone about secular harmony so they can respect each other.
  • Developing a good character in students by providing real education.
  • Balancing between spirituality and modernity education.
  • Develop students as the best Patriots of the nation.
  • Develop students to perform best in each field.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyalaya

Best School in Surat
Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyalaya

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyalaya is the English Medium School, affiliated with the CBSE board. The other school is affiliated with the GSEB or the state board of Gujarat. In this school, the study is provided in the Gujarati language. School offers various extraordinary courses in art, science, and commerce. The school has KG to12th classes in English and Gujarati medium.

The school offers hostel facilities for students in classes 8th to 12th, who study here from other cities. The teaching faculty is very good, they provide quality education to students. The school environment is the very good and very supportive staff is there who help students very carefully. Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is founded in the year 1992 to provide quality education in Indian culture and manner.
It is a good school with all the necessary facilities for kids. There is a big playground, a nature park, a garden, toilets, food court, drinking water, parking facility, library, computer lab, and many more things. In Surat city, it is among the best schools with hostel facilities but for boys only.

Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Gurukul

Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Surat
Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Gurukul

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul campus has a very big temple of Shree Swaminarayan. Shree Swaminarayan temple has a very beautiful statue of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. There is also a small statue of Lord Swaminarayan sitting on the Palaki. Devotees come to swing the Palaki of Lord Swaminarayan. Shree Swaminarayan Temple is the temple of truth, kindness, silence, and compassion. You can feel here the true spirituality and spend some quality time of your life in this temple. You can see lots of devotees sitting in the temple hall and praying.

Info City - Science Modal Exhibition

For visitors and tourists, there is a very interesting science exhibition where you can see lots of science working models and projects. There are 64 scientific projects displayed for the audience to explain the scientific principles of light, sound, heat, magnetism, etc. You can learn many scientific concepts with easily understandable models. Maximum scientific projects are very easy that students can prepare with help of teachers. This exhibition is good for those people who do not belong to a science background. There is a mirror room, in which you can feel like you are in a crowded place. You can enjoy lots of fun here.

Religious Cultural Exhibition- Pradarshani

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is also famous for its religious-cultural exhibition called ''Pradarshani''. It is the best place for religious people who want to see this type of exhibition. There are lots of statues of various Hindu Gods mentioned in the holy books of Ramayan and Mahabharat. You can see some working statues of Gods and characters showing the stories of the Hindu religion. There are almost 4000 statues related to the Hindu religion showing different scenes. The main interesting show of this exhibition is a mechanical statue telling a story related to Lord Vishnu. You can also see lots of statues telling the stories of Lord Swaminarayan's life.

Nature Park at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat
Top view of Nature Park of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

The nature park of the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul is also very good and designed very interestingly for visitors and kids to enjoy lots of fun. You can see rabbits, some birds, and other small animals in cages. There are some small and large statues of animals and some Gods for making the park beautiful. There is also a fountain and some games for enjoying kids.

Gaushala at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Temple Surat
Gaushala at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

There is a small Gaushala on the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul campus where you can see many cows. These cows are well cared for by the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul management. Caring for the cow in the Hindu religion is a very important part. In the Hindu religion, the Cow is considered the form of a mother. Gaushala is the main feature of the Hindu tradition’s Gurukul system. On many occasions such as on Sankrant, Gau-Poosan is organized in the Gurukul.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat Ticket Price

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyalaya Surat
Entry Gate of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat

For visiting this place there is an entry ticket. The entry fees for kids up to year 10 is Rs. 30/- per kid and for adults Rs. 50/- per person. After taking the ticket you can see a science modal exhibition and a religious cultural exhibition. 

You can also enjoy yourself in Nature Park at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul. Entry in Shree Swaminarayan temple is free there is no charge. You can also enjoy the playground of the school where lots of playing equipment such as swings, slides, see-saws, playground climbers, spring, riders, merry-go-rounds, and many more.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Timing

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul opens for visitors after school timing. When the school is closed, the campus opens for the local visitors and tourists at 03:00 pm. Visitors and tourists can enjoy it here from 03:00 pm to 08:00 pm. 

You can see this place in almost 2-3 hours very easily and enjoy each place on the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul campus. Entry into school is not allowed for visitors.

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Facilities at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul

Lord Swaminarayan Temple in Surat
Restaurant and food shops at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul
  • For visitors, there is a free slipper or shoes-keeping service where you can keep your slippers or shoes.
  • Available Restaurants and food shops for kids and visitors also.
  • Nature Park with some animals like rabbits.
  • Garden for kids and the local public.
  • Washrooms and toilets
  • Very big playground
  • Free parking facility
  • Drinking water

TouristBug's Recommendations

  • Photography and camera are not allowed inside the Science and Religious Cultural Exhibition.
  • Photography and camera are allowed outside the Science and Religious Cultural Exhibition.
  • Shoes and slippers are not allowed inside the Science and Religious Cultural Exhibition.
  • Don't carry or take edible items inside the Science and Religious Cultural Exhibition.
  • Keep kids with you. They can go here and there.

How to Reach Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat

Surat is a very famous city in Gujarat. You can reach Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul very easily it is very famous in Surat. The railway station and bus stand in Surat is nearby to each other. You can get a city bus and tempo and Vikram for Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul. You can also book a cab or taxi for better convenience. I visited this place by booking a taxi. To date, I visited this place two times and enjoy each time a lot.

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Surat Address

Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul
Address: Ved Rd, 
Narayan Munidev Society, 
Katargam, Surat, 
Gujarat 395004


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