"Everyone is aware that the earthquake
has wrought unimaginable destruction throughout Gujarat and other states in India.
Thousands have died and thousands more have been made homeless.
of Amdavad it is our duty to work together to do everything we can to help those
affected. Many institutions have come forward and contributed to help the victims.
But there is still a need for much more aid. A call for help has been raised from
In addition to Amdavad, Bhuj and Jamnagar, and their surrounding areas,
have suffered extensive damage.
At present the sadhus and volunteers of the
Bochasanwasi Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha are fully engaged in
helping the victims. The Sanstha is providing food and other emergency aid on
a large scale.
It is our sincere request to all to contribute in whatever
way they can in this time of need and support us in this humanitarian work.
Let us all work together patiently to face these unfortunate circumstances and
recover from its consequences.
We pray at the sacred feet of Bhagwan Swaminarayan,
all the avatars and holy sadhus that the souls of thousands who have died are
blessed with peace, that the families and relatives of the victims gain inner
strength to bear this calamity and that all who have suffered are able to quickly
recover from their injuries and regain full health."