Dhoribhai and Hetba, were profound devotees of the Swaminarayan
Sampradaya (Fellowship). By the wish and blessings of Lord Swaminarayan,
Dungar Bhakta (later Shastriji Maharaj) was born to them in Mahelav
in 1865 (Samvat 1921, Vasant Panchmi)
His mother, Hetba, experienced divinity in her new born child.
As days passed by the village folks of Mahelav were attracted
by the divine magnetism of Dungar Bhakta.