{{Short description|Indian guru}} {{Orphan|date=December 2022}} {{Infobox person | honorific_prefix = Swami | name = Kailashanand Giri Ji | image = Swami Kailashananda Giri Ji.jpg | birth_date = 1 January 1976 | birth_place = Jasidih, Deoghar, Jharkhand | nationality = Indian | education = Acharya | years_active = 2002 | known_for = Writer and a Saint | notable_works = River of Moksha, Shaktisatvanam, and Gangagatha | title = Niranjan Peethadheeshwar | successor = Bapu Gopalanand Brahmachari | awards = Bharat Gaurav Award, 2018 | website = https://swamikailashanandgiriji.com }} '''Swami Kailashanand Ji''' is an Indian Saint, Guru, writer and a Yoga guru.{{Cite web |last=shiva |date=2011-10-16 |title=Beyond Asana |url=https://integralyogamagazine.org/beyond-asana/ |access-date=2023-01-10 |website=Integral Yoga Magazine |language=en-US}} He is a scholar, and a writer of various religious books based on Hindu mythology, which are written in Hindi, English, and Sanskrit languages. He is a Mahamandaleshwar of Niranjan Akhara, his Ashram is situated in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. As the first man of Niranjan Akhara, he is a spiritual leader of thousands on Naga Sadhus, and he had given Deeksha{{Cite web |last=Pariwar (AWGP) |first=All World Gayatri |title=Deeksha Sanskar |url=http://www.awgp.org/spiritual_wisdom/sacramental_rites/deeksha_sanskar |access-date=2023-01-01 |website=www.awgp.org}} to them. His books are based on Indian culture, traditions, and the ancient Indian religion Vedic [[Sanātana Dharma|Sanatana Dharma]]. == Early life == Kailashanand Giri Ji was born on 1 January 1976, in the North Indian state Bihar (currently in Jharkhand) small town of Jasidih of Deoghar{{Cite web |title=District Deoghar, Government of Jharkhand {{!}} Baba Dham Nagri {{!}} India |url=https://deoghar.nic.in/ |access-date=2022-12-27 |language=en-US}} district. He became a home solitaire at his early childhood, he left his home and started to live in the forest in the company of Saints. While living in a company of Saints his curiosity towards Vedic Sanatan Dharma{{Cite news |date=2013-05-13 |title=Sanatana Dharma |language=en-IN |work=The Hindu |url=https://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/religion/sanatana-dharma/article4712291.ece |access-date=2022-12-27 |issn=0971-751X}} increased day by day, so he decided to gain more knowledge of Vedic education. He went to many Ashrams for this purpose and learned a lot about Vedic Dharma, [[Vedas]], [[Puranas]], [[Upanishads]], and [[Yoga]]. == Education == His final destination was Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidhayalaya{{Cite web |title=District Deoghar, Government of Jharkhand {{!}} Baba Dham Nagri {{!}} India |url=https://deoghar.nic.in/ |access-date=2023-01-10 |language=en-US}} in Varanasi, from where he completed his Acharya degree(Post Graduation) in Vedic education in 2002. After completing his Acharya degree he became the secretary of Shri Shambhu Panch Agni Akhara. == Works == While holding the post of a secretary of Shri Shambhu Panch Agni Akhara his name changed, and people called him Mahant Shree Kailashanand Brahmachari. Panch Agni Akhara{{Cite web |last=जोशी |first=अनिरुद्ध |title=ब्रह्मचारियों का श्री पंचाग्नि अखाड़ा {{!}} Panch Agni Akhada in Kumbh |url=https://hindi.webdunia.com/haridwar-kumbh-mela-religious-place/panch-agni-akhada-in-kumbh-121021300105_1.html |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=hindi.webdunia.com |language=hi}} is one of the 13 Akharas and this Akhara is only for Brahmacharis(bachelor). Being celibate Akharas main and biggest prerequisite, the current president of Agni Akhara Bapu Gopalanand{{Cite web |last=link |first=Get |last2=Facebook |last3=Twitter |last4=Pinterest |last5=Email |last6=Apps |first6=Other |title=विद्वान एवं तपस्वी संत थे ब्रह्मलीन बापू गोपालानंद ब्रह्मचारी-स्वामी कैलाशानंद |url=https://www.manavjagat.page/2021/09/blog-post_251.html |access-date=2022-12-27 |language=en-GB}} Brahmachari Ji made him his disciple and the secretary of Agni Akhara. Under the leadership of Kailashanand Giri Ji, Agni Akhara participated in many Kumbh, and Mahakumbhs.{{Cite web |last=Jan 13 |first=TOI-Online / Updated |last2=2021 |title=Kumbh 2021 Dates: Know about Maha Kumbh Mela 2021 dates and time {{!}} - Times of India |url=https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/religion/kumbh-mela/kumbh-2021-date-and-time-all-you-need-to-know-about-maha-kumbh-mela/articleshow/80228810.cms |access-date=2023-01-10 |website=The Times of India |language=en}} === Writer === He is a writer and scholar of [[Hindi]] and [[Sanskrit]] languages, as he completed his education in Vedic education so he has excellent knowledge of Vedas, Puranas, Upnishads and Yoga. He wrote a book River of Moksha{{Cite web |title=River of Moksha : Swami Kailashanand Giri: Amazon.in: Books |url=https://arcus-www.amazon.in/River-Moksha-Swami-Kailashanand-Giri/dp/9394701028/ref=sr_1_1?qid=1672152115&refinements=p_27:Swami+Kailashanand+Giri&s=books&sr=1-1 |access-date=2023-01-10 |website=arcus-www.amazon.in}} which is based on [[Ganges|River Ganga,]] River Ganga is highly sacred in Hinduism, they worshipped and called it Maa Ganga. His another book Shaktisatvanam{{Cite web |title=Shaktistavanam (शक्तिस्तवनम) {{!}}{{!}} अति दुर्लभ स्तोत्र संग्रह: {{!}}{{!}} by Swami Kailashanand Giri ji : Swami Kailashanand Giri ji: Amazon.in: Books |url=https://arcus-www.amazon.in/Shaktistavanam-%E0%A4%B6%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%AE-%E0%A4%A6%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%AD-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%A4%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%A4%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B0-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%97%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%B9/dp/B0B6V4884B/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1672152115&refinements=p_27:Swami+Kailashanand+Giri&s=books&sr=1-2 |access-date=2023-01-01 |website=arcus-www.amazon.in}} is in the Sanskrit language, a rare collection of Vedic Strotas, and the third book is Gangagatha.{{Cite web |title=Gangagatha: Swami Kailashanand Giri: Amazon.in: Books |url=https://arcus-www.amazon.in/Gangagatha-Swami-Kailashanand-Giri/dp/9356401128/ref=sr_1_3?qid=1672152115&refinements=p_27:Swami+Kailashanand+Giri&s=books&sr=1-3 |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=arcus-www.amazon.in}} === Religious Guru === In 2006, Bapu Gopalanand gave another responsibility to Acharya Kailashanand, he selected him as the Peethadheeshwar of South Kali Mandir{{Cite web |last=Administrator |date=2020-05-03 |title=Seat of Power: The Sacred Dakshin Kali Temple |url=https://www.allinharidwar.com/temples/dakshin-kali-temple |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=Allinharidwar |language=en-US}} Chandi Ghat Haridwar. This Peeth was established by Mahaguru Baba Kamraj Ji, which is distinguished as being the main among all the Peeths of Vedic Sanatan Dharma for many centuries. The journey of Swami Ji from Shree Mahant to the prestigious post of Mahamandaleshwar is the result of his hard work and devotion to Sanatan Dharma. Agni Akhara revered Acharya Kailashanand as a Mahamandaleshwar at the age of 38 at Prayagraj Mahakumbh in 2013. The death of Bapu Gopalanad Brahmachari was not only a loss of Agni Akharas members but also a huge loss of entire saint communities. After his death, the responsibilities of all his Ashrams were transferred. Increasing splendor of the revered Swami Ji and his continuous contributions made to the Vedic Sanatan Dharma, Shri Panchayati is expected to be seated on Acharya Mahamandaleshwar. Finally on 14 January 2021,{{Cite web |title=हरिद्वार: महामंडलेश्वर कैलाशानंद गिरि का हुआ पट्टाभिषेक, राज्यपाल समेत यूपी हरियाणा से पहुंचे कई संत |url=https://www.amarujala.com/dehradun/haridwar-mahamandaleshwar-kailashanand-giri-pattabhishek-ceremony-today |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=Amar Ujala |language=hi}} Swami Kailashanand became Niranjan{{Cite web |date=2021-09-22 |title=सबसे पढ़े-लिखे साधुओं का अखाड़ा है निरंजनी, जिसके सचिव थे नरेंद्र गिरि |url=https://hindi.news18.com/news/knowledge/know-about-niranjani-akhara-whose-mahant-narendra-was-head-3758879.html |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=News18 हिंदी |language=hi}} Peethadheeshwar Mahamandaleshwar Kailashanand Giri Ji. All saint communities and famous Akharas and famous personalities of Indian region came on his Pattabhishek{{Cite web |title=स्वामी कैलाशानंद महाराज बने निरंजनी अखाड़े के आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर |url=https://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/state/uttarakhand/other-cities/swami-kailashanand-maharaj-became-the-acharya-mahamandaleshwar-of-niranjani-akhara/articleshow/80273502.cms |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=Navbharat Times |language=hi}} ceremony, and accepted him as their spiritual leader. == Award == Acharya Kailashanand Giri Ji was awarded the Bharat Gaurav Award{{Cite web |title=British Parliament, London, United Kingdom {{!}} 13th April 2018 |url=https://bharatgaurav.in/awards/british-parliament-london-united-kingdom-13th-april-2018/ |access-date=2022-12-27 |website=Bharat Gaurav Awards |language=en-US}} by British Government on 13 April 2018. This award was given to him for his social and religious works. == Social Services == Many social works are done by Swami ji and his Akharas. Through his social work, he tried to uplift the status of the poor people in society. Anna Kshetra, Old Age Homes, Ved Vidhayalaya, Gaushala Yojna, Vedic Education, a free hostel for poor children, and charitable hospitals are some social works run by Guru Ji and his Ashrams. == External links == * https://www.facebook.com/swamikailashanandgiri/ * https://www.instagram.com/kailashanandgiriji/?hl=en * https://twitter.com/SKailashanandG * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cl_X7hrnx4Q * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzUsqP2W40k == References == {{Reflist}} [[Category:1976 births]] [[Category:Living people]] [[Category:1976 births]] [[Category:Living people]] {{⚠️🚨COPIED from EverybodyWiki ❗❕⚠️😡😤Please respect Licence CC-BY-SA ❗}} {{Source Wikipedia}}