Sanatan Dharma Dhurandar Acharya Maharaj Shree 1008 Rakeshprasadji Maharaj (Devnagari: आचार्या श्री राकेशप्रसाद्जी माहाराज) (July 1966 - Present) is the current Acharya of the LaxmiNarayan Dev Gadi of Swaminarayan Sampraday (31 January 2003–present) and the 9th Spiritual Successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan in the South Diocese (Vadtal, LaxmiNarayan Dev Gadi) of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.
About and Achievements
- He was appointed by the order of the Supreme Court of India, which removed his predesser, Acharya Shree Ajendraprasadji Maharaj and appointed him in his place.
- He takes an interest in Sanskrit and Prakrit literature on religion. He has established temples and consecrated idols in them.
- He has given Diksha to more than 100 saints as per the wish of Swaminarayan who mentioned this in the Desh Vibhag Lekh.