Major Relief work undertaken by BAPS saints and volunteers

Date 2001/1/27 8:48:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


AHMEDABAD, INDIA, January 26, 2001: Bochasanwasi Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, BAPS, has its international headquarters in Ahmedabad. It has established massive earthquake relief work using scores of other BAPS centers in Gujarat, BAPS has outstanding experience in disaster relief, and is recommended by HPI as an excellent channel for donations to the relief effort, especially considering their huge presence in this area. USA: "BAPS Earthquake Relief Fund," P.O. Box 891449, Dallas, TX 75389-1449. India: "BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha" Swaminarayan Mandir, A/C Department Shahibaug Ahmedabad, 380004 Gujarat, INDIA. UK: "The SHM-Gujarat Earthquake Relief A/c" Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, 105 -119 Brentfield Road, Neasden, London NW10 8JP. Money can also be reliably contributed through the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund. USA: Embassy of India Attn: Head of Chancery, 2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008. India: Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, Prime Minister's Office South Block, New Delhi 110011 India. Hindus should be aware that Christians regard such disasters as opportunities for getting new converts. This message just arrived from "Gospel of Asia," a Christian missionary-sending organization based in Texas: "Please do remember our leaders and native missionaries as they seek to meet the physical and spiritual needs of these earthquake victims. We are particularly asking the Lord to use this tragedy for His glory, to soften hearts and open doors for the Gospel." See

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