Shri Nilkanth Varni

Pramukh Swami Maharaj performing Shri Nilkanth Varni Murti Pratishtha VidhiShri Nilkanth Varni MaharajAt the age of 11, Bhagwãn Swãminãrãyan commenced a journey of spiritual awakening across the length and bredth of India - during which he came to be knows as Nilkanth Varni. Barefooted, Nilkanth Varni walked alone, covering over 8000 miles over 7 years.

As a tribute to His divine sojourns, a small murti has been ceremoniously consecrated by His Holiness Pramukh Swãmi Mahãrãj in the BAPS Shri Swãminãrãyan Mandir in Houston, Texas.

As a mark of their devotion and gratitude for His sacrifice and compassion for humanity, devotees offer abhisek to the murti of Nilkanth Varni. Many more come to offer prayers and seek answers to their troubles. They leave rejuvenated as well as solaced in mind and spirit.

Darshan Timings

Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday
6:20 am - 6:30 am   6:20 am - 6:30 am   6:00 am - 6:30 am
7:35 am - 8:00 am   7:35 am - 8:00 am   7:35 am - 8:00 am
11:35 am - 12:00 pm   9:35 am - 10:25 am   10:00 am - 10:25 am
7:05 pm - 8:00 pm   11:35 am - 12:00 pm   11:35 am - 1:30 pm
  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7:05 pm - 8:00 pm   7:05 pm - 8:00 pm


Note: If you are unable to perform Abhishek personally, please call or write so sadhus can offer Abhishek and pray on your behalf on the specified day. Please call 281.765.2277 ext. 454 or write to "Attn: Shri Nilkanth Varni Abhishek" and mail to the address on the Contact Page.