After initiating a tradition of looking after the entire Fellowship in the hands of the persons from his own family-line Lord Swaminarayan established two high seats of religion, one at Vadtal and the other at Ahmedabad.

The first person to occupy the Laxminarayan Dev Gadi of Vadtal was H.H. Acharya Shri Raghuvirji Maharaj and seven other Acharyas (cardinal chiefs) followed him in the tradition.

H.H. 1008 Acharya
Shri Rakeshprasadji Maharajshri

Vadtal Gadi

Shree Ramanujacharya

Shree Ramanand Swami

Shree Lord Swaminarayan

Name  : H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Raghuviriji Maharaj


Birthdate: Fagan Vad 4, Samvat 1868


Accepted Gadi: Kartik Sud 11, Samvat 1882


Aksharvas: Maha Sud 2, Samvat 1919

Name: H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Bhagvatprasadji Maharaj

Birthdate: Aso Vad 9, Samvat 1894

Accepted Gadi: Kartik Sud 15, Samvat 1913

Aksharvas: Shravan Vad 10, Samvat 1935

​Name: H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Viharilalji Maharaj


Birthdate : Chaitra Amas, Samvat 1908


Accepted Gadi : Shravan Vad 8, Samvat 1935


Aksharvas: Bhadarva Sud 8, Samvat 1955


Name: H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Laxmiprasadji Maharaj

Birthdate: Shravan Vad 8, Samvat 1948

Accepted Gadi : Bhadarva Sud 8, Samvat 1955

Aksharvas: Maha Sud 15, Samvat 1970

Name: H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Pratiprasadji Maharaj​​

Birthdate: Shravan Vad 1, Samvat 1931

Accepted Gadi: Vaishakh Vad 7, Samvat 1965

Aksharvas: Maha Sud 6, Samvat 1987

Name : H.H. 1008 Acharya Shree

Anandprasadji Maharaj

Birthdate : Shravan Sud 1, Samvat 1962

Accepted Gadi : Maha Vad 10, Samvat 1987

Aksharvas : Ashadh Vad 4, Samvat



Name : H.H.1008 Acharya Shree Narendraprasadji Maharaj


Birthdate: Posh Vad 11, Samvat 1986

Accepted Gadi: Chaitra Vad 8, Samvat 2015

Aksharvas: Jeth Vad 2, Samvat 2042

Name: H.H.1008 Acharya Shree

Ajendraprasadji   Maharaj

Birthdate: Shravan Vad 7, Samvat 2005


Accepted Gadi : Vaishakh Sud 14, Samvat 2040


                         Past Acharyashri

Name  : H.H.1008 Acharya Shree Rakeshprasadji Maharajshree


Birthdate: 23rd July, 1966

Accepted Gadi: 31st January, 2003


Current * Acharyashri

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