Satguru Swami Madhav Das Ji Maharaj

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Satguru Swami Madhav Das Ji Maharaj

108 Swami Madhavdas Ji Maharaj was a generous and soft hearted saint of Prem Prakash Mandal with magnetic personality.

He was born in 1914 in the month of Vesakh in Bandh Koth village, Hala Taluka, District Hyderabad, Sindh. His father Shri Mulchand and mother Smt Devibai were religious minded.They used to wake at dawn and recite the name of God. His uncle, Shri Seoomal was also a man of saintly nature. He loved Madhavdas,and he was the person who used to take the kid to Satsang. Thus, Madhavdas was brought up in a religious and pious atmosphere.

He felt no interest in worldly affairs. At the age of twelve, he came in contact with Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj at Amrapur Asthan. He served all the saints of Prem Prakash Mandal. Swami Teoonram Maharaj sent him to a scholar for learning Hindi and Sanskrit. Swami Madhavdas also learnt music.He was trained to deliver discourses. He travelled with Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj to different villages and towns to spread the message of God.

One day Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj told Saint Madhavdas, “Now you go to Hyderabad to spread the message of Prem Prakash Mandal”. He obeyed the order of his master and came to Hyderabad. On the bank of the Phuleli river at Hyderabad, he founded a Prem Prakash Mandir.There he did the daily satsang. Several people came to hear his discourse .Satguru Swami Teoonram stayed in the Purshotam month in 1941 at this Ashram.He gave discourses daily for one month. Swami Madhavdas served with faith and reverence his Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj. It was from this ashram that Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj departed for his heavenly abode. Since then Swami Madhavdas regularly observed the death anniversary of his Satguru Swami Teoonram Maharaj in that Ashram.

After partition, Saint Madhavdas settled in Ajmer in 1950.He founded the Prem Prakash Ashram in Adarsh Nagar, Ajmer. He lit the lamp of Satsang and service there. Now this Ashram has become a place of pilgrimage. Swami Madhavdas helped educational institutions financially for reaching education to poor deserving students in Ajmer. He helped several poor widows. Not only did he himself render help, but different social organisations were encouraged to do the same. His followers also contributed generously for good cause.

Considering the religious importance Tirth Raj Pushkar for Hindus, Swami Madhavdas Ji started a Prem Prakash Asahram at Pushkar in the year 1965 to provide accommodation to visiting devotees and to provide them opportunity of Satsang even being away from the home. Prem Prakash Ashram Trust, which looks after the ashram presently is coming up with construction of Sindhi Dharamshala at Pushkar with 40 well furnished rooms.

He had several followers in India and abroad. On the 11th June in 1984 Swami Madhavdas Ji completed their physical journey on the earth. When this beloved Saint of the thousands passed away, there were tears in the eyes of his devotees.His memories and his discourses will always remain alive in the hearts of his devotees