BIOGRAPHY OF PUJYA BHAISHIRI
Pujya Bhaishri was born on August 31, 1957, in Devka, a small village situated in the coastal district of Saurashtra in Gujarat, India. His parents, late Shri Vrajlal Kanjibhai Oza and late Smt. Laxmiben Oza were Brahmins hailing from the Audichya community. His grandmother, late Smt.
Bhagirathiben Oza was a staunch follower of Shrimad Bhagavat and had a large influence on his life.
Pujya Bhaishri mainly conducts the Shrimad Bhagavat Katha. He also provides discourses on Shri Ram Katha and Shrimad Bhagavad Gita. Recently, he has also been widely conducting Hanumant Charitra Katha and Shiv Charitra Katha. He has also carried out discourses on Gopi Geet, Shri Bhishma Stuti and Gau Katha.
Pujya Bhaishri believes that the combined power of Shrimad Bhagavat, Ramayan and Bhagavad Gita can sustain a man through the journey of life. While Bhagavat is devotional, Ramayan stresses responsibility in conduct and behaviour, Bhagavad Gita advocates overall spiritual knowledge. Hence, one imbibes knowledge from Gita, the art of living from Ramayan and devotion and riddance of the fear of death from Bhagavat.
Katha is an inspiration and motivation to adopt honourable ways. Katha has a unique capacity to instil the ability to differentiate between good and bad.
Pujya Bhaishri’s sermons contain a balance between devotion and wisdom. He tries to show us the path to lead an ideal life, be a true devotee, with a complete understanding of life’s spiritual laws thus indicating the path of salvation. Pujya Bhaishri presents his discourses in a unique way through examples, story-telling, practical and easy to understand manner to explain the symbolisms which captures the minds of the listeners.
One of India’s most revered spiritual leaders, Pujya Bhaishri Shri Rameshbhai Oza has dedicated his life to sharing the eternal wisdom of Sanatan Dharma through Kathas and discourses. He is also using education as a tool to nurture Indian culture and values in children. He is considered a mentor and guide to many around the world.
His motto “Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam” (the whole world is one family) shows clearly in his goals to establish humanity, create a world of peace, love, compassion, brotherhood and awaken spirituality. Pujya Bhaishri’s life and work has been and is a divine Yagya (offering), an embodiment of the combination of Gyan (knowledge), Bhakti (devotion) and Karma (actions/duty). He has led the path of devotion through satsang, tirtha yatras and Anushthans and has set up initiatives to create ambassadors of Indian Hindu culture.
He instils these values by undertaking humanitarian work including providing aid in response to disasters and serving the underprivileged. His life’s journey is a continuous pursuit for the betterment of society.