Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Age, Wife, Family & More

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri was a Hindu monk and philosopher from India, who was known for his teachings on Advaita Vedanta. He was a disciple of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, a famous Advaita master and author of “I Am That.” Dhirendra Krishna Shastri was a spiritual teacher, author and speaker. He wrote several books on Advaita Vedanta and also gave lectures and conducted workshops on the subject. He was a well-known personality in spiritual circles in India and abroad. He passed away in 2010.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Bageshwar Dham Sarkar

Bageshwar Dham is a Hindu temple located in the town of Bageshwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is dedicated to the Hindu god Lord Shiva and is considered to be one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the region. The temple is situated at the confluence of the Saryu and Gomti rivers and is believed to have been built during the 11th century AD. The temple is also known as Bagnath Temple and is visited by thousands of devotees every year.

NameDhirendra Krishna Shastri
Nick NameBageshwar Dham Sarkar
Bageshwar Dham Maharaj
Shri Dhirendra Krishna Ji Maharaj
ProfessionKathavachak (Spiritual Orator), Priest
Date of Birth10 July 1996 (Wednesday)
Age26 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceGadha Village, Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh
NationalityIndian
HometownChhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolA government school in his village
CollegeNot Attented
ReligionHinduism
CastSaryupariya Brahmin
Zodiac SignCancer

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Controversies

As the Danik Bhaskar Report. (1)

As Bageshwar Dham Sarkar’s popularity increased in India, people living near the temple somehow increased the price of land and in many cases, the rent of the near-up shops was hiked up to lakhs of rupees per month. Moreover many accused Dhirendra Krishna Shastri of acquiring government land with fake documents and political powers. Moreover, they also occupied a community building which was built by the Panchayat with its own funds of Rs 12 lakh Rupees.

In the same case, a Patwari Pawan Awasthi is accused of pressurizing land owners to transfer half of their land in the name of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri. On July 2, 2022, in the presence of the police, an attempt was made to remove the topers of these families built on this land with JCB machine. On this, the victim’s family went to the court and got a stay there. Despite this, Dhirendra Krishna Shastri and his servants got the toppers removed at midnight by using JCB.

As per the ABP Reports (2)

In 2022 a video of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri went viral in which he was seen calling a man “untouchable” when the man tried to touch the preacher’s feet, Dhirendra Krishna Shastri leaned back, saying “Don’t touch me, you are untouchable”.

As the video went viral on the internet, people started expressing anger on social media and started demanding that there should be an FIR against Pandit Dhirendra Krishna Shastri. Moreover, at the same time, #ArrestDhirendraShastri also trends on Twitter.

As per the News18 Reports (3)

In 2022, Dhirendra Krishna Shastri was accused of promoting Religious Discrimination against people. He made a statement on the upcoming film by Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, In which he appeals to people to boycott the film for hurting religious sentiments.

Meanwhile, Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Said

“When people opposed the film, people started tying Kalava, which became Tilakdhari. Those with the surname ‘Khan’ reached the Vaishnodevi temple. Pandit Dhirendra Krishna Shastri administered the oath to the people not to watch the film”

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Family 

Father Name Ram Karpal Garg (kathavachak)
Mother Name Saroj Shastri (milkwoman)
Brother Shaligram Garg Ji Maharaj (younger; kathavachak)
Sister Name Not Known (younger)
Wife None

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs / Girlfriend Jaya Kishori (kathavachak; rumoured)
Wife/ Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Education 

School A government school in his village
Collage Not Attended
Educational Qualification 12 Pass

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Dhirendra Krishna Shastri

  • Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is an Indian kathavachak (spiritual orator).
  • He is best known as the chief priest at the religious pilgrimage Bageshwar Dham, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • He is the third generation kathavachak and his grandfather and father used to work as a kathavachak in the village.
  • Dhirendra Krishna Shastri built a lord Hanumana temple near the Shiva temple which later became popular among the village people.
  • She learned sadhanas under his vansh guru Sadhguru Sanyasi Baba and Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Ji Maharaj.
  • In 2009, his first time narrated the Shrimad Bhagwat Katha.
  • He has his own Youtube channel has Bageshwar Dham Sarkar which he started on 28 June 2019.
  • Apart from public speaking, he is also very active in social services.
  • He begins a free food program “Annapurna kitchen” at Bageshwar Dham to feed people in need.
  • Krishna Shastri says, he was never a sanyasi nor a baba, he is only kathavacak .
  • Krishna Shastri was honoured with the World Book of Records, London for his matchless contribution to the discourse on the story of Bhagwat Geeta on 12 June 2022.

Source

1 Danik Bhaskar

2 ABP News

3 New18

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