BAPS (Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha) is a Hindu organization that was founded in 1907 in Gujarat, India by Shastriji Maharaj. BAPS has since grown to become a worldwide organization with over 3,300 centers and 55,000 volunteers spread across six continents. The organization's aim is to promote spiritual, cultural, and social harmony among people of all backgrounds and to provide humanitarian services. BAPS offers a range of services, including education, health care, disaster relief, environmental awareness, and community building. The organization is known for its beautifully crafted temples, which are built in accordance with ancient Vedic architecture and feature intricate carvings and ornate decorations. BAPS is committed to promoting peace and harmony, and its teachings emphasize the importance of selfless service, compassion, and spirituality.