Vadtal

Vadtal is a small village in the Kheda district of Gujarat, India. It is a location of famous Swaminarayan's temple. "Gomti" is a lake in Vadtal.

Vadtal is also a railway terminus. A 14 mile long broad gauge line was opened in 1929 connecting it with Anand and Boriavi, benefitting pilgrims visiting the Swaminarayan Temple.

In 2011, ONGC announced that it would begin drilling operations in Vadtal in search of oil and gas. Its previous exploration in 2007 in Vadtal had found an oil field, which it is developing.

Other articles related to "vadtal":

Swaminarayan Sampraday - Temples - Temples in India - Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Vadtal
... The temple in Vadtal, also known as Vadtal Swaminarayan, is in the shape of a lotus, with nine domes in the inner temple ... also installed his own murti in Vadtal, naming it Harikrishna Maharaj ...
Swaminarayan Sampraday - Breakaway Groups and Disputes
... when a prominent ascetic named Shastri Yagnapurushdas left the Vadtal Gadi to form his own institution, Bochasan Swaminarayan Sanstha, claiming Gunatitanand Swami was the ... He was legally excommunicated from the Vadtal Gadi ... there have been territorial disputes over the Vadtal temple and other assets since the conflict of 1902 ...
Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha - History
... Shastri Yagnapurushdas left the Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday with permission to do Vicharan (religious travels), Bochasan Swaminarayan Sanstha or BSS (now BAPS) was founded on both the ... After leaving of his own accord, he was later expelled from the Vadtal Gadi by the then Vadtal acharya in a hastily called meeting ...