swaminarayan Bhagwan, following the age old tradition of Guru Shishya Parampara accepted Shree Ramanand Swami [Uddhavji] as His Guru in Samvat year 1857 Prabodhini Ekadashi and there after became The Acharya, a Supreme head of Religion in Samvat year 1858 Prabodhini Ekadashi. He engrossed and attract the large number of community of all the caste and creed in most of India through his divine preaching’s. He also established number of Temples in Gujarat, India and for purpose of administration of these temples and sect, He divided India in two parts namely Shree Nar Narayan Dev Gadi - Northern dioceses having head seat at Ahmedabad and Shree Laxmi Narayan Dev Gadi –southern Dioceses with Head seat at Vadtal, with an Imaginary line between Kolkata [East] to Dwarka [West] and executed ‘Desh Vibhag Lekh’ and ‘Shikshapatri’ as governing scripture. He adopted and installed his two nephews namely H. H. Shri Ayodhya prasadji and H.H. Shree Raghuvir PrasadJi as The Acharya in Northern and Southern Dioceses respectively. Thus the Sampraday under the Headship of The Acharya gradually and constantly made progress and flourished in India and abroad.