Realizing the necessity of harnessing and channeling the energy of youths into constructive endeavors, Yogiji Maharaj established the BAPS Youth Wing in 1952 in Mumbai, India. This provided an ideal platform for their physical, mental and spiritual progress.
Under Yogiji Maharaj’s enthusiastic guidance, the Youth Wing flourished. Today, under the equally wholehearted care of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the BAPS Youth Wing continues to inspire youths throughout the world to a noble life of service, devotion and discipline.
This year, 2012, marks the 60th year of the BAPS Youth Wing.
On 15 January 2012, Pramukh Swami Maharaj lit the ceremonial lamp to mark the launch of the BAPS Youth Wing’s 60th year celebrations.
Subsequently, between 29 January and 5 February 2012, BAPS centers throughout India held a special assemblies to celebrate the launch of the Youth Wing’s 60th year celebrations.
These assemblies celebrated the noble values of service and self-discipline instilled in BAPS youths by depicting their stories through a series of short skits entitled ‘The Power of One’.
The assemblies also featured an energetic dance performance by the youths based on the theme song for the BAPS Youth Wing's 60th year celebrations.