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Who is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri? Age, Wife, Net Worth, Katha Fees, Family, Education, Controversies

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri also known as Bageshwar Dham Sarkar or Bageshwar Dham Maharaj is an Indian religious personality and kathavachak (storyteller). He is predominantly popular for preaching Shiva Purana, Ramcharitmanas, and Bhagwat Geeta at Bageshwar Dham, Chhatarpur, MP. He is also famous for hosting durbar (divine court) at the Dham and often solves his follower’s various problems.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Biography/ Wiki

On 4 July 1996, Dhirendra was born in a middle-class family to a kathavachak and grew up along with his parents and siblings. From a young age, he was enthusiastic about religious texts and would often go with his father and grandfather to different Katha programs. He completed his early education at the primary school of Chhatarpur and left his studies due to financial issues.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Age

As per Dhirendra Krishna Shastri’s date of birth, his age is 26 years (as of now, in 2023). 

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Height and Weight

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri’s height is about 5′ 8″ and his weight is approximately 75 kg.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Age, Wife, Net Worth, Katha Fees, Family
Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is with his follower

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Education and Early Life

Being fond of religious texts and kathas from a young age, Dhirendra at age of 9, started to perform puja at the local Hanuman Temple, built by his grandfather. He then eventually began to do sadhana under the guidance of his grandfather and studied Hindu scriptures with the help of his gurus.

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Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Bageshwar Dham and Popularity

Dhirendra started to narrate Bhagwat Geeta and other religious texts at the Hanuman Temple near his house. Gradually, he attracted a large number of people because of his orating skills and deep knowledge of the religion, and become one of the most popular kathavachak of Chhatarpur. With rising early popularity, he collaborated with multiple religious Tv channels, where his Kathas and pravachans began to telecast live around the world. 

Not just nationally but also internationally, Dhirendra is famous for his kathas. Currently, he is the head of the Bageshwar Dham and frequently holds Durbar (divine court), where he hears the problems of his followers and gives them solutions. A section of his followers believes that Dhirendra has some kind of mystic powers. He writes the problem of his followers on paper even before they were told to him.

Apart from this, Dhirendra runs various kinds of charitable programs like Annapurna Kitchen to provide free food to his followers and needy people. He has multiple cow shelters, where cows and other animals are kept with care. His other work includes Ghar Wapsi, a program to stop religious conversion, and others. In addition to this, there is a YouTube channel “Bageshwar Dham Sarkar”, where his kathas are uploaded.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Controversies and Criticism

“Often, popularity is followed by controversy”, this phrase is suited for Dhirendra. With rising fame as a storyteller, he is surrounded by multiple controversies in recent times. He was blamed for promoting superstition and practicing black magic by the chairman of the Superstition Eradication committee, Mr. Shyam Manav.

In the recently concluded event of Dhirendra in Nagpur, Mr. Shyam Manav questioned him to show his magical powers. Also told, he would give 30 lakhs to Dhirendra if he won the challenge. In his response to Mr. Shyam, he said “I don’t have anything to prove. I just do what He (Bageshwar Balaji) inspires me to do. I am just a servant at the feet of Bageshwar Balaji. I do as he inspires me”.

Not only this, last year Dhirendra was seen urging his followers to boycott the upcoming movie “Pathaan”. Besides this, it is allegedly said that Dhirendra and his associates have illegally gained a large area in his hometown with the help of his close friends in the government.

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Dhirendra Krishna Shastri’s Net Worth 

As per media reports, the net worth of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is computed to be approximately 20-30 crores. His primary sources of earnings are kathas, events, and other business ventures.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Family/ Parents/ Siblings

Dhirendra was born in a middle-class family to Ram Karpal Garg, a kathavachak, and Saroj Shastri, a housewife. He has a brother Shaligram Garg, who is also a kathavachak, and a sister, whose name is unknown so far. Dada Guruji Maharaj aka Pandit Setu lal Guruji was his grandfather and the founder of Bageshwar Dham.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Wife/ Children 

Dhirendra is unmarried, according to multiple media reports. He has not talked or mentioned anything about his past relationships and love interests as of now. If we get authentic information regarding his marriage in the coming days then immediately update you guys.

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Age, Wife, Net Worth, Katha Fees, Family
Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is with the YouTube play button

Unknown Facts about Dhirendra Krishna Shastri

  • Dhirendra Krishna Shastri hails from Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • He is a kathavachak and religious figure.
  • In 2022, Dhiredra’s name was recorded in the World Book of Records, London for preaching the story of Bhagwat Geeta.
  • The House of Commons, London conferred him a certificate for his immense social work for society in 2022.
  • The World Book of Records, Europe has recorded Dhirendra’s name for his work in religious awareness.
  • He has a YouTube channel “Bageshwar Dham Sarkar” with millions of subscribers.
  • Dhirendra is an animal lover and has opened multiple cow shelters in his hometown.

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Dhirendra Krishna Shastri Age, Wife, Net Worth, Katha Fees, Family
Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is at an event

LifeStyle

Does Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, Consume Alcohol?No
Does he, Smoke?No
Does he, Drive?Yes
Does Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, Swim?No
Does he know cooking?No
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?Yes
Does Gym?No
Is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Vegetarian

FAQ

Who is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri aka Bageshwar Dham Sarkar or Bageshwar Dham Maharaj is an Indian religious personality and kathavachak (storyteller), who is mainly famous for preaching Shiva Purana, Ramcharitmanas, and Bhagwat Geeta at Bageshwar Dham and around the country.

Is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri married?

No, Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is unmarried as of now.

What is the age of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

The age of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is 26 years (as of 2023).

When is the Birthday of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri’s birthday is on 4 July 1996.

What is the Zodiac Sign of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

The Zodiac Sign of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is Cancer.

How tall is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is 5′ 8″ tall.

Where is Dhirendra Krishna Shastri from?

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is from Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

How much is the net worth of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri?

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri‘s net worth is summed to be approximately 20-30 crores.

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