Bochasan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
vatsalya lnternational school borsad
town
vatsalya lnternational school borsad is located in Gujarat
vatsalya lnternational school borsad
vatsalya lnternational school borsad
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°24′35″N 72°50′34″E / 22.40972°N 72.84278°E / 22.40972; 72.84278Coordinates: 22°24′35″N 72°50′34″E / 22.40972°N 72.84278°E / 22.40972; 72.84278
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Anand
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 388140
Telephone code +91 2696
Nearest city Anand, Vadodara, Nadiad
Lok Sabha constituency Anand
Vidhan Sabha constituency Borsad

Bochasan is a small town in Gujarat, western India. It is known primarily as the origin of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), so named because its first formal center was established in Bochasan in 1907 by its guru Shastriji Maharaj.