Bhartishee aka Bharti Devi is an Indian spiritual leader who recites Kathas and Pravachans at various spiritual events. She is famous for being the daughter of the controversial spiritual leader Asaram Bapu.
Bharti Shri Ji was born on Sunday, 15 December 1974 (age 46 years; as of 2020) in Ahmedabad. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She holds an M.Com. degree.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Caste
She was born in a Hindu Baniya family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Asaram Bapu, is a controversial Indian spiritual leader who was sentenced to a life long imprisonment after being held guilty in the rape-murder case in 2013. Her mother, Lakshmi Devi, is a spiritual leader too. Her brother, Narayan Prem Sai, a self-proclaimed Saadhu, was sentenced to life imprisonment along with his father in the same case.
Husband & Children
In 1997, she got married to Hemant, a doctor by profession and devotee of Asaram. After three years of their marriage, the couple got divorced, and Bharti Shri Ji returned to her father’s home. As per some sources, the main reason behind her divorce was Asaram’s over interference in her married life.
As per her official website, she is a scholar, scientist, poet, musician, and spiritualist. She started her spiritual training at the age of 12. After her divorce, she worked at her father’s ashram, and later, started her ashram where she used to preach Kathas and Pravachans.
According to her devotees, she has divine power, and her melodious voice attracts the people.
In 2008, she started the ‘Prerna Divine Foundation’ which works for the welfare of humanity. She has also started an NGO called ‘Laksh Prerna Divine Foundation.’ Some of her popular NGO campaigns are Divya Shishu Ratna (Vedic Garbh Vigyan), De-addiction campaigns, and Gau Seva.
Apart from her ashrams and NGO, she also takes care of her father’s ashrams.
In 2013, she was arrested in the rape case of Surat-based two sisters, and Bharti accepted it in the investigation that Bharti and her mother used to supply girls to her father and brother. A few days later, Bharti and her mother were granted bail.
2 Ishwar Kripa Part 2, Opp. Parimal Hospital, Near Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad 380005
Assets & Properties
- She owns land at 45 places in Gujarat and 33 places across Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh.
- She also takes care of property worth Rs. 10,000 crores of her father, Asaram Bapu.
- Her childhood name was Bharti Ben.
- Her followers call her Prernamurti Bharti Shriji.
- Bharti Shri Ji is an avid animal lover and plants lover.
- In one of her Pravachans, she said,
When you move ahead to do selfless service work, then all powers of the universe come together to support you. So even if you start alone to help others, you will see that thousands of hands will come to support you. Therefore, never think yourself to be weak, hopeless and helpless. That Divine Power is always with you.”
- Various spirituals magazines and e-magazines are published on her spiritual thoughts and Kathas.