Wednesday 22 March 2023 | Chaitra Sud 1, Samvat 2079
Wed 22 Mar 2023
According to the Indian calendar, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed His antardhyan leela on Samvat 2076, Ashadh Vad 11 (16th July 2021) and Samvat 2077, Ashadh Vad 11 (Wednesday 4th August 2021) marked exactly 1 year since that day.
This day is not necessarily a sad day, but a day to remember what Acharya Swamishree did for us – the disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, for the wider Swaminarayan Faith and for the entire world.
The Lord and His Satpurush do not come and go – they are ever-present and omni-present through the Acharyas of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. In this manner, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, too, will remain on this Earth through that divine lineage that stems from the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan. Today, we have the divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj through the present Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj.
While His human presence will be sorely missed by all, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj has given us all a truly profound legacy – a treasure trove of blissful teachings, episodes, memories, and miracles, a mere glimpse of which has been captured on this memorial website dedicated to the divine life and times of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.
Let us pray to the Supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj that they bestow us with the divine strength, wisdom, and courage to personify their teachings, continue to serve them, and forever remain at the divine shelter of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.