The festival of lights celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. Lamps and divas are lit allowing us to remember and reflect on the true purpose of Diwali.
Diwali & Samvat 2078 celebration’s were celebrated on Thursday 4th & Friday 5th November 2021.
The Diwali festivities on Thursday 4th November started off with Sandhya Aarti followed by Dhyan & Jeevanpran Swamibapa’s divine Ashirwad. The Chopda Poojan ceremony was then conducted. The significance of Chopda Poojan is to perform poojan on the accounting books for the next financial year. Devotees conduct this poojan to seek blessings for their businesses and to achieve the goals they have set.
The Hindu New year, which took place on Friday 5th November 2021 exhibited a Grand Annakut (food display).
This year’s Annakut comprised of special delicacies and Sweets of all colours. The Divine Abhishek darshan of Harikrushna was at the forefront of the Annakut. Prem Murti Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj centred the display. The display was completed with thaar floating above lakes of water.
The Hindu New year festivities started off with Annakut Aarti & Occhav, followed by Jeevanpran Swamibapa’s & Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj’s divine blessings.
Devotee’s & Visitors enjoyed the Grand Annakut throughout the day and Aarti’s we’re performed hourly.