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Bhuj Suvarna Mahotsav Day 7 - Weighing Ceremony

Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's car arrives at the procession start point Divine darshan of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal Pipe Band salutes the Lord
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's arrival is announced The Band forms a guard of honour for Acharya Swamishree Maharaj The Band forms a guard of honour for Acharya Swamishree Maharaj 400 disciples from various regions around the world gathered for the swagat
400 disciples from various regions around the world gathered for the swagat Divine darshan of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's chariot is drawn by sants Disciples line the street during the swagat procession
Disciples line the street during the swagat procession Disciples line the street during the swagat procession Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj
The procession arrives at the sabha mandap The Band leads the procession into the sabha mandap Disciples gather in the sabha mandap for Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's arrival Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's chariot arrives at the sabha mandap
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's chariot arrives at the sabha mandap Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's chariot is pulled towards the stage, flanked by disciples Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives His blessing to disciples Divine darshan of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj
Disciples bring offerings to Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Over 400 disciples brought offerings and formed the swagat Sants sing ceremonial sanskrit sloks during the poojan ceremony Divine darshan of the Lord's lotus feet in the form of golden paduka
Sants and disciples perform panchamrut snan to the paduka Sants and disciples also get the opportunity to perform panchamrut snan to the lotus feet of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's lotus feet Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's lotus feet
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj bequeaths a gold garland to Lord Shree Swaminarayan A gold crown is also adorned by Lord Shree Swaminarayan
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Disciples perform aarti to the Lord
Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against flowers Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against sugar Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against coconuts Acharya Swamishree Maharaj spontaneously starts to dance
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj dancing Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj leads the joyous celebrations Disciples are overjoyed at the divine darshan
Sadguru sants and temple trustees humbly as Acharya Swamishree Maharaj to take His place at the lotus feet of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj at the lotus feet of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj at the lotus feet of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj
Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against honey Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj at the lotus feet of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj at the lotus feet of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj again starts to dance
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and sants place silver ingots on the scale Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against silver
Silver ingots placed on the scale Silver ingots placed on the scale Silver ingots placed on the scale H H Swamibapa Pipe Band welcome Shree Purshottam Rupala, the leader of BJP (an Indian political party)
Shree Purshottam Rupala is blessed by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against silver Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives darshan to the disciples who sponsored the event
Shree Purshottam Rupala is blessed by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and the eminent guests Acharya Swamishree Maharaj places gold ingots on the scale
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj shows the gold ingots Acharya Swamishree Maharaj shows the gold ingots and diamonds Acharya Swamishree Maharaj shows the gold ingots and diamonds The gold and diamonds are placed on the scale by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj shows the gold bars Gold bars, diamonds and pearls placed on the scale Gold bars, diamonds and pearls placed on the scale Gold bars, diamonds and pearls placed on the scale
Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against gold, diamonds and pearls Lord Shree Swaminarayan is weighed against gold, diamonds and pearls Thousands of disciples have the darshan of this unique event Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj singing the kirtan, 'Prit Bandhani'
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Sants join in the singing..... Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performs aarti to the Lord Acharya Swamishree Maharaj delivers His divine ashirwad Acharya Swamishree Maharaj delivers His ashirwad
All the sants perform aarti Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives darshan to all His sants Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives darshan to all the sants residing in Bhuj who organised and managed the Mahotsav Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives His divine ashirwad
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj gives His divine ashirwad Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj during His ashirwad Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj during His ashirwad Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj during His ashirwad
Thousands of disciples listened to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's ashirwad Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj during His ashirwad Acharya Swamishree Maharaj spontaneously dances during His ashirwad Acharya Swamishree Maharaj spontaneously dances during His ashirwad
Sants also start to dance..... Disciples rejoice in dance Disciples join in the dance Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Disciples, young and old, dance with joy Disciples, young and old, dance with joy Disciples, young and old, dance with joy
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj at the conclusion of His ashirwad Acharya Swamishree Maharaj departs the sabha mandap    
   
 
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