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Shashtipurti Mahotsav Kera   Day 1 - Morning
Sants and disciples gather at the Temple before sunrise for mangla aarti The divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan at the Temple in Kera The divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree The magnificent entrance to the sabha mandap
A view from inside the sabha mandap Divine darshan of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj adorned in vibrant pink Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan seated inside the sabha mandap Divine darshan of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa seated within the sabha mandap
Devoted Sants managing the video recording, live broadcasting and website updates throughout the event Disciples take part in the scripture recital opening ceremony Disciples take part in the scripture recital opening ceremony Sants prepare to commence the recital of the divine Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika sah Vachanamrut scripture
Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree performing mangla aarti at Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Kera The divine  Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika sah Vachnamrut scripture Sadguru Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami commences the recitals of the divine Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika sah Vachnamrut scripture Disciples perform aarti to Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree seated in the magnificent chariot
The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated in the magnificent chariot Disciples pull the Acharya Swamishree's chariot through the streets of Kera from Shree Swaminarayan Mandir to the sabha mandap The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree and Shree Harikrsihna Maharaj seated in the magnificent golden chariot The Bharasar Band performs throughout the morning procession
The Bharasar Band performs throughout the morning procession Hundreds of disciples fill the village streets of Kera as the procession proceeds towards the sabha mandap Disciples pull the golden chariot up a steep hill towards the sabha mandap Hundreds of disciples fill the village streets of Kera as the procession proceeds towards the sabha mandap
Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Disciples are delighted to recieve the divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as the chariot enters the sabha mandap Disciples are delighted to recieve the divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as the chariot enters the sabha mandap
The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Disciples are delighted to recieve the divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as the chariot enters the sabha mandap The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated on the magnificent golden throne at the centre of the sabha mandap His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree performs the scripture recitals ceremony
Many hundreds of disciples gathered from around the world Many hundreds of disciples gathered from around the world Many hundreds of disciples gathered from around the world A view of the entire sabha mandap
The grand stage within the sabha mandap The view of the entire sabha mandap Shree Vignanprakashdasji Swami conducts proceedings for the day Many hundreds of disciples gathered from around the world
Many hundreds of disciples gathered from around the world The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as he showers all with His divine blessings The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as he showers all with His divine blessings The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as he showers all with His divine blessings
The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the divine scripture "Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa" The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the divine scripture "The Thirteen Divine Qualities of Lord Shree Swaminarayan" The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree presenting the newly released Kirtan CD, "Lagni Laaghi Re Ghanshyam Ni" and audio book "Abji Bapashree ni Vato Part 1" The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the scriptures "Shree Gopalanand Swamishree" and "Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamishree"
The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the scriptures "Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan" and  "The Thirteen Divine Qualities of Lord ShreeSwaminarayan" The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the scriptures "Shree Abjibapashree" and  "Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa" The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree inaugurating the "Sneh ni Sarvani - the fountain of devotional love" scripture His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the new booklet entitled "Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan"
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the divine scripture "Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa" His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the newly released Kirtan CD "Lagani Lagi Re Ghanshyam Ni" His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the booklet called"Sneh ni Sarvani" His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the booklet entitled "The Thirteen Divine Qualities of Lord ShreeSwaminarayan"
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree releases the new Shree Abji Bapashree ni Vato Part 1 and Part 2 Audio DVDs During the celebrations a large quantity of food for cows is sponsored by disciples to please Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses one of the morning's guests His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree presents a cheque in the form of donation to the SKLP Community organisation
Shree R. R. Patel, trustee of SKLP, praises Acharya Swamishree's charitable endeavours Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blessing all who have sponsored the scripture recitals The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blessing all who have sponsored the scripture recitals
The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree adorned in a beautiful garland of fresh fragrant white flowers The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blessing all who have sponsored the scripture recitals Disciples who have sponsored the scripture recitals perform aarti to Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa Disciples who have sponsored the scripture recitals perform aarti to Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa
Disciples who have sponsored the scripture recitals perform aarti to Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree adorned in a beautiful garland of fresh fragrant white flowers The darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree adorned in a beautiful garland of fresh fragrant white flowers
A close up of the large garland made from indivudally threaded wheat seeds The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree adorned in a beautiful garland made from thousands of wheat seeds The divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree adorned in a beautiful garland made from thousands of wheat seeds His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree consecrates the afternoon prasad lunch
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree consecrates the afternoon prasad lunch Disciples serve prasad lunch to all Disciples serve prasad lunch to all The immense heat demands large quantities of chilled water!
Afternoon prasad Disciples cook and prepare prasad lunch Some of the fresh ingredients used to make prasad lunch  
 
   
 
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