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Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Amrut Mahotsav

Day 2 - Morning Sabha
Saturday 2nd March 2014, Samvat 2070 Fagan Sud 1

Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan during mangla aarti adorned in bright pink nightwear Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan during mangla aarti adorned in bright pink nightwear Divine darshan of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Divine darshan of Shree Sahajanand Swami at mangla aarti
Divine darshan of Shree Sahajanand Swami at mangla aarti Divine darshan of Shree Sahajanand Swami at mangla aarti Acharya Swamishree performs mangala aarti Acharya Swamishree performs mangala aarti
Acharya Swamishree performs mangla aarti The majestic doors open to reveal Shree Harikrishna Maharaj His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree kisses Lord Shree Swaminarayan His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree lovingly embraces Lord Shree Swaminarayan
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree bows to the divine lotus feet of Lord Shree Swaminarayan His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree performs darshan of the divine lotus feet of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan at shangar aarti Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan at shangar aarti
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan at shangar aarti Divine darshan of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj at shangar aarti The invitation letter to the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury later this year is presented to Lord Shree Swaminarayan by Acharya Swamishree The official invitation for the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury is presented to the lotus feet of Lord Shree Swaminarayan
The divine lotus feet of Lord Shree Swaminarayan surrounded by fresh fragrant flower petals Divine darshan of Shree Sahajanand Swami at shangar aarti A close up of the aartis A close up of the aarti
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree cuts the cake His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree offers the cake to Lord Shree Swaminarayan
A close up of the cake at the lotus feet of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Sants capture every moment on video Disciples present His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree with the golden invitation of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree reads the invitation letter of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury to Lord Shree Swaminarayan
Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band and hundreds of disciples fill the mandir His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree reads the invitation letter of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury to Lord Shree Swaminarayan His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree unveils the invitation and programme of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree unveils the invitation and programme of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury
Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band salute Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree presents the invitation and programme of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury to Lord Shree Swaminarayan Divine darshan of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Divine darshan of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree
Divine darshan of Shree Sahajanand Swami Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band salute Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree The grand stage His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan Divine darshan of Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa seatewd in the golden tula at Shree Swaminarayan Tower Disciples offer gifts in the form of chaab A close up of one of the gifts
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree prays to Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa at Shree Swaminarayan Tower Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Disciples carry gifts in the form of chaab His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all disciples who have sponsored the scripture recitals
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blessing all Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Sants and disciples come for the darshan and blessings of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree on this occassion Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform and lead the magnificent chariot from Shree Swaminarayan Tower to Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar
Swamibapa Swamishree Music Band perform to please Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform a selection of their reportoire Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan adorned in bright pink
Swamibapa Swamishree Music Band salutes Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Disciples pull the chariot through the main street towards Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar Swamibapa Swamishree Music Band perform their reportoire Hundreds of disciples take part in the mini procession
Swamibapa Swamishree Music Band lead His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree into Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar towards the stage Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band continue performing as the chariot arrives in the mandir Disciples carry gifts in the form of chaab Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated on the magnificent golden chariot
Divine darshan His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated on the magnificent golden chariot Disciples carry His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree to the stage Disciples carry gifts in the form of chaab Sants sing traditional and modern devotional songs to please Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses disciples who offer gifts in the form of chaab on this occasion Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan seated on the stage Sants play traditional Indian tabla to accompany the traditional and modern devotional songs The gifts in the form of chaab
The Sants who performed the scripture recitals are adorned in traditional white dhoti and garlands of fresh fragrant flowers A close up of the gifts offered Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band carry a large replica of the official invitation and programme guide for the upcoming grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury Disciples who sponsored the scripture recitals offer aarti to Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree
Historically, this day is very important to the Shree Swaminarayan Gadi worldwide family, as this is the day when all of the upcoming grand festivals are officially announced.  On this occassion, the details of the grand festival opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in London are revealed. Thousands of disciples watch the proceedings unfold Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as the disciples of London perform to reveal a facet of the festival to come Young disciples from London perform a dance to a devotional song detailing the upcoming grand festival in London
Young disciples from London perform a dance to a devotional song detailing the upcoming grand festival in London Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform and march towards the stage bringing in the invitation Young disciples from London perform a dance to a devotional song detailing the upcoming grand festival in London Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform and march towards the stage bringing in the invitation
Disciples from London carrying the official invitation and programme of the grand festival walk towards the stage Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Disciples from London carrying the official invitation and programme of the grand festival walk towards the stage as Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree
2014 is the year of the grand festival opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all disciples who performed in the dance Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band perform and march towards the stage bringing in the invitation His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree unveils the large invitation and programme His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree officially reveals the invitation and programme guide His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all disciples from London Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree
"Once more!".... Disciples from London dance again His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree dances with disciples from London His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree dances on stage with disciples from London Prasad is given to sants by His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree
A close up view of the official invitation and programme of the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury Disciples present His Holiness Acharya Swamishree with a gold necklace All chant the divine names of the naad vansh Guruparampara of Lord Shree Swaminarayan as Acharya Swamishree commences His divine blessings Thousands of disciples gather for the festivities
Thousands of disciples gather for the festivities The view from the grand stage Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all Thousands of disciples gather from across the world to take part in the grand Amrut festival
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers His divine blessings on all Sants and disciples cover the IT services including ensuring that the live broadcast continues througout the proceedings His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree details the dates of the upcoming festivals including the grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in August
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree blesses all disciples who have sponsored the scripture recitals during the Amrut festival celebrations Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated on a huge swing decorated in flowers Acharya Swamishree blesses all stood in front of the huge swing
Disciples bathe the lotus foot of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree in the five nectars The divine  lotus foot of Acharya Swamishree washed in the five nectars Disciples present Acharya Swamishree a long garland of fresh fragrant flowers Disciples adorn His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree in a magnificent garland of thirty six long strands of sweet fragrant white flowers

 

   
 
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