Wednesday 5th April marked the 236th anniversary since the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested on the Earth for the benefit of all souls. Celebrations took place at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in the traditional way of re-enacting the divine episode of the Lord’s arrival.
An 75min-long dhoon commenced the evening – hundreds of disciple chanted the supreme name of Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa. All the while, the Lord was giving His divine darshan swaying gently on an ornate golden swing.
The evening concluded with everyone receiving farar Prasad.
Swaminarayan Jayanti 2017 was another opportunity for the community to celebrate the year-long Sadbhav Amrut Parva
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj is the spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the current and fifth heir in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan. He is the incumbent Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.