On Sunday 23rd July, young disciples gathered at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in the early hours to take part in a Pooja workshop.
At a very young age, each disciple will have been given a set of Murtis for worshipping. He or she must perform Pooja to these Murtis every day – only after performing Pooja can they eat, drink and perform the rest of their daily activities.
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.