The Mandir’s annual Open Day took place on Christmas Day and was another resounding success. Giant inflatables and ball pits kept the youngest entertained, while the finals of the Pool, Table Tennis, Darts and this year’s inaugural Chess tournaments kept the rest of the attendees captivated. Young and old alike enjoyed lunch together during this final major event of the year at the Mandir. The day ended with the eagerly awaited raffle prize draw and trophy ceremonies for the winners of the various tournaments.
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.