Leading up to upcoming festival of Shree Abji Bapashree Shatamrut Mahotsav and Shree Vacharamrut Dwishatabdi Mahotsav, which are to be held in November of 2019, discples took part in a 12hr continous dhoon at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury.
The continous dhoon commenced at 7am on Saturday 31st August 2019 in the presence of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. Disciples from various gham took turns over the 12 hours to do dhoon. The akhand dhoon finished at 7pm in the evening. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj then performed Sandhya Aarti.
Later in the evening a spectacular display of fireworks took place in the grounds of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Complex.
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.