Saturday 28 September 2019 marked 112 years since Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Jayanti manifested upon the Earth. This auspicious and immensely joyous day was marked with an evening of celebrations, adoration and devotion.
Together with the cadets, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band led a procession from the forecourt of the Complex into the Mandir. Disciples carried offerings and ceremonially welcomed Swamibapa into the Mandir Mandir.
As the Swagat Yatra entered the Mandir, the Band formed a guard of honour that Swamibapa was lead through towards the Sinhasan. The Shahi Swagat took place, in which different kinds of offerings were presented to Swamibapa. Fresh flower garments and a celebration cake was also offered.
After poojan (adoration) and aartis, a special video of Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa’s
unsurpassed deeds was then shown.
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.