India Independence Day
On 26th January 2009, Indian National Flag Hosting ceremony was held at Swamibapa Temple in presence of the Chief Guest, Dr.Ketan Shukla, Deputy High Commissioner of India and other distinguished guests. He was warmly received at the temple by Acharya Swamishree who led him to the flag podium as they walked past H H Swamibapa Pipe Band. The guests were presented with flower garlands, paagh and memento. Acharya Swamishree and the chief guest raised the Indian National Flag as H H Swamibapa played the Indian National Anthem.
Devotees performed spectacular Indian patriotic dances cheered by large number of devotees who had gathered to celebrate this Indian National Day.
On 27th January 2009, after two months vicharan in East Africa and imparting spiritual guidance to hundreds of souls, Acharya Swamishree finally departed to Mumbai by Kenya Airways flight.