On 14th January 2010, Makar Sankranti was celebrated in Nairobi Temple in the presence of HDH Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj, sants and a large number of devotees. Everyone had a feeling of anticipation, joy and jubilation. Scripture recital of the “Shree Abji Bapashree Ni Vato” was held on this auspicious day. At the end of the scripture recital, devotees presented gifts to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa. HDH Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj blessed the congregation with His Divine ashirvad.
Makar Sankranti is also celebrated with great enthusiasm as the Kite flying day.Sants and devotees decorated the temple hall with colourful kites. It is a day of thanks giving and merry-making. HDH Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj released a kite that flew up to the ceiling of the temple hall.