In 1952, Muktajeevan Swamibapa established the first Swaminarayan temple in Nairobi. The current year (2016) marks the 64th anniversary of the establishment of this pioneer Swaminarayan Temple outside India. The purpose of establishing the landmark temple was to spread the doctrines of Sarvopari Shree Swaminarayan Bhagvan and Pratah Smarania Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree.
The 64thpatotsav was celebrated with great splendour and enthusiasm. During the celebrations, a number of activities in form of devotion took place; HDH Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj performed panchamrut Abhishekto HariKrushna Maharaj, patotsav vidhhi of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa, aarti, grand annkut darshan, divine ashirvad of Muktajeevan Swamibapa and HDH Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, speeches by sants and dignitaries.
Highly talented santo recited Holy Scriptures of Shree Purushottam Leelamrut Sukh Sagar Granth, Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Granth and Vachnamrut Rahashyarth Pardipika Tika and explained the supremacy of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa.
Devotees gathered in large numbers from Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, India and UK to celebrate this milestone event. A lavish mahaprasad was offered to all gathered for patotsav celebrations.