HDH Acharya Swamishree performed the Patotsav vidhi of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa on 26th December 2009 and offered an array of sweets in the form of ankoot. HDH Acharya Swamishree cut the 57th Birthday cake and offered to Lord Swaminarayan. HDH Acharya Swamishree, saints and devotess performed aarti to please Lord Swaminarayan. Jeevanpran Swamibapa showered His divine blessings upon hundreds of devotees who had gathered to celebrate this auspicious occasion. This was followed by HDH Acharya Swamishree’s divine ashirwad.

HDH Acharya Swamishree in His divine blessings said;

• When you go to Lord for his divine darshan always be in a joyous, happy face not in a gloomy face because whatever Lord does is always right for you. You should always be in a positive mind and mood.

• The poojan that we just offered to Lord Swaminarayan is divine and the same poojan is performed in Akshardham.

• One must aim to become a humble servant of the Lord. We should always work together in our community so as to achieve success. The way volunteers were working in the kitchen in the morning.

At the end of this celebration, everyone was served with divine mahaprasad.