Thursday 30 March 2023 | Chaitra Sud 9, Samvat 2079
Thu 30 Mar 2023
Makar Sankranti (kite Festival) 2012
Makar Sankranti was celebrated on Saturday, 14th January 2012. Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj , Jeevanpean Abji Bapashree and Muktajeevan Swamibapa were adorned in diamond studded garments and ornaments. The sihashan was decorated with bright coloured kites.
Samooh parayan recital of Shree Abji bapashree Ni Vato- Part 1 commenced after Sandhya Aarti niyams. HDH Acharya Swamishree showered His divine words of wisdom upon hundreds of devotees who had gathered to celebrate this auspicious day.
“Gupt daan” has a special importance on this day, and accordingly devotees observed this practice by offering gifts to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa.
At the conclusion of the gathering, delicious prasad was distributed to everyone with the compliments of paraya n benefactors, N K Brothers & family.
Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj is the current spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the heir to Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, and sixth in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan.