The parayan commenced on 24th December 2009 with the recital of the Holy Scripture “Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Granth.” Acharya Swamishree initiated the scripture recital of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Granth. Sants read the Holy Scripture and elaborated on the contents of each of the episodes. On the second day of the scripture recital, devotees made a beautiful podium decorated with fresh mango trees. Acharya Swamishree with Hari Krishna Maharaj stood on the podium as the benefactors offered gifts to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa. Acharya Swamishree showered His divine blessings to large number of devotees who had gathered to celebrate the occasion. At the end, everyone was served with mahaprasad.