Friday 24 March 2023 | Chaitra Sud 3, Samvat 2079
Fri 24 Mar 2023
Muktajeevan Swamibapa Sports Day
Muktajeevan Swamibapa encouraged the youth to take part in sports. He instilled in youth the benefits of a physically healthy body. A person with a healthy body has a healthy mind. A person with a physically healthy body is also able to devote more time to perform devotion. He would not feel lazy or tired while listening to religious discourses, performing meditation or any other form of devotion. With multi-fold benefits attached to sports, Muktajeevan Swamibapa established Swamibapa Cricket Team in Kenya and encouraged youth to take part in all kinds of sports.
During the 64th Patotsav celebrations of Nairobi Temple, His Divine Holiness Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj dedicated a full week (26th to 31st December 2016) to sportswhere devotees learned basic life skills - capacity building, team coordination, competitiveness, sportsman spirit, communication and many others.
The youth enjoyed games of netball, badminton, box cricket, football etc. A large number turned up to support the youth during this period. At the closing ceremony on 31st December 2016, winners of various sports events were presented with medals and trophies.Individuals with outstanding performances in cricket during the just concluded Cricket league were applauded and appreciated during the closing ceremony.
A countdown ceremony to the Ney Year was performed in Swamibapa Hall where His Divine Holiness Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj showered His Divine blessings for closing year 2016 and commencement of the New Year 2017.Mahaprasad of Maroobhajia, chatni, Khichadi, kadhhi, Chhaas, fruit juices and Ice-cream was served by the sponsors of the event - Member of Swamibapa Sports.