Pragatya Jayanti (Birthday) is a significant day of expressing heartfelt gratitude to the Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj for sharing His enlightened presence and guiding our path with supreme knowledge.
On Saturday and Sunday, 26 th and 27 th May 2018, devotees of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan
celebrated the 76 th Pragatya Jayanti (Birthday) of HDH Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj with utmost joy, zeal and pomp. He has been lighting the lives of numerous souls with love, wisdom and bliss.
Salvation seekers from far and wide gathered in the enriching and uplifting ambiance of the temple to
be part of the celebration. It was marked by blissful darshan, mesmerising music by Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band- Nairobi, recitals and exquisite dance presentations by the little
maestros of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Education Centre.
On 26 th May 2018, the young devotees had lots of fun in the jumping castles, slides, cricket,
volleyball, netball and various other sports, and had dinner Prasad at the temple.
On 27 th May, in the temple hall, young devotees performed daily Pooja niyams and took part in
Swagat. A mini procession from Swamibapa Hall to the Temple Hall was led by Shree Muktajeevan
Swamibapa Pipe Band- Nairobi. Devotees carried a palanquin on which was placed the murti of Lord
Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa. A short video Darshan and ashirwad of Acharya Shree
Purushottampriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj was shown to the audience.
Devotees offered poojan, arti and a huge cake to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa to rejoice this
auspicious day. Not forgetting the physically challenged, donations were offered to the needy in form
of food and clothing. Everyone dispersed after having a sumptuous lunch prasad.