Thursday 30 March 2023 | Chaitra Sud 9, Samvat 2079
Thu 30 Mar 2023
After presiding upon the Silver Jubilee celebrations in Trent, Gujarat, Acharya Swamishree returned to Maninagar and immediately traveled to Mumbai. After giving instructions to the Mahant of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Mumbai, Shree Divyadarshandasji Swami and other sants about the forthcoming grand festival to be held in Mumbai, from 6 to 8 April 2007, Acharya Swamishree departed from Mumbai on a Kenya Airways flight and reached Nairobi, Kenya on 28 November 2006.
Acharya Swamishree and His mandal of sants and disciples reached the grand temple on Swamibapa Road at 8.30 am. A procession was held to the steps of the vast temple complex.
A special welcoming assembly was held during the evening during which young disciples performed devotional singing.
Acharya Swamishree will be touring the region around East Africa for the next 2 months before returning to India in late January.
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.