His Divine Holiness Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj and sant mandal arrived in Mombasa on 27th December 2021 to bless and fulfil the wishes of all his devotees residing in Mombasa. Acharya Swamiji Maharaj travelled to Mombasa from Nairobi for a period of seven days (27th December 2021 to 3rd January 2022). At Moi International Airport, in Mombasa, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj was welcomed by his devotees. During his visit to Mombasa, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj blessed the devotees in various ways such as Scripture recitals and Ashirwad.
Sandhya Aarti in pool
His 2nd day of vicharan in Mombasa, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj performed Sandhya Arti niyam in the
pool in Wasons Holiday Resort where he blessed everyone. Acharya Swamiji Maharaj then sprinkled
everyone with water. Sant Mandal also performed Kirtan Bhakti and Katha in the pool.
In samvat 1877, Kartik Vad 10, during an assembly in Loya, Lord Shree Swaminarayan said “ My dear
Santo! You prepared lavish meals for me, but now I want to prepare shak and serve you all. The Lord
ordered for aubergine, ghee, salt, spices, sugar, chillies and prepared a delicious aubergine curry
then he himself served the food to the Sants and disciples.
In the same way, a grand shakotsav festival was held on 29 th December 2021, the event commenced by Acharya Swamiji Maharaj seasoning the aubergine shak and rotla. After Sandhya Arti niyams were performed everyone was given prasad of shak and rotla.
Annakut & 220th Swaminarayan Mahamantra Jayanti
Deciples in Mombasa prepared a lavish Annakut and displayed it before Lord Swaminarayanbapa
Swamibapa. A variety of sweets were prepared. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed Annakut
arti and Prasad was distributed to everyone.
On 14 th day after Shree Ramanand Swami withdrew His human form, Sahajanand Swami revealed His supreme and eternal name “ Swaminarayan”. 30 th December 2021 marked the end of 220 th year since this supreme name (Swaminarayan) was revealed by The Lord Himself. On this memorable day devotees performed arti to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa.
Scripture Recitals and Ashirwad
On 2 nd January 2022, scripture recitals followed by ashirwad took place at Travellers Beach Hotel.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj blessed all those present in person and those who watched and
listened the programmed live via internet. Everyone was served with mahaprasad after the
ashirwad. Devotees then returned to their destinations with sweet memories of the divine events of
the past seven days in Mombasa.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj together with sant mandal and devotees returned to Nairobi on 3 rd