Swamibapa Jayanti - Nairobi
To celebrate Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa’s auspicious manifestation day, sants and disciples hold a procession, during which Swamibapa’s Murti is ceremonially carried on a palanquin to the stage, where grand adoration ceremony is performed.
This year Bhadarva vad amas fell on 14th of October 2023, the auspicious 116th Jayanti of our beloved Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa. Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa was a remarkalble, divine personality who revolutionized the entire Swaminarayan faith, and his pioneering teachings of performing humanitarian and charitable work in addition to religious duties have now been followed by all.
The celebrations kicked off at 5:30 pm with Sandhya Aarti niyams and Kirtan Bhakti. Thereafter followed one of Gurudev Swamibapa’s favorite form of bhakti; Dhyan.
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipeband – Nairobi; honored Muktajeevan Swamibapa with salutations and led the mini procession from H.H. Swamibapa Hall to the main prayer hall; where Gurudev Swamibapa blessed all the devotees gathered for this occassion whilst seated upon a beautiful palanquin. Once Gurudev Swamibapa was seated on his throne, devotees performed Poojan and adorned Him with flower garlands and Dhotiya.
A beautifully decorated cake was then cut and offered to Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa and a mass aarti was performed. Ddevotees thereafter sat to keenly listen to the divine discourses by Gurudev Swamibapa. Prasad was then served to all.