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Divine darshan of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Delaware Young disciples made rangoli patterns out of flower petals to welcome Acharya Swamishree to the temple Acharya Swamishree applies chandan to Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa as a part of the Gurupoojan ceremony Acharya Swamishree garlands Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa as a part of the Gurupoojan ceremony
Acharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples perform panchanamrut snan as a part of the Gurupoojan ceremony Acharya Swamishree and Sadguru sants perform aarti to Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Divine darshan of Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Acharya Swamishree cuts a welcome cake made by disciples
Acharya Swamishree feeds a piece of the welcome cake to Shree Harikrushna Maharaj Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree as He looks around at the temple decor Young disciples of the temple perform a devotional dance to "Mara Swamibapano Prem Malyo" to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree "Prem malyo, hu to dhanya banyo..."
Hundreds of disciples and members of the local community had gathered for the sabha Disciples present Acharya Swamishree with a garland made out of peanuts. The number of peanuts in this garland is equal to the number of hours Acharya Swamishree had been present in America since He arrived on July 17th to the day of the sabha, August 1st Disciples present Acharya Swamishree with a fresh flower garland Disciples present Acharya Swamishree with a garland made of dried grapes. There were 34 strands for the number of years Swamishree has been Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi
Disciples present Acharya Swamishree with a garland made of pearls. There are 71 strands for the number of years Acharya Swamishree has given us His divine presence on Earth. 53 strands have 365 pearls, and 18 strands have 366 pearls for the leap years, representing the exact number of days He has been on Earth. The centerpiece of the garland had 34 strands (for the number of years Swamishree has been Acharya) with 51 pearls each (for the number of years since He was given diksha as a sant) Hundreds of disciples and local community members had gathered for the sabha Acharya Swamishree commences His divine blessings Acharya Swamishree laughs sweetly as He showers His divine blessings
Disciples perform samuh aarti together Disciples perform samuh aarti together Disciples perform samuh aarti together Acharya Swamishree performs sandhya aarti
Acharya Swamishree performs sandhya aarti Disciples crafted a hindolo with LED displays of various temples of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan around the globe Acharya Swamishree gently swings Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa on the hindolo  

   
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