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Naranpur Golden Jubilee Celebrations - Day 4  
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Acharya Swamishree performs the Lord's mangla aarti ceremony Acharya Swamishree performs the mangla aarti ceremony to the Lord during the early morning of Thursday 19 April 2007 Acharya Swamishree enters the home of the disciple, on whose behalf the scripture recitals were held Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree
A procession is held to the assembly marquee Acharya Swamishree rides the horse onto the stage and gives darshan to all the sants and disciples Acharya Swamishree carries Shree Harikrishna Maharaj and rides a decorated horse 'Khamaa maaraa Manki naa svaar, mohani, bhaare lagaadi'
Gifts are presented to the Lord The eminent sants who performed the scripture recitals Acharya Swamishree shows the divine scripture, Vachanamrut Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika Gifts are offered by the family who performed the recital, to the honourable sankhya yogi ladies
Disciples listen to Acharya Swamishree's divine blessings Sants listen to the divine blessings Sants listen to the divine blessings Acharya Swamishree explains the glory of the Satsang
Acharya Swamishree narrates examples of virtuous disciples, whose virtues should be instilled into one's own nature in order to progress in the Satsang A flying kiss for all the disciples around the world who were unable to be present during this festival Acharya Swamishree gives darshan with the disciples on whose behalf the scripture recital was performed Acharya Swamishree gives darshan with sants, who originated from Naranpur, before they took initiation as ascetics
During the afternoon, Acharya Swamishree rides on a helicopter to the start of the grand procession Acharya Swamishree waves at all the sants and disciples on the ground whilst the helicopter takes off A view of the new Naranpur Temple from the air
An aerial view of a small part of Naranpur Acharya Swamishree gives darshan from the back of a ceremonial elephant Disciples gather around the elephants for a glimpse of the almighty Lord Thousands of disciples, villagers and others from the region, were present for the Lord's divine darshan on this auspicious occasion
Ladies sang devotional songs as they walked in the procession Acharya Swamishree gives darshan to all the disciples Acharya Swamishree gives darshan to all the disciples There were 4 elephants in the procession. This was the first time that such a magnificent procession had taken place in Naranpur or the surrounding region
Jeevanpran Swamibapa, who's Shatabdi (Centenary) we are all celebrating, gives darshan to all Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree gives darshan The helicopter showers flower petals on the procession Disciples from throughout India and around the world gathered in Naranpur to take part in this magnificent procession
Supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan gives darshan to all The entire village was filled with colour and joy Dhol players perform during the procession Young girls dance whilst they walk the procession
The procession reaches the Temple Acharya Swamishree disembarks from the elephant at the end of the magnificent procession Acharya Swamishree prepares to slide down the elephant's trunk Acharya Swamishree is immediately carried into the Temple
A fortunate disciple carries Acharya Swamishree into the Temple At the end of the procession, Acharya Swamishree performs the dusk, sandhya aarti ceremony Acharya Swamishree performs the evening rituals  
 
 
 
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