Inspirator: His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
Assembly on Mandvi Beach  
Acharya Swamishree performs the Mangla Aarti during the morning of 12 May 2009 in Mandvi Acharya Swamishree arrives on Mandvi beach to give darshan to all the sants and disciples Acharya Swamishree gives darshan on Mandvi beach A giant game of snakes and ladders, based on religious questions
Who can fill the bottles of water the quickest? Senior sants watch as the young disciples take part in the activities The lotus feet of the Lord, with the 16 signs of divinity; a sand sculpture The symbol of the Swaminarayan Faith, the tilak chandlo
A mandir made of sand 3 legged race Sants demonstrate the rules of a giant game of tactics Walking the planks
During the afternoon, sants sit to take thaal During the afternoon, Acharya Swamishree arrives on the beach again and presides on a swing that had been created by the sants Acharya Swamishree smiles at all the disciples who had gathered to take part in the special assembly on Mandvi beach Acharya Swamishree leads the dhoon, chanting of the sacred name of God
Over 3 thousand people had gathered on the beach during the assembly A marquee had been erected for the assembly A special celebration cake, shaped like a ship, had been made for the occasion Acharya Swamishree cut the cake then offered it to Shree Harikrishna Maharaj; the sants then offered a small piece of the cake to Acharya Swamishree
Acharya Swamishree bestows divine blessings Acharya Swamishree, sants and disciples bathe in the Arabian Sea Ritual bathing of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Acharya Swamishree gives darshan with Shree Harikrishna Maharaj in the Arabian Sea at Mandvi
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