The festival of Diwali and the start of the New Year, Samvat 2067, were celebrated in the presence of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree in Maninagar.
The main Diwali festivities and Chopda Poojan were held on Saturday 6 November. This was also the day of the Shree Sadguru Din Commemorations. In addition, the Annakutotsav was celebrated on this day.
New Year’s Day fell on Sunday 7 November.
Acharya Swamishree gave blessings on both day, in which He described the significance of each of the special festive occasions for a disciple of the Lord.
The Diwali festival officially ends on the day of Labh Pancham, which fell on Wednesday 10 November. Traditionally, this occasion is held in Shree Swaminarayan Tower.