Inspirator: His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
Shakotsav in Maninagar  
Purna Purushottam Lord Shree Swaminarayan - Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree gives darshan Divine darshan of Jeevanpran Swamibapa Divine darshan of Almighty Shree Sahajanand Swami Maharaj
Omniscient Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Disciples offer their humble services by preparing the millet rotlas Disciples prepare for the Shakotsav Some of the millet rotla breads prepared for distribution as prasad to all the disciples
Disciples make millet rotlas The stage at the front of the vast temple grounds were decorated like a village setting Stage decorations Stage decorations
Acharya Swamishree gives darshan from one of the straw huts Shree Sahajanand Swami Maharaj accepts the thaal offered by sants Merciful Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj dines Shree Harikrishna Maharaj blesses everyone as He acknowledges the devotion of the sants and disciples
Shree Maheshbhai Pandya, compere of the devotional song concert Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa gives darshan on the stage Devotional songs being performed by local musicians Devotional songs being performed by local musicians
Several thousand disciples had gathered in the temple grounds for the Shakotsav Sants listen to the devotional songs Prasad being prepared for the disciples Fried chillies, to ward off the winter cold
Aubergine curry The grounds of the temple were filled with disciples, who had gathered for the darshan of the Shakotsav Disciples listen to the devotional songs The concert of devotional songs continues
At the end of the concert, all the sants and disciples in the audience performed Aarti to the Lord Disciples performing Aarti Sants and disciples performing Aarti Disciples line up for the Lord's divine prasad
Disciples line up for the Lord's divine prasad At the end of the Shakotsav, disciples enjoy the Lord's divine prasad    
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