On Wednesday 13 November 2013, Kartik sud Ekadashi, Shree Abji Bapashree Jayanti celebrations were held in temples around the world.
In Maninagardham, in the presence of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, the divine Murtis of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Bapashree, and Gurudev Jeevanpran Swamibapa were seated on an ornamental swing and poojan was performed. Sants sang songs in which the glory of the Lord was narrated.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj then commenced the 24-hour long continuous recital of the sacred ‘Swaminarayan’ name. This concluded on the morning of Thursday 14 November 2014.
During the evening of that day, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and 15 sants, and a large group of disciples departed for Mumbai, and then proceeded to Nairobi, Kenya during the very early hours of Saturday 16 November 2013. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj will tour in the region of East Africa for the next 2 months for the spiritual guidance of the loving disciples living there.