Thursday 20 February 2014 marked the fifth Patotsav of the magnificent Mandir that stands at the entrance of Surat, which was opened by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj in 2009.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and a large group of sants travelled from Maninagar to Surat. The entire Mandir had been decorated in flower patterns to welcome Acharya Swamishree Maharaj to the city.
As part of the 3 day festivities, disciples held scripture recitals and performed devotional dances.
Local dignitaries were also blessed commended by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.
On the Patotsav day, Acharya Swamishree performed the anniversary rituals to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa, and then a grand Annakut was offered.