Inspirator: His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
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Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Delhi Patotsav  


On Wednesday 11 October 1978, Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa inaugurated the grand, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Civil Lines, Delhi, on the banks of the River Jamuna. The day that He chose for this historical event was the auspicious day of Vijya Dashmi, also commonly known as Dussehra. This day signifies the conquering of good over evil. Most significantly, GUrudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa ceremonially installed the Murtis of Purna Purushottam Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, and Himself, in the main singhasan of the Mandir.

On Sunday 18 October 2015, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj arrived in Delhi and was ceremonially welcomed by the Sants and disciples living in Delhi. During the evening of Wednesday 21 October, Sants and disciples of Delhi held a concert of devotional singing. On Thursday 22 October, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed the 37th patotsav ceremony of the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa at Delhi Mandir. That evening, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj returned to Maninagardham.


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