Immediately after the Sadguru Din Commemoration Assembly had concluded in Maninagar on Sunday 5 June, Acharya Swamishree and a group of Sants and disciples travelled to the city of Vadodara. After the Sandhya aarti rituals had concluded that evening, the young disciples of the city performed devotional songs to please the Lord.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed the patotsav ceremony of the supreme Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa presiding in Vadodara Mandir on Monday 6 June 2016, to mark the 39th year since its establishment by Gurudev Jeevanpran Swamibapa in 1977.
The Sants made offerings to the Lord in the form of a lavish array of foods, and disciples performed Aarti.
During the patotsav celebrations, announcements were made about the grand procession that will take place in Vadodara during the afternoon of Saturday 24 September 2016, to mark the start of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir Rajat Mahotsav. The procession will commence from Vadodara’s Laxmi Vilas Palace (Maratha Palace).