Evening - Sadbhav Amrut Parva - Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's 75th Manifestation Day
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir - the venue for the main Sadbhav Amrut Parva evening programSadbhav Amrut Parva banners were displayed all throughout Maninagar, Ghodasar, and surrounding areas as well as in other parts of Gujarat where there are temples of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi SansthanVarious banners with Acharya Swamishree's divine darshan were displayed throughout the event venue at Smruti MandirDisciples sell religious scriptures, including several newly-released scriptures, at a stall outside the event venueWater and cold drinks are distributed to all disciples and attendees to help stay hydrated in the intense Ahmedabad heatDivine darshan of Purna Purushottam Lord Shree Swaminarayan seated on the grand stage sinhasanDivine darshan of Jeevanpran Sheee Abji Bapashree seated on the grand stage sinhasanDivine darshan of Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa seated on the grand stage sinhasanA very young disciple waves a Sadbhav Amrut Parva flagThousands of disciples from all across the world gather for the celebrations at Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti MandirDisciples happily wave Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in the audienceDisciples happily wave Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in the audienceDisciples happily wave Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in the audienceThe audience is packed for the Sadbhav Amrut Parva celebrationsThousands of disciples from all across the world gather for the celebrations at Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti MandirSant Shiromani Shree Gurupriyadasji Swami and a disciple give speeches about the glory of Acharya Swamishree prior to His arrival to the venueAcharya Swamishree is escorted by event sponsors to the venue prior to His grand entranceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on this auspicious day prior to His grand entranceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree prior to His grand entranceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree prior to His grand entranceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree sweetly laughing prior to His grand entranceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree sweetly laughing prior to His grand entranceAcharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan to sants and disciples as He is lifted into the air by craneAcharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan to sants and disciples as He is lifted into the air by craneAcharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan to the audience of thousands, including beloved sants and disciples from all around the worldAcharya Swamishree arrives to the event venue by being lifted over and onto the grand sinhasan via a craneAcharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan from mid-air to the audience of thousands, including beloved sants and disciples from all around the worldDisciples perform a welcome dance as Acharya Swamishree arrives on stageAcharya Swamishree waves and bestows His divine darshan to all of His beloved sants and disciplesDisciples gaze on and enjoy having the divine darshan of Acharya SwamishreeDisciples gaze on and enjoy having the divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree as He descends down onto the grand stageDisciples perform a welcome dance as Acharya Swamishree descends down onto the grand stageDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree descending down onto the grand stageA disciple waves a Sadbhav Amrut Parva flag while Acharya Swamishree descendsHundreds of disciples want to catch this rare darshan on cameraYoung disciples dance joyously to welcome Acharya Swamishree onto the grand stageDisciples circle the stage on motorbikes while holding up signs to celebrate Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree as He descends down onto the grand stageYoung disciples lovingly embrace as a part of their welcome dance performanceDisciples perform a welcome dance for Acharya Swamishree as He descends down onto the stageDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on this magnificent occasionDisciples of all ages partake in the celebrations and wave their Sadbhav Amrut Parva flagsYoung disciples pose for a group picture after the completion of their welcome dance for Acharya SwamishreeDisciples circle the stage in various vehicles with various props to entertain the crowdAcharya Swamishree presides on the grand stage and bestows His divine darshan upon the entire congregation gathered for the celebrationshe grand stage - akin to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa's sinhasan in AkshardhamDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree seated in the grand sinhasan on stageShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band performs a pipes-dhol fusion in celebration of Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band performs a pipes-dhol fusion in celebration of Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band performs a pipes-dhol fusion in celebration of Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band performs a pipes-dhol fusion in celebration of Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaThe band wows the crowd of thousandsShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band performs a pipes-dhol fusion in celebration of Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut ParvaSant Shiromani Shree Vignanprakashdasji Swami emcees the evening's celebrationsShree Prem Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir greets the audienceDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeThe Sant Mandal sits stage-side and watches the devotional dance performanceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree watching the devotional dance performanceDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeAcharya Swamishree, Shree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, and Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram perform panchamrut snan to Shree Harikrushna Maharaj on this special occasionAcharya Swamishree and Sivananda Ashram's Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji greet each otherShree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir and Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram have the pleasure of performing panchamrut snan to the divine lotus feet of Acharya SwamishreeShree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir and Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram have the pleasure of performing panchamrut snan to the divine lotus feet of Acharya Swamishree and wiping themShree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir and Acharya Swamishree all humbly greet one anotherShree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir present Acharya Swamishree with a kumbh mementoThe entire mandal of sants from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir honors Acharya Swamishree with a grand fresh flower garlandThe entire mandal of sants from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir honors Acharya Swamishree with a grand fresh flower garlandSri Swami Adhyatmanandji and other Sants from Sivananda Ashram honor Acharya Swamishree with a grand garlandSri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram humbly bows down to Acharya Swamishree's divine lotus feetGuests honor Acharya Swamishree with a saalSantram Mandir's sants honor Acharya Swamishree with several garlandsShree Prem Swami and Shree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokhda Shree Swaminarayan Mandir seated on stage with our Sant MandalThe grand stage - akin to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa's sinhasan in AkshardhamDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swamiinarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree. In it, they depict the glory of Acharya SwamishreeDr. Maheshbhai Varsani gives a speech on the ongoing charitable humanitarian efforts undertaken by Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan under the guidance of Acharya SwamishreeRepresentatives from the various global branches of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band present Acharya Swamishree with a mementoSri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram gives a speech expressing his delight to be at Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut Parva celebrations and praising Acharya Swamishree for His relentless efforts to spread the Sanatan Swaminarayan FaithThousands of disciples from all around the world watch the evening's celebrationsThe audience of thousands, coming from all parts of the world, watch the evening's celebrationsThousands of disciples from all around the world watch the evening's celebrationsJagannath Temple's leader, Shree Dilip Dasji Maharaj, humbly greets Acharya SwamishreeSri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram yet again greets Acharya SwamishreeSadguru Shashtri Sant Shiromani Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami presents Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji from Sivananda Ashram with a prasad saal and garlandShree Tyagvallabh Swami from Sokdha Shree Swaminarayan Mandir gives a heartfelt speech depicting the glory of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, and Acharya SwamishreeThe grand stage - akin to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa's sinhasan in AkshardhamHonored guests seated amongst the Sant Mandal on stageJagannath Temple's leader, Shree Dilip Dasji Maharaj, gives a speech expressing his delight to be at Acharya Swamishree's Sadbhav Amrut Parva celebrations and praising Acharya Swamishree for His relentless efforts to spread the Sanatan Swaminarayan FaithDivine darshan of the exterior of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir. The Sadbhav Amrut Parva celebrations took place on the grounds adjacent to the MandirShree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band Maninagar and young cadets escort event sponsors carrying new scriptures and CD album to be inauguratedThe young cadets of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band march inSponsor disciples carry in the new scriptures and CD album to be inauguratedThe new scripture 'Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami,' a biography of Acharya Swamishree compiled and written by Sadguru Shashtri Sant Shiromani Shree Sarveshwardasji SwamiAcharya Swamishree inaugurates the newest CD album, 'Sadbhav Amrut Heli'Acharya Swamishree inaugurates the newest scripture, 'Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami,' a biography of Acharya Swamishree compiled and written by Sadguru Shashtri Sant Shiromani Shree Sarveshwardasji SwamiAcharya Swamishree blesses composer of 'Sadbhav Amrut Heli, Shree Kirtibhai Varsani, and author of 'Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami,' Sadguru Shashtri Sant Shiromani Shree Sarveshwardasji SwamiShri Akhileshji Maharaj greets Acharya Swamishree and honors Him with a saal and garlandThe audience watches a short documentary film depicting the biography of Acharya Swamishree from manifestation to nowSadguru Shashtri Sant Shiromani Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami delivers a heartfelt speech about the glory of Acharya Swamishree and His relentless efforts to spread the eternal Swaminarayan Faith, following in the footsteps of Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan SwamibapaDisciples watch the evening's celebrationsThe intricate decor of the grand stage with the words 'Sadbhav Amrut Parva'Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on stageSants and disciples sing and clap along with the dhoon following Acharya Swamishree's manglacharan at the start of His divine blessings for the eveningAcharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples proclaim the Jay as Acharya Swamishree commences His divine blessings for the eveningShree Rizwan Quatri gives a speech describing the book about Ahmedabad's historyAcharya Swamishree inaugurates a bookDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDisciples perform a devotional dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeThe audience waves their Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in celebrationThe audience waves their Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in celebrationThe audience waves their Sadbhav Amrut Parva flags in celebrationSankhya Yogi Bas join in the celebrations and wave their flags as wellThe grand cakes, which were brought down on stage by crane, for the celebrations - over 3,000 kgs of  butter was used in the making of the cakes, which were distributed as prasad to all attendeesAcharya Swamishree cuts the grand celebration cakesAcharya Swamishree offers the grand celebration cake to Shree Harikrushna MaharajAcharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan and waves to the entire audienceStanding between the grand celebration cakes, Acharya Swamishree bestows His divine darshan and waves to the entire audienceAcharya Swamishree is seated on stage between the grand celebration cakesThe entire audience performs aarti to Acharya Swamishree with individual tealightsThe entire audience performs aarti to Acharya Swamishree with individual tealightsDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on this very special occasionThe entire audience performs aarti to Acharya Swamishree with individual tealightsDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on this very special occasionThe entire audience performs aarti to Acharya Swamishree with individual tealightsDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree on this auspicious occasionSants and disciples adorn Acharya Swamishree in a 75-foot long fresh flower garlandDisciples from all over India and the world come on stage to adorn Acharya Swamishree with garlands and present Him with special mementosDisciples perform a closing ceremony dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree watching the closing ceremony performanceDivine darshan of Acharya SwamishreeThe grand cake topper depicting the words 'Wah, Bapa, Wah'Disciples perform a closing ceremony dance to please Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya SwamishreeDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree during this once-in-a-lifetime occasionA disciple performs acrobatics mid-air as a part of the finale devotional dance performanceDivine darshan of Acharya Swamishree during this once-in-a-lifetime occasion that will be remembered forever
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