Acharya Swamishree performs patotsav ceremonies in Bavla and Sanand
Immediately after celebrating the silver jubilee festival of Mokhasan Mandir, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj travelled to Bavla. Wednesday 18 March 2015 marked exactly 44 years since Jeevanpran Swamibapa installed the divine Murtis of the supreme Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa in the village.
A delightful procession was held by the villagers to ceremonially welcome Acharya Swamishree Maharaj to the village. As part of the celebrations, donations of stationery was given for educational purposes to school children of the village.
From Bavla, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj returned to Maninagar for one day to preside over the Shree Sadguru Din Commemorations. Immediately after they had concluded, He went to the city of Sanand to perform the second patotsav ceremony of the Lord at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Sanand, which were held on Sunday 22 March 2015.
During the preceding evening, the young disciples of the Sanand performed a religious drama production, during which a story from the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan’s spiritual heir, Sadguru Shree Gopalanand Swami’s life was portrayed. In the story, the manner in which Shree Gopal Bapa removed blind faith in fraudulent mystics from society, and freed them of their superstitions was depicted.