Patotsav ceremonies in Bhuj and Kera, and opening of Ismaili Samaj Vadi Kera
Having concluded the Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Yatra, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj returned to Maninagardham, and then departed for Kutch on Friday 17 April 2015.
The Sadguru Din Commemoration was held in Bhuj on Saturday 18 April.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj then went to Naranpur to perform the patotsav ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 21 April 2015. This day is known as Akha Trij. It is regarded as a very auspicious and sacred day. On this day, the divine Murtis of Lord Swaminarayan – Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj and Shree Harikrishna Maharaj presiding in Maninagardham and Kadi are adorned in robes made from sandalwood paste.
From there, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj visited Sukhpar, where a donation was made of a filter plant to provide fresh, chilled water to the school children of the village.
The patotsav ceremony of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa in Madhapar was performed on Saturday 25 April.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj travelled to Bhuj where the students of the Bhuj Swaminarayan Chatralay (boarding school) marked its golden jubilee, with a full day of activities and celebrations. Former students of the Chatralay were invited to this special event, which was held on Monday 27 April 2015. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed the patotsav ceremony of Bhuj Mandir on Friday 1 May 2015. He then travelled to Bharasar, Mankuva, Vrushpur and then Kera, where he performed the auspicious patotsav ceremony of the Lord in the Mandirs in all these villages.
Whilst in Kera, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj accepted the wishes of Mr Salim Sultan Moloo, and performed the inauguration of the Ismaili Samaj Vadi building on Thursday 7 May 2015. In 2012, when Acharya Swamishree Maharaj laid the foundation stone of the new Ismaili community complex, Mr Moloo had requested Him to perform its opening.From Kera, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj went to Ghanshyamnagar, where He performed the patotsav ceremony on Wednesday 13 May. That afternoon, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj returned to Maninagar.