Patotsav celebrations in Mokhasan and Bavla
A 3 day celebration was held in Mokhasan to celebrate the anniversary of the temple. Acharya Swamishree and sants reached Mokhasan on the evening of Sunday 27 March 2011. On Monday 28th March, a procession was held through the streets of the town. As a charitable aspect of the festivities, a filtered, cold water drinking facility was presented to all the residents of the city by Acharya Swamishree. A splendid evening of devotional singing was held during the evening, which was performed by eminent folk singers of the region. Acharya Swamishree performed the patotsav ceremony of the supreme Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa on Tuesday 29th March 2011.
After the ceremony had concluded in Mokhasan, Acharya Swamishree and sants travelled to the city of Bavla. During the morning of Wednesday 30 March, a procession of peace was held through the city. Extensive renovation work of the facilities in the temple have recently taken place. Acharya Swamishree inaugurated these new areas. The patotsav ceremony took place on Friday 1st April 2011, at which hundreds of disciples from all over Gujarat were present for the Lord’s divine darshan and to hear Acharya Swamishree’s divine blessings.