During the morning of Wednesday 10 October 2018, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed the patotsav ceremony at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Shaniyada Patotsav
The village of Shaniyada is situated in the Ghoghamba region of the Panchmahal district. The people of these region are devoted and loyal, but extremely poor. However, in the past few years, by the divine grace of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and the continuous support of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, their prospects have changed dramatically. Their affiliation to Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan if resolute, unyielding and praiseworthy. In 2015, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj fulfilled their wishes and a new Mandir was opened.
Immediately after the Swamibapa Jayanti celebrations held in Maninagardham had concluded, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj departed for Panchmahal, and reached Shaniyada during the evening of Tuesday 9 October 2018. During the morning of Wednesday 10 October 2018, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed the patotsav ceremony. As part of the charitable activities of the Mandir, a project for tree plantation in the village and surrounding areas was commenced in the presence of local dignitaries, and clothing was donated to poor widows and their families.