Sants and disciples from all over Gujarat gathered in Maninagardham, to celebrate the festive season of Diwali and the New Year in the divine presence of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.

Maninagar Diwali Rangoli Maninagar Diwali & Chopda Poojan Maninagar & Smruti Mandir Annakut Kalol Annakut Kadi Annakut

Sants and disciples from all over Gujarat gathered in Maninagardham, to celebrate the festive season of Diwali and the New Year in the divine presence of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.

On Wednesday 7 November, the Sadguru Din Commemorations of dhyan, scriptural recitals, singing of devotional songs, etc. were held in the Brahm Mahol. In accordance with the traditions of Diwali, the entire Mandir had been decorated with lamps and intricate rangoli designs. The Chopda Poojan ceremony was performed, during which businessmen brought their new year’s accounts books to be consecrated.

Thursday 8 November 2018 marked the first day of Samvat 2075. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj bestowed New Year blessings to all the Sants and disciples. This was broadcast live to disciples living all around the world. A truly magnificent Annakut, an array of food dishes, was beautifully arranged before the supreme Lord presiding in Maninagar Mandir. Acharya Swamishree performed aarti and offered the thaal to the supreme Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa. Having performed the Annakut aarti in Maninagar Mandir, Acharya Swamishree travelled to perform the Annakut aarti at Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalol, and then continued to Kadi, before returning to Maninagardham that evening.

Aaso Vad Amas Diwali Ashirwad 2018
Annakut Darshan 2018 at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Maninagar
Acharya Swamishree's Hindu New Year 2018 Ashirwad at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Maninagar
Labh Pancham 2018 Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar