Beloved Acharya Swamishree Maharaj’s Sadbhav Celebrations were held on Tuesday 28 May 2019 to mark his 77th year. The festivities were held in the village of Ghanshyamnagar in Kutch.

Sadbhav Parva - Morning Sadbhav Parva - Evening


Sadbhav Amrut Parva - 28 May 2019 at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Ghanshyamnagar

Beloved Acharya Swamishree Maharaj’s Sadbhav Celebrations were held on Tuesday 28 May 2019 to mark his 77th year. The festivities were held in the village of Ghanshyamnagar in Kutch.

During the morning, just before the Mangla aarti, Sants and disciples gathered outside his room to shower flower petals as he walked to the Mandir. After the morning rituals, Sants and disciples garlanded Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. 

The main evening events commenced with Acharya Swamishree Maharaj being led from the Mandir to the assembly marque; firstly, in the car that had been donated on this special day, and then whilst presiding on a golden chariot. Young disciples performed a welcoming dance ahead of the procession.

Acharya Swamishree Maharaj then presided on the stage. Sadguru Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami addressed the Sabha, explaining the glory and benevolence of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. Devotional dances and religious plays were performed by the young disciples of Kutch.

The sponsoring disciples then performed poojan in the form of Panchamrut Snan to the lotus feet of the Lord. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj cut a grand cake structure made of various kinds of mithai sweets and offered it to Shree Harikrishna Maharaj. Sadguru Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami then offered some of the mithai cake to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj on behalf of all the Sants and disciples. 

Disciples also had the opportunity to perform Aarti to Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.

On this occasion, various charitable donations were made to needy causes throughout the Kutch region. Representatives of these villages came onto the stage to accept the donation cheques. Finally, disciples brought cards and garlands and made the offerings to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj on this very joyous day.