Concert of Devotional Dance and Music was held in Vadodara on 24th May followed by the Patotsav ceremony on the 25th.
To mark the 32nd year since Jeevanpran Swamibapa first established the Mandir in Varodara, and the 16th year since Acharya Swamishree installed the divine Murtis of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa, a splendid program of devotional dance and music was held in the vast grounds of the Mandir complex. The event took place during the evening of 24th May 2009, in the presence of Acharya Swamishree. Many hundreds of disciples from the city and surrounding areas were present to celebrate this occasion. The young disciples of Varodara performed devotional dances, whilst singers and musicians from the city performed the religious songs. The entire program was compered by Shree Maheshbhai Pandya.
On 25 May 2009, Acharya Swamishree performed the Patotsav ceremony of the Lord. The sants then made offerings to the Lord in the form of a lavish array of foods, and disciples performed Aarti.