11th patotsav of Surat Mandir, held on Thursday 13 February 2020.
With the blessings of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, senior Sadguru Sants travelled to Surat with a large group of Sants to celebrate the 11th patotsav of Surat Mandir, held on Thursday 13 February 2020.
After the flag raising ceremony, the patotsav ceremony of Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa presisding in the grand Sinhasan was performed by Sadguru Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami and Sadguru Shree Bhagwatpriyadasji Swami. A vast array of foods was presented before the Lord in the form of an annakut. Disciples also keenly took part in the aarti ceremony, and pleased the Lord through this mode of dedication.
Sadguru Shastri Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami performed the scripture recitals on behalf of disciples. He explained the significance of the occasion, and the deep meanings of the passages read from the scriptures. He explained that by keeping one's mind focussed on doing what the Lord commands, one achieves true delight and bliss, both in this world and thereafter.