His Excellency Dr. T Moody Awori, Vice President of Kenya came to Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Nairobi for the blessings of Acharya Swamishree on 1 January 2007.

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His Excellency Dr. T Moody Awori, Vice President of Kenya came to Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Nairobi for the blessings of Acharya Swamishree on 1 January 2007.

He was escorted from the Temple gates by Swamibapa Pipe Band and community leaders to the front of the Temple, where Acharya Swamishree and the Vice-president were saluted.

A brief introduction of the religious, social, cultural and educational activities of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan was given.

Acharya Swamishree then blessed the Vice-president with an honorary turban and flower garland. A memento was also presented to him on behalf of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan.

In his speech, Dr. T Moody Awori said that conveyed his heartfelt delight for being blessed by Acharya Swamishree on the first day of the year. He said, “For any country to be peaceful, one has to be God-fearing. On behalf of Kenya and all Kenyans, I pray for Acharya Swamishree’s blessings, so that the country remains peaceful, secure and stable throughout 2007; and this is especially important this year, because of the forthcoming General Election in Kenya.”