A 6 day festival to mark the 54th anniversary of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Naranpur
For the duration of the Vaisakh month, Acharya Swamishree remains in the Kutch region, where He performs the anniversaries of the temples in the various villages. The first patotsav is that of Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Naranpur, which falls on the auspicious day of Akha Trij, the day when traditionally, the Lord is adorned in soothing, fragrant sandalwood paste robes.
This year, Acharya Swamishree arrived in Naranpur on 30th April. The disciples had organised a 6 day festival to mark the 54th anniversary of when the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa was ceremonially installed in the temple by Jeevanpran Swamibapa. On Friday 6th May 2011, Acharya Swamishree performed the patotsav ceremony.