With the divine inspiration of Acharya Swamishree, the disciples of Soja celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the Temple, on 25 and 26 November 2005.
In the year Samvat 2037, His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree ceremonially installed the Murtis of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa in the newly built Shree Swaminarayan Temple, in the village of Soja.
Precisely 25 years later, with the divine inspiration of Acharya Swamishree, the disciples of Soja celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the Temple, on 25 and 26 November 2005.
At the start of the festival, a grand procession was held to ceremonially welcome Acharya Swamishree to the village. In addition to the villagers, many local dignitaries were present during the special assemblies and the evening concert of devotional dance and music, which was performed by the Sants and young disciples.
On this auspicious occasion, seven recitals of the divine scripture, Shree Swaminarayan Gadi were performed, in addition to 107 recitals of Shree Abji Bapashree ni Vato.
On the concluding day of the festival, Acharya Swamishree performed the patotsav ceremony of Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa who presides at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Soja before bestowing His divine blessings to all.
That evening, Acharya Swamishree departed from Maninagar for Mumbai and during the night of 27th November 2005, Acharya Swamishree and a group of eminent sants and disciples travelled to Nairobi Kenya, to fulfil the spiritual desires of the loving disciples living in East Africa.