Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested on this earth in Samvat 1837 Chaitra Sud 9 (Monday April 2nd, 1781) in the village of Chhapaiya as the son of Dharmadev and Bhaktimata. The disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Los Angeles held a Swaminarayan Jayanti Celebration on April 12th 2014. Throughout the entire celebration, the Lord was seated on a golden swing, and He continuously bestowed His divine darshan upon the congregation.
Disciples then performed kirtan-bhakti and celebration cake prepared by disciples of the temple were then cut to be offered to the Lord. Finally, disciples performed aarti, and prasad was given to everyone present. Just after 10 pm, Disciples performed the manifestation aarti. Thaal was offered to the Lord, whilst the disciples sang verses and chants, describing the glory of the supreme Lord Swaminarayan.