Purna Purushottam Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested on the earth to:
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. During His time on this earth in a human form, Lord Shree Swaminarayan accomplished all of things He aspired to do plus more.
Friday, April 3rd, 2009 was the 228th anniversary of the auspicious day of the Lord’s manifestation. The disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Temple New Jersey held a Swaminarayan Jayanti Celebration on Sunday, April 5th, 2009. Throughout the entire celebration, the Lord was seated on a golden swing, and He continuously bestowed His divine darshan upon the congregation.
The celebration commenced with a nonstop two-hour dhoon. Disciples then performed kirtan-bhakti and gave several speeches about the glory of the Lord. A representative from the Rotary Club of Secaucus also gave a speech at the celebration, reaching out to the Hindu community. A celebration cake prepared by disciples of the temple was then cut to be offered to the Lord. Finally, disciples performed aarti, and prasad was given to everyone present.