Saturday 9 December 2023 | Kartik Vad 12, Samvat 2080

Sat 9 Dec 2023

The final day of Ocala Temple Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav began with a poojan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, and Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa performed by Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj. Acharya Swamiji Maharaj concencrated the Swaminarayan Gadi flags that would eventually be raised upon the Ocala Temple's sihasans. Following the ending of the poojan, an annakut was prepared for the Mahotsav, to be offered to Lord Shree Swaminarayan. After the annakut was prepared, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj performed aarti while Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band USA performed in the background. Sants joined Acharya Swamiji Maharaj in performing the aarti. Shortly after disciples also performed aarti of the annakut. Following the annakut aartis, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj raised the Swaminarayan Gadi flags on the Temple's sihasans. Following the flag raising ceremony and aartis, Shree Muktajeevan Swaminapa Pipe Band USA escorted Acharya Swamiji Maharaj to the tent. After residing on the Gadi, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj showerd His blessings to all the disciples in attendance on the last day of the mahotsav.