Monday 2 October 2023 | Bhadarva Vad 3/4, Samvat 2079

Mon 2 Oct 2023

22nd Patotsav - Shree Swaminarayan Temple Secaucus, New Jersey

Acharya Swamiji Maharaj Divine Ashirwad - Shree Swaminarayan Temple Secaucus, New Jersey

On Sunday, August 6th, 2023, Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Secaucus, NJ celebrated its 22nd Patotsav. The Patotsav celebrations began with Acharya Swamiji Maharaj leading the patotsav vidhi as many disciples eagerly observed. Afterwards, a grand annakut was offered to Lord Shree Swaminarayan. Acharya Swamiji Maharaj performed the first aarti of the grand annakut as sants joined in. Disciples then took turns performing aarti of the grand annakut. After the annakut aartis, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band USA escorted Acharya Swamiji Maharaj to Swamibapa Hall and performed salutes to Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Abji Bapashree, Jeevapran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, and Acharya Swamiji Maharaj. After the Acharya Swamiji Maharaj's arrival at Swamibapa Hall, disciples offered Lord Shree Swaminarayan chaabs as part of the Patotsav celebrations. Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band USA performed once again while escorting honorary guests from the Temple Hall to Swamibapa Hall. After escorting the guests, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band USA also saluted them. Honorary guests had the opportunity to greet Acharya Swamiji Maharaj as they were introduced and speak a few words in front of the congregation. Following the guests greetings, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj offered His divine Ashirwad to disciples in celebration of Secaucus Temple's 22nd Patotsav. The patotsav celebrations concluded with maha-prasad that was offered to all in attendance. The maha-prasad featured offerings from the grand annakut.