Under the auspices of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan & Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal, Virginia, U.S.A, and with the divine blessings and inspiration of His Divine Holiness Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir - Chesapeake, Virginia is now ready for the Murti Pratishtha of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, and Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa.
On Sunday, July 21, 2019, His Divine Holiness Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj will perform the sacred Divine Idol Installation Ceremony of Almighty Supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, and the Adya Acharya Pravar of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa. He will consecrate the mandir according to the ancient Hindu rituals and will make it a sacred site of pilgrimage for all those who sincerely seek absolute salvation.
In celebration of this joyous occasion, a magnificent festival is to be held from Friday, July 19, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019. This festival will comprise of divine blessings, inspiring speeches, the ancient Hindu yagna ceremony and rituals, scripture recitals, devotional dances and singing, and a grand procession in the streets of Chesapeake, Virginia.
Most notably, the Silver Tula (Ceremonial Weighing with Silver) of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, and Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa will be performed by His Divine Holiness Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj prior to the divine installation. The silver symbolizes the pure love His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples have for the Lord.
You are invited, together with your family and friends, to attend this unique celebration of the supreme Lord’s mercy and divine grace.
|Friday, July 19, 2019||7:00PM - 9:00PM||Mahotsav Opening Ceremony and Samuh Raas|
|Saturday, July 20, 2019||8:00AM - 9:30AM||Commencement of Ancient Yagna Ceremony|
|9:30AM - 10:00AM||Vachanamrut Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika Scripture Recitals|
|10:00AM - 11:30AM||Acharya Swamishree’s Divine Blessings|
|11:30AM||Conclusion of Scripture Recitals (Parayan Purnahuti), Adoration (Poojan), Aarti and Honoring of Special Guests|
|4:30PM||Grand Procession in Chesapeake, Virginia|
|8:30PM||Cultural Program - Devotional Singing and Devotional Dances|
|Sunday, July 21, 2019||8:00AM||Conclusion of Ancient Yagna Ceremony, Murti Pratishtha Ceremony, Annakut Darshan, Aarti, Flag-raising Ceremony, Silver Tula of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj, Jeevanpran Shree Abjibapa and Muktajeevan Swamibapa, Acharya Swamishree’s Divine Blessings and Event Finale|
4210 Dock Landing Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 USA
Group Name: Swaminarayan Temple
2122 Jolliff Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 Tel: (757) 966-2727
4809 Market Place Chesapeake, VA 23321 Tel: (757) 405-3030
4449 Peek Trail Chesapeake, VA 23321 Tel: (757) 465-7000
2436 Gum Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 Tel: (757) 465-2222
433 S Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 23321 Tel: (757) 488-7900
3355 S Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 Tel: (757) 673-8585
Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal Virginia USA, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.
Donations are welcome to make this historic event a success. Please contact Kanubhai Patel at (757) 816-5279 or Rasikbhai Patel at (757) 218-9952.
Checks may be submitted in person to any committee member or to the donations desk at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Virginia. Receipts will be given to confirm your donation.
Thank you for your invaluable contributions in making this Mahotsav a memorable occasion for all who attend.