To celebrate 50 years since Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa gave a physical embodiment to Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, with the divine blessings of Ved Ratna Acharya Shree Purushottampriya Swamishree Maharaj, a grand festival has been inspired by Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriya Swamiji Maharaj, which will take place in Maninagar, Ahmedabad, India from 19th -25th September 2022. Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band from all 5 regions will perform at the grand celebration.Read More
Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa established the Headquarters of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Maninagar and installed the divine murti of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj on Samvat 2000 Falgun Sud 3, Saturday 26th February 1944.
The Amrut, 75th anniversary, of this auspicious event will be celebrated with great honour and ceremony. His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Maharaj has inspired a magnificent 5-day festival to be held from the 5 to 9 March 2019. Thousands of disciples from around the world will gather in Maninagar to experience these festivities.
A grand procession was held from the main village square of Mankuva. Four regal elephants carried Lord Shree Swaminarayan, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree, Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree MaharajRead More
All 5 bands will be coming together to celebrate a grand festival marking the Silver Jubilee of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir in Godasar.Read More
The usually sleepy Narok Town in Narok County came to life on 29th December 2015 as Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Bands entered the town with great pomp and colour to mark 60th Anniversary of its establishment.Read More
In December 2015, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band, Nairobi - Kenya celebrates its 60th anniversary. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj has inspired a festival that includes a city parade where the Nairobi Band will be joined by its sister bands from UK, USA and India to perform as a mass pipe band of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. Many thousands of people from all around the world will attend these celebrations.Read More
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band Nairobi appear in their Scottish uniform for the first time.
In 1963, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa was in Kenya during his 4th visit to this country and to bless Kenya. 52 years after the independence, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa's spiritual heir, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, is on his 27th visit to Kenya to bless this nation and pray for the country's peace, love and unity.Read More
Acharya Swamishree travelled to Mombasa from Nairobi for a period of 7 days, from the 30th of November to the 7th of December. There he accepted the prayers of the devotees and blessed them by dining at their homes and consecrating their homes with peace.Read More
HDH Acharya Swamishree arrived in Nairobi on Thursday, 26th November 2015. Upon reaching Swamibapa Road, He took His position on a chariot pulled by young devotees. Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band - Nairobi gave a gourd of honour and led the procession to the temple. Ladies carried traditional urns and sang kirtans to give Him a ceremonial welcome.Read More
The three pipe bands of the Sansthan - Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band London, HH Swamibapa Pipe Band Nairobi and Swamishree Swamibapa Music Band Maninagar performed in honour for Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and participated in a parade.Read More
On Sunday 22 February 2015, a special event was held on the banks of the Sabarmati River at which a very special and important manuscript describing the history of Ahmedabad Sabarmati River was inaugurated by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj in the presence of the Mahant of Jagannath Mandir, Shree Dilip Dasji Maharaj. A special letter of congratulations to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj for inspiring such an important event was sent by the Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarati, Shrimati Anandiben Patel. Dr Shri Rizwan Kadri, one the book co-authors was master of ceremonies over the proceedings.Read More
February 2015 sees the culmination of a number of special anniversaries at the headquarters of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. Falgun sud 2, Friday 20 February 2015 was observed as Shree Sadguru Din. This special day also marked the 36th anniversary of the investiture of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj as sovereign of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.Read More
The Mass Band of over 120 pipes and drums wound its way from St Lukes Hospice to Kingsbury Mandir, filling the air with their melodious tunes.Read More
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury Grand Opening, a magnificent Nagaryatra (procession) was held through the streets of Central London in which the melodious bagpipers and drummers participated in a parade of passion, strength and unity.Read More
After recently witnessing a stunning performance by H.H Swamibapa Pipe Band during the Ekta (Unity) convention in his own county, the governor of Mombasa, Ali Hassan Joho, sent a heartfelt invitation to the band to perform during Mombasa International Cultural Festival which was conducted in Mombasa on the 21st December 2013.Read More
On Saturday 30th November 2013 a grand procession was held after Mangla aarti and niyams. The grand procession was held; in the memory of Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa and the completion of 65 years since Muktajeevan Swamibapa set foot on the African soil, Acharya Swamishree's 25th visit to Mombasa, Kenya celebrating its 50th Independence day and prayers for peace for the victims who lost their lives in the Westgate attack.Read More
Swearing-in ceremony of the fourth president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. On Tuesday, 9th April 2013, H H Swamibapa Pipe Band was invited to perform and entertain an estimated 60,000 people at the Kasarani Sports Complex for swearing-in ceremony of the fourth president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. About a dozen African leaders and a number of foreign diplomats were present to witness this historical event. The Band represented Nairobi County and gave an outstanding performance of something unique from the rest of the counties; a different blend of music from what Kenyans are normally used to traditional ngoma. A vast majority of the audience had never before experienced or heard live blend of Scottish instruments. (9th April 2013)Read More
Nairobi SwaminarayanTemple, 60th patotsav of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. The murti pratishtha was performed by Muktajeevan Swamibapa in December 1952 in the old temple on Grogan Road ( Kirinyaga Road). Nairobi, Kenya. ( 26th December 2012).Read More
Golden Jubilee festival of Bhuj Mandir. A grand procession was held in the streets of Bhuj. Various stage performances and dhol fusion were performed during the 7 day celebrations.Read More
Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj is the current spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the heir to Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, and sixth in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan.
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band is part of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan based in Ahmedabad, India. Each Pipe Band is managed by the Mandir in its location.