Almighty, Purna Purushottam, Lord Shree Swaminarayan appeared upon this Earth in a human form for the eternal salvation of His loving disciples. This miraculous and joyous day, referred to as Shree Swaminarayan Jayanti, was Samvat 1837, Chaitra Sud 9, Monday 2 April 1781. Supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested at the home of Shree Dharmadev and Bhaktimata, in a small village in Northern India called Chhapaiya.
Each year, on the day of the Lord’s manifestation, disciples pray and rejoice all day. At the precise time of the Lord’s manifestation, they enact the manifestation miracle.
On Sunday 10th April 2022, exactly 241 years after that auspicious event, Lord Swaminarayan’s manifestation was celebrated throughout the world in all the temples of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan.
The congregation gathered at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bolton as the evening began with Sandhya Aarti. Thereafter, disciples performed a 1-hour Dhoon which was followed by the Pragatya Aarti of the Lord.
Thaar & Sweets were offered to the Lord in celebration of this auspicious day all whilst Occhav was performed.
The evening concluded with the divine blessings of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa