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Day 1 - Grand Procession
Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan seated on the procession chariot Divine darshan of Jeevanpran Bapashree and Muktajeevan Swamibapa seated on a procession chariot Hundreds of disciples from all over the US and across the world gather together before the start of the grand procession Disciples discuss final dance arrangements before the start of the grand procession
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree arrives at the starting point of the grand procession His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree arrives at the starting point of the grand procession Hundreds of disciples from all over the US and across the world gather together before the start of the grand procession His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree arrives at the starting point of the grand procession
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree performs aarti to the divine murti of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Naad Vansh Disciples offer aarti to Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamiabapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Sants of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi take part in the city procession Hundreds of disciples from all over the US and across the world gather together at the start of the grand procession
The grand procession begins Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Disciples perform various dances throughout the procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Swamibapa Pipe Band perform throughout the grand procession
The Band Major of Swamibapa Pipe Band Salutes Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree All photographers are keen to capture the fantastic atmosphere of the grand procession All photographers are keen to capture the fantastic atmosphere of the grand procession The local Police and other enforcing authorities manage the road traffic to allow the grand procession safely through the streets of Streamwood
Local Committee members of the Boy Scouts of America are delighted at the darshan of Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa, Sants, disciples and the grand procession Local Committee members of the Boy Scouts of America are delighted at the darshan of Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa, Sants, disciples and the grand procession The grand procession was broadcast live on the internet The grand procession led by Swamibapa Pipe Band lines the streets of Streamwood in Chicago
The grand procession led by Swamibapa Pipe Band lines the streets of Streamwood in Chicago A view of the magnificently decorated chariot Members of the local community are fortunate to recieve the darshan of the grand procession outside their own homes Priests from around the world gather and take part in the grand procession
Swamibapa Pipe Band plays throughout the grand procession Local people take photographs of the grand procession as it passes by their homes The Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and His Holiness Acharya Swamishree seated on the chariot during the grand procession Jeevanpran Bapashree gives darshan dressed in white during the procession
Jeevanpran Swamibapa gives darshan seated on a chariot during the grand procession The grand procession passes through many local residential neighbourhoods Disciples chant the divine name of Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa A view of the rear of the long grand procession
Swamibapa Pipe Band play continously throughout the procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Local residents recieve the darshan of Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa and His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree at their very doorsteps Young disciples take part in pulling one of the chariots through the streets of Streamwood, Chicago The divine darshan of Jeevanpran Bapashree and Muktajeevan Swamibapa seated on the magnificently decorated chariot during the grand procession
Disciples ensure everyone is comfortable and well hydated by providing water to all during the grand procession Disciples perform various dances and sing devotional songs throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Disciples perform various dances throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Onlookers take photos and video in memory of such a delightful procession
Disciples perform various dances throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Disciples perform various dances throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa All photographers are keen to capture the fantastic atmosphere of the grand procession A view of the magnificent chariot as it passes through the local neighbourhood
Many beautifully decorated chariots took part in the grand procession Pipers of Swamibapa Pipe Band perform throughout the grand procession The drum core of Swamibapa Pipe Band perform throughout the grand procession Disciples perform various dances throughout the procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa
Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Disciples carry traditional indian pots (hamayas) throughout the grand procession Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree
The chariot carries the murti of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi temple Chicago through the grand procession Disciples perform various dances throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Swamibapa Pipe Band drummers play to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Pipers of Swamibapa Pipe Band play throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa
Pipers of Swamibapa Pipe Band play complex tunes throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa Pipers of Swamibapa Pipe Band play complex tunes throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa A side view of one of the many beautifully decorated chariots that took part in the grand procession Disciples ride on motorcycles through the grand procession
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree gives darshan seated upon a grand chariot throughout the procession His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree gives darshan seated upon a grand chariot throughout the procession Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree Divine darshan of Acharya Swamishree
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree bestows his Divine Darshan on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree bestows his Divine Darshan on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree bestows his Divine Darshan on all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree bestows his Divine Darshan on all
Disciples carry traditional indian pots (hamayas) throughout the grand procession to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa The grand procession enters the main road just outside Shree Swaminarayan Temple Chicago Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa bestows his divine blessings on all The grand procession enters Shree Swaminarayan Temple Chicago
Disciples sing and dance throughout the grand procession Local residents take part by carrying traditional indian pots (hamayas) Children watch the many different chariots, Swamibapa pipe band and the numerous dances that form the grand procession Local residents are keen to capture the delightful atmosphere of the grand parade
Local residents take part by carrying traditional indian pots (hamayas) The grand procession moves through the main road just outside the new temple The view of the majestic new temple as Swamibapa Pipe Band leads the grand procession back Swamibapa Pipe Band leads the grand procession back to the new temple
The grand procession enters the new temple Disciples sing devotional songs to please Lord SwaminarayanBapa Swamibapa His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers Prasad Sweets for all His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers Prasad Sweets for all
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree showers Prasad Sweets for all Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Acharya Swamishree Divine darshan of Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Acharya Swamishree Committee members of the Boy Scouts of America who ensured everyone's safety during the grand procession blessed by His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree as the grand procession ends
Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree at the conclusion of the grand procession Divine darshan of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree at the conclusion of the grand procession    
 

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