Muktajeevan Swamibapa was the first sant from Swaminarayan Sect to visit outside of India in 1948. With the aim of preaching the teachings of Lord Shree Swaminarayan, He set on a journey from India to Mombasa, Kenya in April 1948. He imparted spiritual knowledge to numerous souls and the same path has been followed by the later Acharyas of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.
The present Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, Gnanmahodadhi Param Pujya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj with sant mandal and devotees visited Mombasa from 30 November to 6 December 2022. He travelled from Nairobi to Mombasa by Kenya Airways and was warmly received by devotees at Moi International Airport in Mombasa. He wasrespectfully driven to Wasons Holiday Resorts with police escort. Devotees warmly welcomed Him at the resort. Young devotees performed a welcome prarthna dance.
During His seven day vicharan, He performed poojan and aarti to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa at Swamibapa Prarthna Hall. He performed scripture recitals of the Holy scriptures, Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Granth and Shree Abji Bapashree Ni Vato.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed panchamrut snan to Shree Harikrishan Maharaj in the Indian Ocean and sants and devotees had a rare opportunity to have rangotsav darshan in the ocean. Hundreds of devotees and other salvation seeking souls were blessed with such divine darshan.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj performed numerous padharamani to devotees homes, offices, factories and workshops and imparted spiritual knowledge through His divine blessings to both devotees and others who came for His darshan.