On Sunday, July 17th, disciples at Shree Swaminarayan Temple – Secaucus, NJ observed the auspicious occasion of Gurupoonam. Disciples gathered to pay homage to Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa and celebrate His divine legacy.
Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa made history by being the first sant of the Swaminarayan Sampraday to visit the American continent and offer His divine blessings.
Gurudev Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa was carried into the temple hall on a golden palanquin lead by an utsav procession. Disciples then performed poojan and darshan. A letter of ashirwad written by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj was then read to the congregation followed by a special voice memo.
The celebrations concluded with aarti, niyams, and dinner prasad.