Tuesday 29 September 2020 | Adhik Aso Sud 13, Samvat 2076

Tue 29 Sep 2020

After His appointment as Acharya Swamishree Maharaj’s spiritual heir, the first vicharan of Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj was to the village of Bavla on Wednesday 29 July 2020.

Divya Smarananjali Sabha - Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bavla

After His appointment as Acharya Swamishree Maharaj’s spiritual heir, the first vicharan of Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj was to the village of Bavla on Wednesday 29 July 2020.

He attended a special remembrance and prayer assembly held in honour of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. At the start of the assembly held in the open ground beside Bavla Mandir, the Mahant of Bavla Mandir, Shree Sarvatmapriyadasji Swami welcomed Acharya Swamiji Maharaj on behalf of all the village’s Sants and disciples. In his heartfelt speech, Shree Sarvatmapriyadasji Swami described the spiritual, divine love, mercy, wisdom and joy that our beloved Acharya Swamishree Maharaj had bestowed upon us all.

A certificate of dedication was presented by the senior Sants of Bavla to Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji on behalf of Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal, Bavla. A tree plantation ceremony was also held in the forecourt of the Mandir, as a permanent memorial to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.