Wednesday 03 March 2021 marked the twelfth patotsav of the magnificent Mandir that stands at the entrance of Surat called Sarthana, which was opened by World Peace Ambassador Acharya Swamishree Maharaj in 2009.

Patotsav Bhakti Sangeet

12th Patotsav - Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Surat Ashirwad 2021
12th Patotsav - Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Surat 2021

Ved Ratna Acharya Shree Purushottampriya Swamiji Maharaj Smruti Satra Bhajan Sandhya Surat 2021

Wednesday 03 March 2021 marked the twelfth patotsav of the magnificent Mandir that stands at the entrance of Surat called Sarthana, which was opened by World Peace Ambassador Acharya Swamishree Maharaj in 2009.

Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriya Swamiji Maharaj travelled from Ahmedabad and reached Surat during the late afternoon of Tuesday 2 February. A large group of Sants had travelled from Vadodara and were already in Surat to welcome Acharya Swamiji Maharaj. As part of the Patotsav festivities, disciples held scripture recitals in remembrance of Ved Ratna Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. A special program of devotional singing was also performed by the young disciples of Surat during that evening.

On the patotsav day, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj performed the anniversary rituals to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa, and then a grand Annakut was offered. Disciples performed Aarti to please the Lord. During the assembly, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj presented awards of recognition to several disciples who had excelled in their various vocations.

Local dignitaries were also present to gain Acharya Swamiji Maharaj's blessings.