Saturday 9 December 2023 | Kartik Vad 12, Samvat 2080

Sat 9 Dec 2023

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, disciples in Secaucus, New Jersey, celebrated His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree's 77th Manifestation Day (May 28th, 2019). The ceremony began with a 77-minute dhoon, during which disciples chanted various hymns and played multiple musical instruments such as the tabla and harmonium. The dhoon concluded while a murti of Acharya Swamishree was escorted into the temple along with offerings and cakes prepared by disciples. 

The cermeony continued with a devotional performances by young boys and girls of the temple. The young disciples began by performing a dance as the congregation watched. Then, the disciples demonstrated their knowledge of Acharya Swamishree's endearing impact, and major accomplishments. 

The ceremony proceeded with the listening and viewing of divine blessings recently given by Acharya Swamishree and a speech given by a disciple recounting a fond memory of Acharya Swamishree. A disciple also recited an episode from the Vachanamrut Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika to the congregation before Sandhya Aarti and niyams were performed. 

Disciples enjoyed prasad after the ceremony concluded.