Monday 28 September 2020 | Adhik Aso Sud 12, Samvat 2076

Mon 28 Sep 2020

Shree Swaminarayan Temple New Jersey celebrated the 175th Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree Jayanti on November 9, 2019. Concurrently, in Vrushpur, Kutch, Gujarat, disciples are enjoying and celebrating the Shree Vachanamrut Dwishatabdi Mahotsav and Shree Abji Bapashree Shatamrut Mahotsav in the presence of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree and sants. The grandiose celebration happening over 5 days, which began on November 6, 2019, is located in Vrushpur, Kutch, Gujarat, which is also the manifestation place of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree. The celebrations in India include performances by Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipeband, as members from the band in the USA have joined members from England, Africa, and India, divine Ashirwad by His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, and nightly cultural programs. 

Back in Secaucus, New Jersey, disciples continue the celebrations of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree Jayanti. The celebrations began with a 1 hour dhoon as disciples continuously chanted the Shree Swaminarayan Mahamantra dhoon. The program continued with disciples singing devotional songs, and listening to his Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree's Aashirwad. The celebration also include the offering of freshly prepared sweets and cake to celebrate Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree's 175th manifestation day. Afterwards, disciples performed utsav as the celebrations came to an end. Devotees and all attendees were served prasad after the proceedings.