Monday 13 September 2021 marked exactly 42 years since Gurudev Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa performed His antardhyam leela – He withdrew His human appearance from this Earth on Samvat 2035 Bhadarva Sud 7.
To commemorate this day, the Sants and disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi living around the world perform additional prayers and hold assemblies to remember the remarkable deeds of Swamibapa.
In Maninagardham, a Prabhat-feri was held from before sunrise; Acharya Swamiji Maharaj and Sants performed pradakshina around the Brahm-mahol whilst performing dhoon. The modes of devotion most beloved to Gurudev Swamibapa were then performed; dhyan, dhoon, kirtan-bhakti, katha-varta. The divine blessings of Gurudev Swamibapa were also heard, after which Acharya Swamiji Maharaj performed poojan to Gurudev Swamibapa.
After the assembly in Maninagardham, Acharya Swamiji Maharaj and Sants went for darshan at Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir where again, poojan and aarti was performed to Swamibapa, and Ved Ratna Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.