Friday 2 June 2023 | Jeth Sud 13, Samvat 2079
Fri 2 Jun 2023
Shree Swaminarayan Temple New Jersey celebrated the 178th Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree Jayanti on November 5, 2022. The celebrations began with a 5 hour dhoon as disciples continuously chanted the Shree Swaminarayan Mahamantra dhoon. The program continued with disciples singing devotional songs, and listening to Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa's aashirwad. The celebration also included the offering of freshly prepared sweets and cake to celebrate Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree's 178th manifestation day. Afterwards, disciples performed aarti of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree. Devotees and all attendees were served prasad after the proceedings.
Acharya Shree Jitendriyapriyadasji Swamiji Maharaj is the current spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the heir to Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, and sixth in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan.