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Shastriji Maharaj's Birthday Celebration and Murti-pratishtha Mahotsav
Mahelav, Gujarat, India
16-22 Jan, 99

Akshar Purushottam Maharaj

Mahelav Mandir

Swamishri's Blessings

The dream and wish of Yogiji Maharaj to have a three-shikhar mandir in Mahelav, the birthplace of Shastriji Maharaj, was fulfilled by Pramukh Swami Maharaj on 22 Jan, 99.

Every morning, the 7-day festival commenced with a discourse by Pujya Viveksagar Swami on the life and work of Brahmaswarup Shastriji Maharaj - the founder of the Bochasanwasi Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). Each discourse concluded with the blessings of Pramukh Swami Maharaj.

In the evenings a variety of culturally entertaining and enlightening programs were performed. The main festival days were on 21 & 22 Jan, 99.

21 Jan, 99:
The day began with a Vedic Yagna in the morning, a colorful procession of the Murtis in the afternoon, a mini-assembly with the devotees of Tithal and a grand stage presentation on the life and work of Shastriji Maharaj - 'Yagnapurush Sukhkari'.

22 Jan, 99:
The Murti-pratishtha ceremony was performed in the morning by Swamishri, followed by a mammoth assembly wherein Swamishri crowned the occasion with his blessings.

Photo Gallery:
Experience the color and spirit of the Murti-pratishtha Mahotsava and Vasant Panchami Festival in Mahelav.

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© 1999, Bochasanwasi Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, Swaminarayan Aksharpith