of Gujarat Visits Akshardham
9 May 2003, Gandhinagar
The Governor of Gujarat, H.E.
Kailashpati Mishra, visited Akshardham in Gandhinagar on
9 May 2003. On behalf of Pramukh Swami Maharaj the sadhus
welcomed the Governor with garlands and Vedic mantras. H.E.
Kailashpati Mishra offered flowers at the feet of Bhagwan
Swaminarayan in the main monument and the sadhus prayed
for his good health and success in Gujarat. Thereafter he
saw the exhibitions and multimedia show. After his 2-hour
tour of Akshardham, Pramukh Swami Maharaj, who was in Saurashtra
at the time, blessed him by phone. The Governor was highly
impressed by his visit and wrote in the guest book, "I
have had the auspicious opportunity of the darshan of Akshardham.
The language or description of spirituality and art here
is possible only through the power of God. I feel honored
to mentally take the dust of sadhus' feet of the Swaminarayan
Sampraday on my head."
After the presentation of mementos, the Governor departed