About 300 devotees
celebrated the auspicious Yogi Jayanti festival at Shri Swaminarayan
Mandir, Mayfair West (Johannesburg) on Sunday 28 May 2006 between
5 and 7 pm. This celebration assembly was handled entirely by
the Kishore and Yuvak mandal. The sabha took the form of a television
programme called “Yogi Smaran Network;” in which various
items glorifying the life and message of Yogiji Maharaj were presented.
These items included a fun-filled sketch in which devotees from
the time of Yogiji Maharaj were interviewed and a live drama on
Yogiji Maharaj’s folle tale, The Greedy Brahmin.
Speeches on the glory
of Yogiji Maharaj his Pramukh Swami Maharaj and senior sadhus were relayed
through audio-video presentations. Bhajans were also sung by the
It was an evening
charged with the sanctity of Yogiji Maharj’s divine personality
and spiritual presence.