Aksharbrahma Dikshatithi Celebration
January 26 2002, Houston,
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Houston celebrated the auspicious occasion of Aksharbrahma Dikshatithi.
Devotees from all over Houston and surrounding areas gathered
at the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Stafford with absolute veneration
on Saturday, January 26, 2002. The auspicious day of Aksharbrahma
Dikshatithi is observed in the BAPS tradition to celebrate the
initiation of Mulji Sharma into sainthood by Lord Swaminarayan.
He was Aksharbrahma who exemplified the highest qualities of
saintliness. The evening program commenced with the traditional
dhoon and prathana. Devotional bhajans on the life of Gunatitanand
Swami captivated the audience. The program included recitals
on the spiritual and moral improvements that Gunatitanand Swami
brought in the lives of numerous individuals. The event concluded
with Aarti and Mahaprasad.