The BAPS West youths organized
a Kishore/Kishori Din program at the Anaheim Convention center
celebrating Swamishri's relentless efforts to enhance society
and Satsang. They uniquely described the current and future
progress of Satsang due to Swamishri's efforts with a news
report from "BAPS News West."
Kishores also presented Swamishri
with many awards, such as the "Lifetime Achievement Award"
and "Sadhuta Award". Real-life incidents of West region kishores
and kishoris who preserved their faith in difficult circumstances
were narrated. Kishores performed dances to welcome Swamishri
and spark the enthusiasm for the proposed construction of
a new temple in Chino Hills.
Senior saints also conveyed
their wisdom in the assembly. P. Viveksagar Swami explained
the many hardships Swamishri has endured for the constant
progress of Satsang and societal work. P. Doctor Swami stated
that the roots of peace and happiness lie in God, and to realize
God, one must find the true Saint.
Many dignitaries were also present
in the assembly. Honorable Judge James Gray of the Superior
Court of Orange County presented a plaque to Swamishri for
Swamishri's commitment to Hinduism and compassion for humanity.
Finally, Swamishri blessed the assembly elaborating on the
four aims of one's life, dharma, artha, kama, and moksha.
He explained that one needs dharma in every aspect of one's
life. One also needs to acquire the knowledge of atma and
Parmatma, which is accomplished through the association of