Maharaj in Surat and Mumbai
with Narayanswarupdasji at Surat after the conclusion of a 7-day
A yagna was conducted
at Gondal mandir.
For the first
time in the Satsang Fellowship the sadhus and thousands of devotees
celebrated Shastriji Maharaj's 80th birthday in Bochasan.
festival at Atladra mandir.
In 1944 (Samvat 2000, Ashadh Sud 3) the Murti Pratishtha at
Atladra mandir was yet another brilliant achievement of Swamishri.
He was greeted and felicitated by thousands of devotees on the
In 1950 (Samvat
2006, Kartik Vad 11), in the presence of Shastriji Maharaj,
the foundation stone lying ceremony for the mandir in Gadhada
was performed by Krishnakumar Sinhji, the former Maharaja of
In 1951, during his final illness, Shastriji Maharaj went to
Gadhada. He bathed the murtis of Akshar and Purushottam in the
sacred waters of the River Ghela, placed the janoi, applied
kumkum, offered garlands and performed the arti.