- 11 June 2005
(V.S. 2061, Jeth sud 4) Saturday, Junagadh; 55th Pramukh Varni
From 5 June the evening
assemblies were celebrated as Shri Hari day, Gunatit Day, Bhagatji
Maharaj Day, Shastriji Maharaj Day and Yogiji Maharaj Day, in
which skits, speeches and blessings of Swamishri were the main
Today the evening assembly was in celebration of Swamishri’s
55th anniversary as president of BAPS. In his blessings Swamishri
said, “Bhagwan Swaminarayan came on this earth with his
abode (Aksharbrahma) and muktas to redeem countless people.
Maharaj travelled in the forests and throughout India and arrived
in Sorath. After Ramanand Swami passed away he introduced the
Swaminarayan mantra and he became known as Swaminarayan85”
Then Swamishri talked briefly about the work of Guru Parampara.