please Bhagwan Swaminarayan and Guru Pramukh Swami Maharaj children,
youths and senior devotees perform austerities, pilgrimages or other
devotional means. The spiritual endeavors performed by the devotees
during Swamishri's visit to the local centers are congratulatory and
worthy of recognition. It also reflects Swamishri's divinity for inspiring
such spiritual efforts in children, teenagers and devotees.
1 October 2006, Mumbai
- Fifty-eight devotees walked in the rain
from Ghatkopar to the mandir in Dadar. They also collectively performed
7 October 2006,
- Jayesh Umraniya, a teenager, pilgrimaged
18 km by foot from Dombivali
15 October 2006,
- Prior to Swamishri’s scheduled
arrival and stay in Gondal the devotees of Gondal and the regional
villages and towns performed 183, 701 dandvats, 282,270 malas in Akshar
Deri, 305 devotees fasted for a day and chanted 86,051 Janmangal paaths.
18 October 2006,
- Rupesh Vala, Vishal Patel, Rajesh Parmar,
Vimal Mistry, Vimal Shah, Hemant Bhavsar, Kirti Patel, Ronak Patel
and Vishal Patel performed a fast to please Swamishri.