4th Annual Pratishtha Utsav & Shakotsav, SGVP

Vasant Panchami is beginning of delightful spring, season of growth. It brings the message of colourful blossomed flowers, inspiring for the life colourd with help, harmony and happiness.
Many important events fall on this auspicious day of Vasant Panchanmi. 31 Jan, 2009 was the 4th Annual Pratishtha Day of Shree Ram-Shayam-Ghanshyam at SGVP, 61st foundation day of Shree Swminarayan Gurukul, 183rd Jayanti of Shikshapatri, a code of conduct given by Bhagawan Shree Swaminarayan which is beneficial to all living beings. It was the 237th birthday of Sadguru Shree Brahmsanand Swami and 243rd birthday of Sadguru Shree Nishkulanand Swami. Moreover, the annual Pratishtha day of Deities at Muli, Dholera, Una Surat fall on this holy day.
At SGVP Annual Pratishtha day of Shree Ram, Shayam and Ghanshyam Maharaj was celebrated along with Shakotsav
Shree Vallabhbhai P. Babaria (Ahmedabad), Shree Narayanbhai Varsani (Samtra, UK), Dr. Vinodbhai Shekh (US), Shree Bharatbhai Joshi (Ahmedabad), Shree Mukeshbhai (Kera, Kutch) took the privilege as Yajmans of this divine occasion.
On 30 Jan holy water from Adalaj step-well was welcomed with Vedic recitations. It was followed by Jal Yatra to Prayer hall.
On 31st January Abhishek with Panchamrut, Kesar-Jal, Tirth-Jal, 108 Herbal juices, various fruit juices, Chandan paste and flower petals.
Shikshapatri Jayanti was celebrated with recitation of Shikshapatri which was followed by the Poojan of Shikshapatri with Janmangal Stotra.
Marvellous Annakut was offered with over 108 delicious sweets, fried dishes andmilk products.
In the assembly Sadgur Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami explained the importance of the day in human to achieve ultimate goal of eternal peace in the lotus feet of Shreeji Maharaj. Sadguru Purani Swami Shree Bhaktiprakashdasji Swami blessed all devotees and Sadguru Purani Shree Balkrishnadasji Swami delivered the occasional speech.
All participants enjoyed the Pradas of Shakotsav
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