Bhakti Satra - Mumbai Gurukul, 2003
Posted by News on Sunday, 5 January 2003
A devotional Baktisatra was arranged at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Sanskar Kendra - Vashi ( New Mumbai)from 1st Jan 2003 to 5th Jan 2003. Learned saints of Gurukul delivered discourses on Vachanmrut, Harililamrut, Kirtan and Bhakta Charitra.
Satra was held in afternoon in two sessions. In the first session Kirtan Bhakti at 5.00 pm was followed by discourses on Harililamrut by Purani Shree Krishnapriyadasji Swami and on Vachanamrut by Purani Shree Devprasaddasji for first two days. On remaining three days devotees got the benefit of Purani Shree Hariswarupdasji’s illustrative speech on Vachanamrutam.
After Aarti, stuti and prarthana second session was starting with melodious discourses of Sgd. Purani Shree Gyanswarupdasji Swami on Bhaktacharitramrut. Sdg. Shastri Swami Shree Madhavpriyadasji gave erudite explanation on kirtan ‘Mune Maliya Sahajanand swami’. Sdg. Mahant Swami Shree Devkrishnadasji bestowed Ashirvachan and nourished spiritual life devotees.
On 5 th Jan., Sunday a satsang Sabha was arranged at Shree Swaminarayan temple, Bhuleshwer (Mumbai). Sdg. Shree Devkrishnadasji Swami, Sdg. Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami and Sdg. Purani Swami Shree Bhaktiprakashdasji Swami addressed the huge assembly and got the devotees highly satisfied.
On the same day at 7.00 pm Pujya Gyanswarupdasji Swami depicted the Shakotsav Lila of Shreeji Maharaj at Loya in very fascinating way and the session was terminated with a delicious and devotional Shakotsav. All devotees had the Bhojan Prasad with sweet remembrance of Shreeji Maharaj. Vote of thanks was presented by Shree Harikrishnabhai.
Shree D.K. Shah, Shree Bipinbhai Unadakat and Shree Bhupendrabhai Mehta were the Yajamans of this Bhaktistra. A booklet ‘Dhyan Chintamani’ was gifted by Shree D.K. Shah on second punyatithi of his son Shree Ghanshyambhai.