Sharad Poornima - Chharodi, 2003

Sharad Poornima was celebrated on Thursday, the 9th October at SGVP Chharodi on a grand scale.
A special stage was erected on this occasion. Lord Shree Swaminarayan was the center of attraction on the beautifully set stage. To His left were the senior Saints & Guests mainly comprising of Govt. Officials, Businessmen, Political -Leaders & NIRs.

Achievement, 2003

August 3, 2003 Students of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratishthanam (SGVP) – Chharodi participated in the Subrato Memorial rural football tournament played at S.C. Patel School, Sabarmati, Ahmedabad and emerged with silver medal.

 The students participated in under 14 Volley Ball Tournament, played at C. N. Vidyalaya, Ambavadi, Ahmedabad on 29th August 2003 and emerged with 2nd Prize.

Harikatha in Sanskrit - Chharodi 24 to 27 Sep, 2003

September 27, Chharodi, 'Darshanam' Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya run by Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratishthanam, organises various activities every year to promote the divine language, Sanskrit.

 In support of the above, this year series of Harikathas starting form 24th September 2003 to 27th September 2003 were organized by renowned Harikatha-orator Vidwan Shree Shankar Bhatt of Shree Swarnavalli Mutt, Sonda – Sirsi (Karnataka).

Upakarma (Rakshabandhan) - Chharodi, 2003

On the eve of ‘Shravani Poonam’ Rakshabandhan was celebrated in a traditional way on Tuesday the 12th Aug, 2003. At Gurukul Chharodi, for the Brahmakumars of Darshanam Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, it was the day of significant importance for changing to new Sacred Thread (Yagnopavitam). Hence ‘Upakarma Yajna’ was performed at ‘Yajnashala’.

Gurupurnima, 2003

I was born in the darkest ignorance and my Guru, spiritual master opened my eyes with the torch of knowledge. I offer my obeisance unto him’.
 ‘Guru Purnima’ is one of the most important occasions in the spiritual life of a devotee or disciple. It is grand occasion & opportunity to glorify & worship Guru, show sense of gratitude and indebtedness.

15th Punya Tithi of Shree Shastriji Maharaj

18th February, 2003 Maha Vad Bij , was the 15 th Punyatithi of H.H. Shastriji Maharaj. Gurukul family celebrated it with great devotion. As to accomplish Bhajan and inspire other to perform Bhajan was the life message of Pujyapad Shastriji Maharaj and there by of Gurukul, in the divine memory of beloved Gurudev Saints, Students and Satsangis celebrated it with great tide of devotion. At Gurukul and all branches along with satsang centres various sorts of bhajan were performed very enthusiastically.