Gyansatra – 2017
Gurukul Parivar organised 41st Gyansatra, in the holy presence of Purani Swami Shree Bhaktiprakashdasji Swami, under the guidance of Purani Shree Balkrishnadasji Swami at Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Ahmedabad during Aug 10 - 16, 2017.
Sadguruvarya Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami delivered the Katha of Shreemad Satsangi-Jivan.
Along with various spiritual, social, medical, educational, patriotic, cultural features Gyansatra was celebrated with great devotional fervour.
Incessant Dhoon : In the beginning of the Gyansatra 10 hours incessant Dhoon was performed by Saints, students and devotees
Poothi Yatra : Pothi Poojan was performed at Yajmans’ home in the presence of elder saints. It was followed by Potiyatra to Gurukul.
Katha Parayan: Sadguruvarya Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami delivered Katha of Satsangi-Jivan Granth and explained the divine deeds of Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan eruditely. Younger saints also delivered speech on various topics of Vachanmrut.
Samhita Path: Samhita Path of Shreemad Satsangi-JIvan and Shreemad Bhagawat were also arranged.
Vachanamrut Competitions: In accordance with 200th anniversary of Vachanamrut, Creative & Shalaka Competitions in female & student department was organized respectively. Top five positions were encouraged with awards.
Mahila Manch & Cultural Programme were arranged in the holy presence of Sankhya Yogis from Ahmedabad, Amreli, Dudhala, Nagapur.
Educational Help: As every year, educational aid provided to 150 girl students studying in bachelor & master course in Science- Arts-Commerce, Sanskrit, Yoga, Pharmacy, Engineering, Medical, CA, CS and Computer applications. Educational aid consists entire tuition expenses for an academic year.
Kiratn Bhakti: Everyday saints and students performed Kirtan Bhakti at Saint Nivas.
Cultural Programme : Students of Gurukul Ahmedabad and Darshnam Sanskrit Mahavidyalay presented various Raas, Drama conveying the massage of Human Values, Social Values and patriotism.
Free Ayurveda Medical Camp: Free medical camp for all kind of diseases was performed during Aug 11 to 13, 2017. 14 Ayurveda doctors and 24 medical students extended their services in this camp. 216 patients were served with diagnosis, treatment and medicines free of charge.
Siachen Awareness Drive: Depicting the hardship faced by brave Indian soldiers at world’s highest battle field in Kashmir, Himalaya - a show was presented by Mr. Harshal Pushkarna (Harshal Publications, Safari Magazine).
Independence Day Celebration: 71st Independence day was celebrated with patriotic fervour by Saints, Students and devotees in presence of Pujya Swamiji and dignitaries.
Janmotsav : On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, Janmotsav of Bhagawan Shree Krishna was celebrated in eminent devotional atmosphere and ended with marvelous Hindola Darshan.