Vaishakhi Sammelan - Vadtal
Under the banner of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Mahotsav (SHMM) a Sammelan was held on 12-13 May 2006 at Vadatal on the occasion of Samaiya of Vaishakh Poornima. On 12 May, a saint Sammelan was arranged for the saints of Vadatal Gadi. PPDD Mahharajshree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj inaugurated the Sammelan. From Vadatal, Dholera, Gadhapur, Junagadh region, over 180 saints from more than 100 places participated enthusiastically in this Sammelan.
Pujya Nautamprakashdasji Swami (Chairman, Vadatal Temple Board) informed that how the Mahotsav was decided to celebrate at Vadatal, only by the wish of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj. He clued-up the occasion of Bhai-bij festival by Gurukul on the bank of River Naramada and plugged-in that the celebration of 225th year of human manifestation Shreeji Maharaj and 175th year of Bhaktachintamani written by Sadguru Shree Nishkulanand Swami, was declared to celebrate at Gurukul Rajkot. But with the inspiration of Shreeji Maharaj and HHDD Maharajshree Rakeshpradasji Maharaj and with the enthusiastic response of senior saints of Gurukul the same Mahotsav is decided to celebrate at Vadatal.
With the association of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Vadatal Sansthan and Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Rajkot this Marvelous Mahotsav will be celebrated at Vadatal from October 30, Kartik Sud 8 to Novenber 5, Kartik Sud Poornima 2006.
Sadguru Purani Shree Dharmavallabhdasji Swami the chief director of this Mahotsav gave the brief outline and explained the various spiritual, social, educational, medical, cultural features of this Mahotsav. Work of 1008 Kund Mahavishnuyag, grand exhibition with advanced technological applications put up on 30 acres of land is already started.
Saints from various regions responded appreciatively and proclaimed in one sound to celebrated Mahaotsav together with utmost fervor.
A VCD was also released from the holy hands of PPDD Maharajshree indicating the glory of the forthcoming magnificent Mahotsav.
With wet and emotional voice PPDD Maharajshree Rakeshpradasji Maharaj remembered the occasion adorned ‘Acharya Gadi’ that on that holy event so many saints were present and this is the second time the saints in this big number are gathered here for one more pious purpose. He recommended to all saints there for the wholehearted teamwork fro the victory of Samoraday and Bhagawan Shree Swaminarayan in all directions.
On the day of Poornima, May 13 senior devotees of Vadatal Gadi congregated in relation to Mahotsav. They responded with a great zeal to carry out the Mahotsav with utmost glory and success. PPDD Maharajshree blessed them all.
For the divine and unparalleled celebration of Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Mahotsav, waves of keenness and zeal go on increasing in saints and devotees of Sampraday. ‘Shree Harikrishna Maharaj Mahotsav is nothing but an unimaginable experience’.