• Samvat 2073 Ashadh Sud 2 25 Jun 2017

    Sadbhav Yatra - Hawaii

    His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj is the first leader of the Swaminarayan Faith to grace and sanctify the beautiful islands of Hawaii, the fiftieth state of the United States of America. From Sunday, June 25 through Friday, June 30, 2017, Acharya Swamishree, a mandal of twenty-six sants, and disciples partook in a week-long vicharan and spiritual retreat of the Big Island of Hawaii, a continuation of the Sadbhav Yatra, which commenced in Australia and East Asia earlier in the month.

    His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj is the first leader of the Swaminarayan Faith to grace and sanctify the beautiful islands of Hawaii, the fiftieth state of the United States of America. From Sunday, June 25 through Friday, June 30, 2017, Acharya Swamishree, a mandal of twenty-six sants, and disciples partook in a week-long vicharan and spiritual retreat of the Big Island of Hawaii, a continuation of the Sadbhav Yatra, which commenced in Australia and East Asia earlier in the month.

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  • Samvat 2073 Chaitra Vad 14 25 Apr 2017

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Naranpar - Shashtipurti Mahotsav

    Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa established a new Mandir of the divine Karan Satsang in the village of Naranpar, Kutch in Samvat 2013, Vaishakh Sud 3. Sixty years have passed since the Mandir was established. In celebration, with the inspiration of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, and as a facet of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Sadbhav Amrut Parva, a 5 day, auspicious festival is being celebrated, held from Tuesday 25 April to Saturday 29 April 2017.

    Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa established a new Mandir of the divine Karan Satsang in the village of Naranpar, Kutch in Samvat 2013, Vaishakh Sud 3. Sixty years have passed since the Mandir was established. In celebration, with the inspiration of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, and as a facet of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Sadbhav Amrut Parva, a 5 day, auspicious festival is being celebrated, held from Tuesday 25 April to Saturday 29 April 2017.

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  • Samvat 2072 Bhadarva Vad 11 26 Sep 2016

    Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir Rajat Mahotsav

    Magnificent grand festival held to mark the silver jubilee of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir, World Peace Centre

    Magnificent grand festival held to mark the silver jubilee of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir, World Peace Centre

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  • Samvat 2072 Fagan Vad 13 05 Apr 2016

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav

    Silver jubilee of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Mount Abu

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  • Samvat 2071 Magsar Vad 3 28 Dec 2015

    Pipe Band's 60th Anniversary Celebrations - 63rd Patotsav and Grand Finale

    A five day festival was hosted by Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Nairobi, to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band

    A five day festival was hosted by Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Nairobi, to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band

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  • Samvat 2071 Chaitra Vad 11 15 Apr 2015

    Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Yatra

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj led a group of 400 Sants and disciples on a pilgrimage to Northern India. The pilgrimage named Shree Muktajeevan Smruti Yatra, started in Ayodhya. The group then travelled to Chhapaiya, Varanasi and Kashi, where the eminent scholars of the Vedas performed the Vasant Pooja to Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and presented him with an honorary accolade, Ved-ratna

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  • Samvat 2071 Chaitra Vad 1 05 Apr 2015

    Grand Opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Ranip

    Grand Opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Ranip

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  • Samvat 2071 Chaitra Sud 9 28 Mar 2015

    Sarvopari Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalol Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Sarvopari Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalol Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

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  • Samvat 2071 Fagan Sud 7 25 Feb 2015

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kheda - Rajat Mahotsav

    Silver jubilee of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pragatyadham, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kheda

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  • Samvat 2071 Maha Vad 2 06 Feb 2015

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Viramgam - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Viramgam

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  • Samvat 2070 Shravan Vad 14 24 Aug 2014

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury - Grand Opening

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury - Grand Opening

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  • Samvat 2070 Ashadh Vad 2/3 14 Jul 2014

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Delaware Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav & Diamond Tula

    The beautiful murti of Shree Harikrushna Maharaj was seated upon a miniature throne on one side of the scale. Acharya Swamishree and sants then placed sugar crystals (saakar) on the other side of the scale. The tick mark on the scale slowly began to change position as the weight of the sugar crystals increased to one kilogram. Finally, when the weight of the sugar crystals surpassed the physical weight of Shree Harikrushna Maharaj’s murti, the side of the scale with His idol ascended higher than the other, and there were cries of joy all around. Acharya Swamishree and sants spun the scale around for the entire audience to have the divine darshan of Harikrushna Maharaj’s idol during the Tula. In a similar manner, Shree Harikrushna Maharaj was then weighed against one kilogram of silver, gold, and platinum in the form of bars and coins. Each time the scale tipped from one side to the other, there were ecstatic cries of joy from all over.

    The beautiful murti of Shree Harikrushna Maharaj was seated upon a miniature throne on one side of the scale. Acharya Swamishree and sants then placed sugar crystals (saakar) on the other side of the scale. The tick mark on the scale slowly began to change position as the weight of the sugar crystals increased to one kilogram. Finally, when the weight of the sugar crystals surpassed the physical weight of Shree Harikrushna Maharaj’s murti, the side of the scale with His idol ascended higher than the other, and there were cries of joy all around. Acharya Swamishree and sants spun the scale around for the entire audience to have the divine darshan of Harikrushna Maharaj’s idol during the Tula. In a similar manner, Shree Harikrushna Maharaj was then weighed against one kilogram of silver, gold, and platinum in the form of bars and coins. Each time the scale tipped from one side to the other, there were ecstatic cries of joy from all over.

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  • Samvat 2070 Ashadh Sud 15 12 Jul 2014

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Toronto, Canada Murti Pratishtha

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto, Canada

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto, Canada

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  • Samvat 2070 Vaishakh Sud 8 07 May 2014

    Sukhpar Sanskar Kendra Mahotsav

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Sukhpur Sanskar Kendra

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  • Samvat 2070 Fagan Sud 1 02 Mar 2014

    Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Amrut Mahotsav

    Maninagar, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Amrut Mahotsav was celebrated at the worldwide headquarters of the supreme Karan Satsang

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  • Samvat 2069 Aso Sud 5 09 Oct 2013

    Mokshdayi Smruti Yatra

    Forty years after Gurudev Swamibapa’s Mokshdayi Yatra, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj lead a group of 600 Sants and disciples on a 7 day pilgrimage to Northern India, when they re-visited the sacred sites that Swamibapa blessed in 1973, and which Lord Shree Swaminarayan sanctified over 200 years ago

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  • Samvat 2069 Shravan Sud 10 16 Aug 2013

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bolton Mahamandir Mahotsav and Tula

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bolton Mahamandir Mahotsav and Golden Tula

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  • Samvat 2069 Ashadh Vad 7 29 Jul 2013

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Kentucky Murti Pratishtha

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kentucky, USA

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kentucky, USA

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  • Samvat 2069 Vaishakh Vad 9 02 Jun 2013

    Shashtipurti Mahotsav Ghanshyamnagar

    Sixtieth anniversary celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Ghanshyamnagar

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  • Samvat 2069 Vaishakh Vad 3 27 May 2013

    Shashtipurti Mahotsav Kera

    Sixtieth anniversary celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kera

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  • Samvat 2069 Chaitra Vad 5 30 Apr 2013

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Aral - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Aral - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

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  • Samvat 2069 Chaitra Sud 9 20 Apr 2013

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Arnej - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Arnej - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

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  • Samvat 2069 Chaitra Sud 4 14 Apr 2013

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Sanand - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Sanand - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

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  • Samvat 2068 Shravan Vad 4 05 Aug 2012

    Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Platinum Tula Mahotsav

    Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Platinum Tula Mahotsav, USA

    Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Platinum Tula Mahotsav, USA

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  • Samvat 2068 Ashadh Sud 3 22 Jun 2012

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Los Angeles, California Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Los Angeles, California, USA

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  • Samvat 2068 Fagan Sud 12 05 Mar 2012

    Shashtipurti Mahotsav Panchmahal

    Festival held to mark the 60th anniversary of when Gurudev Swamibapa first set foot on the soil of Panchmahal, and to celebrate the 50th diksha jayanti of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj

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  • Samvat 2067 Ashadh Vad 30 30 Jul 2011

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Chicago Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Chicago, USA

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Chicago, USA

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  • Samvat 2065 Kartik Sud 5 03 Nov 2008

    Silver Jubilee at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Mordungra

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Mordungra

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  • Samvat 2064 Posh Sud 2 10 Jan 2008

    Gujarat Gaurav Acharya Swamishree

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj was commended with the prestigious Gujarat Gaurav Award as part of a special ceremony in Mumbai

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  • Samvat 2063 Magshar Sud 9 29 Nov 2006

    Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Trent - Silver Jubilee

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Trent

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  • Samvat 2062 Kartik Vad 12 28 Nov 2005

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple Soja - Silver Jubilee

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Soja

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  • Samvat 2061 Maha Sud 4 12 Feb 2005

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple Joshipura Rajat Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Joshipura

  • 18 Oct 2004

    Acharya Swamishree meets with the Prime Minister of India

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj meets the Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh

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  • 17 Oct 2004

    Acharya Swamishree Gives Darshan to President Kalam

    Second meeting between Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and President APJ Kalam

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  • 14 Jan 2004

    Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Hirak Mahotsav and Acharya Swamishree Pitharpan Rajatotsav

    Grand festival to celebrate the Hirak Jayanti (Diamond Jubilee), 60th anniversary, of when Jeevanpran Swamibapa installed the divine murti of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj at the headquarters of the Swaminarayan Karan Satsang, Shree Swaminarayan Temple Maninagar. As part of this Mahotsav, the Sants and disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan also acknowledged the events of Wednesday 28th February 1979, the 25th anniversary of when Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa designated Acharya Swamishree Maharaj to be His heir and divine sovereign of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi

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  • 02 Oct 2003

    Delhi Rajat Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Vadodara

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  • 25 May 2003

    Kera Suvarna Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Golden jubilee celebration of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kera

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  • 03 Feb 2003

    Vadodara Rajat Pratishtha Mahotsav

    Silver jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Vadodara

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  • 13 Oct 2002

    Special Meeting between Acharya Swamishree and Indian Vice President

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj meets with the Indian Vice President Shree Shakhavatji

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  • 13 Oct 2002

    Acharya Swamishree's meeting with President Kalam

    Historical meeting between Acharya Swamishree Maharaj and the President of India, Dr APJ Kalam

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  • 01 Sep 2002

    Vishwa Shanti Yatra Europe

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's third spiritual tour of mainland Europe

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  • 08 Jun 2002

    Ghanshyamnagar Mahotsav Celebrations

    Golden jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Ghanshyamnagar

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  • 01 Jun 2002

    Mankuva Mahotsav Celebrations

    Golden jubilee celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Mankuva

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  • 18 Dec 2001

    Sarvopari Shree Swaminarayan Mahamantra Dvisatabdi Mahotsav

    Magnificent festival was held in Maninagar to celebrate the 200th anniversary of when the almighty Lord revealed His supreme mahamantra, 'Swaminarayan' for the salvation of humanity

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  • 01 Aug 2001

    Shree Swaminarayan Temple, New Jersey - Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav & Suvarna Tula

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Secaucus, New Jersey. The divine Murtis were ceremonially weighed in a grand tula with 780 kg gold as part of the installation ceremony, 5 August 2001

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Secaucus, New Jersey. The divine Murtis were ceremonially weighed in a grand tula with 780 kg gold as part of the installation ceremony, 5 August 2001

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  • 26 Dec 2000

    Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav Nairobi

    Grand opening of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Parklands, Nairobi. Murti Prathista Mahotsav - are in celebration of the inauguration of new Mandir and Murtis - divine idols of the Lord - hand carved out of pure white marble and leafed in pure gold.

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  • 01 Sep 2000

    Moksha Dayi Yatra Europe

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's second spiritual tour of mainland Europe

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  • 24 Aug 2000

    Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav London

    Murti Pratistha Mahotsav at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Golders Green, London, 27 August 2000

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  • 16 Aug 2000

    Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav Bolton

    Grand opening of the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Arts and Culture Centre, Bolton, Sunday 20 August 2000

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  • 17 Oct 1999

    Acharya Swamishree's Meeting with Prime Minister of India

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj meets with the Prime Minister of India Shree Atul Bihari Bajpayee at the New Delhi Prime Minister's residence on Sunday the 17th October, 1999

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  • 28 Jun 1999

    Inauguration of this Website

    Acharya Swamishree Maharaj launches the official website, www.Swaminarayan Gadi.com

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  • 1997

    Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Rajat Mahotsav

    The Rajat Mahotsav of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi (a festival marking 25 years since Jeevanpran Swamibapa gave Shree Swaminarayan Gadi a physical embodiment) was held in Maninagar. Acharya Swamishree opened the newly re-built Shree Ishwar Sadvidyashram (Swaminarayan Boarding). His Holiness Acharya Swamishree initiated the celebrations of  Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Shatabdi, a magnificent 10 year long festival commemorating the divine leela of Swamibapa.

  • 1995

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree embarked on a tour to the Far Eastern countries and Australia. 

  • 1994

    Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj Suvarna Jayanti Mahotsav (Golden Jubillee)

    The Suvarna Jayanti Mahotsav (Golden Jubillee) of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj at Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Maninagar was commemorated with great splendor.  

  • 1994

    This year marked 150 years since Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree gave darshan upon this earth. To mark this ocassion, His Holiness Acharya Swamishree celebrated the Sat Suvarna Mahotsav at Maninagar. 

  • 1991

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of the magnificent Swamibapa Smruti Mandir at Godasar, Ahmedabad on 7th Oct. This Memorial to Gurudev Swamibapa was opened in the presence of Dr Shankardayal Sharma (President of India).  

  • 1990

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of a new temple at Kheda, the manifestation place of Jeevanpran Swamibapa. 

  • 1990

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of a new temple and a guest house at Mount Abu. 

  • 1989

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of a grand new temple and a guest house at Mahalaxmi, Bombay. 

  • 1987

    The Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Temple in Bhuj were held in April of this year. 

  • 1987

    Acharya Swamishree's First Visit To U.S.

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree embarked upon the first tour of the USA where established the Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal, USA.

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree embarked upon the first tour of the USA where established the Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal, USA.

  • 1983

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of the Swaminarayan Higher Secondary School with Science and General Streams at Maninagar. 

  • 1982

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree embarked on His first International tour in this year. He travelled to the UK to perform the opening of the new temple at Golders Green, London. 

  • 1982

    His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the opening of Shree Muktajeevan Sevashram (health centre) at Bhuj. 

  • 1981

    The first major festival for His Holiness Acharya Swamishree was the Bicentenary celebrations of Lord Swaminarayan. This 15 day long Mahotsav was held in Maninagar. 

  • 1979

    His Holiness Jeevanpran Swamibapa nominated Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami as His successor and entrusted him with the key to aatyantik moksha. Thus Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree became Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. 

  • 1979

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa's third tour to the United Kingdom. It was during this visit that Jeevanpran Swamibapa ceased to give darshan in a human state. This episode of Swamibapa's leela occurred in Bolton on the 30th August. Jeevanpran Swamibapa's murti was taken to Maninagar where His Holiness Acharya Swamishree performed the agnisanskar vidhi (cremation ceremony). At the exact space where this took place, Acharya Swamishree instigated the creation of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir.

  • 1978

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa opened a huge Mandir and guest house in the capital city New Delhi. It was in this Mandir that Jeevanpran Swamibapa performed the revolutionary act of installing His own marble murti in the main sinhasan of the Mandir. Prior to this, it was only Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan that had installed His own murti. 

  • 1977

    The Jeevanpran Swamibapa Amrut Mahotsav and the Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Pancham Varshiya Mahotsav was held in Maninagar to mark the seventieth year since Jeevanpran Swamibapa manifested upon this earth and the fifth year since Jeevanpran Swamibapa gave the Swaminarayan Gadi a physical embodiment. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was weighed against 5 types of precious metals and stones. Once again, all the proceeds were used for the welfare of the society. 

  • 1977

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa opened a huge Mandir in the city of Baroda. 

  • 1972

    The Suvarna Jayanti Smruti Mahotsav was held in Maninagar. Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa gave a physical embodiment to the Supreme and Eternal Divine throne of Lord Swaminarayan - Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.

  • 1971

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa sat in continuous meditation for 61 days at Maninagar. 

  • 1970

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa's First Visit To U.S.

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa embarked on His first Intercontinental tour. Swamibapa traveled to Europe and America. The Shat Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav (125 years) of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree and Fortieth Diksha (initiation) Mahotsav of Jeevanpran Swamibapa were celebrated with tremendous grandure in this year.

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa embarked on His first Intercontinental tour. Swamibapa traveled to Europe and America. The Shat Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav (125 years) of Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree and Fortieth Diksha (initiation) Mahotsav of Jeevanpran Swamibapa were celebrated with tremendous grandure in this year.

  • 1969

    The Rajat Pratishta Mahotsav (Silver Jubillee Festival) of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir at Maninagar was celebrated. Shree Swaminarayan Bal-mandir, Prathamik Shala, and High School; Shree Muktajeevan Auditorium,Shree Abji Bapashree Granthalay (Library) were also opened at Maninagar. 

  • 1967

    In this year Jeevanpran Swamibapa completed sixty years since He had manifested upon this earth. To mark this auspicious occassion, the Platinum Jayanti Mahotsav was held in Maninagar. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was weighed against platinum, the proceeds of which were spent on the establishment of numerous socially beneficial projects.  

  • 1962

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa initiated Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree as a sant at Maninagar Mandir. 

  • 1961

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa performed the inauguration of Shree Swaminarayan Arts and Science Colleges at Ahmedabad in the presence of Dr Radakrishna (President of India). 

  • 1961

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa started the Swaminarayan Boarding at Bhuj - Kutch. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was selected as the President of the Akhil Bharat Sadhu Samaj, Gujarat and the Vice president of the All India Akhil Bharat Sadhu Samaj. This national organisation of the ascetic sants of India was set up to develop and propogate moral standards and religion throughout India.  

  • 1957

    This year marked the fiftieth year since Jeevanpran Swamibapa manifested upon this earth. To mark this auspicious occassion, a huge festival, the Suvarna Jayanti (Golden Jubillee) Mahotsav was held in Maninagar. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was seated upon a magnificently decorated elephant and a procession was held throughout the major streets of Ahmedabad. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was weighed against gold. This gold was then used for the welfare of the society at large. Hence, schools, colleges, hospitals etc. were founded from the proceeds of the Mahotsav. 

  • 1955

    The Mandir in Maninagar was demolished and a huge new sikhar bandh Mandir was erected. On Falgun sud 3 of this year, Jeevanpran Swamibapa performed to murti pratishta of Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj, Shree Harikrishna Maharaj, Shree Sahajanand Swami Maharaj and Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree in the new Mandir. 

  • 1951

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa sat in continuous meditation for 13 days. 

  • 1950

    A huge festival was held in Chhatri, Vrushpur, to celebrate Shree Abji Bapashree's Centenary. 

  • 1948

    Shree Ishwar Sadvidyashram (Swaminarayan Boarding) was opened by Jeevanpran Swamibapa at Maninagar. 

  • 1948

    Swamibapa's first foreign tour to East Africa. This was a revolutionary event. Up till then, it was felt that no Swaminarayan sadhu could leave India and go to foreign lands. Jeevanpran Swamibapa was the first to do so.  

  • 1946

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa established Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal at Ghanshyamnagar (Dahisara) Kutch.

  • 1945

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa sat in continuous meditation for 31 days at Maninagar Mandir. 

  • 1944

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa performed the murti pratishta of Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan and Shree Abji Bapashree in Maninagar Mandir on Fagan Sud 3. 

  • 1944

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa sat in continuous meditation for 12 days at Maninagar Mandir. 

  • 1943

    Jeevanpran Swamibapa performed the pratishta (installation) of Lord Swaminarayan, Shree Abji Bapashree and Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa at Chhatri, Vrushpur. This was the first murti of Bapashree to be installed in a Mandir. 

  • 1942

    Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa entrusted Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa with the key to aatyantik moksha and appointed him as the leader of the entire Swaminarayan religion. Hence, Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa was made Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. 

  • 1942

    Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa ceased to give darshan in his human form on Aso Vad Amaas. 

  • 1942

    Withdrawal of the divine human form of Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swami on Aso Vad Amaas 

  • 1942

    Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree gave darshan upon this earth on the 28th May, adhik jeth sud 13, in Bharasar, Kutch. 

  • 1941

    Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa established Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Uttejak Trust. Under this Trust, land was purchased in Maninagar, Ahmedabad. In the same year  Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa and Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa laid the foundation stone for the Mandir.

  • 1940

    In an aim to defame Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, heretics instigated a plan to remove him from the Mandir at Kadi on 4th October. Once again, their plans all failed. 

  • 1939

    A religious conference/ debate was held at Ahmedabad on Chaitra Sud 9 by the heretics of Ahmedabad Mandir.  Their aim was to defame Shree Abji Bapashree and His great works, Shree Rahasyartha Pradipika Tika Sah Vachnamrut, Shree Abji Bapashree ni Vato, Shree Purushottam Leelamrut Sukhsagar etc. However, in the presence of Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa and especially the speaches by Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa, all their aims failed. 

  • 1933

    In this year, Jeevanpran Swamibapa first went to Kutch to give strength and guidance to the satsangees of Kutch. 

  • 1930

    Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa arrived in Saraspur, Ahmedabad, and met Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa for the first time. 

  • 1930

    Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa initiated Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa as a sant on Kartik Sud 11 at Saraspur. 

  • 1928

    Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree withdrew his divine human darshan on Ashad Sud 5 at Vrushpur. 

  • 1920

    When some of the religions' administrators started to become corrupt and treated the income of the Temples as their own, Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree and Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa established the Satsang Mahasabha thus protecting the Temple assets and protecting the true and unadulterated principles of Lord Swaminarayan.  

  • 1907

    Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa gave darshan upon this earth at Kheda on the 7th October. Swamibapa chose the home of Muljibhai Patel and Ichhaba for His manifestation. 

  • 1892

    Shree Nirgundasji Swamibapa entrusted Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa with the key to aatyantik moksha and appointed him as the leader of the entire Swaminarayan religion. Hence, Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa was made Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. 

  • 1892

    Shree Nirgundasji Swamibapa withdrew his divine human darshan on Aso Sud 1 at Ahmedabad. 

  • 1890

    Shree Nirgundasji Swamibapa initiated Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swami as a sant. 

  • 1867

    Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swamibapa gave darshan upon this earth in the village of Aslali. 

  • 1852

    Shree Gopalanand Swamibapa withdrew his divine human darshan on Vaishakh Sud 4. 

  • 1845

    Lord Swaminarayan gave darshan upon the earth in the form of Shree Abji Bapashree on Kartik Sud 11 at Vrushpur. The couple that were blessed for this manifestation were Panchapita and Devuba. 

  • 1830

    Lord Swaminarayan withdrew his divine human darshan on Jeth sud 10 in the village of Gadhada. 

  • 1829

    Lord Swaminarayan entrusted Sadguru Shree Gopalanand Swamibapa with the key to aatyantik moksha and appointed him as the leader of the entire Swaminarayan religion. Hence, Shree Gopalanand Swamibapa was made Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi. 

  • 1817

    Sadguru Shree Nirgundasji Swamibapa gave darshan upon this earth in the village of Chuda. 

  • 1808

    Lord Swaminarayan initiated Shree Khushal Bhatt on Kartik Sud 8 at Gadhada and named him Shree Gopalanand Swami. 

  • 1807

    Lord Swaminarayan met Shree Khushal Bhatt (Shree Gopalanand Swamibapa) for the first time at Jetalpur. 

  • 1801

    Only the year after, on Kartik Sud 11 (16th November 1801 CE), Shree Ramanand Swami entrusted the entire religion to Shree Sahajanand Swami. This coronation took place in the village of Jetpur. 

  • 1801

    Shree Ramanand Swami withdrew his human form on Magsar Sud 13 (17th December 1801 CE) in the village of Faneni. Fourteen days later, Shree Sahajanand Swami revealed His supreme and eternal name "Swaminarayan". 

  • 1800

    Shree Ramanand Swami held the charge of the Satsang at that time. Lord Swaminarayan wanted to show the importance of a Guru in everyone's lives. Thus even the Supreme Lord Swaminarayan took resort unto a Guru, Shree Ramanand Swami. On Jeth Vad 12 (19th June 1800 CE), at the village of Piplana, Shree Nilkanthvarni met His guru Shree Ramanand Swami for the first time. 

  • 1800

    On Kartik Sud 11 (28th October 1800 CE), Shree Ramanand Swami initiated Shree Nilkanthvarni as a sant and called Him Shree Narayan Muni and Shree Sahajanand Swami. This historical event took place in the village of Piplana. 

  • 1799

    On Shravan Vad 6 (21st August 1799 CE), Shree Nilkanthvarni arrived at Loj and met Shree Muktanand Swami. This marked the end of His forest expedition. 

  • 1792

    At the age of 11,on Ashad Sud 10 (29th June 1792 CE), Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj left His home to embark on a forest expedition through the Himalayan ranges to liberate and salvate innumerable lost souls. He kept merely a grass waistband (Munjni mekhla), a rosary (japmala), a water pot (kamandala), a begging bowl (bhikshapatra), a piece of cloth for filtering water (jalgaranu), a religious stone used for the purpose of worship (shaligram) and a small booklet containing extracts from the ancient Hindu scriptures (gutko). He was known as Shree Nilkanthvarni. 

  • 1781

    At 10.00 p.m. on Chaitra sud 9 (Monday, 2nd April 1781 CE), the Supreme Lord Swaminarayan gave darshan in His human form upon this earth. The place chosen for the manifestation was the village of Chhapaiya, at the home of Dharmadev and Bhaktimata. His parents named Him Shree Ghanshyam. 

    At 10.00 p.m. on Chaitra sud 9 (Monday, 2nd April 1781 CE), the Supreme Lord Swaminarayan gave darshan in His human form upon this earth. The place chosen for the manifestation was the village of Chhapaiya, at the home of Dharmadev and Bhaktimata. His parents named Him Shree Ghanshyam. 

  • 1781

    Sadguru Shree Gopalanand Swamibapa gave darshan upon this earth in the same year as Lord Swaminarayan. The date for this manifestation was Maha Sud 8 and the place chosen was the village of Torda.