Pratishtha Mahotsav, Dudhala ( 04 to 08 Feb -2010)

 
Shree Mulji Bhagat, one of the great devotees of Bhagawan Shree Swaminarayan from village Dudhala. With the firm faith, he practiced the Shikshapatri as a life. In spite of a simple farmer, he was a ardent follower of Sampraday and blessed by Sadguru Shastrij Maharaj and other saints and devotees. The temple where he worshipped and offered the services was renovated with the guidance of Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami and Purani Shree Balkrishnadasji Swami. Pujya Bhandari Shree Mohanprakashdasji Swami (Chorvadi) also supported much in the construction of the temple.
With the blessings of Pujyapad Shree Jogi Swamiji, The Murti Pratishtha festival was celebrated during February 04 to 08, 2010. Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami delivered the Katha on the scripture Satsangi-Jivan. Shree Maha-Vishnu Yag with 25 Kunds was performed as a Vedic ritual of Pran-Pratishtha.
PPDD Acharya Maharaj Shree Rakeshprasadaji Maharaj, graced the celebration along with honourable Shree Gadi Wala. In the village Dudhala, Sankhya Yogi Shree Bhanuben instills the Sanskar of Satsang very enthusiastically and has a respectable position in the village and Sampraday.
On February 07, a warm welcome was offered to Pujya Acharya Maharaj and a Marvelous Nagar-Yatra was arranged throughout the village.
February 08, in the morning Vedic ritual of Prarishtha was performed with the holy hands of Pujya Acharya Maharajshree. With the utmost fervour of Joy and pleasure devotees recited the Jay-kar when Pratishtha Arti was done by Pujya Maharashree.
In the assembly, Pujya Maharajshree appreciated the enthusiasm of yajmans, volunteers and appraised the love and devotion of village. Pujya Maharajshree blessed all Yajamans.  Shastri Shree Madhavpriyadasji Swami stated for the renovation of Shree Swaminarayan temple (Ladies) and the Shree Ramji Mandir. He also said that none of the female students from this village will remain uneducated due to the lack of financial aid.
Cultural programmes were presented by students of Gurukul Ahmedabad and in the Sangit Sandhya, Pujya Amrut Swami, Ashwin Jasani and Dhansukh Tank got all pleased.
90 bottles of blood was collected in blood donation camp
Occasion was graced by Shree Valku Bapu (Danbapu, Chalala), Shree Vijaydasji Maharaj (Satadhar), Shree Muktanandji (Champarada), Shree Bholadasji Bapu (Tulsi Shyam Temple), Shree Gokarnadasji Bapu (Sare Khodiyar), saints from Junagadha, Amreli and Sankhya Yogies from Amreli, Kutch.
Entire village and guests took the Prasad for all five days both the times.
The chief Yajman of the celebration was Shree Laljibhai Nagjibhai Katharotia. Shree Nanubhai Jivarajbhia Baldha, Shree Damijibhai Muljibhai Katharotia, were the co-yajmans of the Mahotsav.
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