Satsang Yatra, UK, USA - 2005
Sadguru Purani Shree Devprakashdasji Swami, Sadhu Jagatpavandasji Swami, Sadhu Mukundswaroopdasji swami, Sadhu Shantipriyadasji and Shree Tribhuvan Bhagat are conducting religious discourses nowadays in America on Satsang Yatra as per the Agnya of Sadguru Mahant Swami Shree Devkrishnadasji Swami.
On 16th April, 2005 the event of ‘Harijayanti’ was celebrated with great religious fervor. Sadguru Purani Shree Devprasaddasji Swami explained very lucidly the reason of God’s incarnation on this earth. Children of Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Dallas presented a nice programme of ‘Janm-utsav’.
From 20th April to 13th May, Shree Devprasaddasji Swami and devotees traveled the length and breadth of California to conduct religious discourse. From 20th April to 10th May many spiritual congregations were arranged in Los Angeles. Pujya Devprasaddasji Swami delivered a nice speech on the book ‘Kalyan Nirnay’ written by Sadguru Shree Nishkulanand Swami.
From 29th April to 1st May 2005 a spiritual camp was organized beside the ‘lake Alsinor’. Pujya Devprasaddasji Swami and saints solved the spiritual cruxes of participants, taught the art of meditation and by asking quiz and questions they explained the values of life. Almost fifty three aspirants had taken the advantage of this camp even in rains and winds of winter by erecting a makeshift tent beside the lake.
Saints gave the discourses from 2nd to 5th May in Simivalley, from 6th to 9th in San Francisco and San Hoje and from 12th to 13th May in San Diego.
Sadguru Shree Devprasaddasji Swami and other saints moved across Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Waco and other places of Texas and thus people got the advantage of their Satsang from 15th May’05 to 11th June’05. Pujya Swami explained vividly the book “Vachanvidhi” in the Dallas, Shree Swaminarayan temple and gave the satisfactory reply of people’s questions based on spirituality. Thus all got a great satisfaction.
On the auspicious day of dark fortnight (Amas) i.e. Monday, 6 June 2005 Saints and devotees took the holy bath after Abhishek of Thakoraji in the Pacific Ocean.
On 11th June’05 when saints arrived in Chicago city of Illinois state then Shree Popatbhai Radadiya, Shree Maganbhai Vekaria, Shree Arjunbhai Malaviya and others gave the saints a warm welcome. There are many Hindu temples in this city. Pujya Devprasaddasji Swami conducted discourses on Vachanamrut daily in the Wheeling Temple and devotees got its benefit. Other saints who accompanied Swamiji explained the significance of culture, holy succession and rituals to kids and solved their relevant questions.
From 22nd June’05 to 27th June’05 saints moved across the South Bend, Indianapolis and Saint Louis of Indiana state and Detroit, Canton and Westland of Michigan state to spread the holy waves of Satsang. During weekend the devotees in great number had taken the advantage of Satsang in Detroit temple. The programme was performed with great success by the arduous help of Shree Dhirubhai Babaria, Shree Popatbhai Radadia, Shree Maganbhai Vekaria, Shree Rajanibhai Vekaria, Shree Gunavantbhai Gajera, Shree Valjibhai Gajera, Shree Snehalbhai Pithadia, Shree Maheshbhai Patel, Shree Ashwinbhai Gajera, Shree Arvindbhai Malaviya and others.
From 9th July to 10th July 2005, the 9th ‘Patotsav’ was celebrated with great religious fervour at Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Dallas. On 9th morning at 8.00 am the ‘Abhishek’ and ‘Marutiyagna’ was performed systematically with great devotion after a pleasant voyage (Jal-yatra). At 12.00 midday the ambrosia (Annakut of wide variety of edibles) was offered. On 10th July evening from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm ‘Mahapooja’ was performed by learned Brahmins, in which many devotees had taken the advantage of it.