It was the devotion of Sura Khachar and His wife Shantibai that encouraged Lord Swaminarayan to perform Shakotsav at Loya for first time in the history of Sampraday and the tradition of divine festival in the form of Shakotsav was beginned from that vary day. To keep live this tradition started by Shree Hari himself, Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul, Rajkot and its branches organises this festival every year in grand manner.
Deepalvali was celebrated at Gurukul in the atmosphere of great pleasure. Surroundings were decorated as described in the 6th Vachanamrutam of Kariyani Prakaran. At Gurukul Surat Shreeji prasadi divan was used for Shreeji Maharaj.
On the day of Chaturdashi (Kali Chaudash - 24 th Oct.) Chhopada poojan was also performed at Gurukul according to scriptural rituals.
Here is the pictorial appearance of some of them.
|16-Nov-2020||Annakut Distribution - Gurukul Ribda (Rajkot)|
|14-Nov-2020||Deepavali - 2020|
|8-Nov-2020||Distribution of Daily Needs - Social Community - 2020|
|31-Oct-2020||20th Patotsav of Shree Ghansyam Maharaj-2020|
|29-Oct-2020||Shraddhanjali to Late Shree Keshubhai Patel|
|13-Oct-2020||Online Akhand Dhun - 2020|
|13-Oct-2020||Apple Falkut Mahotsav - 2020|
|27-Sep-2020||Puratatva Maharatna Award - 2020|
|18-Sep-2020||Sarvamangal Seva Yagna - Ribda, Rajkot|
|18-Aug-2020||9th Punyatithi of Pujya Shree Jogi Swami - 2020|