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Total Places Visited: 60
India, Total: 41
Amdavad (3), Anand (2), Atladra, Badalpur, Bangalore, Bhadra, Bharuch, Bochasan (2), Borsad, Dangra, Dharmaj, Dhuvaran, Gadhada (2), Gandhinagar, Gondal (2), Jalila, Jetpur, Junagadh, Khambhala, Khambhat, Lathidad, Mahelav, Malu, Mumbai (3), Nadiad (2), Nagar, Nagpur, Navsari, New Delhi (2), Panvi, Rajkot (2), Sankari, Sarangpur (2), Sarol, Secunderabad, Sisva, Tithal, Umlav, Undel, Vatadara, Vidyanagar.

Abroad, Total: 19
London (2), New York (NY), Edison (NJ), Atlanta (GA), Los Angeles (CA), Orlando (FL), Toronto (Canada), Houston (TX), Chicago (IL), Lenasia, Gaborone (Botswana), Johannesburg, Nairobi (2) (Kenya), Kisumu (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), Dar-Es-Salaam (Tanzania), Mombasa (Kenya).
Figures in brackets indicate the number of visits to that place.
 

 
Murti Pratishtha
 

Total: 79
Places listed in square brackets indicate the place at which Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha for the murtis for the preceding places.

Shikharbaddh Mandirs, USA, Total: 2
Houston (25 Jul); Chicago (8 Aug)

Hari Mandirs – India, Total: 63
Secunderabad (12 Jan); Mira Road, Vasai [Mumbai] (17 Jan); Dora, Ankhi [Atladra] (29 Jan); Karoli, Malataj [Vidyanagar] (5 Feb); Akshar Purushottam Chhatralay Prayer Hall, Nadiad (6 Feb); Kalol [Gandhinagar] (11 Feb); Sankhej, Nenpur [Amdavad] (17 Feb); Chandrasar [Sarangpur] (11 Mar); Panvi (12 Mar); Lathidad (13 Mar); Jalila (15 Mar); Umlav (19 Mar); Assembly Hall, Borsad (21 Mar); Undel (24 Mar); Kolak, Siyada, Udhna, Sachin, Kudiyana, Kadod [Nadiad] (27 Mar); BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Smruti Mandir, Nadiad (28 Mar); Cheri [Nadiad] (30 Mar) The Swaminarayan School Prayer Hall, Nagpur (11 Apr); Dodiyala, Daredi, Mevasa, Shastrinagar [Gondal] (14 Nov); Nana Rajkot, Ugamedi [Gadhada] (18 Nov); Khambhda (21 Nov); Memnagar, Odhav, Khoraj, Sector 22 – Gandhinagar [Amdavad] (23 Nov); Vaghasi, Gamdi, Parth Township (4 Dec) [Anand]; Ashapura (20 Dec) [Sankari]; Haladva, Navapur, Kolhakui, Areth (21 Dec) [Sankari]; Gadariya, Arvada, Olgam, Achhavani, Kosamba Bhangda, Bhagdavad, Dungri (30 Dec) [Tithal]; Bilpodi, Kangvi, Sundhalvada, Khanda-bhavada, Hanmatmal, Nali Madhni, Dharasana, Umarsadi, Motivada, Dhej (31 Dec) [Tithal]

Hari Mandirs – UK, Total: 2
Southend-on-Sea [London] (7 May); Luton (9 May)

Hari Mandirs – North America, Total: 5
New York (16 May); Bedford [Edison] (28 May); Tampa, Savannah [Orlando, FL] (4 Jul); Toronto (18 Jul)

Hari Mandirs – Africa, Total: 7
Lenasia (11 Nov); Gaborone (17 Nov); Kisumu (26 Nov); Jinja, Tororo, Mwanza [Kisumu] (26 Nov); Mombasa (11 Oct)
 

 
Vedic Ceremonies
 

Total: 31

  • Murti-Pratishtha yagna, Secunderabad (11 Jan)
  • Foundation-stone laying ceremony of BAPS Swaminarayan School, Atladra (31 Jan)
  • Rituals for the mandir-complex expansion project, Atladra (31 Jan)
  • Foundation-stone laying ceremony of ‘Hiramani Vidyasankul', Chharodi (15 Feb)
  • Foundation-stone laying ceremony of the shikharbaddh mandir, Bhadra (23 Feb)
  • Placing of the first carved stone pillar for shikharbaddh mandir, Junagadh (25 Feb)
  • 10th patotsav (mandir inauguration anniversary) of Badalpur mandir (22 Mar)
  • Yagna rituals for the murti-pratishtha of the BAPS Swaminarayan Smruti Mandir, Nadiad (27 Mar)
  • Yagna rituals for murtis for BAPS hari mandirs of Kolak, Siyada, Udhna, Sachin, Kudiyana and Kadod (27 Mar)
  • Bhumi-pujan for BAPS educational complex for students from grade 8 to 12, Nagpur (12 Apr)
  • Akshardham bhumi-pujan, Edison (6 Jun)
  • Shilanyas of BAPS shikharbaddh mandir, Atlanta (13 Jun)
  • Bhumi-pujan rituals for BAPS shikharbaddh mandir, Los Angeles (19 Jun)
  • Haveli Prasad Pravesh, Toronto (12 Jul)
  • Yagna for World Peace, Toronto (17 Jul)
  • Consecration of Shri Nilkanth Varni murti, Toronto (18 Jul)
  • Kalash Vidhi, Houston (21 Jul)
  • Prasad Pravesh of shikharbaddh mandir, Houston (23 Jul)
  • Yagna for World Peace, Houston (24 Jul)
  • Prasad Pravesh & Kalash Vidhi of shikharbaddh mandir, Chicago (5 Aug)
  • Yagna for World Peace, Chicago (6 Aug)
  • Consecration of Shri Nilkanth Varni murti, Chicago (17 Aug)
  • Consecration of Shri Nilkanth Varni murti, London (6 Nov)
  • Ninth patotsav, London (7 Nov)
  • Yagna for World Peace, Lenasia (10 Nov)
  • Patotsav, Johannesburg (19 Nov)
  • Pujan rituals of the ‘amalsaro' stone to be placed on the main dome of Swaminarayan Akshardham monument, New Delhi (8 Nov)
  • Chopda Pujan, Gondal (12 Nov)
  • New Year's Day Mahapuja, Gondal (13 Nov)
  • 40th Patotsav of Akshar Purushottam Chhatralay, Vidyanagar (5 Dec)
  • Yagna rituals for the inauguration of the newly built assembly hall, Navsari (20 Dec)
  • Consecration of Shri Nilkanth Varni murti, Tithal (28 Dec)
 
Inaugurations
 

Total: 11

  • BAPS gaushala, Atladra (2 Feb)
  • Shri Bavis Gam Patidar Kelavani Mandal Boys Hostel, Vidyanagar (4 Feb)
  • ‘Premvati Upahargruh' in Akshar Vadi, Junagadh (24 Feb)
  • ‘Gunatit Sabha Mandapam', Junagadh (24 Feb)
  • Inauguration of ‘Akshar Dwar' and ‘Yogi Dwar' – gateways leading into Junagadh city (27 Feb)
  • BAPS Animal treatment centre and mobile veterinary dispensary, Sarangpur (11 Mar)
  • Newly built section to the Swaminarayan English Medium School catering to students from grade 1 to 7, Nagpur (11 Apr)
  • Swaminarayan Haveli, Toronto (12 Jul)
  • ‘Ishavasyam Chhatralay' of Hiramani Vidyalay, Chharodi (23 Nov)
  • Inauguration of the Golden Anniversary Convention of the Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad, Amdavad (24 Nov)
  • Inaugurations of exhibition hall and bookstall, Tithal (29 Dec)
 
Awards
 

Total: 12

  • Proclamation of honour by 800 organisations presented to Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Junagadh (29 Feb)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award presented on behalf of President Bush, Edison (30 May)
  • Key to the City of Clarkston, Atlanta (7 Jun)
  • Proclamation for outstanding contribution to nonviolence presented by Jeffrey H Brickman, District Attorney of Dekalb County, Atlanta (8 Jun)
  • Proclamation for his services to society presented to Swamishri on behalf of Terry Coleman, Speaker of Georgia, Atlanta (9 Jun)
  • 9 June 2004 declared as ‘Pramukh Swami Maharaj Spirit of Humanity Day', Atlanta (9 Jun)
  • Proclamation for his moral, cultural and social contribution to society presented to Swamishri on behalf of Therburt Baker, Attorney General of Georgia State, Atlanta (10 Jun)
  • Proclamation of honour presented by The Deputy Consul General of Israel, Mr. Aviv Ezra, Atlanta (11 Jun)
  • Proclamation of honour presented to Swamishri on behalf of the Governor of Georgia, Sonny Perdue, Atlanta (12 Jun)
  • Proclamation of honour presented by The Mayor of the City of Hawaiian Gardens, Leonard Chaidaz, Los Angeles (18 Jun)
  • Key to the City of Norvek City, Los Angeles (21 Jun)
  • Citation of honour was presented by 109 dignitaries, Rajkot (10 Nov)
 
Diksha
 

Total: 63

  • 39 youths into sadhu-fold; 18 youths into parshad-fold (30 Mar)
  • 5 youths into parshad-fold; 1 youth into sadhu-fold, Houston (25 Jul)
 
Miscellaneous
 
  • Interview of Swamishri for the archival records of Akash Vani, Bochasan (29 Nov)
 

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