The 30th anniversary of the consecration of the shikharbaddh BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Dadar, Mumbai, was celebrated with devotion and fond recollections of satsang in Mumbai. The 'Mumbai Mandir Tridashabdi Mahotsav' comprised assemblies and puja ceremonies, from 1st December till 3rd December.
Over 18,000 devotees and well-wishers attended the first day's public assembly held at Bhakti Park in Vadala, Mumbai. Based on the five topics of Prarambha, Pratishtha, Purusharth, Pravrutti and Prerak, the history, activities and contributions of the mandir were depicted through thrilling dramas, energetic dances, creative video shows and other presentations.
On the second day, around 3,000 devotees participated in a grand Vedic mahapuja ceremony held at Bhakti Park.
On the third day, a Vedic maha-abhishek ritual was offered to the consecrated murtis at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Dadar using 32 different worship items.
The celebrations were graced by Pujya Mahant Swami (Pujya Keshavjivan Swami), Pujya Doctor Swami (Pujya Swayamprakash Swami), Pujya Tyagvallabh Swami and Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami.