Thousands of yuvaks attended the annual parayans held during the auspicious month of Shravan. Based on the main theme of ‘Sanskruti’ a three 2-hour schedules were provided by the Satsang Activities Central Office in Ahmedabad. Yuvaks at 525 BAPS centers throughout Gujarat and Mumbai, prepared and presented the programs to their fellow youths. The topics covered were: murti puja (image worship), punarjanma(rebirth), karma siddhant (principle of karma) and avatarvad (incarnations of God on Earth). The topics were elaborated upon through speeches, parayans on stories from the shastras, skits, audio-visual presentations and involvement activities. The parayans helped the youths to deepen their understanding of the important concepts of Hindu Dharma.