20 Oct. 99: (V.S. 2055, Aaso Sud 10), Wednesday, Nairobi
The day marked a symbolic celebration of Diwali, Annkut and birthday of Swamishri. During Annkut 465 different varieties of food and fruit juices were offered to the Lord.
21 Oct. 99: (V.S. 2055, Aaso Sud 11), Thursday, Nairobi
The last day of Swamishri’s stay in Nairobi. During Swamishri’s 82-day tour of Africa he sanctified 10 countries: S. Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Egypt and Israel. Swamishri inaugurated new mandirs in Nairobi, Durban and Nakuru and re-established new murtis at the mandirs in Dar-es-Salaam, Kampala and Jinja. Land for new mandirs were acquired at Kisumu (Kenya) and Gaberon (Botswana). Swamishri departed from Nairobi on Kenya Airways at 8.25 p.m. and arrived in Mumbai in the early hours of Friday morning at 4.45 am.
24 Oct. 99: (V.S. 2055, Aaso Sud 15), Sunday, Sharad Punam, Gondal
Sharad Punam festival: See special section.
26 Oct. 99: (V.S. 2055, Aaso Vad 2), Tuesday, Gondal
Swamishri celebrated the birthday of Jaga Swami - a staunch disciple of Gunatitanand Swami.