31 July 1999 : Saturday, Mumbai - Johannesburg
Swamishri left Mumbai at 1.48 a.m. (IST) and reached Johannesburg at 10.24 a.m.(IST).
1 August 1999 : Sunday, Lenasia
Silver Anniversary Celebrations, S. Africa Satsang Mandal
7 August 1999 : Saturday, Durban
113 devotees participated in a yagna for World Peace.
8 August 1999 : Sunday, Durban
Grand Parade on eve of Murti-Pratishtha ceremony. Five beautiful floats with the murtis of deities passed through the streets of Durban. 1,000 devotees and well wishers participated in the 2� km procession.
9 August 1999 : Monday, Durban
Consecration ceremony - Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Mandir. Four thousand devotees and well-wishers attended the ceremony.
15 August 1999 : Sunday, Lilongwe (Malawi)
Vice President, Hon. Justin Malewezi, welcomed Swamishri