23 May, 2000 (Vaishakh Vad 5, V.S. 2056) Tuesday, Bharuch, Valiaya, Bharuch
In the evening, Swamishri travelled to the town of Valiaa to bless an assembly in honor of the first anniversary of a hospital for tribal and local residents. Swamishri performed puja of the Shivalinga in the mandir on the hospital complex. During the assembly the tribals performed a traditional folkdance. In his blessings Swamishri preached on refraining from addictions and imbibing virtues in life.