27 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Maha Sud 3) Saturday, Atladra
During his morning puja, Swamishri performed extra rosaries (prayers) for the alleviation of the suffering of the earthquake disaster victims. Throughout Swamishri's puja the sadhus chanted the Swaminarayan dhun and finally offered his condolences to the victims and prayers for the calamity that had befallen the country.
During breakfast, Swamishri offered consolation by phone to families affected by the calamity and instructions to sadhus at various BAPS centers for the relief work.
28 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Maha Sud 4) Sunday, Atladra, Padra, Atladra
At 10.25am Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha ceremony of the newly built Swaminarayan Mandir in Padra. Swamishri also blessed the pratishtha assembly.
During his routine walk in the evening, Swamishri attended a phone and gave instructions for the earthquake relief work.
o In the evening, Swamishri convened a meeting to discuss ways to enhance the Sanstha's relief operations.
29 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Maha Sud 5) Monday, Atladra, Vasant Panchami
During his routine walk in the morning a call got connected to Bhuj (till then all phone communications to Bhuj were dead). Swamishri cancelled his walk and attended the phone. Despite several disconnections, Swamishri had called 12 more times and imparted detailed guidance and instructions for the relief work.
At 10.40am, Vasant Panchami assembly was held. After bhajans, discourses, announcement of relief operations, Swamishri finally blessed the assembly. (Click for more details)
30 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Maha Sud 6) Tuesday, Atladra, Children's Day
The evening program saw a variety presentation by children on Children's Day.