20 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 1) Monday, Atladra
Swamishri sanctified the 'Pramukh Swami Institute of Information Technology' at the Akshar Purushottam Chhatralay campus. Swamishri also inspired the youths to excel academically as well as integrate moral and spiritual virtues in their lives.
21 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 2) Tuesday, Bharuch. Children's Day
In the evening assembly the local balaks enacted the transformation of Shitaldas on seeing Shriji Maharaj's divinity. Then a balak performed a dance with dishes in hand. And lastly, a balak performed a mono-acting on the transformation of Magniram. Swamishri finally appreciated the performances and blessed the assembly.
22 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 4) Wednesday, Bharuch. Ganesh Chaturthi
After his morning puja, Swamishri performed pujan of a murti of Shri Ganeshji.
At 10.20 a.m., Swamishri performed the pujan of kalashas (golden pots) to be installed on the newly built Swaminarayan mandir shikhars and domes. The ceremony was performed with Vedic rites and elation. Swamishri then blessed the assembly, saying, "...whatever we do for such religious activities will bear fruits. Your life is crowned with kalashas through your contribution and cooperation for this occasion..."
Finally the murti of Harikrishna Maharaj was honored by the devotees.
23 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 5) Thursday, Bharuch. Kishore Day
The kishores sang bhajans in Swamishri's puja. In the evening they presented a lively folk dance and a quiz on Satsang basics.
Finally Swamishri explained how to make oneself into a living mandir.
26 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 8) Sunday, Vidyanagar, Sarangpur
Shri Pramod Mahajan - Central Minister for Information and Technology, Shri Dr Kurien - former chairman of National Dairy Development Board and H.E. Sundersinh Bhandari - the Governor of Gujarat arrived for the opening of 'Pramukh Swami Computer Institute' (PCI). Swamishri welcomed them with garlands.
The PCI is in affiliation with Louisiana State University, USA.
29 August 2001 (V.S. 2057, Bhadarva Sud 11), Wednesday, Sarangpur. Jal Zilani Festival
Swamishri celebrated Jal Zilani festival with enthusiasm and devotional fervor.
31 August 2001 (V.S.2057, Bhadarva Sud 13) Friday, Sarangpur
The ritual pujan of bricks for 17 primary schools to be built by BAPS was performed by Swamishri. The Vedic pujan of each brick was performed with water, petals, rice grains and kumkum.
Thereafter Swamishri personally performed the pujan of each brick brought on the stage by the representatives of every village. The 17 villages where primary schools will be built are:
Amdavad district: Sarangpur.