21 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 15) Monday, Gondal. Sharad Purnima, 218th Birthday Celebration of Gunatitanand Swami
o After his morning puja , Swamishri joined in the mahapuja and prayed for the Narmada waters to reach all parts of Gujarat, the successful completion of Akshardham in New Delhi and mandir projects in India and abroad.
o At 8.45 p.m., the Sharad Purnima festival commenced. The speeches on the glory of Gunatitanand Swami were interlaced with brief dramas, arti and traditional dances. Finally, Swamishri blessed the assembly and performed the final arti.
27 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso vad 6) Sunday, Gondal. Children's Day
In the evening assembly, children performed a march dance and a drama 'A Lion Eats Grass.' Finally, Swamishri discoursed about the need to have character in life.
31 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso vad 10) Thursday, Gondal. Kishore Day
o In the morning, the Defense Minister of India, Shri George Fernandes, arrived for Swamishri's darshan and blessings.
o In the evening assembly, kishores performed a welcome dance and a drama, 'Valueless Education.' Finally, Swamishri blessed the assembly emphasizing the need for parents and teachers to impart values of honesty, endeavor, spiritual faith, morality, etc. to children.