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8 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 2) Tuesday, Gandhidham, Bhuj
o Swamishri performed the foundation-stone laying ceremony for a Hari mandir in Gandhidham. Thereafter, Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha ceremony of deities in a temporary Hari mandir.
o Swamishri's Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji) was honored by the devotees. Finally Swamishri blessed the assembly.
o In the evening, Swamishri returned to Bhuj and addressed the satsang assembly.

9 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 4) Wednesday, Bhuj
At 9.50 a.m., a yagna was performed in the presence of Swamishri at the BAPS tin-city for the consecration rituals of murtis to be installed in the villages of Pramukh Swami Nagar, Gunatitnagar, Narayannagar, Bhuj, Yoginagar and Shrijinagar. The Vedic yagna had 60 yagna-kunds and 482 couples as participants.
After the rituals, Swamishri blessed the assembly.


10 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 5) Thursday, Bhuj, Mandvi
o During Swamishri's morning puja music artistes of Kachchh, traditionally attired, sang and played a variety of local instruments like the morchang, bhorindo, jodiyo pavo, ravan hathho, matlu-tagaru, etc. Swamishri blessed all the artistes.
o Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha of Shri Akshar Purushottam Maharaj, Shri Nar Narayan Dev, Guru Parampara, Shri Hanumanji and Shri Ganapatiji at the mandir in Bhuj. Thereafter, Swamishri blessed the murti-pratishtha assembly.
o At 5.00 p.m., Swamishri departed from Bhuj and arrived in Mandvi at 6.30 p.m. A satsang assembly was held in Mandvi.


11 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 6) Friday, Mandvi, Koday, Talvana, Khakhar, Bhuj
o In the morning, Swamishri visited the holy places sanctified by Shriji Maharaj in Mandvi. The murti of Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji) was honored by the devotees during the morning assembly.
o At 5.45 p.m., Swamishri visited the Swaminarayan Gurukul in Koday and blessed the students.
o Then Swamishri visited the 72 Jinalay in the village of Talvana.
o Thereafter, Swamishri arrived at the village of Khakhar and addressed a small assembly.
o At 7.45 p.m., Swamishri arrived back in Bhuj and addressed the evening satsang assembly.

12 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 7) Saturday, Bhuj, Khavda, Bhuj
o At 10.15 a.m., Swamishri arrived at Khavda, a village 75 km from Bhuj and on the border of India. The BAPS has built a colony of 155 houses called Pramukh Swami Nagar after the earthquake destroyed the village (For details).
Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha at the newly built Swaminarayan Mandir in Khavda. Leading members of the village honored and appreciated Swamishri during the murti-pratishtha assembly. Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji) was honored by the local devotees. The assembly concluded with the dedication of the colony to the people of Khavda.
o At 6.50 p.m. Swamishri arrived in Bhuj for the evening satsang assembly.


13 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 8) Sunday, Bhuj, Gunatitpur, Yoginagar, Bhuj
o At 9.25 a.m., Swamishri departed from Bhuj and traveled 60 km to Gunatitpur - reconstructed by BAPS after the earthquake. The BAPS has built 112 houses, a primary school, administrative office, community hall, dispensary water storage tank, roads, a pond, etc. (For details).
Swamishri sanctified the newly built village and performed the murti-pratishtha rituals of the Swaminarayan Mandir. Swamishri then addressed the satsang assembly.
o At 5.35 p.m., Swamishri arrived at Yoginagar built by BAPS after the earthquake. 87 houses, a mandir, primary school, play school, community hall, administrative office, gaushala, etc. have been built by BAPS (For details).
Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha rituals at the Swaminarayan Mandir and blessed the assembly. Thereafter, Swamishri returned to Bhuj and addressed the evening assembly.

14 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 9) Monday, Bhuj, Anjar, Kukma, Bhuj
o At 10.45 a.m., Swamishri arrived in Anjar and visited a primary school in which BAPS has built some classrooms. The public assembly was arranged at Vivekanand High School. The BAPS has built 16 classrooms annexed to Vivekanand High School. The new building was named Pramukh Swami Maharaj Higher Secondary Vidyamandir. After sanctifying the new classrooms Swamishri attended the assembly. Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji) was honored by devotees. Swamishri blessed the assembly.
o In the evening, Swamishri sanctified the BAPS constructed school 'Pramukh Swami Ashramshala' for shepherds' children in Anjar.
o At 6.20 p.m., Swamishri arrived at Kukma village. The BAPS has built a new colony of 43 houses called 'Pramukh Swami Nagar.' Then Swamishri performed the foundation-stone laying ceremony for a Hari mandir before attending the satsang assembly (For details).

15 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 10) Tuesday (Dashera), Bhuj
o After his morning puja, Swamishri performed the pujan rituals of bricks for the Hari mandirs in the towns of Rapar, Morzar, Panandhro, Bhirandiyara and Ramnagar.
o In the evening assembly Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji) was honored by the devotees.

17 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 12) Thursday, Bhuj, Sukhpur, Narayannagar, Moti Mau, Shrijinagar, Gadhshisha, Bhuj
o At 9.30 a.m., Swamishri departed from Bhuj and arrived at 9.45 a.m. in Sukhpur. After darshan at the mandir Swamishri blessed the devotees.
o At 10.25 a.m., Swamishri arrived in Narayannagar. The BAPS has built 285 houses after the earthquake (For details). Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha rituals of the newly built Swaminarayan Mandir and then blessed the assembly.
o In the evening, Swamishri visited the village of Moti Mau and then went to Shrijinagar (Nani Mau) and performed the murti pratishtha of the newly built Swaminarayan Mandir and blessed the assembly. The BAPS has built 33 houses after the earthquake (For details).
o Thereafter, Swamishri traveled 34 km to the village of Gadhshisha. More than 3,000 devotees and well-wishers had arrived from 17 surrounding villages for the satsang assembly. Swamishri addressed the assembly and arrived in Bhuj at 8.30 p.m.

18 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 12) Friday, Bhuj
In the evening satsang assembly, the local devotees honored Shri Harikrishna Maharaj (Thakorji). Swamishri addressed the satsang assembly.

19 October 2002 (V.S. 2058, Aso sud 13) Saturday, Bhuj, Rajkot, Gondal
At 10.00 a.m., Swamishri departed by plane from Bhuj and arrived at 11.30 a.m. in Rajkot.
In the evening, Swamishri departed from Rajkot and arrived in Gondal.

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