3 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 12) Tuesday, Vidyanagar
Swamishri attended the Annual Day celebration of Akshar Purushottam Chhatralay. The youths sang bhajans and performed a drama. After an award giving ceremony to outstanding students of the Chhatralay, Swamishri blessed the gathering.
4 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 13) Wednesday, Vidyanagar
At 10.30 a.m., Swamishri traveled to the ‘Shri Bavis Gam Patidar Kelavani Mandal Boys Hostel’ on the Vidyanagar-Karamsad Road. After the pujan rituals Swamishri inaugurated the hostel and blessed the inaugural assembly.
Swamishri performs the murti-pratishtha rituals of murtis for hari mandirs of Malataj and Karoli villages, Vidyanagar
5 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 14) Thursday, Vidyanagar
o After his morning puja, Swamishri performed the pratishtha rituals of murtis for BAPS hari mandirs for the villages of Karoli and Malataj.
o Swamishri presided over and blessed the 3rd Annual Day Celebration of Pramukh Swami Computer Institute.
6 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 15) Vidyanagar, Anand, Vidyanagar, Nadiad, Gandhinagar
At the BAPS mandir in Nadiad, Swamishri performed the pratishtha rituals of murtis for the prayer hall in the Chhatralay.
Releasing of peace balloons by Swamishri, dignitaries and 20,000 children
8 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha vad 2) Sunday, Gandhinagar; Golden Anniversary Celebration of BAPS Children’s Forum
From 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m., the grand Golden Anniversary Celebration of BAPS Children’s Forum was held in the precincts of Akshardham in the presence of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj, President of India H.E. Abdul Kalam, Deputy Prime Minister Shri Advaniji, Governor of Gujarat H.E. Kailaspati Mishra, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modi and 20,000 BAPS children from all over Gujarat. (see News report)
10 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha vad 4) Tuesday, Gandhinagar; Children’s Day
In the evening Children’s Day program, children wonderfully performed a parayan on the Bhaktachintamani with all the rituals of pujan and arti. Swamishri showered his blessings on the children and addressed the assembly.
Swamishri performs the murti-pratishtha of murtis for the hari mandir in Kalol, Gandhinagar
11 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha vad 5) Wednesday, Gandhinagar
Swamishri performed the pratishtha rituals of pujan and arti of the deities for the BAPS hari mandir in the town of Kalol. Thereafter Swamishri blessed the devotees by showering rice grains.
14 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha vad 9) Saturday, Gandhinagar
In the evening assembly, Shri Harikrishna Maharaj was festively honored by the devotees.