17 January 2004 (V.S. 2060, Posh vad 10) Saturday, Mumbai
The murtis sanctified by Swamishri for the hari mandirs in the suburbs of Mira Road and Vasai were installed by Kothari Swami.
19 January 2004 (V.S. 2060, Posh vad 12) Monday, Mumbai
The sanctified murtis by Swamishri for the hari mandirs in the suburbs of Mira Road and Vasai were installed by Pujya Kothari Swami.
26 January 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 5) Monday, Atladra; Vasant Panchmi Celebration
The Indian flag was hoisted in the presence of senior sadhus and devotees to commemorate the Republic Day celebration.
At 8.30 a.m., the Vasant Panchmi Celebration assembly commenced. Pujya Viveksagar Swami talked about the glory and significance of Vasant Panchmi. Then children dressed as sages sang the Upanishadic mantras on atma gnan. This was followed by a talk from Pujya Krishnapriya Swami about the virtue of atmanistha in the life of Shastriji Maharaj. Then to reveal the glory of bhakti, a youth dressed as Naradji sang some bhakti shloks. Pujya Tyagvallabh Swami talked profoundly about Shastriji Maharaj’s devotion to Shriji Maharaj. This was followed by another performance by youths dressed as Shri Krishna and Arjun, where the former imparts the attributes of one who is a sthitpragna. The youths of Atladra Satsang Mandal enacted a drama about the fearlessness of Shastriji Maharaj. Thereafter Pujya Ghanshyamcharan Swami talked about the fearlessness of Shastriji Maharaj. The youths then sang some verses from the Ramayan related to the virtue of philanthropy. Pujya Mahant Swami talked about the spirit of philanthropy in Shastriji Maharaj’s life. Finally, Swamishri blessed the festival assembly.
29 January 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 8) Thursday, Atladra
After his morning puja, Swamishri performed the pratishtha rituals of pujan and arti of the murtis of Shri Akshar Purushottam Maharaj and other deities for the BAPS hari mandirs of Dora and Ankhi villages in Bharuch district.
31 January 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 10) Saturday, Atladra
At 9.30 a.m. Swamishri arrived on an 18-acre land, donated by Shri P.D. Patel of Seagill India Company and his sons, Shri Manubhai and Rohitbhai Patel, for the foundation-stone laying ceremony of a BAPS Swaminarayan School. The proposed school will cater to students from nursery to standard twelve.
Swamishri performed the rituals for the foundation-stone laying ceremony with Shri P.D. Patel and Pujya Tyagvallabh Swami. After the rituals, Swamishri offered prayers for the school and blessed Shri P.D. Patel and his sons.
At 10.10 a.m., Swamishri returned to the BAPS mandir and performed the rituals for the mandir-complex expansion project. Thereafter, Swamishri blessed the assembly of 19,000 devotees and wellwishers.
2 February 2004 (V.S. 2060, Maha sud 11) Atladra
Swamishri inaugurated a newly built BAPS gaushala near the mandir that can accommodate 100 cows. After the pujan rituals, Swamishri sanctified the gaushala with Thakorji.