Khagras Surya Grahan
22 July 2009 (VS 2065) Wednesday, Bochasan
Swamishri arrived in the assembly hall at 6.00 a.m. to eugage himself in bhajan and discourses during the solar eclipse. Thousands of devotees had arrived from many villages and towns. Krishnapriya Swami discoursed in his inimitable humorous style. Viveksagar Swami also delivered a discoursed with reference to the occasion. After the eclipse concluded at 7.22 a.m. Swamishri had his bath and performed puja in his room.
21 July 2009 (VS 2065, Hariyali Amas) Tuesday, Bochasan
Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha rituals of Nilkanth Varni (abhishek murti) for the mandirs in Nairobi and Kisumu in Kenya.
23 July 2009 (VS 2065, Sud Bij) Thusday, Bochasan
Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha puja and arti of the murtis of Shri Akshar Purushottam Maharaj (made of marble), Shri Ghanshyam Maharaj (on canvas) and Shri Radha-Krishna Dev (canvas) and Shri HanuUnderstanding a devotee’s letter
23 July 2009, Bochasan
As part of his daily routine Swamishri was reading letters from devotees. After reading one Swamishri said that he could not understand what the devotee had written. He then placed it on one side and attended to the rest. After finishing them Swamishri took the letter he had kept aside. He read it again and tried to understand what the issue was, but he could not make head or tail of it. Then Swamishri instructed Dharmacharan Swami to ring the devotee and tell him to write the letter again with appropriate details.Swamishri responds to the enquiries and problems of devotees only after properly understanding them. His patience and resolve to understand and provide proper guidance is praiseworthy and inspiring.
manji and Shri Ganapatiji (marble) for the BAPS hari mandir in Nikol, a suburb of Ahmedabad. Thereafter Swamishri blessed the devotees of Nikol.