Celebrations have always been an integral part of BAPS Swaminarayan Vidyamandir, Randesan. Once again, all the stakeholders of the campus came together for an immensely important occasion - the Birth Anniversary Celebration of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj.
On 13th September, 2021, according to the Gregorian calendar, the 88th birthday of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj was celebrated in the hostel. The students along with teachers joined a one-hour sabha wherein all of us got enlightened with his virtues that we will continuously strive to imbibe in our lives.
Keeping in view the Covid-19 norms, a celebration was conducted in the classes itself on 29/09/2021. The students enthusiastically participated in this unique way of celebrating the day to pay reverence, to be grateful for he had showered his grace upon us. Students were actively engaged in various activities such as inspirational videos, sharing life stories and quizzes. They also presented thoughtful reflection on each incident shared in the class. Thereupon, students offered a heart-touching prayer in the lotus-feet of Guruhari Mahant Swami Maharaj. The celebration in the school concluded with pujan of our beloved Guruhari Mahant Swami Maharaj.
Again on 30th September 2021, the birth anniversary of Mahant Swami Maharaj, according to Hindu calendar the celebration was carried out in a beautifully decorated Yogi Prayer Hall along with a rangoli in the entrance symbolic of his birthday celebration. Students enjoyed the programme with a quiz, dance, pravachan, a special representation of his entire life on scale along with some of the rarely-known incidents of his life.
Students offered special reverence by doing 88 malas, 88 dandavats, daily reading of Satsang Diksha, Recitation of Sahajanand Namavali etc. and showed their pure and unflinching dedication towards Maharaj and Swami.