On this joyous occasion, many visited the temple throughout the day to offer prayers and seek blessing from Lord Swaminarayan and H.D.H. Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Annakut, a grand feast of magnificent and colorful array of more than 700 vegetarian dishes and 88 drinks decoratively arranged by the devotees, was devoutly offered to the Lord. Annakut Aartis were performed in the morning, noon, afternoon, and in the evening by Saints. The Balika & Kishori Mandal arranged a superbly decorative exhibition on the importance of “Diwali Parva” in our life.

During the evening assembly, devotees participated in the Annakut festival celebrated in the presence of P. Amrutcharit Swami and P. Bhaktiswarup Swami. Pujya Amrutcharit Swami addressed the assembly and inspired "Jivan Nu Dhyey" – goals of our life, followed by a presentation on "Daan No Mahima" (Importance od donation) delivered by a devotee. A kirtan-bhaki was performed by the Kishore and Yuvak Mandals, followed by a mini kirtan aradhana near the end of the celebration. A brief presentation regarding the medical/health care camp arranged at the temple on Dec 3, 2001 given by a devotee. Several distinguished guests also attended the celebration and felt blessed to be a part of this ecstatic celebration. Finally, all devotees were blessed by H.D.H. Pramukh Swami Maharaj via video for the occasion.

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