Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s 83rd birthday was celebrated with grand enthusiasm and zeal at Boynton Beach BAPS Mandir on 7th Dec’03(Sunday). The main hall was beautifully decorated for the grand function. The team members decorated enthusiastically leaving no stone unturned and making the Mandir look beautiful for Swami Bapa’s Birthday Celebration. The main hall was decorated with 83 colorful ribbons and 83 balloons making it look like a Grand Birthday Celebration and reminding us of 83 years of hardship that Bapa has gone through for his Bhaktos. A huge cutout of Akshar Deri was set behind Bapa’s Murti.
Total of 19 cakes weighing more than 40 lbs totally were decorated in a fashionable way with many pictures of Swamishri on rice paper adding to the mood of Birthday Celebration. The cake was made by Yuvati Team who worked all night to make this possible.Outside the mandir, the main gate was decorated with colorful balloons. The grounds were setup with Games, Food-counters, and Stalls all decorated to make this event delightful for our Balaks and Balikas. Balak-Balikas had registered at this event and participated in the games. They also arranged to have prizes given to the winners of the games like Balloon-Shooting, Musical-Chair, Sack-Race, Limboo-Chamchi.
The main sabha was honored by Pujya AkshayMuni Swami, Pujya VishwaTirth Swami, Pujya AmrutNandan Swami and Pujya ShantMurti Swami. Discourse was held in presence of Hari-Bhaktos.