With the blessings of Param Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the Murti-Prathistha Mahotsav of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Joshipura, Junagadh, was celebrated on 29-01-2016.
On 28-01-2016 devotees witnessed Nagar Yatra of murtis to be consecrated in decorated floats and in the evening various cultural activities were held wherein various inspiring skits were performed by the youths.
On the morning of 29-01-2016, a Vishwashanti Mahayagna for World Peace was participated by 125 couples. The prathistha rituals of the murtis had been performed earlier by Pramukh Swami Maharaj in Sarangpur. The murtis were consecrated in their respective shrines by Pujya Swayamprakash Swami (Pujya Doctor Swami) as per the Vedic rituals. The mahotsav, attended by hundreds of devotees, concluded with the blessings of Pujya Doctor Swami.