As part of the six-month BAPS Yuva Talim Kendra course, 184 youths undertook vicharan to 460 villages in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
Divided in 46 groups, each of four youths, they visited a total of 4,916 homes, inspiring young and old devotees to perform daily personal puja, visit the local mandir for darshan, attend the weekly satsang assembly, daily read the Vachanamrut and Swamini Vato, conduct a regular gharsabha (family assembly), observe a fast on ekadashi, etc.
The youths conducted 460 satsang assemblies, 218 children’s assemblies and 229 assemblies in schools – in which 53,940 children participated.
They arranged evening ‘bhakti feris’ in which over 6,100 devotees participated. In addition, they encouraged around 3,800 people to shed their addictions.