United States Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, visited Swaminarayan Akshardham. Ambassador Juster was accorded a traditional welcomed by Sadhu Gnanmunidas on behalf of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj.
During his visit, Ambassador Juster offered respects at the Swaminarayan Akshardham Mandir, performed abhishek on the murti of Shri Neelkanth Varni and also viewed the Sanskruti Vihar exhibition.
Before departing, Ambassador Juster commented in the visitor’s book, “Thank you for a wonderful tour of the fabulous Akshardham Temple. This is a marvelous complex and provides a good overview of India's history and culture.”