To usher in the magnanimous moment of Pramukh Swami Maharaj's 100th birthday celebrations, devotees & well-wishers gathered at BAPS Mandirs across North America.
His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj's personality traits and positive characteristics touched millions worldwide. To celebrate his life story, the programs explored the values that Pramukh Swami Maharaj instilled in his devotees. Qualities such as unity, family values, community service, devotion amongst many others were highlighted in the messages. Pramukh Swami Maharaj's constant connection with devotees through his physical travels and letter-writing helped germinate these positive characteristics.
Pramukh Swami Maharaj achieved this connection, often through his endeavors in many BAPS Mandirs across North America. Pramukh Swami Maharaj often performed groundbreaking ceremonies, inaugural ceremonies, or even the murti-prathishta at these BAPS Mandirs. Senior devotees can often personally reflect on these memories, while younger devotees could see the humble beginnings of their communities from some of these captured moments. The event left attendees with a greater appreciation of Pramukh Swami Maharaj's life work and teachings.