A remarkable 35-day
mammoth festival commemorating the birth centenary of H.D.H.
Yogiji Maharaj was celebrated in Gadhinagar between 29th Oct-2nd
Dec. 1992. Under the inspiration and blessings of H.D.H. Pramukh
Swami Maharaj, 17,000 volunteers trasformed a 180 acres of barren
land into a spiritual oasis called Swaminarayan Nagar. The spiritual
township comprised of five ornate archways, two beautiful mandirs,
an attractive children's theme park, a fascinating exhibition
for youths, and a huge 150,000 sq.ft. assembly hall. As part
of the Sanstha's ongoing social servives, a blood donation camp
during the entire festival collected a world record 831,600
ccs of blood, a dowry-free mass marriage of and 50,000 parents
and children took moral pledges. The assembly hall had an inspiring
agenda of cultural programs, music concerts, conventions and
enlightening programs for children, youths and women which attracted
The inauguration of
Akshardham was the highlight of the celebration. The fabulous
cultural complex dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan showcases
the perennial messages of Indian culture. It has been hailed
by renowned saints and personalities as an unparalleled cultural
We are happy to present
the highlights of the Centenary Celebration in this video cassette.
Duration: 90 minutes
Produced by: Audio-Visual Department, BAPS
Published by: Swaminarayan Aksharpith,
Amdavad - 4, INDIA.
Swaminarayan Aksharpith, Amdavad - 4, INDIA.
Available at all BAPS centers in India,
UK, USA, Australia & E. Africa