Robbinsville, N.J.: His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj presided over the second of three sessions of the Murti Pratishtha ceremony on October 4 at the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville.
This sacred ceremony marked the consecration of divine murtis, including Bhagwan Shri Ram, Sitaji, Hanumanji, Lakshmanji, Bhagwan Shri Shiv, Parvatiji, Ganeshji, Kartikeyaji, Bhagwan Shri Krishna, Radhaji, Bhagwan Shri Tirupati Balaji, and the revered lineage of BAPS spiritual gurus.
The third session of the murti Pratishtha and the grand dedication ceremony of BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham will take place on October 8. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UK PM Rishi Sunak have extended their greetings ahead of the temple inauguration.
This edition of The South Asian Times carries a special 20 all-color page supplement, celebrating the historic occasion, and the community.