swaminarayan jayanti 2024 date

Shree Swaminarayan was born on Chaitra 9 in Vikram Samvat 1837, April 3, 1781 AD on the day of Ram Navami. Swaminarayan Jayanti is celebrated on the ninth day of Navratri in the Hindu month of Chaitra. He imparted his immortal teachings and enlightened millions of people around the world. Till now, he is remembered for his invaluable lessons by the people across the globe. Swaminarayan is also recognised for spreading the message of Sanatana Dharma.

Swaminarayan Jayanti 2024 Date & Time
According to the Hindu calendar, Swaminarayan Jayanti will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 21, Shukla Paksha, Navami Tithi. The Tithi will begin at 12:44 am on April 21 and will end at 12:35 am on April 22.

Swaminarayan Jayanti Significance
Swaminarayan Jayanti is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the followers of Swaminarayan every year. It is said that Bhakti Mata, the mother of Bhagwan Swaminarayan, gave him the name of Ghanshyam, but his father called him Dharma Dev.
Swaminarayan built 6 temples in his lifetime to give direction to his followers, but the legacy of the construction of the mandir continues to date.

Swaminarayan Jayanti celebration & Rituals
On the day of Swaminarayan Jayanti day, devotees wake up early in the morning to take bath and worship the Supreme Lord. The idol of the Lord is decorated with flowers, and fruits are offered, etc. Devotees observe nirjala upvaas, which they keep fast without drinking water for the day. However, they can have fruits during the fasting hours. Devotees listen to the stories of the life of Swaminarayan and read scriptures.

Since the Bhagwan was born at 10:10 pm, aarti of the child form of Swaminarayan is performed in all the temples at this time. Devotees make offerings to Bhagwan Swaminarayan on this day by reciting his spiritual texts. Devotees have detailed discussions on topics related to spirituality promoted by Bhagwan Swaminarayan.

Devotees celebrate the whole day by listening to the events that happened in Swaminarayan's life and by reciting scriptures and singing kirtan.

Param Purna Purushottam Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan 

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