Tuesday November 11, 2014
Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan’s 107th Janma Jayanti (Birth Anniversary) was celebrated on a grand scale from 5th to 9th November in Gandhidham (Kutch), India.
On 5th November, the celebrations started with all the followers lining up to welcome Pujya Deepakbhai onto the Janma Jayanti grounds. Pujya Deepakbhai gave darshan to all followers. Pujya Deepakbhai performed the opening ceremony by a candle lighting ceremony as well as a flag hosting.
Over 100 little children and youth performed exceptionally well in a cultural program which had a Kutchi theme. Thousands of followers and Pujya Deepakbhai watched their performance.
At night there was a spiritual discourse with Pujya Deepakbhai with over 10,000 followers in attendance.
6th November was Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan’s Janma Jayanti. Pujya Deepakbhai and followers did pujan and darshan of all the Gods and Goddesses, followed by the aarti of Shree Simandhar Swami and Pujya Dada Bhagwan. Around 12,000 people came to do darshan (devotional viewing of God) of Pujya Deepakbhai on this auspicious day.
In the afternoon, the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shrimati Anandiben Patel graced Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan’s 107th Janma Jayanti Mohatsav with her presence. Thousands of followers warmly welcomed her. She was blessed by Pujya Deepakbhai to fulfill the aspirations of crores of Gujaratis. Pujya Dadashri has said that there would be a time when pure leaders would come into power and lead India towards new heights. Pujya Dadashri’s words can be seen coming true today.
From the 7th to the 9th of November the Satsang Hall was full of people. Pujya Deepakbhai gave attendees, simple yet applicable spiritual solutions to their day to day life problems making them extremely happy.
Thousands of people stood in line to watch all the shows in the Children’s Park, Theme Park and Web Duniya. This time a new way of explaining Pujya Dadashri’s science was introduced in the Theme Park, it was called “Change Belief, Get Relief.” It explained how clashes occur because of different viewpoints and how to solve these clashes with Pujya Dadashri’s right understanding. One of the visitors said that, “I never knew that happiness could be attained so easily just by changing one’s belief.”
A 360 degree parenting display was designed to teach parents how to create a positive environment to nurture their children. It also taught parents unique ways to interact with their children without creating conflicts due to differences in viewpoints.
Another show that was extremely popular with visitors was the 3D Projection Mapping Show called “A. M. Patel to Dada Bhagwan.” It depicted what happened to Dada Bhagwan during the spontaneous manifestation of Self Realization within Him.
In the Children Park, there were lots of attractions for children. There was a Puppet Show called “Dukh Se Sukh ki Aur,” the Merry Land show, “Aag Babula” interactive display, Lucky Draw and the Amphitheatre. Through the Puppet Show children learn that by giving happiness you get happiness.
The Merry Land Show taught three things – 1) To identify your mistakes, 2) The use of right understanding – “What you give to others, you will get back,” 3) Ask for forgiveness if you hurt anyone.
On 10th November there was a Voluteers Satsang with Pujya Deepakbhai, where they shared their amazing experiences. A total of 2800 volunteers comprising of young volunteers from the age of 5 to old volunteers of the age of 75 gave sincere service for 14 to 16 hours a day for 5 days.
Daily an average of 50,000 people visited Dada Bhagwan’s Janma Jayanti. People of Gandhidham and Kutch embraced Dada Bhagwan’s Janma Jayanti very heartily. Gandhidham Civic Authorities were saying that it will be better if Dada Bhagwan Parivaar adopts Gandhidham, then Gandhidham will be as clean as you [Dada Bhagwan Parivaar] have created on the Janma Jayanti grounds.
Visitors said that in Gandhidham every program has always been at a charge, even parking is charged, but here in Dada Bhagwan’s Janma Jayanti there are soo many wonderful shows, excellent food at a cheap price, the grounds are superbly clean and everything was totally free which really is amazing.