The UK Dharmayatra 2022
Across the three most precious days of their lives the LYG members spent priceless moments with their beloved Master. The entourage visited several places of historical and contemporary relevance with Pujya Gurudevshri. LYG members experienced an energy burst as they participated in excursions, games, outdoor activities, a quiz, nrutyabhakti and spent informal moments with the Master. The youth also elevated themselves by practising the No Dimension meditation and an aligning yoga session in Pujya Gurudevshri’s presence.
Pujya Gurudevshri charged the youth with a life-transforming Udghosh. The Master gifted the LYG an earthen lamp made by Himself, symbolic of His illuminating presence in their lives. An enlivening session by Atmarpit Nemiji infused purpose and a high level of passion in the youth.
Through two elevating discourses at the Jain Samaj Manchester, Pujya Gurudevshri skilfully charted the path for seekers towards a journey of self-discovery; emphasising the preciousness of human birth, rarity of an Enlightened Mentor, the need for deep spiritual passion to realise one’s true self and the importance of meditation. The Master had interactions with the Executive Committee members of Jain Samaj Manchester and Shree Ram Mandir. He also met with the members of the Cheadle Rotary Club. Pujya Gurudevshri visited the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and met the Executive Committee members.
A jubilant celebration at Shree Ram Mandir – Shree Jalaram Bhajan Mandal, Ashton-under-Lyne witnessed the sthapna of pratimajis of Bhagwan Mahavir and Param Krupalu Dev by the pious hands of Pujya Gurudevshri. Hardik-Ami Shah and Aatman-Rucha Vora experienced their hearts dissolving in the divine through a joyful pratishtha. Using every moment of His invaluable time to uplift aspirants, the Master blessed seekers with gracious padhramanis.
An outing to celebrate 20 years of grace in Manchester had aspirants pouring their devotion in the form of heartfelt dedications. Through bhakti, skit, and dances the members of Manchester Raj Parivar expressed their overwhelming gratitude. Atmarpit Nemiji’s session aided the devotees in recounting the Master’s unending grace and compassion. Pujya Gurudevshri endearingly interacted with the members, leaving them with memories to last a lifetime.
Pujya Gurudevshri’s illuminating discourse at Leicester inspired seekers to awaken from their spiritual slumber and to realise their true nature. The discourse was attended by eminent personalities such as the Lord Mayor of Leicester – Councillor Deepak Bajaj; President of Jain Samaj Europe – Usha Mehta, amongst others. Members of Leicester Raj Parivar were also blessed to spend priceless moments in His divine aura over an informal meeting.
Through two invigorating discourses, Pujya Gurudevshri urged aspirants to live every moment of their precious human birth with a high level of awareness. He guided seekers to utilise this human birth for inner growth and not squander it away in mundane worldly pursuits.
There was jubilation in the air as Pujya Gurudevshri arrived at the London Spiritual Centre (LSC). A deeply connecting Snatra Puja lent a fitting start to the ecstatic Dhwaja Changing Ceremony. After performing the Ashtaprakari Puja the ceremony took place in an atmosphere of joyousness, which charged up the aspirants with love for the Divine.
Pujya Gurudevshri inspired the devotees with a thought-provoking Udghosh and blessed seekers with Panchdiksha, Ajivan Brahmacharya Vrat. The children of Shrimad Rajchandra Divinetouch got the opportunity to offer sweet dedications to the Master at the LSC.
Pujya Gurudevshri’s padhramanis brought endless exhilaration to devotees. Bhavesh-Kinjal Udani, Manthan-Devi Taswala, Bhavya-Jenny Sheth, Ronak-Saakshi Shah, Viren-Purvi Gala, Rashmi-Sunita Mehta, Ajita Khanderia, and Nayana Mehta were suffused with love during unforgettable pratishthas. Despite the packed schedule, the benevolent Master left no stone unturned to provide impetus to the spiritual journey of numerous aspirants.
Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care, UK hosted a Gala Evening to celebrate the ground-breaking charitable and social initiatives undertaken by the organisation. The ceremonial lamp was lit by Pujya Gurudevshri along with dignitaries. The eminent dignitaries at the event included Hon. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Textiles, and Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha – Piyush Goyal; High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom – Gaitri Kumar; Co-Chairman of Hinduja Group and Chairman of Hinduja Automotive Limited, UK – Gopichand P Hinduja; Chairman of Institute of Jainology – Nemu Chandaria (OBE); Founder of Young Indian Vegetarians Society – Nitin Mehta (MBE), to name a few. Atmarpit Nemiji addressed the gathering and shared the wonderful work that was being done at the grassroot level. This event showcased many endeavours for the underprivileged and the monumental impact they were having, including the recent completion of a state-of-the-art 250-bed multi-specialty charitable hospital in Dharampur. The event also saw an Award for Excellence being conferred upon Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care for its COVID-19 related initiatives during the global pandemic. The award was humbly offered to Pujya Gurudevshri by the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
Moments of magnanimity, moments of mindfulness, moments of magic – in just a few days of His purifying physical presence each soul experienced Pujya Gurudevshri’s sanctifying touch. Giving them a higher purpose and leaving them yearning to achieve the state that He has dreamt for them, Pujya Gurudevshri travelled towards India.