Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Chapter at Toronto,Canada celebrated Diwali Annakut Utsav in the presence of Pujya Shantipriya Swami and Pujya Raghuvircharan Swami. Haribhakt’s from the Mahila Mandal prepared various offerings 0f food items for this Utsav. Participants from local youth group started the Utsav by singing various kirtans after which Pujya Raghuvir Swami talked about the significance of Annakut Utsav and described the Annakut Utsav Lila performed by Shreeji Maharaj. Thereafter, Pujya Shantipriya Swami performed the spiritual discourse on Diwali Vachnamrut (Karyani 6), in which he urged Haribhakt’s to follow the teachings of Shreeji Maharaj on the day of Diwali. After the spiritual discourse, entire congregation offered the Prasadam to Shreeji Maharaj by singing “Jamta Joya Che” in chorus. The Utsav was concluded by watching Pujyapad Gurumaharaj’s Diwali blessing and performing Annakut Arti.
This Utsav was organized under the guidance of Shri Vipulbhai Savalia, Shri Hanisbhai Malavia, and Shri Rishirajbhai Gaglani and was attended by Gurukul Alumni group. Several Gurukul Alumnus such as Ashish Zalawadia, Rajan Sangani, Bhavin Satashia, Nisarag Shah, Deep Sojitra, Bhadresh Radadia etc. worked hard to make this Utsav possible. This Utsav was also made possible due to the guidance and encouragement of Gurukul’s senior volunteer Shri Anantbhai Malavia.