With the divine blessings from pujyapad Guruvarya Shri Devkrushnadasji Swami and guidance from Purani Shri Devprasaddasji Swami as well as senior members of Gurukul family such as Dhirubhai Babaria, Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul – USA inaugurated its newest branch in Springfield, IL , popularly known as the land of Lincoln on November 23rd, 2018 and the auspicious day of Dev Diwali per hindu calendar. Senior saints from several gurukul branches across USA such as Purani Shri KrushnaSwaroopdasji Swami, Sadhu Shri Mukundswaroopdasji Swami, Sadhu Shri Anandpriyadasji Swami, Sadhu Shri Shantipriyadasji Swami, Sadhu Shri Vrundavanviharidasji Swami and Sadhu Shri Dharmacharandasji Swami along with over 125 haribhakt’s were present during this auspicious opening ceremony.
During the ceremony, several sacred rituals were performed such as Homatmak Yagna with the chanting of Sarvamangal Strotra Mantras, three hours of Swaminarayan Dhun etc. During the spiritual discourse, Shri Mukundswaroopdasji Swami informed everyone about many Charitable and philanthropic activities of Gurukul Organization. Purani Shri Krushnaswaroopdasji Swami talked about the importance of Satsang activities driven by Santo and its advantages for Kids, Young and seniors alike.