Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha Chief Pramukh Swami Maharaj passed away at Salangpur temple in Botad District, Gujarat. HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj died at the age of 95 years on Saturday, 13th August 2016.
Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s body is kept in Salangpur temple for Antim Darshan for 3 days. Spiritual Guru Pramukh Swami’s Funeral will take place on 17th August 2016, Wednesday.
HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj Funeral Time:
17th August 2016, Wednesday @ 3:00 pm
Pramukh Swami Maharaj Funeral Place:
HH Pramukh Swami’s funeral will take place in front of Shastriji Maharaj and Lord Swaminarayan idols in Salangpur temple campus.
When Pramukh Swami were alive, he had shared his wish that his body would be funeral in the witness of Guruji and Lord Swaminarayan.
As per Shastriya Vidhi, Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s funeral will take place. As per Hindu rituals, Vedic chants (વૈદિક મંત્રોચ્ચાર) will be spoken and then Pooja will be performed. Then Pramukh Swami’s holy body will be bathed with ‘Panchamrit’ (Mixture of Milk, Curd, Ghee, Honey and Tulsi patra).
Then again Pramukh Swamiji’s body will be bathed with Pure water. New BAPS chief Swami will perform all these rituals and other Sants will take blessings of Pramukh Swami.
Then Pramukh Swami will be given GangaJal. His aarti will be performed. Then ‘Haribhakt’ people will be given permission to take blessings of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Chandan wood and Ghee will be used to lit the holy Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s body.
Who will Lit HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj?:
New BAPS Chief Mahant Swami, Doctor Swami and other main authority saints will lit HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj.
Millions of followers of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj are in shock with the death of Pramukh Swamiji. PM Narendra Modi visited Salangpur to pay last homage to Pramukh Swamiji on 15th August 2016. After completing his Independence Day speech at Red Fort, PM Modi landed to Salangpur Gujarat. He got very emotional.