On 4th Dec 2005 Leicester
Balika Mandal celebrated Pragat Guru Hari Pramukh Swami's 85th Birthday
The sabha started with the Lighting of Divo followed by Jaynad, stuti,
Dhoon, Prathana and shanti path sang by the Balikas. The Balikas also
performed speeches in English and Gujarati on Swamishri’s life
and Sanjni Chatwani did a story on Shantilal's birth.
3 Balikas then did a sketch on how Shantilal used to study and the
hard work he used to put into his education. Poonam Palan did a speech
on how Shantilal became a sadhu.
A presentation highlighting different activities of Swamishri was
The highlight of the sabha was the dance called Swami Bapa naa Bal
Mandal maa maja pada performed by the Shishus. Priyaben took the interview
of the Balikas and asked them about why they like coming to Balika
Mandal & Mandir. Two balikas then sang the whole Jan Mangal namavili.
The programme ended with a cake and special Dhoon for Swami’s
110 Balikas and their mothers attended the event, which proved to
be a great success. Congratulations to the Leicester Balika Mandal.