YOGI DIVINE SOCIETY

Kakaji emphasized to the saints to imbibe the qualities of saintliness, to keep focus on chanting and prayers, and experience Lord Swaminarayan and Yogi Bapa's presence in every moment of life. When Yogi Bapa passed away, Kakaji asked devotees to continue their spiritual progress by seeing the spirit of Yogi Bapa in Hariprasad Swamiji, Papaji, Saheb, Aksharvihari Swamiji, Sonaba, Pramukh Swamiji, Mahant Swamiji, saints and devotees.

Under the emblem of the Yogi Divine Society,[50] Kakaji saw the progress of the Sokhada center, and also established centers in Delhi, Mumbai, and Chicago.

After 1971, Hariprasad Swamiji and Kantikaka also organized the celebration of Kakaji's birthday and divine realization day in public. On June 3-4, 1978, Kakaji's 60th birthday was celebrated on a grand scale in the Sanmukhanand Hall in Mumbai.

By the inspiration of Hariprasad Swamiji and saints, many more wanted to renounce the world and devote to Lord Swaminarayan. Thus after 1971, many more saints were initiated. Kakaji and Hariprasad Swamiji also toiled greatly to establish a grand temple in Sokhada, which was inaugurated in 1980 as Haridham. On Ramanavmi[51] 1981, Kakaji, Papaji, and Hariprasad Swamiji enshrined the magnificent and blessed moortis of Akshar-Purushottam. Today in Haridham, over 150 saints lead a divine life, dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, as dictated by Yogi Bapa, and under the guidance of Hariprasad Swamiji, and elder saints such as Kothari Swamiji, Prem Swamiji, Das Swamiji, and Shastri Swamiji. A separate womens' branch also flourishes by the guidance of Premben and others.

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