14TH JANUARY 1957, was an auspicious day in the history of spiritual world. On this auspicious day the ‘Kashi Vidwat Parishat’ identified the holy personality of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj and being overwhelmed with His divinity, they introduced Him as a Shrotriya Brahmanishtha saint to the world. Showing their immense gratitude they not only declared Him the 5th original Jagadguru, also declared Him the supreme jagadguru (Jagadguruttam) amongst all Jagadgurus.
In order to commemorate the auspicious day and celebrate the 60th anniversary in a grand manner, Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat declared the day as Jagadguruttam Divas and organised a holy event from 10th January to 14th January 2017 at Prem Mandir Vrindavan Dham along with various philanthropic and spiritual activities. A sadhna shivir was also organised at Prem Mandir in which approximately 7000 satsangees participated.
On this occasion, the leading preachers of JKP shone light on the key points of the philosophy of Shree Maharajji and made the world aware of the divine raison d’être of Shree Maharajji.
JKP depicted in the form of Jhaki the golden moments of 14th January 1957 when Kashi Vidwat Parishat adorned Shree Maharajji with the title of Jagadguru. In some other Jhakis the idols of all the Jagadgurus and rasik saints were also included.
Along with Bhaktiyog rasaavatar, Shree Kripaluji Maharaj is also Nikhiladarshansamanwayacharya. He reconciled all the existing spiritual philosophies of the world and presented them in a lucid, tangible, reasonable form which is applicable for every generation, every genus and every culture and for all times to come. Colourful activities were presented on stage viz. dance, leela etc.
A mammoth procession was organised on this auspicious occasion. Documentaries were shown depicting the divine personality of Shree Maharajji.
Besides spiritual activities, blankets and jackets were distributed among 5000 students and financial support was given to the deprived to continue their higher education.
Winding up of the event was done with special prayer from the core of the heart.