Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band was established in 1972 in honour of Gurudev Adya Acharyapravar Jeevanpran Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa. With the Divine Blessings of HH Swamibapa, the devotees of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, London formed the Pipe Band
With the continuous inspiration and guidance of HDH Acharya Swamishree, the band has flourished into a unique Indian Pipe Band in full Scottish regalia playing both Indian and Scottish Tunes
Similarly sister Bands have been established the world over – H H Swamibapa Pipe Band in Nairobi, Kenya, Swamibapa Pipe Band in New Jersey, USA and Swaminarayan Gadi Pipe Band in Bolton, UK. All of these Bands frequently mobilise to support charitable causes.
The function of the pipe band was primarily to play at the major festivals and charitable events sponsored by Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan.
Additionally the band plays at public festivals and fund raising events through out the world. These include:-
- Charity fund raiser Maastricht, Holland
- Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust Appeal
- Youth Music of the World fund raiser
- Murti Pratishta Mahotsav
- Blood Donation Event Bolton, UK
- Organ Donation Campaign, London, UK
- Universal Peace Convention, Maninagar Ahmedabad, India
- Queen’s Golden Jubilee, Commonwealth Celebrations, Buckingham Palace, London
- Tsunami Fund Raising, Leicester Square and Oxford Street, London
And many more……….
Swaminaryan gadi pipe band have performed around the world. Here is the lsit of the performances