Aaso Sud 1, Saturday 1 Oct 2016

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Today | Navratri | Navratri starts on Aso Sud Padvo. It lasts for 9 days which are meant for the worship of Shaktimaa (Parvati Devi). Tried of the harassment from Demon Mahishasoor, the Devtas requested Bhrahma, Vishnu and Shivji (Tridevs) to help them. Shaktimaa was born out of the anger of the Tridevs and fought with the demon for 9 days continuously | Read more



11/10/2016 | Vijya Dashmi | This is the day when Lord Rama conquered the evil King of Lanka - Ravana. This day is celebrated by burning the effigy of Ravana and re-enacting the event. Also on this day, after 12 years of exile and one year of hiding, the five Pandavas, Yudhishtir, Bhima, Arjun, Nakula and Sahadev picked up their | Read more



12/10/2016 | Pashamkusha Ekadashi | Asho sudi Ekadashi is called Pashankush Ekadashi. Padmanabh and their wife Padmavati are prayed. Leaves of Shamdi and offerings of Harisho and charity of Ghee and laddoos made from rice flour mixed with saakar (big pieces of sugar) are given.



15/10/2016 | Sharad Poonam | On this day, when the moon is at its brightest in the year, Lord Swaminarayan regularly played Raas (traditional folk dance) with other Satsangi's. The kirtan 'Juo Juo Sahelio Aaj Rasio Raas Rame...' depicts one such amazing occasion in Panchala, when Bhagwan Swaminarayan assumed multiple forms and played raas with all the | Read more


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05/09/2016 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Patotsav Celebrations
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated their 34th Patotsav celebrations from Monday 5th September to Sunday 11th September 2016 | ► Playback | 📷 Pictures »

 

25/08/2016 | Shree Krishna Janmashtami
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shree Krishna Janmashtami on Thursday 25th August 2016 ► Video | Read more | Pictures »

 

24/08/2016 | Acharya Maharajshree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj visits Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff
Acharya Maharajshree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj visited Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff on Wednesday 24th August 2016 ► Video | 📷 Pictures »

 

21/08/2016 | One Community Charity Car Wash & Activity Day
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff and Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Samaj hosted a One Community Charity Car Wash & Activity day on Sunday 21st August 2016. A total of £2118.16 funds was collected from this event and has been donated to Noah's Ark Children's Hospital Charity. 📷 Pictures »

 

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They shall never stand as surety of any person in social dealings and in times of distress, shall (if need be) maintain themselves on alms but shall never incur debt.

અને વ્‍યવહારકાર્યને વિષે કેનું પણ જમાનગરું ન કરવું ને કોઇ આપત્‍કાળ આવી પડે તો ભિક્ષા માગીને પોતાનો નિર્વાહ કરીને તે આપત્‍કાળને ઉલ્‍લંઘવો, પણ કોઇનું કરજ તો કયારેય ન કરવું.

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