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12/02/2016 | Vasant Panchmi, Shikshapatri Jayanti | Bhagwan Shree Swaminarayan wrote "Shikshapatri" on Maha Sud 5 (Vasant Panchami), Samvat 1882 (Monday, February 12, 1826 A.D. ) in Vadtal. There are 212 Shloks in Shikshapatri. The Shikshapatri was then translated to Gujarati by Nityanand Swami. Watch in English : Watch in Gujarati | Read more

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13/12/2015 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Palasva - Murti Pran Prathishta Mahotsav
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Palasva celebrated their grand opening of their temple and Murti Pran Pratrishta Mahotsav which was celebrated from Sunday 13th to Tuesday 15th December 2015 Pictures »


22/11/2015 | Tulsi Vivah
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Tulsi Vivah on Sunday 22nd November 2015. Read more | Pictures »


21/09/2015 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Patotsav Celebrations
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff will be celebrated their 33rd Patotsav celebrations from Monday 21st September to Sunday 27th September 2015. Maha Abhishek of Ghanshyam Maharaj was performed on Tuesday 22nd September 2015. Watch Playback | View images : Day 1 : Raas Utsav : Ladies Night : Jal Yatra & Entertainment Evening : Bhajan Night : Cultural Evening : Last Day : Pictures »


05/09/2015 | Shree Krishna Janmastmi
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shree Krishna Janmastmi on Saturday 5th September 2015 Read more | Pictures »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 99

The tenth and fifth skanda of Srimad Bhagvad shall and the Yagnavalkya Smruti shall be treated as My favorite Bhakti shastras, Yoga shastras and Dharmashastra respectively.

અને દશમસ્‍કંધ તથા પંચમસ્‍કંધ તથા યાજ્ઞવલ્‍કયની સ્‍મૃતિ, એ જે ત્રણ તે અનુક્રમે કરીને અમારું ભકિતશાસ્‍ત્ર, યોગશાસ્‍ત્ર અને ધર્મશાસ્‍ત્ર છે, કહેતા દશમસ્‍કંધ તે ભકિત શાસ્‍ત્ર છે, અને પંચમ સ્‍કંધ તે યોગ શાસ્‍ત્ર છે અને યાજ્ઞવલ્‍કયની સ્‍મૃતિ તે ધર્મશાસ્‍ત્ર છે, એમ જાણવું.

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