Fagan Sud 15, Thursday 5 March 2015

Upcoming events

20/03/2015 | Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) | A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks the Sun.. This in Gujarati is called Surya Grahan. | More info | Read more

This week | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Mandvi - Sant Smruti Mahotsav | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Mandvi have organised an event to appreciate and remember the divine contributions of saints from our Sampraday. The event will be graced by His Holiness Acharya Shree Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj and learned saints from Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj | Watch LIVE | Read more

Today | Holi | There are several stories related to this day but the most renowned is that of Prahlad and his unbroken devotion for Narayan. Prahlad's father Hiranyakashipu, a demon king regarded Lord Vishnu as his enemy. Hiranyakashipu tormented Prahlad in attempt to stop him from worshipping Lord Vishnu. Prahlad would show no retaliation but simply chant Lord Vishnu's name knowing that Lord | Read more

07/03/2015 | Fuldol Utsav, NarNarayan Dev Jayanti | This festival marks the birth of Lord Nar and Lord Narayan. They were born as sixteen year olds to father Dharmadev and mother Murtidevi at Narayan Ghat along the banks of the Sabarmati River. Nar Narayan took birth to defeat the evil demon Kunchi, who wanted immortality. By performing penance to please Lord Brahma, Kunchi requested Lord | Read more

20/03/2015 | Darsh Amavaasya |

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Recent events

17/02/2015 | Maha Shivratri
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Tuesday 17th February 2015 Read more | Pictures »


24/01/2015 | Vasant Panchmi, Shikshapatri Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple celebrated Shikshapatri Jayanti on Saturday 24th January 2015 Read more | Pictures »


19/12/2014 | Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute Opening Celebration
Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute opening celebrations were held between Friday 19th December to Sunday 21st December in the presence of H.H Acharya Maharajshri Koshelendraprasadji Maharajshri and Santos from Bhuj Temple. Pictures »


26/11/2014 | Vachnamrut Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Vachnamrut Jayanti on Tuesday 26th November 2014 Read more | Pictures »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 34

Male followers shall not here religious or philosophical discourses from females nor shall they enter into arguments with them or with a king or with his men.

અને અમારા સત્‍સંગી જે પુરુષમાત્ર તેમણે બાઇ માણસના સુખથકી જ્ઞાનવાર્તા ન સાંભળવી અને સ્‍ત્રીઓ સાથે વિવાદ ન કરવો તથા રાજા સંગાથે તથા રાજાના માણસ સંગાથે વિવાદ ન કરવો.

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