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29/05/2015 | Nirjala (Bhim) Ekadashi | Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat and Padma Puran. Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat and Padma Puran. Once Bhim inquired to Vyasji, "O Muni, My mother Kunti, all my brothers, Draupadi and all members of the family follow and | Read more

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28/03/2015 | Ramnavmi & Swaminarayan Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Ram Navmi and Swaminarayan Jayanti on Saturday 28th March 2015 Read more | Pictures »


01/03/2015 | Saint David's Day
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff took part in the parade to celebrate Saint David's Day on Sunday 1st March 2015 Pictures »


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 »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 165

Touching any male child is harmless as touching a cattle and touching or talking to old man is equally harmless, if it is inevitable.

અને ધાવણો જે બાળક તેના સ્‍પર્શને વિષે તો જેમ પશુને અડી જવાય અને દોષ નથી તેમ દોષ નથીઃ અને કોઇ અવશ્‍યનું કામકાજ પડે તેને વિષે કોઇક વૃદ્ધ પુરુષને અડી જવાય તથા તે વૃદ્ધ સાથે બોલાય તેને વિષે દોશ નથી.

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