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24/01/2018 | Saak Utsav | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff will be celebrating Saak Utsav on Wednesday 24th January 2018 from 6:00PM onwards | More info | Read more



26/01/2018 | India Republic Day | While India's Independence Day celebrates its freedom from British Rule, Republic Day celebrates the coming into force of its constitution. The main Republic Day celebration is held in the national capital, New Delhi, at the Rajpath before the President of India. Celebrations are also held with varying degrees of formality in state capitals, where the governor of the state unfurls the Flag



28/01/2018 | Jaya Ekadashi | It states in Padma Puran that keeping the vratt of Jaya Ekadashi earns immense benediction for anyone. The rewards include the fulfilment of desires, destruction of great sins and ultimately, help one to progress on the path of salvation. Once in the Kingdom of Indra (swarag), Lord of the demi-gods, King Indra in company with other devtas went out for a leisurely walk in the jungle of | Read more



11/02/2018 | Vijya Ekadashi | King Yudhistir enquires to Shree Kirshna, "O Prabhu, please enlighten me with the importance of keeping the vrat of Vijya Ekadashi." Lord Shree Krishna replies, "O King, Brahma has explained to Naradji in detail the greatness of Vijya Ekadashi." "Vijay" means victory. One who performs this vrat with full vigour achieves victory in whatever task is undertaken. Lord | Read more


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20/10/2017 | Ankoot Utsav (New Years Day)
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Diwali & Ankoot Utsav on Friday 20th OCtober 2017 Read more | Pictures »

 

02/10/2017 | Installation of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Cardiff
We at Hindu Council of Wales are proud to announce the successful installation of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Cardiff. We thank all our chief guests , volunteers and participants! A heart felt thanks to Mr. Satish Dhupelia, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi who came all the way from South Africa to grace the occasion. Pictures »

 

27/08/2017 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav from Sunday 27th August to Sunday 3rd September 2017 | Pothi Yatra | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 (Hindu Mela) | Day 6 (Culture Programme) | Playback Video | Pictures »

 

15/08/2017 | Shree Krishna Janmashtami
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shree Krishna Janmastmi on Tuesday 15th August 2017 Read more | Pictures »

 

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Shikshapatri Shlock 132


They shall establish "Pathashalas" (Educational institution) and appoint Brahmin Scholars in them, to propagate Vedas and Shastras which are called here as Sat-Vidhya. This is the act of greatest piety.

અને વિદ્યાર્થી ભણાવ્‍યાની શાળા કરાવીને પછી તેમા એક વિદ્વાન બ્રાહ્મણને રાખીને પૃથ્‍વીને વિષે સદવિદ્યાની પ્રવૃતિ કરાવવી, કેમ જે વિદ્યાદાને કરીને મોટું પુણ્ય થાય છે.

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