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28/11/2017 | Shree Hari Jayanti |

30/11/2017 | Mokshada Ekadashi | Mokshda Ekadashi arrives on Maghshar Sud 11. "Moksh" means Salvation and ultimate peace. Moksha can only be given by God Himself. But the supremacy of Mokshda Ekadashi can release one from the severe sufferings of life and deaths. The vrat performed on this day will bestow a place in the heavens. In the Brahmaand Puran, the recital of the enormity of following | Read more

03/12/2017 | Mukutotsav Poonam |

13/12/2017 | Safala Ekadashi | Safala Ekadashi takes place on Maghshar Vad 11. In Brahmand Puran, Shree Krishna says to Yudhistir, "By following the vratt of Ekadashi, I become easily pleased compared to someone spending thousands of money on performing yagnas and other festivals". The main deity for Safala Ekadashi is Shree Narayan and poojan of Shree Narayan on this day yields great benediction | 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 12

(My followers) shall never kill goats and/or other living beings in sacrifice performed for the propitiation of deities and Pitris (ancestors), for non–violence is declared (by the Shastras) as the highest Dharma of all the Dharmas.

અને દેવતા અને પિતૃ તેમના યણને અર્થે પણ બકરાં, મૃગલા, સસલાં, માંછલા, આદિક કોઇ જીવની હિંસા ન કરવી કેમ જે અહિંસા છે તેજ મોટો ધર્મ છે એમ સર્વ શાસ્‍ત્રોમાં કહ્યું છે.

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