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27/08/2017 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff will be celebrating 35 years and 10 years since welcoming Bal Swarup Ghanshyam Maharaj. Please join us in celebrating from Sunday 27th August - Sunday 3rd September | More info | Read more



25/08/2017 | Ganesh Choth | Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular of Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha. It falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada (August-September). It is observed throughout India, as well as by devoted Hindus in all parts of the world Lord Ganesha is the elephant-headed God | Read more



26/08/2017 | Rushi Panchmi | "No women shall touch any persons, clothes or utensils for three days during her menstrual cycle. On the forth day she may do so after having a purifying bath" Shikshapatri shlok 174. The above Shikshapatri shlok is applicable to all ladies of our religion. If the above is not observed it is classed as a great sin. During these three days women are forbidden to touch even other ladies who too are on their rajaswala (menstrual cycle). The | Read more



02/09/2017 | Jaljilani (Parivartni) Ekadashi | Those who observe vrat (fast) on this Ekadashi, and do poojan of Vamanji, will benefit from fruits equivalent to that of doing pooja to Brahma, Vishnu, and Shivji. During the time of Treta Yug, there was a demonic family, from whom was a King'. Those who observe vrat (fast) on this Ekadashi, and do poojan of Vamanji, will benefit from fruits equivalent to that | Read more



02/09/2017 | Vaman Jayanti | On Bhadarwa Sudi Baaras, Vaaman Bhagwan was born to Mother Aditi, hence Vaaman Jayanti. Vaaman was born specifically to get the three kingdoms (Swarglok, Pruthvilok and Patal Lok) back from Raja Bali, the grandson of Prahlad. | Read more


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24/02/2017 | Maha Shivratri
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Friday 24th February 2017. Read more | Pictures »

 

01/02/2017 | Vasant Panchmi, Shikshapatri Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shikshapatri Jayanti on Wednesday 1st February 2017. Read more | Pictures »

 

13/11/2016 | Remembrance Day
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff took part in the Remebrance Day which was held on Sunday 13th November 2016 | 📷 Pictures »

 

12/11/2016 | Tulsi Vivah
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Tulsi Vivah on Saturday 12th November 2016. The Grand wedding was celebrated with huge celebrations where many people from surrounding areas came and joined the celebrations. 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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