Shravan Sud 7, Friday 17 Aug 2018

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This month | Hindola Utsav | This festival marks numerous occasions where Lord Swaminarayan was placed on a swing and rocked to fro for the pleasure of the Satsangis. There are two prominent stories. Once when Lord Swaminarayan was staying in Vadtal, a decorative swing was tied between two mango trees. Satsangi's rocked | Read more



22/08/2018 | Pavitra Ekadashi |



26/08/2018 | Raksha Bandhan | Raksha Bandhan celebration, started tens of thousands of years ago . Bhavishya Puran cites a story that the devas once battled with the danavas (demons) for twelve years. However, the devas lost, including the mighty Indra. So they prepared to fight again. On this occasion, Indrani tied a raksha (protection) | Read more



06/09/2018 | Aaja Ekadashi | Shravan Vadi Ekadashi is called Aaja Ekadashi. Janardan with their wife Sundari are prayed. Flowers of Sheni and Supari fruit is used. Charity of buffalo is given. Offering of ladoos made from jaggery is done.


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Recent events


25/03/2018 | Ramnavmi & Swaminarayan Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Ramnavmi and Swaminarayan Jayanti on Sunday 25th March 2018 Read more | Pictures »

 

03/03/2018 | Fuldol Utsav, NarNarayan Dev Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated NarNarnarayan Dev Jayanti, Fuldol Utsav on Saturday 3rd March 2018 Read more | Pictures »

 

24/02/2018 | Laxman's Circle
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff Yuvak Mandal hosted an event called Laxman's Circle on Saturday 24th February 2018 where all Yuvaks took part in the activities. Pictures »

 

13/02/2018 | Maha Shivratri
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Tuesday 13th February 2018 Read more | Pictures »

 

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Shikshapatri Shlock 184


They shall not go for taking food to a place of a Brahmin, where food is served by a female but shall go to a place of another Brahmin where service is done by a male.

અને જે બ્રાહ્મણના ઘરને વિષે સ્‍ત્રી પીરસનારી હોય તેને ઘેર ભિક્ષા કરવા જવું નહિ ને જયાં પુરુષ પીરસનારો હોય ત્‍યા જવું.

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