Shravan Vad 11, Friday 18 Aug 2017

Hindu Mela

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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



This week | Shree Swaminarayan Temple East London - Patotsav Celebrations - Utsav30 | SKS Swaminarayan Temple East London is proud to be celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer! From the 13th to the 20th August 2017, the mandir will be transformed, festivity will be in the air and devotion to our beloved Ghanshyam Maharaj will be ► LIVE | More info | Read more



Today | 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.



21/08/2017 | Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) | A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks the Sun.. This in Gujarati is called Surya Grahan. | 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


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Recent events


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 201


Whenever a wicked person abuses them or beats them they shall never abuse him nor beat him, in return, but shall pardon him and always wish good of him.

અને તે સાધુ ને બ્રહ્મચારી તેમણે કોઇક કુમતિવાળા દુષ્‍ટજન હોય ને તે પોતાને ગાળ દે અથવા મારે તો તે સહન જ કરવું પણ તેને સામી ગાળ ન દેવી ને મારવો નહી અને તેનું જેમ હિત થાય તેમજ મનમાં ચિંતવન કરવું પણ તેનું ભુંડું થાય એવો તો સંકલ્‍પ પણ ન કરવો.

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