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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

16/12/2017 | Dhanurmaas | Dhanurmaas is also called Shoonya (nothing) Maas because during this month it is considered inauspicious to arrange marriages or other such functions. Only Godly functions and devotional activities should be arranged during this month as rewards for such activities are far greater than during other times. During this Maas the sun transits through Dhanur Rashi so the month is called | Read more

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20/10/2017 | Ankoot Utsav (New Years Day)
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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 »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 174

During the menstrual period, they shall not touch human being, clothes or vessels etc. for three days. They are free to do that only on the fourth day after taking the purifying bath.

અને વળી રજસ્‍વલા એવી જે સુવાસીની અને વિધવા સ્‍ત્રીઓ તે ત્રણ દિવસ સુધી કોઇ મનુષ્‍યને તથા વસ્‍ત્રાદિકને અડે નહિ અને ચોથે દિવસે નાહીને અડવું (એવી રીતે ગૃહસ્‍થાશ્રમી એવા જે પુરુષ અને સ્‍ત્રીઓ, તેમના જે આ વિશેષ ધર્મ કહ્યા, તે સર્વ ધર્મવંશી આચાર્ય અને તેમની પત્‍નીઓ તેમણે પણ પાળવા, કેમ કે એ ગૃહસ્‍થ છે.

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