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Tomorrow | Nirjala (Bhim) Ekadashi | Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat and Padma Puran. Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat and Padma Puran. Once Bhim inquired to Vyasji, "O Muni, My mother Kunti, all my brothers, Draupadi and | Read more



09/07/2018 | Yogini Ekadashi | Yogini Ekadashi falls on Jeth Vad 11. The vratt of Yogini Ekadashi is described in detail in the Brahmvait Puran. Shree Krishna expressed to King Yudhistir, "O King! Yogini Ekadashi is the destroyer of all sins and the giver of salvation. The vratt relieves one from pain and gives harmony and peace." In the kingdom of Alka, the ruling King Kuberdev was very pious and looked after his subjects | Read more



23/07/2018 | Devshayani Ekadashi (Chaturmaas Starts) | The 11th day of the bright half of Ashadh is known as Padma Ekadashi (more commonly known as Devshayani Ekadashi). It is the beginning of Chaturmaas ("chatur" means four and "maas" means months), the four auspicious monsoon months which are full of festivals and celebrations. In these four months the atmosphere is heavy with moisture | Read more



27/07/2018 | Guru Poornima | This day celebrates the remembrance of ones Guru. In life you can have numerous gurus ranging from mother and father to school teachers, but here we must think of our spiritual Guru, namely our Dharma Guru, the present Acharya. The true Guru is equated with God and is the true link | Read more


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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
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Shikshapatri Shlock 186


They shall never drink water carried in leather bags/buckets nor shall eat onion, garlic, etc.

અને જાતિએ કરીને જે બ્રાહ્મણ હોય તે કોઇએ પણ ચર્મવારી ન પીવું જે ડુંગળી ને લસણ આદિક અભક્ષ્‍ય વસ્‍તુ બ્રાહ્મણ જાતિ હોય તેણે કોઇ પ્રકારે ન ખાવી.

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