Ashadh Sud 10, Sunday 22 Jul 2018

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Tomorrow | 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

27/07/2018 | Lunar Eclipse (Chandra Grahan) | A lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon are in a single line with Earth in the middle. If this occurs, the Moon (or part of it) does not receive light from the Sun because it is in the shadow of the Earth, and thus the Moon becomes invisible even though there would normally have been a full moon. However, some of the | More info | Read more

29/07/2018 | 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

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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 157

The rulers who are my followers shall treat their subjects as their own children according to Dharmashastras and shall establish a rule of dharma on earth.

અને અમારે આશ્રિત એવા જે સત્‍સંગી રાજા તેમણે ધર્મશાસ્‍ત્રને અનુસરીને પોતાના પુત્રની પુઠે પોતાની પ્રજાનું પાલન કરવું અને પૃથ્‍વીને વિષે ધર્મનું સ્‍થાપન કરવું.

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Brief Leelas of Ghanshyam Maharaj's childhood including Kalidatta's Death

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History of our Temple

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For those who are not aware of the history of United Kingdom or U.K. as it is popularly known, the country is made up of four kingdoms which are England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Just as the City of London is Capital of England, the City of Cardiff is the Capital of Wales and is situated 240 Kilometres West of London. Cardiff is a port city on the North coastline of Bristol Channel and has a population of more than three hundred thousand. Read More »