Ashadh Sud 9, Saturday 21 Jul 2018

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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

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

08/08/2018 | Kamika Ekadashi | Kamika Ekadashi falls on the 11th day of the dark half in the month of Ashadh. Bhagwan Shree Krishna narrates to King Yudhisttir, "O King, in the dialogue of Lord Brahma to Naradji (depicted in Brahmvaivratt Puran), the vratt of Kamika Ekadashi is of great importance and yields great values to whoever performs it. One who reads and listens to this discourse achieves much greater deeds | 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
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Tuesday 13th February 2018 Read more | Pictures »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 41

My followers who are the twice born people shall take initiation into the Krishna cult from an Acharya (enthroned by me) and wear two rosaries around their neck, and also Tilak in two vertical lines (in 'U' shape) on their forehead, and on the chest and arms.

અને ધર્મવંશી ગુરુથકી શ્રીકૃષ્‍ણની દિક્ષાને પામ્‍યા એવા બ્રાહ્મણ ક્ષત્રિય અને વૈશ્‍ય એ ત્રણ વર્ણના અમારા સત્‍સંગી તેમણે કંઠને વિષે તુલસીની બેવડી માળા નિત્‍યે ધારવી અને લલાટ, રદય અને બે હાથ એ ચારે ઠેકાણે ઊધ્‍વપુંડ તિલક કરવું.

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