Chaitra Sud 11, Monday 30 March 2015

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Tomorrow | Kaamda Ekadashi | Kaamda Ekadashi takes place on Chaitra Sud 11. The Ekadashi contributes to fulfilling the wishes of devotees and removes one's sins. In the Varaha Puran, Vyas Muni narrates the story of Lalit and Lalita. Once in the city of Bhogavati, there lived a Naagraj King called Pundarik. In this city there was a great tradition whereby masses of people gathered in the royal palace | Read more

02/04/2015 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Mandvi - Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj 15th Anniversary Celebrations | Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mandvi invites you to be part of Ghanshyam Maharaj's 15th Anniversary celebrations. As part of this joyous occasion Mandvi temple will open Aksharbhuvan which will house prasadi items of Swaminarayan Bhagwan. In addition the bhumipujan ritual for the new Sahajanand Girls School will be carried out, in presence of learned saints from Bhuj and devotees from all over Kutch | More info | Read more

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04/04/2015 | Hanuman Jayanti | Hanumanji was born to Anjani, the wife of Kesari Vanar the king of the monkeys. The birth of Hanumaji happened as result of a number of divine events. Longing for a son Anjani performed penance to please Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was pleased with Anjani's penance and gave her his Darshan and blessings. He then asked Anjani to pray to Vayu Dev, the God of wind. Vayu Dev | Read more

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01/03/2015 | Saint David's Day
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff took part in the parade to celebrate Saint David's Day on Sunday 1st March 2015 Pictures »


17/02/2015 | Maha Shivratri
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Tuesday 17th February 2015 Read more | Pictures »


24/01/2015 | Vasant Panchmi, Shikshapatri Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple celebrated Shikshapatri Jayanti on Saturday 24th January 2015 Read more | Pictures »


19/12/2014 | Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute Opening Celebration
Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute opening celebrations were held between Friday 19th December to Sunday 21st December in the presence of H.H Acharya Maharajshri Koshelendraprasadji Maharajshri and Santos from Bhuj Temple. Pictures »


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Shikshapatri Shlock 74

Action of past great men which are not in conformity with Dharma shall never be accepted and followed as precedent; but those actions which conform with Dharma shall only be adopted (and followed).

અને પૂર્વે થયા જે મોટા પુરુષ તેમણે પણ જો કયારેય અધર્માચરણ કર્યું હોય તો તેનું ગ્રહણ ન કરવું અને તેમણે જે ધર્માચરણ કર્યું હોય તો તેનું ગ્રહણ કરવું.

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