Ashadh Sud 5, Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

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28/08/2017 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff will be celebrating Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav from Monday 28th August 2017 to Sunday 3rd September 2017. Events will be held upcoming to the event. As part of the Niyams leading up to the Utsav, you can now download and view the scriptures | Hari Smruti in English | Hari Smruti in Gujarati | More info | Read more



04/07/2017 | Dev Shayani 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) | Read more



20/07/2017 | 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



03/08/2017 | Pavitra Ekadashi |



15/08/2017 | India Independance Day | It is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained independence following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC)


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24/02/2017 | Maha Shivratri
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Maha Shivratri on Friday 24th February 2017. Read more | Pictures »

 

01/02/2017 | Vasant Panchmi, Shikshapatri Jayanti
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shikshapatri Jayanti on Wednesday 1st February 2017. Read more | Pictures »

 

13/11/2016 | Remembrance Day
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff took part in the Remebrance Day which was held on Sunday 13th November 2016 | 📷 Pictures »

 

12/11/2016 | Tulsi Vivah
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Tulsi Vivah on Saturday 12th November 2016. The Grand wedding was celebrated with huge celebrations where many people from surrounding areas came and joined the celebrations. Read more | Pictures »

 

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Shikshapatri Shlock 201


Whenever a wicked person abuses them or beats them they shall never abuse him nor beat him, in return, but shall pardon him and always wish good of him.

અને તે સાધુ ને બ્રહ્મચારી તેમણે કોઇક કુમતિવાળા દુષ્‍ટજન હોય ને તે પોતાને ગાળ દે અથવા મારે તો તે સહન જ કરવું પણ તેને સામી ગાળ ન દેવી ને મારવો નહી અને તેનું જેમ હિત થાય તેમજ મનમાં ચિંતવન કરવું પણ તેનું ભુંડું થાય એવો તો સંકલ્‍પ પણ ન કરવો.

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