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27/08/2017 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff will be celebrating 35 years and 10 years since welcoming Bal Swarup Ghanshyam Maharaj. Please join us in celebrating from Sunday 27th August - Sunday 3rd September | More info | Read more

25/08/2017 | Ganesh Choth | Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular of Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha. It falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada (August-September). It is observed throughout India, as well as by devoted Hindus in all parts of the world Lord Ganesha is the elephant-headed God | Read more

26/08/2017 | Rushi Panchmi | "No women shall touch any persons, clothes or utensils for three days during her menstrual cycle. On the forth day she may do so after having a purifying bath" Shikshapatri shlok 174. The above Shikshapatri shlok is applicable to all ladies of our religion. If the above is not observed it is classed as a great sin. During these three days women are forbidden to touch even other ladies who too are on their rajaswala (menstrual cycle). The | Read more

02/09/2017 | Jaljilani (Parivartni) Ekadashi | Those who observe vrat (fast) on this Ekadashi, and do poojan of Vamanji, will benefit from fruits equivalent to that of doing pooja to Brahma, Vishnu, and Shivji. During the time of Treta Yug, there was a demonic family, from whom was a King'. Those who observe vrat (fast) on this Ekadashi, and do poojan of Vamanji, will benefit from fruits equivalent to that | Read more

02/09/2017 | Vaman Jayanti | On Bhadarwa Sudi Baaras, Vaaman Bhagwan was born to Mother Aditi, hence Vaaman Jayanti. Vaaman was born specifically to get the three kingdoms (Swarglok, Pruthvilok and Patal Lok) back from Raja Bali, the grandson of Prahlad. | Read more

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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 51

Thereafter, facing either east or north, shall sit on a clean and comfortable sheet, placed on pure ground and untouched by any other article (and then sip pure water three times).

અને તે વાર પછી, પવિત્ર પૃથ્‍વીને વિષે પાથર્યું અને શુધ્‍ધ અને કોઇ બીજા આસનને અડ્યું ન હોય અને જે ઉપર સારી પેઠે બેસાય, એવું જે આસન તેને વિષે પૂર્વમુખે અથવા ઉત્તરમુખે બેસીને આચમન કરવું.

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