Shravan Sud 8, Saturday 18 Aug 2018

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This month | 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

22/08/2018 | Pavitra Ekadashi |

26/08/2018 | Raksha Bandhan | Raksha Bandhan celebration, started tens of thousands of years ago . Bhavishya Puran cites a story that the devas once battled with the danavas (demons) for twelve years. However, the devas lost, including the mighty Indra. So they prepared to fight again. On this occasion, Indrani tied a raksha (protection) | Read more

06/09/2018 | Aaja Ekadashi | Shravan Vadi Ekadashi is called Aaja Ekadashi. Janardan with their wife Sundari are prayed. Flowers of Sheni and Supari fruit is used. Charity of buffalo is given. Offering of ladoos made from jaggery is done.

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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 57

Thereafter, they shall chant according to their ability, the Stotras (verses in Sanskrit) in praise of Lord Shri Krishna and those who do not know Sanskrit, shall sing His name and glory.

અને પછીશ્રીકૃષ્‍ણ ભગવાનના જે સ્‍તોત્ર અથવા ગ્રંથ તેનો પાઠ તે પોતાના સામથ્ર્ય પ્રમાણે કરવો અને જે સંસ્‍કૃત ન ભણ્યા હોય તેમણે શ્રીકૃષ્‍ણ ભગવાનનું નામ કિર્તન કરવું.

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