Ashadh Sud 3, Sunday 15 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 19

Accepting water or cooked food from the people of some category is forbidden by scriptures. My follower shall not accept it even if it happens to be an offering to Lord Krishna. But the same can be accepted if it is an offering to lord Jagannatha in Jagannathpuri.

અને જેના હાથનું રાંધેલુ અન્‍ન તથા જેના પાત્રનું જળ તે ખપતું ન હોય તેનું રાંધેલુ અન્‍ન તથા તેના પાત્રનું જળ તે શ્રીકૃષ્‍ણભગવાનની પ્રસાદી ચરપામૃતના મહાત્‍મ્‍યે કરીને પણ જગન્‍નાથપુરી વિના અન્‍ય સ્‍થાનકને વિષે ગ્રહણ ન કરવું || અને જગન્‍નાથપુરીને વિષે જગન્‍નાથજીનો પ્રસાદ લેવાય તેનો દોષ નથી.

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