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This month | Dhanurmaas | Dhanurmaas is also called Shoonya (nothing) Maas because during this month it is considered inauspicious to arrange marriages or other such functions. Only Godly functions and devotional activities should be arranged during this month as rewards for such activities are far greater than during other times. During this Maas the sun transits through Dhanur Rashi so the month is called | Read more

27/12/2017 | Shree Hari Jayanti |

29/12/2017 | Putrada Ekadashi | Putrada Ekadashi, also known as Sunanda Ekadashi, arrives on the eleventh day of the month Posh. The meaning of the Putrada, as the name implies - "Putra" means child and "da" means giver. Observance of this Ekadashi fulfils the wishes of devotees. In Bhavishyotar Puran, Shree Krishna declares to Yudhistir that the fruits of observing vratt on this day imparts knowledge, wealth and | Read more

02/01/2018 | Mukutotsav Poonam |

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20/10/2017 | Ankoot Utsav (New Years Day)
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Diwali & Ankoot Utsav on Friday 20th OCtober 2017 Read more | Pictures »


02/10/2017 | Installation of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Cardiff
We at Hindu Council of Wales are proud to announce the successful installation of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Cardiff. We thank all our chief guests , volunteers and participants! A heart felt thanks to Mr. Satish Dhupelia, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi who came all the way from South Africa to grace the occasion. Pictures »


27/08/2017 | Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff - Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Ghanshyam Dashabdi Mahotsav from Sunday 27th August to Sunday 3rd September 2017 | Pothi Yatra | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 (Hindu Mela) | Day 6 (Culture Programme) | Playback Video | Pictures »


15/08/2017 | Shree Krishna Janmashtami
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff celebrated Shree Krishna Janmastmi on Tuesday 15th August 2017 Read more | Pictures »


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I have enthroned both of them with a view to protect and preserve our religion. They shall initiate those disciples who are desirous of salvation. (Mukti.)

અને અમારે આશ્રિત જે સર્વે સત્‍સંગી તેમના ધર્મની રક્ષા કરવાને અર્થે એ સર્વેના ગુરુપણાને વિષે અમે સ્‍થાપન કર્યા એવા જે તે અયોધ્‍યાપ્રસાદ અને રઘુવીર તેમણે મુમુક્ષ જનને દીક્ષા આપવી.

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