Articles tagged under: BAPS

BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation work begins in Abu Dhabi

December 14, 2019
BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation work begins in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Foundation work for BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi began today. Devotees and sadhus joined representatives of RSP Consultants and Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast Ltd- the contractors of project to celebrate beginning of this historic work and praid for successful completion of project. DeshGujaratRead More

British PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in London ahead of Dec. 12 polling

December 09, 2019
British PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in London ahead of Dec. 12 polling

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with his partner Carrie Symonds visit Hindu temple in London ahead of the December 12 election. The 1.5 million-strong Indian community in Britain has increasingly gravitated towards the Conservative party. Prime Minister Boris in his speech said: I know PM Modi is building a new India and, we in UK govt will support him fully in his endeavor. British Indians have played a vital role in helping Conservatives win elections. When I told Narend...Read More

In pictures: 98th birth anniversary of Pramukh Swami marked

December 04, 2019
In pictures: 98th birth anniversary of Pramukh Swami marked

In pictures: BAPS Pramukh Swami's 98th birth anniversary function at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai in presence of HM Amit Shah was Chief Guest, over 60,000 devotees, 750 saints, 10,000 volunteers and 3,000 children who presented cultural performances. Read More

Gujarat govt to spend Rs. 10 crore for tourist facilities in Chansad village

October 05, 2019
Gujarat govt to spend Rs. 10 crore for tourist facilities in Chansad village

Vadodara: The Government of Gujarat will spend Rs. 10 crore for tourism development related works in Chansad village of Padra taluka of Vadodara district in Central Gujarat. The government will spend this sum through its arm Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd under pilgrim places development programme. The government has added two Swaminarayana faith destinations Vadtal and Chansad in the list of pilgrim places recently. Chansad is birth place of Pramukh Swami, a previous chief priest of Bochasa...Read More

Kalash presented by Gujarat CM, frame presented by Mahant Swami among Gujarat items in display at PM Memento exhibition cum auction

September 27, 2019
Kalash presented by Gujarat CM, frame presented by Mahant Swami among Gujarat items in display at PM Memento exhibition cum auction

New Delhi: A silver shade 'Kumbha' presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, a photo frame presented to Prime Minister Modi by Bochasanvari Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) 's Mahant Swami are some of the items under bid, exhibited at National Gallery of Modern Arts (NGMA) in New Delhi. Auction of mementos gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in last six months started on September 14 and will continue till October 03. Even those visiting the exhibit...Read More

BAPS issues strong statement against Morari Bapu’s ‘Nilkanth’ remark

September 06, 2019

Ahmedabad: Ram kathakar Morari Bapu had in his katha reciting session passed a remark that real Nilkanth is one who had swallowed poison (Shiv), one who consumed ladudi( a kind of sweet, smaller size of laddu) can't be called Nilkanth. Morari Bapu also said that Abhishek (showering milk or water over murti) should be for actual Nilkanth and not other Nilkanth. Swaminarayan sect has protested Morari Bapu's this remark as Nilkanth was the name of younger version of Sahajanand Swami whom Sw...Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

April 21, 2019
BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

Abu Dhabi (press release) : Marking a significant moment in the history of the UAE, around 5,000 devotees and well-wishers thronged to participate in and witness the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the BAPS Hindu Mandir. Volunteers began to arrive at the site location as early as 6:00 a.m., with participants arriving at 8:00 a.m. The Shilanyas Ceremony, which is an ancient Vedic ritual performed to bless and sanctify the main foundation stones, commenced at 9:00 a.m. This ceremony signi...Read More

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE visits Akshardham temple in New Delhi

June 27, 2018
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE visits Akshardham temple in New Delhi

New Delhi: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has visited Akshardham temple, in the Indian capital New Delhi, as part of his official visit to India. During the tour, Sheikh Abdullah was briefed on the historical artifacts of the temple and its architecture, heritage, traditional culture and unique arts, as well as the Indian architectural monuments and the huge palace which was built from carved sandstone. The Foreign Minis...Read More

Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

February 16, 2018
Canada PM to spend 40 minutes at Akshardham temple during Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Pierre Trudeau will visit Akshardham temple in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar on February 19 and spend around 40 minutes in its premises. A spokesperson of the temple of BAPS Swaminarayan sect today said that the Canadian PM would arrive in the temple at about 1140am on February 19. His stay was scheduled for around 40 minutes. He refused to divulge more details about the visit at this juncture. N...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

February 14, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arriving in India later this week, will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Trudeau is also going to visit the Akshardham mandir of Swaminarayan sect in State capital Gandhinagar. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to visit the IIMA on February 19 and address its students, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad on Monday. "The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will have the p...Read More

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