Articles tagged under: Swaminarayan

Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir dharmshala is now a 100-bed hospital to fight Coronavirus

April 08, 2020
Sarangpur Hanuman Mandir dharmshala is now a 100-bed hospital to fight Coronavirus

Gandhinagar: Like always, Hindu religious organizations in Gujarat are on forefront to offer their services during ongoing Covid19 pandemic. One of many examples is KashtBhanjan Hanuman Mandir of Sarangpur in Botad district. A 100-bed, 50-room hospital with 10 ICU beds has been set up at Sarangpur KashtBhanjan Hanuman Mandir run Atithi Gruh. Thanks to full cooperation and help extended by Mandir, the administration could set up a district level dedicated hospital to fight coronavirus her...Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir’s foundation commenced, Abu Dhabi, UAE

March 02, 2020

Gandhinagar: Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS) has released a video featuring Mandir Aadharshila Vidhi for Hindu temple being constructed at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirate. Concrete pouring ceremony was performed in presence of Brahama Vihari Swami, Senior Saint, BAPS, Pavan Kapoor Indian Ambassador among others on February 13. Over 3,000 craftsmen are working in India, carving icons and statues with 5000 tons of Italian Carrara Marble for this temple.Read More

Swaminarayan saints extend support to CAA, hand over post cards to JP Nadda

January 02, 2020
Swaminarayan saints extend support to CAA, hand over post cards to JP Nadda

Vadodara: Swaminarayan sect saints at Karelibaug based temple today handed over the postcards expressing their support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 to ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national working president JP Nadda. Nadda was in Vadodara today to address a public meeting of intellectuals in support of CAA. 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

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

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

Gadhada Swaminarayan Mandir Election: Dev Paksh emerges winner, SP Swami led Acharya Paksh loses

May 06, 2019
Gadhada Swaminarayan Mandir Election: Dev Paksh emerges winner, SP Swami led Acharya Paksh loses

Bhavnagar: Gadhada Swaminarayan temple will be now under Dev Paksh which also controls the famous Swaminarayan temples in Vadtal and Sarangpur. The temple was so far was governed by Acharya Paksh. Due to legal fight in courts over voters lists between Acharya Paksh and Dev Paksh, election for Gadhda Temple Board couldn't be held in last 13 years. An election could take place on 5th of May 2019 only after the order by the Supreme Court. There are three temple boards in Vadtal faction ...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

Devendra Fadnavis visits Haridham Sokhda, addresses Ram Navmi gathering

April 14, 2019

Vadodara: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was in Gujarat on day-long visit for party campaign for Lok Sabha general elections 2019. Fadnavis addressed a public meeting in Ahmedabad at around noon and left for Central Gujarat where in the evening he addressed a gathering at Haridham Sokhada in presence of Hari Prasad Swami. Fadnavis in last programme of the day visited Vadodara and addressed another public meeting. DeshGujaratRead More

Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

January 31, 2019
Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

Washington: In a hate crime, a Hindu temple has been vandalised in the US state of Kentucky by miscreants who sprayed black paint on the deity and walls, and left a knife stabbed into a chair in the main hall. The incident happened between Sunday night and Tuesday morning at the Swaminarayan Temple in Louisville.   According to local media report, vandalism resulted in deity image sprayed with black paint, broken windows, walls spray-painted with inappropriate messa...Read More

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