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235th Anniversary Celebration of the Lord's Divine Manifestation
Friday 15th April marked the 235th anniversary since the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested on the Earth for the benefit of all souls. Celebrations took place at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in the traditional way of re-enacting the divine episode of the Lord?s arrival.
17 Apr 2016
Would-be London Mayors Come for the blessing of the Supreme Lord
The leading London Mayoral candidates, Conservative Zac Goldsmith and Labour?s Sadiq Khan visited Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in recent days to gain the blessings of the Lord as their election campaigns build to a climax. With the candidates? manifestos strongly focussing on environmental issues, both were keen to associate themselves with the world?s first eco-temple.
17 Apr 2016 Shree Swaminarayan Temple, London
Swaminarayan Jayanti celebrations at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bolton
Chaitra Sud 9, referred to as Shree Hari Jayanti, is one of the most significant days of the year for a disciple of Lord Shree Swaminarayan. This is the day that Lord Shree Swaminarayan appeared on the Earth in a human form, at the home of Shree Dharmadev and Bhaktimata, in a small village in Northern India called Chhapaiya. Friday 15th April 2016 marked exactly 235 years since that auspicious event took place.
16 Apr 2016 Shree Swaminarayan Art Gallery
Palli, Mokhasan and Bavla Patotsavs
Immediately after celebrating the silver jubilee of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj travelled the long distance to Swaminarayan Palli in the Panchmahal district. A welcoming procession was held through the village, and the disciples of Panchmahal held an evening of devotional dance and singing. The Lord?s 42nd anniversary at Swaminarayan Palli was celebrated on Thursday 31 March 2016.
10 Apr 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - HD Videos
In 1991, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj fulfilled the wish of Gurudev Swamibapa to build a temple on the uppermost point of Mount Abu, and opened a grand Mandir. The silver jubilee of this Mandir was celebrated with a grand 3 day festival over the Easter weekend, 26-28 March 2016.
05 Apr 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - Day 3 Patotsav
The final day of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu Rajat Mahotsav dawned in what seems like no time at all. Time has truly flown through a Mahotsav that has seen nearly 400 scripture recitals, 4 divine Ashirwads from Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, magnificent street parades, memorable evening shows filled with music, song and dance ? all experienced with joy, enthusiasm and decorum in equal measure by several thousand disciples from all over the world.
30 Mar 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - Day 2 Nagar Yatra & Raas
4pm on Sunday 27th March saw the start of the Nagar Yatra through the streets of Abu. Hundreds of onlookers had gathered hours earlier in the warm sunshine to get prime views of Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's arrival. Today's weather made for ideal conditions as the sun shone brightly, and the temperature cooled as the parade went on. By the time the procession begun, there must have been well over 5000 lining the streets along the route.
30 Mar 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - Day 2 Morning
Day 2 of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu Rajat Mahotsav began with Acharya Swamishree Maharaj being saluted at the entrance to Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu, and led into the sabha mandap by Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band (London and Maninagar)
29 Mar 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - Day 1
The first day of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu Rajat Mahotsav got off to the vibrant and colourful start. Acharya Swamishree Mahraj, aboard a golden chariot, was led from the Mandir to the Sabha Mandap by Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band (London and Maninagar). Hundreds of onlookers lined the streets for the Lord's glorious darshan. The whole was parade was a sea of colour as it wound its way into the Sabha, where thousands of disciple eagerly awaited the arrival of Lord Shree Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa and Acharya Swamishree Maharaj.
28 Mar 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Mount Abu - Rajat Mahotsav - Pre Mahotsav Festivities
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Maharaj arrived in Mount Abu on Friday 25th March to inspire and preside over the Rajat Mahotsav (silver jubilee) celebrations of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir. Soon after His arrival Acharya Swamishree Maharaj presided over the flag raising ceremony atop the newly built sikhars (elongated domes). With the Mandir already one of the highest points on Mount Abu, the golden kalases and waving flags at the peak of the Mandir's sikhars are truly a sight to behold and a beacon to all those visiting this tranquil hill station.
26 Mar 2016