Mind, Body & Soul - 11th & 12th April 2015
Bal Yuvak Mandal 17th Anniversary
Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple Kenton Harrow will be celebrating their 17th Bal Yuvak Mandal anniversary. This year, come and join us in the evenings to learn about the importance of balanced diet with exercise and its benefits in reducing problems such as arthritis, blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes
Together, we will learn the importance that Swaminarayan Bhagwan has placed upon health and diet and how we can still maintain a healthy lifestyle whilst being vegetarians and following the prescribed duties of our religion.
The event will be full of interactive presentations, fun and games!
Mahaprasad will be served on both nights.
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Hanuman Jayanti - 4th April 2015
Hanuman Jayanti falls on Chaitra Shukla Purnima (March/April). Hanumanji is a great devotee and an exceptional Brahmachari. He is humble, brave and wise. He possesses all the divine virtues.
Hanumanji was born to Anjani, the wife of Kesari Vanar the king of the monkeys, as result of number of divine events. Longing for a son, Anjani performed penance to please Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was pleased with Anjani's penance and gave her darshan. He blessed Anjani and then asked her to pray to Vayu Dev god of the wind. Vayu Dev was pleased and granted Anjani a Son.
At the same time, the King of Ayodhya; Dashrath, was also performing a yagna in order to obtain sons. Vashista Muni was invited to this yagna and instructed King Dashrath to share the prashad amongst his three wives equally...
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Ramnavmi & Shree Swaminarayan Jayanti - 28th March 2015
This is one of the most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar. Lord Shree Swaminarayan and Lord Shree Ram both incarnated onto this earth on the same day for the welfare of countless of souls.
On the ninth day of the first fortnight of chaitra, in the early rising of the punarvasu constellation in the sky at noon Lord Ram was born to Kaushalya and King Dashrath of Ayodhya.
On the same night in Samvat 1837 Chaitra Sud Navmi. It was 10:10pm, on this auspicious moment of time no other normal child was born, but Almighty God Supreme had taken birth. He was born in the house of Bhaktimata and Dharmadev in Chappaiya, a village in Northern India.
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Solar Eclipse (સૂર્ય ગ્રહણ) - 20th March 2015
Eclipse Starts (પ્રારંભ): 08:26AM
Eclipse Ends (સમાપ્ત): 10:41AM
No food should be consumed after 08:30PM on 19th March 2015
Please note timings are for London only
Shikshapatri Shlok 86
Shikshapatri Shlok 87