Holi - 16th March 2014
This colourful festival is celebrated on the day of the full moon (Purnima) in the month of Falgun (March) every year, and also represents the arrival of spring.
Hiranyakashipu was the king of the Asurs (demons) whose brother had been killed by Vishnu for terrorising Gods and Goddesses. He decided to take revenge on his brother's death...
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Maha Shivratri - 27th February 2014
Swaminarayan Bhagwan has considered Lord Shiva as one of the five pious gods and whose festival is one of the 29 vrats and which should be done with utmost devotion, especially by way of a mandatory full fast by those able to do so.
The festival of Mahashivaratri is the most important festival for the millions of devotees of Lord Shiva. The festival has been accorded lot of significance in Hindu mythology. It says that a devotee who performs sincere worship of Lord Shiva on the auspicious day of Shivratri is absolved of sins.....
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Vasant Panchmi - 4th February 2014
10:00AM: There will be Shikshapatri poojan after the morning sabha
5:45PM to 8:00PM: Shikshapatri recital followed by Raas Utsav
Lord Swaminarayan has in 212 verses given us the key for living a happy life leading to moksha. Shreeji maharaj has written the Shikshapatri, not only for his followers or for gods, rishis or humans but for the welfare of all...