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Shikshapatri Jayanti celebrated at Vadtal Swaminarayan Temple

Saturday (Vasant Panchami) was also the 250th birth anniversary of the temple’s founder, Shri Brahmanand Swami   Vadtal: The Vadtal Dham had organised grand celebration of the 196th Shikshapatri Jayanti on Vasant Panchami on Saturday. It also celebrated the 250the birth anniversary of Brahmanand Swami of Vadtal Temple and 256th birth anniversary of Shri Nishkudanand...

Vadtal: NRI, 48 other Swaminarayan followers take ‘diksha’ on Monday

Hatdi Darshan at Vadtal temple on the occasion of Prabodhini Ekadashi Vadtal: As many as 49 followers of the Swaminarayan sect took ‘diksha’ on Monday on the occasion of Prabodhini Ekadashi during the ongoing Kartiki Samaiya festivities. Monday marked the third day since the start of the Kartiki Samaiya celebration at the Vadtal Swaminarayan temple....

Vadtal Swaminarayan Temple in East Africa offered ration kits for 1100 needy people for six months.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nairobi, the Vadtal Swaminarayan temple in the city reached out to help the less fortunate. The establishing trustee of Vadtal Swaminarayan Temple in East Africa and owner of the firm K Salt, Sheth KK Varsani, ensured that 1,100 needy people were provided ration kits for six months. The benefit was...

Head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan succumbs to COVID-19

The head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, 78, succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday. The cremation will be held in the afternoon and the temple authorities have made arrangements for a live telecast of the funeral for his followers. Earlier the trust had appointed Jitendriyapriyadasji Swami as his successor. The trust...

Amid lockdown Vadtal temple carries out online puja, devotees across globe participate

The Swaminarayan temple in Vadtal, the holy seat of the sect, carried out an online Mahapuja amid chanting of mantras. This was live telecast for the benefit of devotees across the country and the world. Every year, Vadtal attracts lakhs of devotees during the full moon but this time due to the lockdown they could...
Vadtal temple distributes vegetable kits to the needy amid lockdown

Vadtal temple distributes vegetable kits to the needy amid lockdown

At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on countries across the globe, several philanthropic organisations and social service groups have come forward to serve the people. The deadly virus has also spread its tentacles in Gujarat and left people, especially the daily wagers, with no income and means to sustain. In such...