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Ramnavmi & Swaminarayan Jayanti 10th April 2022

On the day of Chaitra Sud Navmi, Samvat 1837, at 10.10pm, all the planets were at its usual positions and Vasant season was ongoing. It is in this circumstances that Almight Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan was born to Bhaktidevi and Dharmapita inoder to uproot unrighteousness and establish Ekantik Dharma for the benefit of millions and millions […]

Maha Shivratri – 1st March 2022

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne will be celebrating Maha Shivratri on the 1st March 2022. Please join us with your family and friends on this occasion. See poster below for more details:- Brief Outline In the Shikshapatri ‘Codes of Conduct’, authored by Supreme Personality Shree Swaminarayan Himself, He instructs His followers about reverence and worship of […]

Knox Holika Dahan 2022

One of the greatest traditional festival, the Holika Dahan Festival potrays the vibrant Hindu traditions and culture. Thousands of people gather each year to celebrate this event. For more details please see the poster below:-   This is a Free event, with activities, food and tradition. When: 18th March 2022 Where: Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne (69 Wadhurst […]

NarNarayan Dev Jayanti & Fuldol Utsav – 18th March 2022

This festival marks the birth of Lord Nar and Lord Narayan. They were born as sixteen year olds to father Dharmadev and mother Murtidevi at Narayan Ghat along the banks of the Sabarmati River. Nar Narayan took birth to defeat the evil demon Kunchi, who wanted immortality. By performing penance to please Lord Brahma, Kunchi […]

Shikshapatri Jayanti – 5th February 2022

The Shikshapatri is the epistle of beneficial instructions written by supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan. It describes the rudiments that one should adopt in order to lead an honest and moral life. Adhering to the commandments that are clearly narrated in the Shikshapatri, is the key to attaining ultimate salvation, i.e. attaining the divine abode of […]

Knox Diwali Fair – 12th Dec 2021

After a long period in lockdown a face-to-face COVID Safe event will give you the opportunity to socialize with your friends and the larger community. Join us in celebrating the Knox Diwali Fair 2021, as many Multicultural people come together to witness the event. Diwali traditionally symbolizes joy, love, reflection, resolution, forgiveness, light and knowledge; […]

Tulsi Vivah 15th & 18th Nov 2021

This day marks the marriage of Lord Vishnu (Shaligram) with Tulsi Devi. Vrinda, the daughter of Kushdhvaj, married the son of the Ocean Demi-God, Jaalandhar. Vrinda was very beautiful and chaste wife (Pativrata). This made Jaalandhar very powerful. He started harassing pious being all over the world with his atrocities. Once he saw Devi Parvati […]

Mahamantra Lekhan Book

We are writing Mahamantra Lekhan books for our 10th Anniversary celebrations. If you would like to take part in this Bhajan, please submit your request of Mahamantra book and we will let you know when it will be ready to collect from Mandir.

Kali Chaudas – 3rd Nov 2021

Kali means dark and Chaudas means 14th i.e. The Dark Fourteenth. This day is also referred to as Narakchaturdashi and Roopchaturdashi. In the 85th verse (slokh) of the Shikshapatri, Lord Shree Swaminarayan instructs His devotees to chant prayers of Hanuman or Narayan Kavach in times of distress from spirits and ghosts. Furthermore in the 127th verse He […]