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Knox Holika Dahan & Hindu Food Festival 2020

This year we have incorporated two of our great events, the Holika Dahan Festival & the Hindu Food Festival. While practising the Hindu traditions of the Holika Dahan Poojan, the foodies will also have the opportunity to enjoy a variety authentic Pure Vegetarian Indian dishes. This is a Free event, with activities, food and tradition. When: 28th March […]

Maha Shivratri – 11th March 2021

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne will be celebrating Maha Shivratri on the 11th March 2021. Ple join us with you 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 […]

Holika Dahan – 28th March 2021

Significance Phalgun Sud Poonam marks the celebration of the Holi Festival. Various aspects of the festival of Holi make it significant to one’s life. It may not be so apparent but analysing it reveals the significance of Holi in more ways than it meets the eyes. Festivals in Sanatan Dharma are to enjoy and be indulged in […]

NarNarayan Dev Jayanti & Fuldol Utsav – 28th March 2021

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 […]

SSTM 9th Patotsav 22-26 Jan 2021

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne will be celebrating its 9th Patotsav from the 22nd January to the 26th January 2021. The Pothi Yatra will be on the Thursday 21st January 2021. Please see the poster below for more details. The entire event will be broadcasted live on our website, youtube channel and facebook page. Watch Live […]

Tulsi Vivah 29/11/2020

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 […]