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Rakshabandhan – 3rd August 2020

“Raksha” means protection, “bandhan” means bound or binding. Raksha Bandhan celebration, started tens of thousands of years ago. Bhavishya Puran cites a story that the devas once battled with the danavas (demons) for twelve years. However, the devas lost, including the mighty Indra. So they prepared to fight again. On this occasion, Indrani tied a […]

Shraavan Maas – 21st Jul 2020 – 19th Aug 2020

Shravana is the holiest month of the year for Devotees. All devout followers of Sanatana Dharma around the world observe austerities in this month with great reverence and devotion. Each day of the month has its own significant value. Somvaara – Monday – known as Shravan Somvar, is a special day for Lord Shiva. Managalavaara […]

Hindola Utsav 7th Jul 2020 – 5th Aug 2020

The Hindola utsav is celebrated from Ashadh Vad 2 to Shravan Vadh 2. The origins of the divinity of Hindola go back to Vrindavan, 5000 years ago where the Gopis swayed Lord Krishna on a decorated swing. The Hindola utsav has a special status in the Hindu dharma due to this event because of the […]

Chaturmaas 1st Jul 2020 – 26th Nov 2020

The Origins of Chaturmaas King Bali was the grandson of Prahladji, and grew up with the guidance of his grandfather which gave him a good sense of righteousness and bhakti. When King Bali succeeded his grandfather, he became King of the Demons. Bali Raja’s kingdom expanded quickly in all directions, even up towards heavens and […]

COVID-19 Package Collection Information

Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne takes great privilege in supporting the community at large during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Following the regulations outlined by the Government, Shree Swaminarayan Temple Melbourne will ensure that these guidelines are heavily enforced while supporting the community at the current time. We would like to request all people who are here […]