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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 […]

Vaman Jayanti – 30 Aug 2020

Vaman Jayanti is normally celebrated as a half day vrat upvas. This year Vaman Jayanti will be observed as a half day vrat upvas. The festival of Vaaman Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Vaman on the 12th day of the bright half of the month of Bhadarvo. In the 3rd Vachanamrut of Gadhda Pratham Prakran, Lord […]

Ganesh Chaturthi – 22nd Aug 2020

Sadguru Shatanand Swami names Lord Swaminarayan as below within the Sarvamangala Namavali સર્વમંગલ નામાવલી – મંત્ર ૮૨૯ ૐ લડ્ડુકાદીષ્ટગણપાય નમઃ ભાદરવા શુદ ૪ ના દિવસે ગોળના લાડું, દુર્વા, વગેરે પૂજન સામગ્રીથી ગણપતિની પૂજા કરનારા   Sarvamangala Namavali Mantra No. 829 Aum Laḍḍukādīṣhṭagaṇapāya namah Bhādaravā shud 4 nā divase goḷanā lāḍun, durvā, vagere pūjan sāmagrīthī gaṇapatinī pūjā karanārā I bow to the Lord who performed worship of Ganapati with Ladoo (made […]