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…

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…

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…

Holika Dahan – 18th March 2022

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…

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…

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…

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,…