Entries by Jayna Hirani

Shikshapatri Jayanti – Wednesday 14th February

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, This day marks 198 years for the Shikshapatri. To celebrate, we will be holding paat and pujan for everyone to participate, from 7:15pm onwards. Santos will also be present at mandir😊. Please bring your own: 1) Shikshapatri (or one will be provided in Mandir) 2) Ahsan for your Shikshapatri

Shree Ram Pran Pratishtha – Monday 22nd January

Jay Shree Ram! After hundreds of years of struggle and conflict, Bhagwan Shree Ram is finally and rightfully coming home to Ayodhya. The wait is nearly over and on Monday 22nd January Ram Bhagwan will be inaugurated at the Ram Janmabhoomi mandir. On this day, from 7:15pm onwards, we will also celebrate this historic day […]

Saak Utsav – Sunday 14th January

Jay Shree Swaminarayan The last Dhanurmaas dhun will take place from 8:30am, followed by katha and saak utsav celebrations from 10am. There will also be prasad served in the kitchen thereafter. We hope to see you there!

Dhanurmaas Dhun

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, Dhanurmaas will start on Sunday 17th December and end on Sunday 14th January 2024. Please join us every Sunday morning during this month for dhun between 8:30-9:30am . During Dhanurmas, it is considered auspicious to perform good deeds early in the morning and so, dhuns and kirtans are usually sung. Also during […]

Diwali Food Collection 2023

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, For Diwali this year, we are doing a collection for Redbridge food bank, to help those in need. In times like this, your contribution will touch the lives of many and will mean a great deal. You will be able to drop off items to the Mandir until 14th November. There will […]

Lunar Eclipse – Saturday 28th October

Jay Shree Swaminarayan There will be a lunar eclipse taking place this month, on Saturday 28th October. Start time: 8:35pm BST End time: 9:52pm BST Consumption of food should stop from 10:14am BST on Saturday 28th October. Children, elderly and sick haribhakto should at least observe fast from 5:35pm BST.

Sharad Poonam – Sunday 29th October

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, Aaj sharad punam no chando re, atishe shobhe akashe … We are holding a maharaas for Sharad Punam this year on Sunday 29th October from 6:30pm onwards. Dudhpaak prasad will be served thereafter.

Diwali 2023 Itinerary

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, It’s coming up to that time of the year once again… the great utsav of Diwali! Please see poster for full timetable from Friday 10th November – Tuesday 14th November.

Summer Funday and Yoga – Sunday 16th July

Jay Shree Swaminarayan, We have a big event coming up on Sunday 16th July at SSW 🥳 Not only do we have our annual summer Funday with games for all ages from 11am onwards 🤩🏏⚽️, but this time, we also have a special mindfulness and yoga session 🧘🏽‍♀️🧘🏽‍♂️ taking place from 11am-12pm, hosted by the […]