DONATE: India Covid-19 Crisis

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

No doubt, you will have seen in the news that the catastrophic second wave of COVID-19 has overwhelmed the healthcare systems in India. To see their struggle is heart-breaking; hospitals are unbearably full and oxygen supplies are running low.

To aid this, East London Mandir have opened up a fundraising programme for the purchase and distribution of essential kits such as masks, sanitisers, medications, oximeters, ventilators and oxygen concentrators, all with the help of local organisations.

Please donate generously and safely via (by BACS, PayPal or in person at the mandir desk) and identify your donation as COVID-19.

Mandir reopens – Friday 2nd April

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

It gives us great pleasure to inform everyone that the Mandir will be re-opening for darshan only from the evening of Good Friday 2 April at the usual COVID-19 darshan timings (see below for reference).

Prashad can also be collected from Mandir during darshan times.

Weekdays | 6:30-7:30pm (including Bank Holidays)
Weekends | 10-11am & 6:30-7:30pm


Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

SKS Swaminarayan Temple East London is proud to announce a collaboration with Ramgarhia Sikh Gurdwara (Neville Road) to bring COVID-19 Vaccinations to anyone meeting the minimum age requirement, and those over the age of 16 with the following health conditions:
Health Conditions

In addition, those working in health and social care, and those living in care homes, are also invited to take the vaccine irrespective of health conditions and age.

If you meet any of the above requirements, please use the link below to book your appointment, and reference SKSST.

The location of the vaccination centre is Ramgarhia Community Centre, 270 Neville Road, Forest Gate, London E7 9QN.


From Thursday 22nd April 2021 onwards, all bookings will need to be made from the Newham online booking service (link below):

Newham Vaccine Appointments

Please book as necessary, Ramgarhia Community Centre is a favoured venue so please book as soon as possible.


For information on the ingredients of the various vaccines currently on offer in the UK, please click here. All vaccines being offered are vegan/vegetarian. Please view the video below which answers some FAQs in Gujarati:

Census – 21st March 2021

Covid-19 Update – Mandir to close from Sunday 3rd January 11am

Jay Swaminarayan,

Due to the significantly rising Covid cases in the local and surrounding areas, we regrettably inform you that the Mandir will CLOSE for darshan for a minimum of 2 weeks, to protect the community, until further notice.

Sunday 3rd Jan at 10-11am will be the last physical darshan.

Online darshan will still continue on the Mandir YouTube channel.

Donations will continue to be processed via the donation page, and prashad can be collected from the Mandir kitchen during the allocated day/time (to be announced later).



Previous updates can be found below:

2nd December 2020
Update #9

3rd November 2020
Update #8

29th July 2020
Update #7

12th June 2020
Update #6

27th April 2020
Update #5

24th March 2020
Update #4

20th March 2020
Update #3

17th March 2020
Update #2

6th March 2020
Update #1

Food & Clothes Collection – Whitechapel Mission

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

A massive THANK YOU is owed to everyone who donated items, small or big. We had an overwhelming response! On Christmas Eve, all 545 KG of combined food and clothing were delivered to Whitechapel Misson!

With the number of homeless people on the rise, the assistance needed for those men and women sleeping rough is greater than ever before. On average Whitechapel Mission feed 600 people a day in the area.

Check out the poster above too see exactly how much we collected!

For more information about what Whitechapel Misson do check out their website below.

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