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 also be a collection box on 13th November at SSW during fireworks night.

Strict rule: Please bring the items that are on the list in the attached poster. Other items will NOT be accepted. Items MUST NOT contain eggs, meat, onion and garlic.

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.

Patotsav 2023

Jay Shree Swaminarayan

It’s that time of the year where our Utsav is only just under a month away. But this time, things will be a little different…

We will be having a variety of events across Mandir and SSW this year. There will be no katha from santos during the Patotsav week, but they will join us for Rajupchar and the final day which is Abhishekh .

Utsav week starts from Saturday 2nd September and finishes on Friday 8th September with a grand abhishekh.

Check out the events taking place in the poster above!

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 professional Priesh Devji from Sacred Official! 🕉️

Some of you may have heard of Priesh, but for those who don’t know, he’s travelled from Australia 🇦🇺 and is touring around the UK mandirs, holding these unique sessions.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Miss it, miss out!

Wills & Probate – Sunday 9th July

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

On Sunday 9th July, we have a guest speaker, Mr Kunverji Patel attending the Mandir to talk about an extremely important topic : Wills & Probate – Inheritance and Estate Planning from 11am onwards. He’s from our own community and will be speaking in both Gujarati and English for easy understanding.

It will be a very interesting session covering many topics such as:

👉🏻 the importance of making a Will,

👉🏻 problems that can occur if you don’t have a Will,

👉🏻 who will benefit if a proper Will is not in place, etc.

A session not to be missed irrespective of anyone’s status in life/finances! 🙏🏻

Swaminarayan League Cup 2023

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

Are you ready to represent East London Mandir in this year’s Swaminarayan League Cup?! 🏆

This fun-filled day is taking place on Saturday 15th July, for all ages. Come join us as all the UK mandirs come together to compete for trophies🥳

📍Location: Cardiff
🚌 Transport: Coach (fee may apply) / own transport

If you are interested in participating and competing in any of the above activities, or even to just support and cheer on our Mandir as a spectator, please fill in the form using the link below!



Sahajanand Vykhyanmala

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

A 4-day katha is being held at Mandir from Sunday 25th – Wednesday 28th June in the presence of SGVP santo, including Madhavpriya Swami.

Katha will be held every evening from 6:30-7:30pm.

Hanuman Jayanti – Thursday 6th April

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

Join us on Thursday 6th April 2023 to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti!

There will be Hanuman pujan for both kids in particular from 7:15pm, followed by Hanuman Chalisa recital.