Publications – Now Online

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

It gives us great pleasure to announce all our publications, from our 30th utsav Activity Book, to Nitya Niyams in both English and Gujarati, are now available in digital form HERE.

 

Diwali 2021

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

It’s coming up to that time of the year once again, the great festival of Diwali. A festival celebrating Bhagwan Shree Ram’s return to Ayodhya after defeating the great demon Ravan – a great triumph of good over evil.

Please see the poster for the full timetable from Tuesday 2nd November Friday 5th November, with events taking place at the mandir and subject to the Covid-19 guidelines in place. Please familiarise yourself with the mandir guidelines before arriving to the mandir.

On Thursday 4th November, a fire show and fireworks will be held at SSW and will start at 8:00pm sharp. There will also be food stalls to purchase a couple of items at a small price.

*Please note:* No private fireworks and/or sparklers will be allowed. All are also asked to accompany their young children and adhere to security and/or fire marshal’s instructions on the day.

 

 

Ladies Day – Sunday 26th September

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

We are excited to announce a ladies day.

Get ready for a fun mix of activities where you can exercise both your body and mind!

Bring along all your female friends (of all ages) and let’s see who will be in the winning team!

Join us on Sunday 26th September 2021 at SSW from 11:00am to 4.00pm. Lunch will be provided.

Location: Swaminarayan Sports World, Blake Hall Road, London E11 2QW.

Presentation at SSW – Saturday 18th September

Jay Shree Swaminarayan,

On Saturday 18th September we will be holding a seminar titled India’s Colonial Past In The Present.

Together with HSS Newham we will have a presentation which will go through India’s colonial past and how the future has been affected from India’s history as well as understanding the effect on our mind.

Join us at SSW from 7:30pm onwards. With light nasto provided thereafter.

Swaminarayan Sports World
Blake Hall Rd, London E11 2QW

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 https://www.eltemple.uk/donation (by BACS, PayPal or in person at the mandir desk) and identify your donation as COVID-19.

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As of the 5th of May, with the support of our members, we released £7,295.08 with Gift Aid, to Sewa International (SewaUK) who are already on the ground, and will be using our funds to purchase 5 and 10 litre oxygen concentrators. 

On the 19th of May, a further £6,049.19 was raised and released to Shree Swaminarayan Mandir – Bhuj, who will be using these funds towards the Covid-19 crisis.

That’s a total of £13,344.27 raised for the Covid-19 India Appeal, we thank everyone who has made this possible!

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:

Newham Vaccine Appointments

 

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

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.
www.whitechapel.org.uk