The Hindola Festival (Updated)
The Hindola Festival runs from Thursday 21st July to Sunday 14th August.
Literally translated, a hindolo is a swing. Traditionally, babies and young children are swayed from swings. These early childhood days are considered some of the most formative and important. One can imagine the love, adoration and attention a baby would receive whilst swaying in such a swing.
23 Jul 2016
Gurupoonam celebrated in glorious sunshine
The hottest day of the year so far saw hundreds of worshippers gather in the evening sunshine to pay homage, respect and adoration to our beloved Gurudev Jeevatnpran Swamibapa.
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band, along with their Cadet Corps, lined up to salute Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa in the forecourt of the Mandir, before leading Him into the main prayer hall, where hundreds of disciples had gathered for His darshan on this, the most auspicious of occasions - Gurupoonam.
20 Jul 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kingsbury and Bolton attend Shikshapatri Darshan Yatra - University of Oxford Library
On Saturday 9th July 2016, over 650 people from Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kingsbury and Bolton made their way to the University of Oxford, Bodleian Library in a special cultural yatra, pilgrimage, organised by Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Gujarati School. This magnificent library holds an original manuscript of Lord Swaminarayan?s code of conduct - the Shikshapatri with all 212 verses that serve to benefit everyone in society.
11 Jul 2016
Swamibapa FC takes to the pitch at annual SKLP football tournament
Swamibapa Football Club, part of Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Academy of Sport, took part in the annual SKLPC 5-a-side football tournament on Sunday 3rd July 2016.
Over 50 teams entered the tournament across 4 categories with Swamibapa FC entering 3 teams in the Under 16s and Under 11s categories. [First Page] [Prev] 1 2 [Next] [Last Page]
05 Jul 2016
Amit Ghelani, face of recent NHS Blood Campaign, visits Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kingsbury to thank the donors
The donation of blood is the greatest donation that can be given, A person can give immense wealth, but it does note compare to the donation of blood? Acharya SwamishreeMaharaj.
Over one hundred people visited Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury on Sunday 26th June 2016 to do something amazing by donating blood. Amit Ghelani, who receives a blood transfusion every three weeks for blood condition beta thalassemia major, attended the session to thank the hundreds of donors, who selflessly gave the gift of life.
27 Jun 2016
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury calls for peace and tolerance on International Yoga Day
Some 250 'yogis' gathered at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury today to celebrate the second annual International Yoga Day. With Yoga being so synonymous with strength and flexibility as well as boosting mental and emotional peace and wellbeing, the event was used to honour the innocent victims of recent hate-crimes; the mass shootings in Orlando exactly a week ago, and the more recent murder of MP, Jo Cox. A short minute silence was held at the end of the Yoga session to reflect on these horrific events and pray of peace and tolerance.
21 Jun 2016
Swamibapa Football Club receive kit sponsorship from TrustFord Edgware
Representatives from TrustFord Edgware, Enzo Sgambati and Premila Bhojani visited Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury to present Swamibapa Football Club with new TrustFord sponsored football kits on Saturday 18th June.
19 Jun 2016
Walkers and drummers from Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury support local hospice helping to raise over £160,000
80 ladies from Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury took part in the annual Midnight Walk organised by, and in support of, the St Luke's Hospice. In total, over 1500 members of the local community took to the streets to help raise money for this fantastic cause.
19 Jun 2016
Acharya Swamishree's 74th Bhav Pushpanjali
During the bank holiday weekend of May, disciples of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury celebrated His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Maharaj's 74th Birthday. The 3 day celebrations began with a Kirtan Bhakti evening, where the entire congregation joined in with devotional singing. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj Himself has explained "music and song are the best and simplest means to becoming close to God". A video of the events held in India on this special day was also shown.
02 Jun 2016
235th Anniversary Celebration of the Lord's Divine Manifestation
Friday 15th April marked the 235th anniversary since the supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan manifested on the Earth for the benefit of all souls. Celebrations took place at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury in the traditional way of re-enacting the divine episode of the Lord's arrival.
17 Apr 2016