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BAPS Children Raise Money for BBC ‘Children in Need’ Charity
Friday 17 November 2006
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This is the profound message that is instilled in the young generation by their spiritual leader His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj and it is this message that inspired the children and volunteers of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (UK) to participate in the BBC ‘Children in Need’ programme – a nationwide charitable event that raises funds every year for unfortunate children.
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Annakut Celebration at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London
Sunday 22 October 2006
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Annakut Celebration

Diwali Celebrations at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, UK
Saturday 21 October 2006
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Diwali Celebration

Hindolã Utsav (Swing Festival)
12 July - 10 August 2006
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From Ashadh Vad 2 to Shravan Vad 1 of the Indian Calendar (12 July – 10 August 2006), the Hindolã Festival is celebrated. Various decorated swings are created in which the image of God is gently swung with love by the devotees.
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Rath Yatra Celebrations – Festival of Chariots
Saturday 1 July 2006
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The Rath Yatra (Festival of Chariots) was celebrated on Saturday 1 July 2006 at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, London.
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BAPS Akshar Health Committee host Health Awareness Day
Saturday 17 June 2006
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In keeping with the national Heart and Diabetes Awareness Week, the Akshar Health Committee hosted a series of ethnic-specific seminars and screenings. A whole host of volunteer medical professionals were on call to offer their advice.
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The Right Honourable Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister visits BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, London
Tuesday 25 April 2006
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The Right Honourable Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, the largest traditional Hindu Mandir in Europe, on Tuesday 25 April 2006 with his wife Mrs. Cherie Blair.
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Shri Swaminarayan Jayanti and Ramnavmi Celebrations
6 - 8 April 2006
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On Thursday 6 April 2006, numerous devotees visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, London to celebrate the sacred festival of Shri Swaminarayan Jayanti and Ramnavmi. To mark this auspicious occasion, grand annakuts was offered to the deities.
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The Annual National Sponsored Walk at All UK BAPS Centres
Sunday 2 April 2006
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The BAPS Annual National Sponsored Walk was held on Sun 2 April 2006 at all BAPS Swaminarayan Mandirs and Centres across the UK in London, Leicester, Ashton, Birmingham, Wellingborough, Loughborough, Nottingham and Cardiff.
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‘Maha-Shivratri’ Celebrations
Sunday 26 February 2006
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Sunday 26 February 2006 marked the celebration of ‘Maha-Shivratri’ at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden, London. The day began with the sacred abhishek of the Shivalinga amidst the chanting of Shiva Mahima Stotram by the sadhus.
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