News & Events

Collecting Food for the Homeless
Saturday 15 October 2016
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Young members of The Swaminarayan Sunday School at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir joined BAPS Charities to collect food for the homeless.They collected four large trolleys of food for Sufra, a community food bank and kitchen based in the London Borough …
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Assembly In Memoriam of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj
Thursday 22 September 2016
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More than a thousand dignitaries and invited guests gathered at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London on Thursday 22 September 2016 to pay tribute to the life and legacy of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj.Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the fifth spiritual successor …
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Volunteers Receive Training from Guide Dogs Association
Friday 9 September 2016
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Volunteers at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir received the London Engagement Team from the Guide Dogs Association on Friday 9 September 2016. Mel, Rob and Desi were joined by Amit Patel, who is registered blind, for a day of training on …
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Launch of New Mandir Word Search App
Sunday 4 September 2016
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The first ever BAPS game app was inaugurated by His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj in Ahmedabad, India on Sunday 4 September, and is now available for free download at Google Play and the iTunes App Store.The MANDIR WORD SEARCH educational app …
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21st Anniversary Patotsav
Saturday 27 August 2016
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 His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj touched the lives of millions around the world. One of his greatest gifts to the UK has been the internationally acclaimed BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden, London. Inaugurated by His Holiness in August 1995, …
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Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations
Thursday 25 August 2016
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 The birth celebrations of Shri Krishna Bhagwan were devoutly observed on Thursday 25 August 2016 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London.Shri Krishna is an avatar of Vishnu and a popular deity for Hindus around the world. He manifested on earth …
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HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away
Saturday 13 August 2016
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Creator and inspirer of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, passed away on Saturday 13 August 2016 at 6pm IST in Sarangpur, Gujarat, India. He was 94.His Holiness, celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, was the fifth spiritual …
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Rath Yatra Festival
Saturday 9 July 2016
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 Rath Yatra, the Hindu ‘Festival of Chariots’, was joyously celebrated at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir on Saturday 9 July 2016 with chanting, music, and the traditional pulling of the murtis on an elegantly decorated chariot.

Cardiovascular Health Screening
Saturday 25 June 2016
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The Swaminarayan School, opposite the Mandir, hosted a cardiovascular health screening session on Saturday 25 June 2016 organised by BAPS Charities with the Royal Free, a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London.In total, 38 participants aged between 31 to 81 years benefitted …
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Bring A Friend Day
Thursday 9 June 2016
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Young volunteers of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London welcomed more than 250 friends and colleagues for a memorable open evening on Thursday 9 June 2016.A warm traditional welcome set the tone for the evening as guests were collected by a …
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Sunday School Receives Gold Award for Supplementary Education
Sunday 5 June 2016
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The Sunday School at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London has received a second Gold Award from the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRCSE).The NRCSE is a national strategic and support organisation for the supplementary education sector across England. They …
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World Environment Day
Sunday 5 June 2016
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5 June is World Environment Day. It is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for …
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Community Health Screening
Saturday 14 May 2016
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir hosted a free health screening for the local community on Saturday 14 May 2016.It was organised by BAPS Charities in partnership with the Royal Free Hospital, a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London. The two have …
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Public Health Screening at Local Shopping Centre
Saturday 23 April 2016
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  Volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir helped BAPS Charities to team up with representatives from the Rotary Club of Edgware & Stanmore to deliver a health awareness drive at the Broadwalk Shopping Centre on Saturday 23 April 2016. During …
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Swaminarayan Jayanti and Rama Navmi Celebrations
Saturday 16 April 2016
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 The festivals of Swaminarayan Jayanti and Rama Navmi were celebrated with a host of devotional festivities on Friday 15 April and Saturday 16 April 2016 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London.Chaitra sud 9 – the actual birthdate of Bhagwan Swaminarayan …
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Opening of Refurbished Abhishek Mandap
Friday 15 April 2016
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  The refurbished Nilkanth Abhishek Mandap reopened at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London on Friday 15 April 2016, the auspicious day of Swaminarayan Jayanti. The Abhishek Mandap is a marble chamber on the lower floor of the main mandir housing …
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Annual Charity Challenge
Sunday 10 April 2016
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More than 1,000 people – from toddlers through to senior citizens – joined the BAPS Annual 10K Challenge in London on Sunday 10 April 2016.The charity Challenge organised by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) brought together more than 3,000 enthusiastic participants …
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