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Covid-19 Pandemic: Community Relief Work

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in the UK, headquartered at the Neasden Temple in London, has launched a national community care programme to support individuals and communities in response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These times of uncertainty have brought unprecedented …
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Observing Earth Hour 2020

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, joined iconic landmarks as well as communities and organisations in more than 190 countries and territories by switching off its non-essential lights to observe Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 28 March 2020. Earth Hour …
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Protecting Ourselves and Others from Coronavirus: Health Awareness Video in English and Gujarati

 BAPS Charities presented a special health awareness video as part of its on-going campaign to alert the public about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). With guidance drawn from the UK Government and public health authorities, this latest video – …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health Awareness in Gujarati

This basic presentation provides an update in Gujarati – as of 14 March 2020 – about the global pandemic of COVID-19 as well as important steps that the public can take to help contain its spread and ensure general public …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health Awareness UPDATE 2

This basic presentation provides an update – as of 14 March 2020 – about the global pandemic of COVID-19 as well as important steps that the public can take to help contain its spread and ensure general public health and …
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Coronavirus Update: Public Announcement – Mandirs Closed

In the interest of public health and the safety of all devotees and visitors due to the escalating global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all BAPS Swaminarayan mandirs across the UK and in Europe will be closed from 8:00pm on Friday 13 …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health Awareness

  This basic presentation provides an update about the global outbreak of COVID-19 as well as important steps that the public can take to help contain its spread and ensure general public health and safety. Any information in the slides …
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POSTPONED: HH Mahant Swami Maharaj’s Vicharan 2020

In light of the current global situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj’s scheduled visit to the UK, Europe and North America in 2020 has been postponed to 2021. Further information will be shared on baps.org …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Announcement Regarding All BAPS Events in UK & Europe

In view of the current situation in the UK and Europe regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in the interest of the health of all devotees and visitors (in particular, the elderly and vulnerable), events and sabhas (religious assemblies) at BAPS …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Service Announcement

In the interest of public safety, we share some updated information on coronavirus (COVID-19 SARS-COV-2). Based on current evidence, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) presents with flu-like symptoms, including a fever, a cough, or difficulty in breathing. The current evidence is …
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Charity Partnership Launched with ‘Trees for Cities’

The ‘BAPS Annual Charity Challenge’ was launched on the evening of Saturday 15 February 2020 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’. The official partner for this year’s charity Challenge, which takes place on …
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Neasden Temple Participates in Opening Cultural Event for Brent

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’ – joined a cast of over 300 performers from schools, dance clubs and community groups across Brent to take part in RISE, the opening event of Brent’s year …
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BAPS Charities Donates £10,000 to the Brittle Bone Society and my AFK

BAPS Charities presented a cheque for £5,000 to the Brittle Bone Society and a further £5,000 to my AFK (formerly known as Action for Kids) at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on Sunday 12 January 2020. The funds were donated …
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Winter Clothes and Food Collection for the Homeless

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir helped BAPS Charities collect winter clothing and food for the homeless in December 2019 as part of its on-going commitment to serve the needy in the local community. A variety of warm pieces of clothing – …
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson Visits Neasden Temple

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’ – on Saturday 7 December 2019. The visit coincided with the 98th birthday celebrations of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the inspirer and …
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BAPS Donates £10,000 to NSPCC

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha presented a cheque for £10,000 to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) during a special evening assembly on Saturday 23 November 2019 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London. The funds were raised …
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‘Community Project of the Year’ Award for Health Screenings

The healthcare team at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir was presented with the ‘Community Project of the Year’ award by Brent Council in recognition for its community cardiovascular screening programmes organised by BAPS Charities. The award is part of the ‘Pride …
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