News & Events

Neasden Temple Hosts Big Lunch for Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee
Sunday 5 June 2022

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as Neasden Temple – joined over 60,000 individuals and communities around the UK by holding a Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday 5 June 2022. The event formed a part of the official …
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Neasden Temple Lights Beacon to Celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Thursday 2 June 2022

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – joined thousands of others around the UK on the evening of Thursday 2 June 2022 in lighting a Beacon to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. …
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Neasden Temple Partners with The FA to Promote Women’s Football
Saturday 30 April 2022

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – has partnered with The FA (Football Association) to promote football participation among girls and women. The ground-breaking initiative forms a part of The FA’s ‘Legacy’ programme ahead of …
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Jayesh Patel Walks 260 Kilometres from Paris to London
Thursday 28 April 2022

Jayesh Patel, a devotee from London, completed a staggering 260-kilometre sponsored walk from Paris to London within five days to raise funds and awareness for the upcoming ‘BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir & Cultural Complex’ in Paris, France. The Paris-to-London walk …
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UAE Deputy Ambassador Visits Neasden Temple
Thursday 24 March 2022

Rawdha Al Otaiba, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in the UK, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London on Thursday 24 March 2022. The Deputy Ambassador was welcomed with a garland and the traditional …
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Renowned Indian Yoga Guru Sadhguru Visits Neasden Temple
Saturday 19 March 2022

The internationally renowned Indian yoga guru, Jagadish Vasudev, better known as Sadhguru, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London (popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’), on Saturday 19 March 2022. Sadhguru is a proponent of Hindu spirituality and has been teaching yoga …
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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022
Sunday 13 March 2022

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in UK & Europe observed the UN’s International Women’s Day (IWD) with an inspiring online programme on Sunday 13 March 2022. BAPS’s celebration of IWD represents its on-going commitment to women and matters of importance to women, …
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Annual Review 2021
Saturday 1 January 2022

Despite another challenging year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 proved to be filled with inspiring events, heartfelt devotion and new milestones for BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in the UK and in Europe, headquartered at Neasden Temple in London. We remain …
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Pramukh Swami Maharaj 100th Janma Jayanti Celebrations
Sunday 12 December 2021

His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj was an inspiration to millions worldwide. Personifying his motto, “In the joy of others lies our own”, he dedicated his entire life to serving and inspiring others for the greater good of humanity. Throughout his …
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Diwali & Hindu New Year Celebrations 2021
Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 November 2021

 Diwali is one of the most vibrant and meaningful festivals of the year for millions of Hindus around the world. The dispelling of darkness with light symbolises the triumph of good over evil. As the world continues to grapple …
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Prime Minister and Home Secretary of United Kingdom Visit Neasden Temple for Diwali
Sunday 7 November 2021

 The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, celebrated the vibrant Hindu festival of Diwali and the Hindu New Year with …
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New Educational Video to Celebrate Organ Donation Week
Monday 20 September 2021

 In celebration of Organ Donation Week that began on 20 September 2021, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) has launched a new educational video about organ donation and why it is so important to have the conversation with one’s family about …
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Neasden Temple Participates in Interfaith Charity Run
Monday 30 August 2021

Volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir joined thousands of runners at the inaugural London Interfaith Fun Run held on Monday 30 August 2021 at the StoneX Stadium in Barnet. The event brought together many different faith groups to send a …
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Temple Volunteer Receives Brent Youth Leader Award
Tuesday 17 August 2021

Dev Patel, a young volunteer at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – was presented with the Young Leader Award at the Pride of Brent Youth Awards on 17 August 2021. The Pride of Brent …
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Neasden Temple Vaccination Centre Delivers More Than 80,000 Doses to Local Residents
Thursday 1 July 2021

More than 80,000 doses of the Covid vaccination have been delivered so far at an NHS vaccination centre opened by BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London. The centre is housed on the Mandir’s premises at The Swaminarayan School on Brentfield Road …
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Neasden Temple Donates 33 Oxygen Concentrators to Nepal for Life-Saving Covid Relief Work
Monday 28 June 2021

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – donated 33 oxygen concentrators to the frontline in Nepal on 28 June 2021. Nepal is experiencing an unrelenting surge in infections and deaths from the coronavirus pandemic which has …
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Covid Relief Work for India by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha
Saturday 5 June 2021

 India has been experiencing an unrelenting surge in infections and deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, with its hospitals coming under extreme pressure from shortages of oxygen and critical care beds. Under the guidance of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, …
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