News & Events

Maha-Shivaratri Celebrations
Sunday 19 February 2023

The festival of Maha-Shivaratri was celebrated on Sunday 19 February 2023 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London. Maha-Shivaratri is auspicious day in the Hindu calendar for offering reverence to Lord Shiva. Swamis began the festivities in the morning by performing …
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Pramukh Swami Maharaj Centennial Anniversary Celebrated at British Parliament
Monday 19 December 2022

 The centennial birth anniversary of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj was celebrated with a special commemorative event at the Palace of Westminster, home of the British Parliament, on Monday 19 December 2022. The event paid tribute to Pramukh Swami …
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Diwali & Hindu New Year Celebrations 2022
Monday 24 October and Wednesday 26 October 2022

 BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, brought together tens of thousands from the local community to experience the vibrant sounds, flavours and colours of Diwali – the Hindu ‘Festival of Light’ – and the Hindu New Year on Monday 24 …
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Prayers and Condolences from His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj to His Majesty King Charles III
Friday 9 September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday 8 September 2022 after serving the United Kingdom and 56 Commonwealth nations for 70 years with dignity, dedication and steadfast courage. She was 96. On behalf of the worldwide BAPS Swaminarayan …
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On The Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Thursday 8 September 2022

We at Neasden Temple as well as the BAPS Swaminarayan Hindu fellowship in the UK and around the world are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty will be warmly remembered as …
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27th Patotsav Celebrations
Sunday 21 August 2022

Pramukh Swami Maharaj (1921-2016) was one of the world’s great spiritual leaders and an inspiration to millions worldwide, guiding them to lead a spiritual and noble life. One of his greatest gifts to the UK is BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, …
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Shri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations
Friday 19 August 2022

Shri Krishna Bhagwan is one of the most revered deities for Hindus around the world. He manifested on earth thousands of years ago on the Hindu calendrical day of Shravan Vad 8. This year, that day fell on Friday 19 …
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‘Festival of Inspiration’ at Neasden Temple
Friday 22 to Sunday 31 July 2022

 Over 75,000 members of the local community as well as visitors from across London and the UK experienced the historic ‘Festival of Inspiration’ at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London from 22 to 31 July 2022 as part of the …
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Devotional Procession through Streets of London Commemorates Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s Centennial Birth Anniversary
Sunday 17 July 2022

 A grand procession took place in London on Sunday 17 July 2022 to commemorate the birth centenary of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, one of the world’s great spiritual leaders and creator of the iconic Neasden Temple. The ‘nagar …
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Indian Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Visits Neasden Temple
Wednesday 13 July 2022

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – on Wednesday 13 July 2022. Mr Tendulkar and his family …
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Neasden Temple Marks International Day of Yoga with Indian High Commission
Tuesday 21 June 2022

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as ‘Neasden Temple’ – welcomed the Indian High Commission and several guests to celebrate the International Day of Yoga on Tuesday 21 June 2022. The event was held in front of the …
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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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