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Sponsor a Prasad-ThaliDonate Now
Thank you for choosing to be a part of this year’s Hindu New Year annakut.
The annakut is a devotional and ceremonial offering of the first meal of the New Year to the sacred deities. It is an offering made in thanksgiving to God for all his providence over the past year and allows devotees to seek his blessings for the year ahead. Every year, hundreds of different vegetarian food dishes are offered and arranged in an artistic and devotional manner before the deities.
For every prasad-thali that you sponsor, an offering will be made in your name to the deity of your choice at the mandir of your choice.
Please take a few moments to fill in this form and progress to a secured giving website, please click here.
Covid Relief FundDonate Now
Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha has been providing emergency relief supplies such as food, medicine and medical equipment, as well as long-term care to the individuals and families of those afflicted by the deadly virus in the UK and elsewhere.
If you would like to contribute towards this valuable and timely cause, please click here.
Supporting BAPS Swaminarayan SansthaDonate Now
BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) is an international UN-affiliated charity organising in the UK:
- Health awareness programmes to promote a healthy lifestyle
- Education seminars and youth activities to guide, assist, support and positively inspire children and young adults
- Conventions promoting family values, anti-addiction, social cohesion, and interfaith harmony
For information about BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha’s worldwide activities, please visit www.baps.org.
Paris MandirDonate Now
A new Hindu mandir and cultural complex is being planned in Paris, with construction due to commence shortly. The mandir will serve as a hub of charitable service, harmony, peace and devotion for members of the community.
If you would like to contribute towards creating this unique mandir complex, please click here.
Birmingham MandirDonate Now
The new Hindu mandir and community centre on Pitmaston Road (Hall Green) in Birmingham will serve as a hub of peace, harmony and devotion for all members of the local community
If you would like to contribute towards this important place of worship and learning in the heart of England, please click here.
Manchester MandirDonate Now
The new Hindu mandir and community centre on Lees Road in Ashton-under-Lyne will serve as a hub of peace, harmony and devotion for all members of the local community.
If you would like to contribute towards this important place of worship and learning in the north of England, please click here.
Supporting BAPS CharitiesDonate Now
BAPS Charities (UK Registered Charity No. 1123367) is an international charity organisation committed to serving needy individuals, families and communities in the UK and elsewhere.
In the selfless spirit of service, BAPS Charities endeavours to provide both emergency care and long-term solutions in the areas of Health Awareness, Educational Services, Humanitarian Relief, Environmental Protection & Preservation, and Community Empowerment.
If you would like to support the work of BAPS Charities with a monetary donation, please click here.
To learn more about BAPS Charities, please visit www.bapscharities.org.
Shri Swaminarayan Charitra Animation SeriesDonate Now
This animated film series on the real-life adventures of Bhagwan Swaminarayan has inspired determination, fearlessness, service, faith and compassion in millions around the world.
As another form of public service, the latest episode, ‘Neelkanth and the Secrets Beyond Yoga’, is available to watch here for free.
If you would like to support this work and contribute towards future productions, please click here.
Robbinsville Nilkanth Varni Murti SevaDonate Now
Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA, will house a 49-feet bronze murti of Nilkanth Varni in a unique yogic pose of austerities.
The murti is 49 feet tall, commemorating the 49 years Bhagwan Swaminarayan blessed this earth.
If you would like to contribute towards this magnificent depiction of Shri Nilkanth Varni Maharaj, please click here.
Shri Nilkanth Varni AbhishekDonate Now
This is a special ceremony in which water is poured over the metallic image of Shri Nilkanth Varni (Bhagwan Swaminarayan) to honour him, attain his blessings, and pay tribute to his arduous journey as a teenager. It is also an opportunity for devotees to pray, asking God to cleanse one’s soul.
If you would like an abhishek to be performed on your behalf on a day of special significance (such as a birthday, wedding anniversary, or for prayers for a new venture or a loved one’s health), please click here.
To learn more about the abhishek ritual and its religious significance, please click here.
The mahapuja is the essence of a yagna – an ancient Vedic offering. This elaborate ritual involves invoking deities and systematically worshipping them through Vedic mantras, chanting and various offerings, including flowers, fruit, rice and incense.
If you would like a mahapuja to be performed on your behalf on a day of special significance (such as your birthday, wedding anniversary, or for prayers for a new venture or a loved one’s health), please click here.
Wellingborough Akshar Deri MahapujaDonate Now
If you would like a mahapuja or prayers to be offered on your behalf on a day of special significance (such as your birthday, wedding anniversary, or for a new venture or a loved one’s health) at the sacred Akshar Deri in Wellingborough, please click here.
Thal is the offering of food to the murtis at regular times throughout the day. This is done in a spirit of supreme reverence and dedication, as an expression of one’s devotion and thanksgiving to God.
If you would like a thal to be offered to the Deities on your behalf on a day of special significance (such as a birthday, wedding anniversary, or a loved one’s remembrance), please click here.
For further information about this ritual and its significance, please click here.