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General Donation

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir does not receive any monetary funding from the Government. It was built and is maintained on the kind donations and goodwill of devotees and well-wishers.

If you would like to contribute towards the upkeep of the Mandir, please click here.

Supporting BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

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 Mandir Project

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 Mandir Project

Construction is underway to build a new Hindu mandir and cultural complex in Birmingham, on Pitmaston Road (Hall Green). The mandir will serve as a hub of peace, unity and devotion for all members of the local community.

If you would like to contribute towards creating this unique mandir complex in the heart of England, please click here.

Manchester Mandir Project

Construction is underway to build a new Hindu mandir and cultural complex in Manchester, on Lees Road (Ashton-under-Lyne). The mandir will serve as a hub of peace, unity and devotion for all members of the local community.

If you would like to contribute towards creating this unique mandir complex in the north of England, please click here.

Supporting BAPS Charities

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 Series

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.

Shri Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

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.

Mahapuja

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 Mahapuja

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

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.