Tag - Swaminarayan

BAPS Swaminarayan Mandirs in US celebrate historic inauguration of Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya


In honor of the historic inauguration of the Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, a special program was held at over 100 BAPS Swaminarayan Mandirs across North America on Saturday, January 20, 2024. This auspicious event marked the culmination of an extraordinary journey spanning over five centuries, a testament to the sacrifices and unwavering faith...

BAPS celebrates opening of Swaminarayan Akshardham, largest Hindu Mandir in the US


It was a moment of jubilation, a moment that transcended borders, cultures, and continents. BAPS, a global spiritual and humanitarian organization, celebrated the grand opening of the Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey on October 8, 2023, in a spectacular event that left hearts brimming with joy and gratitude. Hundreds of thousands of individuals...

Celebrating Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s vision for Akshardham in USA


Robbinsville, NJ: The BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham stands as a beacon of hope, faith, and unity, drawing countless souls towards a path of devotion and righteousness. Pramukh Swami Maharaj's vision for Akshardham in the USA is a testament to his profound spiritual foresight and dedication. From an inner wish to a stunning reality, an evening program dedicated...

A delegation of ambassadors and UN representatives visit BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham


Robbinsville, New Jersey: On October 7, 2023, the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham hosted a distinguished delegation of ambassadors and representatives from the United Nations ahead of the grand dedication ceremony on October 8, 2023. Coinciding with a week-long celebration, the visit brought together leaders from Cambodia, Eritrea, Grenada, Guyana, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Malawi, Morocco, Nepal, Sri...

Prominent Mayors gather at Akshardham to commemorate community unity ahead of grand opening


Robbinsville, NJ: On October 5, 2023, BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham celebrated the theme “Celebrating Community” in honor of the unity and relationships fostered within various communities across America. This event marked the lead-up to the grand opening of the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey.  The evening witnessed the presence of prominent mayors and state officials nationwide...

Harmonizing Faiths: Interfaith Harmony Day and
Second Murti Pratishtha celebrated at BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham


On October 4, 2023, a momentous event took place at the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, NJ, as the second of three sessions of the Murti Pratishtha ceremony was presided over by His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj. This sacred ceremony marked the consecration of divine murtis, including Bhagwan Shri Ram, Sitaji, Hanumanji, Lakshmanji, Bhagwan Shri Shiv, Parvatiji, Ganeshji, Kartikeyaji, Bhagwan Shri Krishna, Radhaji,...

A Cultural Landmark: Prime Ministers Modi and Sunak extend warm wishes for inauguration of Akshardham, USA


From September 30, the highly anticipated dedication celebrations of the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey, in the presence of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, are underway through a nine-day celebration.  Esteemed leaders, including heads of state from around the world, have extended their best wishes and support for this momentous occasion.  Among the well-wishers are India's...

BAPS celebrates 90th birthday of
His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj: A beacon of love and service


Robbinsville, New Jersey: "Yours Forever, Sadhu Keshavjivandas" is a signature that has touched hundreds of thousands, encapsulating the profound love, compassion, and respect that His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj has for all. September 13, 2023, saw hundreds of devotees assemble in Robbinsville to honor the 90th birthday of this divine soul, reflecting on his unparalleled...

Joyful celebration of Janmashtami at BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham Robbinsville


With great devotion, the Hindu community came together to celebrate Janmashtami, honoring the birth of Bhagwan Shri Krishna, on September 7, 2023. This auspicious event took place amidst the three-month-long 'Festival of Inspirations', marking the inauguration of the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham, a beacon of ancient Hindu values set against the backdrop of the contemporary...