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Past events
Christmas Gift Appeal
3-12-2022
Blacktown City Council are collecting gifts for children in our local community that are less fortunate this Christmas.

If you would like to donate gifts then you can do so by dropping it at the Mandir by Saturday 3 December 2022.

For more info click here.
Tulsi Vivah 2022
5-11-2022
You & your family are invited to celebrate the wedding of Tulsibai & Lalji Maharaj

💍 Tulsi Vivah Mandap: Sat 5 Nov
  • Mandap Roopan from 9.00am
  • Prasad Roopi Bhojan will be served from 7.30pm
💍 Tulsi Vivah Lagan: Sun 6 Nov
  • Jaan Prasthan from 10.00am. Lagna vidhi thereafter
  • Jelebi Ghantiya will be served from 7.30am-9.30am
  • Prasad Roopi Bhojan will be served from 12.30pm
Diwali 2022
22-10-2022
Dhan Teras Sat 22 Oct
  • 5.30pm: Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 6.00pm: Katha & Pravachan
  • 7.00pm: Rangoli Aarti
Kali ChaudasSun 23 Oct
  • 5.30pm: Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 6.00pm: Katha
  • 6.30pm: Hanuman Chalisa
  • 7.00pm: Hanumanji Poojan
Chopra/Laxmi Poojan | Mon 24 Oct
  • 5.30pm: Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 6.00pm: Katha
  • 6.30pm: Laxmi Poojan
  • 7.30pm: Laxmi Poojan Aarti
  • EOI Form: https://bit.ly/3T1Pwzf
DiwaliTue 25 Oct
  • 7.00pm: Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 7.30pm: Katha
  • 8.00pm: 210 Deeputsav Aarti
  • Note: Kids Sparklers session from 8.00pm
Ankoot/New YearsWed 26 Oct
  • 5.30am: Ankoot Cooking & Preparation
  • 6.30am: Shangar Aarti
  • 10.00am: Ankoot Thaal & Maha Aarti
  • 5.30pm: Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 6.00pm: Katha
  • 6.30pm: Ankoot Aarti
  • 7.00pm: Diwali Greetings
  • 7.30pm: Sneh Milan
  • 8.00pm: Prasad Roopi Bhojan
Shared Poonam
9-10-2022
Come and join us in the celebration of Sharad Poonam on Sunday 9 October

  • 5.30pm Aarti, Stuti, Thaal
  • 6.00pm Katha: Panchala Raas with Kirtan
  • 6.30pm Sharad Poonam Raas & Dandia and thereafter Chesta
Maharajshree 50th Birthday!
1-10-2022
His Holiness 1008 Acharya Shree Koshalendra Prasadji Maharaj has dedicated his life to the service of the Swaminarayan Sampraday from an early age. 

The Acharya Vandana celebration is an occasion for us to pay tribute and gratitude to the incredible effort and sacrifice he has made throughout his life out of compassion and love for us all. 

Join us on Saturday 1 October to celebrate the 50th birthday of our Sampraday's Dharma Guru with excitement, fervour and love.
Tree Planting
25-9-2022
To mark 200 years of NarNarayan Dev in Bhuj and 10 years of Ghanshyam Maharaj in Sydney, we want you to join us for this upcoming Tree Planting event.

This event will be hosted at the New Gokula Farm.

Saturday 24 September
▪️ Activity: Bhajan Bhakti
▪️ Time: From 5.30pm
▪️ Venue: TBC
Note: Please make your arrangements for overnight accommodation. Dinner will be provided at the venue TBC.

Sunday 25 September
▪️ Activity: Tree Planting
▪️ Time: From 11.00 am
▪️ Venue: 83 Lewis Rd, Millfield NSW 2325
Note: Please wear appropriate footwear. Food and drinks will be provided.

To help us plan for the event, please complete the following form
Ganesh Chaturthi
31-8-2022
On this day, Lord Shree Ganesh was born thus there will be Aarti and Poojan carried out with Sindoor, Bilvapatra and Churma na Ladoo. By doing the Poojan on this day, we destroy all our problems (Vigna). One should not do darshan of the moon on this day as this is undoubtedly considered inauspicious.
Blood Drive 2022
20-8-2022
To mark 200 years of NarNarayan Dev in Bhuj and 10 years of Ghanshyam Maharaj in Sydney, we want you to join us for this upcoming blood donation event. We have set a target of  210 donors by 1 April 2023.

Dedicated slots have been reserved for SSTS on Saturday 20 August 2022 at the Parramatta Lifeblood Centre. To secure your spot, please complete this form.

Alternatively, you can visit the nearest blood donor centre at your own convenience and inform them you are part of team "Shree Swaminarayan Temple Sydney".

If you have not donated before, please ensure you create an account here.

Note: Those who lived in the UK are now eligible to donate.
Janmashtami 2022
19-8-2022
We would like to invite you and your family to celebrate Shree Krishna Janmashtami (Vrat Upvaas), the birthday of Lord Shree Krishna on Friday 19 August from 07:00PM onwards.

  • 7:00-7:25pm - Aarti, Stuti, Thaal 
  • 7:25-7:40pm - Yuvak Katha
  • 7:40-7:45pm - Sant Pravachan
  • 7:45-8:00pm - Abhishek Poojan
  • 8:00-8:15pm - GBM Matki fod 
  • 8:15-8.45pm - Raas
Note: Prasad Roopi Bhojan will be served.
City 2 Surf
14-8-2022
Are you up for a physical challenge? Are you ready to put your body to the test? 

To mark 200 years of NarNarayan Dev in Bhuj and 10 years of Ghanshyam Maharaj in Sydney, we want you to join us at City2Surf for the world’s largest fun run! Don’t worry, you won’t have to run! We’ll be walking 👣 together in a group to promote our upcoming Mahotsavs on behalf of Maharaj. We have a target to reach a total of at least 200km as a group.

This is a great opportunity for your mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing. Group training will commence from next week so register ASAP.

Further information:
  • Event: https://city2surf.com.au/event-info/overview/
  • Route: https://city2surf.com.au/event-info/course/
  • Registration: https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/GroupAcceptance.aspx?E=46887&G=155474
  • Note: A $95.00 registration fee applies.
Bhajan Bhakti
6-8-2022
To mark 200 years of NarNarayan Dev in Bhuj and 10 years of Ghanshyam Maharaj in Sydney, we want you to join us for the upcoming event.

Dedicated 210 minutes of Bhajan Bhakti session will be held on Saturday 6 August & Sunday 7 August.

10th Anniversary Niyams
10-7-2022
Get involved and make this a Mahotsav to remember by taking some niyams.

Please fill out this form to kick start your niyams today!
Hanuman Jayanti
16-4-2022
Please join us for the upcoming event, Hanuman Jayanti on Saturday 16th April 2022 from 5:30PM onwards
Ramnavmi
10-4-2022
Join us to celebrate the upcoming Ram Navmi & Shree Swaminarayan Jayanti on Sunday, 10th April 2022.

Ramnavmi
  • 10:00am – 11:00am: Satsang Activities
  • 11:00am – 11:30am: Kirtan and Dhun
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm: Ram Pragatya Katha
  • 12:00pm – 12:15pm: Aarti
Hari Jayanti
  • 5:30pm – 6:00pm: Sandhya Aarti, Nitya Niyam, Thaal
  • 6:00pm – 6:30pm: Katha
  • 6:30pm – 6:40pm: Kirtan
  • 6:40pm – 7:00pm: GBM Show Case
  • 7:00pm – 7:30pm: Abhishek, Thaal and Maha Aarti
  • 7:30pm – 8:00pm: Raas Utsav
SSTS 9th Patotsav
21-12-2021
Join us for our 9th Anniversary celebration. The event will be graced by learned Saints from Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

See the poster for full patotsav itinerary
Sharad Poonam
20-10-2021
This is the night that Lord Shree Krishna played raas with the Gopi's of Vrindavan. It is also the night that Lord Shree Swaminarayan performed the divine raas leela in Jinabhai's residence in Panchaala.

On this day, the moon is at its closest to the Earth.
No Mask No Entry
11-10-2021
In light of the recent NSW Government announcements, from Monday 11 October, eased restrictions will allow those who are fully vaccinated to visit a place of worship. As per the NSW Public Health Order people aged 16 and over need to show evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or a signed medical exemption as a condition of entry.
  • Sabha will be held on Sunday to Friday (AM and PM) and Saturday (AM only)
  • Devotees are to sit in marked spaces only. If no marked spaces remain, you must leave the premises after performing darshan
  • 10 minutes darshan only is permitted on Saturdays PM to manage the numbers inside the Temple. Note: There may be waiting time to do darshan

  • The process is to be followed:
    1. Cars must be parked at 1 Tasha Place
    2. Volunteers will call you & manage the flow of people entering the temple (during peak times)
    3. Show, evidence of vaccination or a signed medical exemption as a condition of entry
    4. Show, sign- in confirmation using the Service NSW App
Important Update
31-8-2021
In light of recent Government announcements in relation to COVID-19 restriction extended in NSW, the temple will temporarily be CLOSED, effective Saturday 26th June at 6:00pm.

Daily Darshan will continue to be provided on our website, Facebook and Instagram pages.

For more details on the restrictions, please refer to the media release here
Janmashtami
30-8-2021
We would like to invite you and your family to celebrate Shree Krishna Janmashtami (Vrat Upvaas), the birthday of Lord Shree Krishna on Monday 30 August 2021.

Due to the current lockdown restrictions in both NSW and VIC, Bhuj Santo has arranged an online event so we can celebrate this day together.

Join us online and celebrate from 7:00PM

Full itinerary:
Step A Thon
1-5-2021
Throughout May, our Mandir got together to walk 10,000 steps every day in support of those living with Cerebral Palsy. In total we raised a massive $10,577 for Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Well done to all the participants and thank you to all the donors.

Ramnavmi
21-4-2021
Join us to celebrate the upcoming Ram Navmi / Shree Swaminarayan Jayanti on Wednesday, 21st April 2021

Schedule:
  • 12:00 pm - Shree Ram Bhagwan Pragatiya Aarti
  • 7:00-7:30 pm Sandhya Aarti Nitya Niyam & Thaal
  • 7:30-7:45 pm Katha
  • 7:45-8:00 pm Abhieshek
  • 8:00-8:15 pm Thaal & Pragatya Aarti
  • 8.15-8.45 pm Raas Utsav
  • 8:45-9:15 pm Chesta

Please speak to the sevaks in the Mandir Kothar to become Prasadi/Abhishek Yajman - $101
No Mask No Entry
15-8-2020
Please read and understand the updated conditions of entry before your next visit:
  • All devotees over 12 years MUST wear a mask unless they have a medical exemption. 'NO MASK NO ENTRY' (Masks will be available to purchase if required)
  • Socialising in the car park is strictly prohibited.
  • If you have any symptoms of sickness stay at home until you have fully recovered
  • All devotees MUST complete a sign in & sign out register
  • All devotees are required to wash/sanitise your hands before entering the Temple
  • Maintain a minimum of 1.5M distance from everyone around
  • Children to remain with their parents/guardians at all times
  • Maximum of 100 devotees are allowed in the Mandir at any given time
Important Update
23-3-2020
In light of recent Government announcements and the escalating Coronavirus pandemic in NSW, the temple will temporarily be CLOSED, effective Monday 23rd March 2020 at 10.00 am, until further notice. We have not taken this decision lightly; however, these measures are necessary to protect the health, safety and well-being of all our community.

Daily Darshan will continue to be provided on our website, Facebook and Instagram pages.

We encourage everyone to keep safe and continue practising good hygiene. Look out for the elderly and most vulnerable and keep providing them support where you can. Try to minimise your time outdoors, and face to face interactions with other people. For more information on what you can do to protect yourself and others around you, please visit www.health.gov.au.

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required. We appreciate your understanding and patience at this critical time and pray for your health and well-being.
Narnarayan Dev Jayanti
10-3-2020
This festival marks the birth of Lord Nar and Lord Narayan, to Dharmadev and Murtidevi at Narayan Ghat along the banks of the Sabarmati River.

Please join us for the upcoming event on 10th March 2020.
Holika Dahan
9-3-2020
This colourful festival is celebrated on the day of the full moon (Purnima) in the month of Falgun (March) every year. There are several stories related to this day but the most renowned is that of Prahlad and his unbroken devotion for Narayan.
Maha Shivratri
21-2-2020
Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of Lord Shiva. Join us in celebrating the upcoming event on Friday 21st February 2020.

Shiv Poojan & Aarti will be held at 8.00pm
Vasant Panchmi
30-1-2020
Join us in celebrating Vasant Panchmi & Shikshapatri Jayanti and bring along your personal Shikshapatri during the poojan ceremony.

Detailed program is shown below:

7:00pm - 7:30pm Sandhya Aarti, Dhun, Stuti & Thaal
7:30pm - 8:30pm Shikshapatri Vachan with Poojan
8:30pm - 8:35pm Shikshapatri Aarti
8:35pm - 9.00pm Dhun & Chesta
SSTS 7th Patotsav
21-12-2019
Join us for our 7th Anniversary celebration. The event will be graced by learned Saints from Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

5-day Parayan Programme - Vachnamrut Pancha Parayan
Vachnamrut 2019
12-11-2019
The Vachnamrut is the nectar of all spiritual & philosophical knowledge narrated by Lord Swaminarayan Bhagwan. It has been compiled by His five contemporary scholarly-sadhus who were known for their asceticism and scholarship in Sanskrit, besides their devotion to the Lord. In fact every statement of our Lord is packed with and based on His in-depth religious knowledge, spiritual insights and practical experience.

Vachnamrut Jayanti is marking 200 years this year and to celebrate this auspicious event you are invited to join Vachnamrut Parayan presented by Bhuj Mandir Santos at Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Sydney.
Tulsi Vivah 2019
9-11-2019
You are invited with your family and friends to celebrate the wedding of Tulsibai & Lalji Maharaj. Event timings as follows :

Saturday 9th November 2019
Mandap Roopan 8.30am
Pithi 7.00pm
Prasad Roopi Bhojan will be served thereafter

Sunday 10th November 2019
Jalebi Ghantiya served between 8.00am to 9.00am
Jaan Prasthan 9.00am
Lagan Vidhi 9:30am onwards
Lunch will be served between 12.30pm to 2.00pm
Diwali 2019
25-10-2019
Diwali also known as the 'festival of lights', is a five day festival which starts on Dhanteras, followed by Kaali Chaudas, Diwali, New Years Day and ends on Bhaibeej.

See poster for full programme of details.
Diwali Mela 2019
13-10-2019
Save the date and bring along your friends and family to enjoy a day out and celebrate Diwali this year. A range of food stalls and activities for the little ones will be available.
Hanuman Jayanti
19-4-2019
Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Shukla Purnima. Hanumanji was born to Anjani, who was the wife of Kesari Vanar the king of the monkeys.
Ramnavmi
14-4-2019
The most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar celebrating the birth of Lord Shree Ram and Lord Shree Swaminarayan, both of whom arrived to defeat evil and leave behind a legacy for devotees to follow thereafter.

Lord Shree Ram was born at midday in the city of Ayodhya to King Dashrath and Queen Kaushalya and Lord Shree Swaminarayan who was born at 10pm in the village of Chappaiya to Dharmadev and Bhaktimata.
Narnarayan Dev Jayanti
21-3-2019
This festival marks the birth of Lord Nar and Lord Narayan, to Dharmadev and Murtidevi at Narayan Ghat along the banks of the Sabarmati River.
Holika Dahan
20-3-2019
This colourful festival is celebrated on the day of the full moon (Purnima) in the month of Falgun (March) every year. There are several stories related to this day but the most renowned is that of Prahlad and his unbroken devotion for Narayan.
Vasant Panchmi
10-2-2019
Lord Shree Swaminarayan, gifted mankind 212 versed Shikshapatri for the welfare of His disciples and whoever joins the sect.

It serves as a fundamental code of conduct encompassing everything from basic civic norms i.e. from personal hygiene to social ethics, up to universal philosophy and spirituality.

It is the essence of all the Scriptures including the Vedas. He Himself mentions within that His words are His form hence we worship the Shikshapatri on this day and pay our respectful obeisance unto Him; the benefactor of All.
Yoga
1-12-2018
Join us every 2nd Friday of the month for some yoga to attain a peaceful state of mind.
Tulsi Vivah
23-11-2018
Tulsi Vivah marks the marriage of Lord Vishnu (Shaligram) with Tulsi Devi.
Kali Chaudas
7-11-2018
Kali means dark and Chaudas means 14th i.e. The Dark Fourteenth. In the 85th verse (slokh) of the Shikshapatri, Lord Shree Swaminarayan instructs His devotees to chant prayers of Hanuman in times of distress from spirits and ghosts. We ask for his benediction to attain the devotion and firm fidelity towards our Ishtdev Lord Shree Swaminarayan.
Diwali 2018
7-11-2018
Diwali also known as the 'festival of lights', is a five day festival which starts on Dhanteras, followed by Kaali Chaudas, Diwali, New Years Day and ends on Bhaibeej.
Sharad Poonam
24-10-2018
This is the night that Lord Shree Krishna played raas with the Gopi's of Vrindavan. It is also the night that Lord Shree Swaminarayan performed the divine raas leela in Jinabhai's residence in Panchaala. On this day, the moon is at its closest to the Earth and the night will be celebrated by playing raas and singing devotional songs to the Lord.
Saraswati Poojan
18-10-2018
Saraswati Maa holds a book on her left hand representing knowledge and a rosary (mala) on her right hand which denotes bhakti. Mother Saraswati is usually dressed in white garments giving us the impression of pureness. A teacher is usually considered a devotee of Saraswati Maa, and hence they should be pure in their mind, words and actions.
Ganesh Chaturthi
14-9-2018
On this day, Lord Shree Ganesh was born thus there will be Aarti and Poojan carried out with Sindoor, Bilvapatra and Churma na Ladoo. By doing the Poojan on this day, we destroy all our problems (Vigna). One should not do darshan of the moon on this day as this is undoubtedly considered inauspicious.
Krishna Janmashtmi
4-9-2018
Lord Shree Krishna was born at midnight on a rainy night to Devaki and Vasudev who were imprisoned by Devaki’s brother Kansa.
Taking Each Step Together
11-8-2018
Ghanshyam Bal Mandal kids embark on a journey of growth as they take each step together. A jam packed Shibir where kids will learn the basics of our nitya niyams. Kids will get to make some yummy thaals, play games and watch a movie all whilst strengthening their Satsang one step at a time!
Hanuman Jayanti
7-7-2018
Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Shukla Purnima. Hanumanji was born to Anjani, who was the wife of Kesari Vanar the king of the monkeys.
Mothers Day
13-5-2018
A day to show the bond between a mother and their child in a range of fun activities held during the day.
Ramnavmi
26-3-2018
The most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar celebrating the birth of Lord Shree Ram and Lord Shree Swaminarayan, both of whom arrived to defeat evil and leave behind a legacy for devotees to follow thereafter. Lord Shree Ram who was born at midday in the city of Ayodhya to King Dashrath and Queen Kaushalya and Lord Shree Swaminarayan who was born at 10pm in the village of Chappaiya to Dharmadev and Bhaktimata.
Shree Nar-Narayan Dev Jayanti
4-3-2018
This festival marks the birth of Lord Nar and Lord Narayan, to Dharmadev and Murtidevi at Narayan Ghat along the banks of the Sabarmati River.
Holi
2-3-2018
This colourful festival is celebrated on the day of the full moon (Purnima) in the month of Falgun (March) every year. There are several stories related to this day but the most renowned is that of Prahlad and his unbroken devotion for Narayan.
Night Sabha
7-2-2018
Night Sabha that will take us a step closer to Maharaj. The sabha will be presented by santo from Bhuj Mandir.