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5th Anniversary Celebrations
of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Birmingham

Sunday 18 December 2011

With the blessings of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the murtis of Shri Akshar-Purushottam Maharaj, Shri Radha-Krishna and the Guru Parampara for BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Birmingham were consecrated by Swamishri and dedicated at the Mandir on Sunday 10 December 2006 (Magshar vad 6).

The fifth anniversary of the Mandir was commemorated on Sunday 18 December 2011 in the presence of Yogvivek Swami, Shukmuni Swami and Vishwaprakash Swami. After the traditional mahapuja, a small sabha followed which began with bhajans extolling the religious significance of a mandir.

The programme also included a video presentation highlighting the role the Mandir has come to play in the local community and also the growth of Satsang that has been possible in the area over the previous five years.

Yogvivek Swami concluded the assembly by outlining the need for mandirs in today’s society and also encouraging the devotees and volunteers to make the most of the Mandir and strengthen their Satsang further.