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Shree Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple

SERVE | LOVE | GIVE | PURIFY | MEDITATE | REALISE

Temple Preist - Pt Shyam Nath Dahal

The History of Hindu Cultural Society of Bradford

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The majority of Hindus came to the U.K in the 1950s, 60 and 70s in search of work and to meet the economic needs of their families back home. Most of the Hindus came to the U.K from Punjab and Gujarat in India and also from East Africa in 1970s. In the beginning years, they faced severe hardship and struggle to make both ends meet and lived in very poor conditions. It was a matter of survival. They worked very hard, often working long hours to establish themselves in the U.K. Most of them had young family’s. Once they were fully settled in the U.K, they felt the need to create a common place, where they could meet regularly to meet their Social, Cultural and religious needs. They felt that if they didn’t take action then, they and their children may lose touch with their religion and culture.

Bhaagavad Gita

Eternal Message of Spiritual Wisdom

SERVE

Just as they think of Him from different angles and as everything, they also have different ways of serving Him

LOVE

It preaches that one gives up selfishness in love, not expecting anything in return

GIVE

When it comes to giving, we should keep in mind our mortality and not postpone acts of charity

Understanding of God

PURIFY

Hinduism has a concept of impurity and a system of purification

MEDITATE

In spiritual parlance, meditation implies the mind’s total absorption on the inner Self, and Lord Krishna outlines the steps to be observed for its successful practice

REALISE

Self-realization (Atma-jnana or Atma Bodh) is knowledge of the true self beyond both delusion and identification with material phenomena

Praying Scheduled

Please see our praying times and days at the Mandir. These include First Aarti, Second Aarti, chanting, Prayers, and Pravachan on Braham Vidya by Pandit JI, Shiv Chalisa, Shiv Stuti, Shiv Ashtak, Om Mahima prayers, Devotees Sing Bhajans – Hari Nam Sankirtan, Bhagwati ki Bantein, Stuti.

PrayerTime
First Aarti
(Monday to Sunday)
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Sunderkand
(Every Tuesdays)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Om Mahima Prayers
(Every Mondays)
18:00pm - 19:00pm
Second Aarti
(Monday to Friday)
18:30pm - 19:00pm
Bhajans Chanting
(Every Sundays)
17:00pm - 19:00pm
Devotees Sing Bhajans
(Every Weds,Thurs,Fri)
18:00pm - 19:00pm

Weekly Activities

Please find a list of weekly activities at the Mandir
ActivitiesTime
Shakha by HSS
Tuesday
7:30pm - 8:00pm
(Currently closed due to Covid-19)
Eldery Day Centre
Thursday
10:00pm - 14:30pm
Yoga Class
Thursday
18:30pm-20:00pm
(Currently closed due to Covid-19)
Hindi Class
Sunday
16:00pm - 18:30pm
Class resumed from 17th Oct 2021

Temple Priest - Pandit Shyam Nath Dahal Ji

Upcoming Events

  BHAKTI GAYAN YAGNA MAHOTSAV From MONDAY 29th November to Saturday 4th December 2021 from 06:00pm to 07:15pm by Pujya Swami Gopal Sharan Devacharya Ji

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13th PRANPARTISHTHA MAHOTSAV . SUNDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2021,09:30 am-01:30 pm . Grand 13th Anniversary Celebrations ,Mukhya Yajman Pooja, Abishekam of Deities,108 Flowers & 108 Fruits

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DIWALI MITHAI SALE

Garam garam fresh Jalebis ,fresh shakar parey, namkeen mathis and other Indian snacks. Reasonable price £6:00 per kg and £3:00 half kg. For sale in

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Diwali

Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday 7th November in the temple. Diwali commemorates Lord Rama’s triumphant return to the city of Ayodhya after 14 years

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Karva Chauth

Karva Chauth will be celebrated in the temple on Sunday 24th October. Its a one day festival celebrated annually by married Hindu women in which

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Durga Ashtami

Durga Ashtami celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil demon Mahishasura. This auspicious festival will be celebrated on Wednesday 13th October in the

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Gallery of Our Recent Events of 2021

Our Members

NameDesignation
Ashok NairChairperson
Deepak SharmaVice Chairperson
Kamal Jit SharmaVice Chairperson
Jyoti ThakurSecretary
Puneet Kumar TyagiAssistant Secretary
Suresh TailorTreasurer
Natwarlal TaylorAssistant Treasurer
Baldev Krishan BhardwajManaging Director
Rajesh BhardwajDirector
S BalakrishnanDirector
Kumarvel KurusamyDirector
Mukesh ChawlaDirector
Ramesh GoyalDirector
Phoolan BaldevDirector
Santosh GuptaDirector
Ramesh Kumar BatraDirector
Shyam Nath DahalPandit