Shree Swaminarayan Temple Baronia Melbourne Australia Hindu Mandir
A hindu temple has been inaugurated in Australia in grandiose manner. The kumbmela festival of Shree Swaminarayan Temple has been inaugurated in Boronia suburb of Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) after elaborate festivities lasting seven days.
The Australian Hindu temples’s main Murti Pratishtha Mahotsav included Pothiyatra, Janmotsav, Shobhayatra, Vishnuyag, Maha Abhishek, Ankututsav, Prabhat Feri, Dhun, Rang Utsav, Raas Utsav, Mahapooja, etc.
Meanwhile, WorldHindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of temple-project leaders and Melbourne and surrounding area community to realize this wonderful Hindu temple.
Rajan Zed, the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, said that it was important to pass on Hindu spirituality to future generations amidst so many distractions in todays world. He hoped that this new temple complex would focus in this direction.
History of this Australia Temple dates back to February 13, 2005. When three area Satsangi families held Satsang at one of their homes, the temple worship began. Besides daily morning and evening Arti and Thaal Seva, this Temple also conducts weekly Gujarati language and Sadhna classes. It also has its own Yuvak Mandal, Yuvika Mandal, Bal Mandal, lazium and band groups. People associated with this Temple include Manoj Varsani, Deepak Raghvani, Prakash Hirani, etc.
Boronia in the City of Knox is a suburb of Melbourne (about 29 kilometers from its center) . Its Templer Community Church Hall is on the Register of Heritage Victoria. This is the first time this has happened in Australia. Notable people associated with this magnificent temple include film producer Timothy Spanos, television star Ian Turpie, famous Australian comedian Shane Bourne and musician Davey Lane. Residents of the locality leafy green City of Knox, settled since 1840s,are from 130 different countries. They speak 54 languages. Adam Gill is the Mayor.
This Hindu temple in Australia has a great tradition and wishing its founders and followers in Australia a great spiritual journey.