Shri BAPS Swaminarayan Hindu Temple, Kingston Brisbane hosted a joyous celebration on Sunday, January 21st, marking the inauguration of the Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.
The event welcomed esteemed guests including Dr Ashutosh Mishra CEO of IAIE, Abhishek Sharma from Bhartiya Samaj, Dr Ram Mohan, Australia India News, Sureshbhai Limbani and team from HSS, Shree Hari and team from VHP, Pandit Piyushbhai Shastri and various organizations’ leaders.
The festivities featured special prayers, cultural activities, and a vibrant parade (Akshat Kumbh Palkhi ) with statues of Shri Ram, Sitaji, and Hanumanji. Pujya Arshpurush Swami ji emphasised the importance of unity and mutual respect from the Tulsi Ramayana.
The event showcased the teachings of Shri Ramchandraji Bhagwan, promoting happiness and collaboration. More than 800 attendees felt a sense of community, reflecting the spirit of Sanatan Hindu Dharma. The celebration not only honoured the historic occasion but also demonstrated the BAPS’s commitment to fostering togetherness and joy among the people of Brisbane who share a belief in these timeless teachings.