Journey so far

MonthYearEvent NameDetails of Event
June 1977Shri Vallabh Nidhi UK formedIn July 1977, Shri Krishna Shankar Shastriji was in London for a Bhagwat Sapta Yagna. Many devotees from various areas in London and Surrey to discuss building a Hindu Temple. 127 People attended and elected Shastriji as head trustee and formed a board and registered Shri Vallabh Nidhi UK.
June1980Leytonstone Shrinathji Mandir OpeningBhagwat Katha hosted for the opening and attended by Shri Krishna Shankar Shastriji. Acharya Kanubhai Dave, Indira Betiji and her sister Nikunjlata Betiji. This was the first Katha in UK for Indira Betiji.
July 1980Leytonstone Ram Khat MuratFoundation stone laid for Leyonstone Ram Mandir by Pujya Moraribapu
June1982Leytonstone Ram Mandir StaphnaPran Prathistha with Katha by Pujya Chote Moraribapu & presided by Dadaji Shri Krishna Shankar Shatriji
1986Bhagwat SapthaAt Barham Park with Pujya Bhai Rameshbhai Oza
1988Ramayan KathaAt Roundwood Park with Devi Hareshwariben
1991Devi Bhagwat KathaAt Roundwood Park with Pujya Bhagwatbhai
1991Hari Bhakta Bodano BalletFirst of three dance ballet produced and performed by SVNUK
August1992Bhagwat SapthaBy Sharadbhai Vyas with Temple Site purchase and inauguration of new Wembley Temple on 5/8/92. The religious ceremony was performed by our Acharya Shri Kanubhai Dave.
April1993Wembley Temple visitPujya Bhai Shri Rameshbhai Oza and Pujya Muniji visited our existing Wembley Temple on 11th April 1993.
1994Chappan BhogPresided over by Pujya Kishorchandra Shashtriji
1996Soam YagnaHosted at Roundwood Park with Shri Kishorchandra Shashtri and we were hounoured by the attendance of the Hinduja Brothers
September1996Krishna Sudama BalletSecond dance ballet performed at Wembley Centre, Fairfield Halls, etc.
April1997Sola Workshop openedA workshop was opened in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to design and craft all stonework for the new Mandir. Cutting machines opening ceremony by Goswami Shri Vrajeshkumar and Shri Satya Mitranandiji Giri Maharaj Mahodaya in the presence of Dadaji Shri Krishna Shanker Shastriji.
September1998Kunvarbai Nu Mameru Ballet - a Gujarati PlayThird dance Ballet produced by SVN UK and performed very successfully in many venues in the UK.
October1998Wembley Mandir Foundation stone laying ceremony.Foundation stone laid in front basement of new mandir site on Dashera day 1/10/98. The first carved stones were also received from Sola and the same day.
September 2008Charity Walk for new Wembley MandirTo raise funds for the new Mandir. 257 people of all age groups walked and raised some £35,000
October 2008New Mandir Open DayOrganised in the new Wembley Mandir to show attendees the progress made. Various dignitaries attended.
October 2009Brent Council Diwali LightsThe Ealing Road Diwali Lights opening ceremony and street procession was started from the new Mandir on 10th Oct 2009. Some 32,000 people attended.
March 2010Nand And Phool MahotsavThe event was held in the presence and with blessing of HDH Goswami 108 Shree Dwarkeshlaji Maharajshree
May2010Wembley Sanatan Hindu TempleWembley Sanatan Hindu Temple Opening
October2010 Brent Council Diwali SVNUK hosted a traditional Indian dance and exhibition of Rangoli artwork
may 2011Shrimad Bhagwad Katha Shrimad Bhagwad Katha recited by Devi Chitralekhaji and Saraswati Yagna
September2011Charity Walk Charity Walk in aid of Wembley Temple
May To June2012New Shiv Temple InaugurationNew Shiv Temple Inauguration - Kameshwar Mahadev Pran Pratishtha
May2012Shrimad Bhagwad Katha recited by Param Puiya Shrimad Bhagwad Katha recited by Param Puiya Bhagwat Rushiji and Saraswati Yagna
June2012Archbishop of CanterburyArchbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, visited Sanatan Hindu Temple in Leytonstone
May2013Shri Charitramrut katha Shri Charitramrut Katha recited By Shree Indirabetji Mahodayashri and Shree Vrajkumarji Mahodayshri
September2013SVNUK hosted a seminar with Food Standards Agency SVNUK hosted a seminar with Food Standards Agency for allergies in the UK
October2013Medical Camp Medical Camp and TB testing
May2014Devi Bhagwat KathaDevi Bhagwat Katha
August 2014World War Century EventWorld War Century Event. SVNUK participated in a light out event to celebrate a day of caremonies marking 100 years since Britain entered World War One.
October2014SVNUK celebrated Diwali at House of Commans.SVNUK celebrated Diwali at House of Commons. The reception was attended by prominent community leaders, religious leaders. A colourful Annakut was organised by SVNUK
May2015 Geeta Vachanamrut Geeta Vachanamrut and Chappan Bhog Manorath
May2016 Saraswati Yagna Saraswati Yagna