Details of Event
Shri Vallabh Nidhi UK formed
In 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.
Leytonstone Shrinathji Mandir Opening
Bhagwat 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 – 1980
Leytonstone Ram Khat Murat
Foundation stone laid for Leyonstone Ram Mandir by Pujya Moraribapu
June – 1982
Leytonstone Ram Mandir Staphna
Pran Prathistha with Katha by Pujya Chote Moraribapu & presided by Dadaji Shri Krishna Shankar Shatriji
At Barham Park with Pujya Bhai Rameshbhai Oza
At Roundwood Park with Devi Hareshwariben
Devi Bhagwat Katha
At Roundwood Park with Pujya Bhagwatbhai
Hari Bhakta Bodano Ballet
First of three dance ballet produced and performed by SVNUK
August – 1992
By 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.
April – 1993
Wembley Temple visit
Pujya Bhai Shri Rameshbhai Oza and Pujya Muniji visited our existing Wembley Temple on 11th April 1993.
Presided over by Pujya Kishorchandra Shashtriji
Hosted at Roundwood Park with Shri Kishorchandra Shashtri and we were hounoured by the attendance of the Hinduja Brothers
September – 1996
Krishna Sudama Ballet
Second dance ballet performed at Wembley Centre, Fairfield Halls, etc.
April – 97
Sola Workshop opened
A 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.
September – 98
Kunvarbai Nu Mameru Ballet
Third dance Ballet produced by SVN UK and performed very successfully in many venues in the UK.
Wembley Mandir Foundation stone
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 – 2008
Charity Walk for new Mandir
To raise funds for the new Mandir. 257 people of all age groups walked and raised some Â£35,000.
New Mandir Open Day
Organised in the new Mandir to show attendees the progress made. Various dignitaries attended.
October – 2009
Brent Council Diwali Lights
The 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 – 2010
Nand And Phool Mahotsav
The event was held in the presence and with blessing of HDH Goswami 108 Shree Dwarkeshlaji Maharajshree