CELEBRATION: The new temple; idols of deities (below left); and (below right) saints bless the sign of the street on which the temple is located
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NEW HINDU PLACE OF WORSHIP WILL ALSO BE A COMMUNITY HUB A NEW Hindu temple was inaugurated in the presence of two senior saints visiting from India last Saturday (9). The celebrations of the BAPS Shri Swa­minarayan Mandir in Chigwell, Essex, were held in the presence of Anandswarupdas Swami and Bhadreshdas Swami. The mandir hopes to serve the local Hindu community and act as a hub to host charita­ble activities for the wider east London area. Last weekend’s launch was marked with a mahapuja (prayers for peace and prosperity). This was followed by a cultural pro­gramme of religious singing and…