Organized by the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Sanstha, BAPS devotees, together with many members of the wider community and leaders of multi-cultural organizations attended the Family Seminars held at Burnside Community Centre in Adelaide on 17 June 2017, and at SNM Centre, Glendenning in Sydney on 1 July 2017.
Presented in Hindi by BAPS swamis, the seminars provided highly informative, insightful and practical guidance on the topic of ‘My Family, Happy Family’.
The seminars highlighted the responsibilities of each member of a family and their inter-dependence. Key messages included guidance on balancing personal, family, social and financial goals, developing mutual understanding, sustaining traditional values, parenting and managing technology.
Families resolved to implement the practical activities, such as holding regular family assemblies, to help establish inner peace, harmony and happiness in the family.