18 to 29 April, 2019, UAE

Join us as we celebrate the historic foundation stone laying ceremony of the first traditional Hindu Mandir in the Middle East.
His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, the sixth spiritual successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and the spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha will be gracing the UAE for his first official visit from 18 to 29 April, 2019 to preside over the historic foundation stone laying ceremony of the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi.

Daily Satsang

  1. His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj will give darshan at the Shilanyas Vidhi, Morning Puja and Evening Assemblies.
    No personal audiences will be possible.
  2. Morning Puja, Morning Katha and Evening Sabha will happen in Jumeirah Park near His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj’s residence.
Please Note : There will be no public audiences or assemblies after 26 April 2019.

Shilanyas Festival

Location : 


The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony (Shilanyas Vidhi) will be performed on
20 April, 2019 at the BAPS Hindu Mandir Site, Abu Mureikha, Abu Dhabi.
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Those wishing to contribute to this noble cause will be able to participate in this sacred ritual. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information on how you may participate in this ritual.

Guest Services

  • We request all devotees and well-wishers who wish to attend this historic festival to register on this website. This will allow us to serve our guests better.
  • Registration for the event will begin on this website within the next week.
  • Registered visitors will receive special discounted rates from Emirates Airlines, Holiday Inn, Bonnington Hotels and Arabian Oryx Travel to assist in making their stay affordable and comfortable in the UAE. However, each visitor will be personally responsible for arranging all travel, sightseeing and accommodations for his/her visit.
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