Shree Swaminarayan Temple (BAPS) at Albany,NY held a Kids’ Diwali Celebration on Novemeber 17th 2018 .The goal of this year’s Diwali celebration is to educate the young kids on how the values of Hindu culture provides opportunities for them to connect with their families and communities. By adding to last year’s theme of “A New Beginning”, this year’s theme reinforced the necessity of instilling the family values preached by Hindu sages from the “Ramayan” scripture. “Sanghe Shakt: Strength in Unity” is a celebration centered on the morals and values practiced within Hindu dharma, and embodied in the coming together during the festival of Diwali and beyond.
In addition,Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Albany ,NY (BAPS) activities aims to create an environment where each and every kids can develop spiritually, mentally, and emotionally, in order to become closer to God and the Guru.BAPS encourages families to unify and garner mutual understanding. The Kids’ Diwali Celebration emphasized the message that mutual understanding, acceptance, respect, and love will prevent or resolve any difficulties within families.